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London Palladium (London, )
(Oxford Circus)- Argyll Street
London,

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 15 minutes, with one interval

Mondays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Sundays: 3:00pm

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Down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet. When he discovers his students' musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock - The Musical is directed by Laurence Connor with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, set and costume designs by Anna Louizos,lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter, music supervision by Ethan Popp and hair design by Josh Marquette.


Craig Gallivan and the New Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Take the Stage Next MonthCraig Gallivan and the New Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Take the Stage Next Month
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

From 22 August 2018, term will begin for the year three cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical at the newly named Gillian Lynne Theatre. Today sees the release of a further 350,000 tickets for this hit West End production, now booking to 20 October 2019. Based on the iconic film of the same title, School of Rock - The Musical sees the kids from Dewey's band compete in the legendary Battle of the Bands and embrace the power of rock! (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK to Hold Kids' Auditions in LondonSCHOOL OF ROCK to Hold Kids' Auditions in London
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Continuing the countrywide search for the opportunity to 'join the band', further kids open auditions will take place later this year in London on 16 and 17 May for musicians and on 21 and 23 May for ensemble, in Plymouth on 8 September and in Manchester on 22 September 2018. If you are between 8 - 12 years old and play a rock instrument (guitar, bass, piano, and/or drums) or sing, registration and further details can be found by contacting Jessica Ronane Casting (more...)

BWW TV: Meet The New Kids In SCHOOL OF ROCKBWW TV: Meet The New Kids In SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 6, 2018

We sat down for an exclusive chat with Steve Leask, who plays leading man Dewey Finn in the West End production of School of Rock, and two of the newest rock stars in the cast: 12-year-old Gus Graham, who plays Lawrence, and 11-year-old Tahlia Colbourne, who plays Tomika.  (more...)

New Kids Cast Joins West End's SCHOOL OF ROCKNew Kids Cast Joins West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - February 2, 2018

Before school's out this February half term, Andrew Lloyd Webber announces that later this month (24 February 2018) he will welcome a new group of kids to his Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Continuing in the West End at the New London Theatre, School of Rock - The Musical is currently booking to 13 January 2019. In October this year an Australian production will open at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne, a Broadway production continues at the Winter Garden Theatre and the US national touring production is currently booking to September 2018. (more...)

Photo: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 500 Performances on the West EndPhoto: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 500 Performances on the West End
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2017

This evening (30 December 2017) the West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock The Musical celebrated 500 performances at the New London Theatre. The kids and adult cast gathered on stage before the milestone performance to celebrate the show's achievement. Check out the image here! (more...)

VIDEO: PVRIS Swap Stories with the Kids from West End's SCHOOL OF ROCKVIDEO: PVRIS Swap Stories with the Kids from West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - December 8, 2017

Last week, before their performance at the 02 Brixton Academy, PVRIS (Alex Babinski, Lynn Gunn and Brian Macdonald) visited the New London Theatre to swap rock stories and meet with the kids cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical. Imogen Bowden, Annabel Gracey, Milano Preston and Phoenix Taylor performed a special rendition of 'Teacher's Pet' from the show and chatted to PVRIS performing on stage and the perks of being a rock star - check it out in the video below! (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL To Host BBC Radio 2 Children In Need GalaSCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL To Host BBC Radio 2 Children In Need Gala
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2017

On 6 November 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Oliver award-wining School of Rock will host this year's BBC Radio 2's BBC Children in Need Gala at the New London Theatre. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK Extends West End Run; Booking Now Through 2019SCHOOL OF ROCK Extends West End Run; Booking Now Through 2019
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2017

Later this month (26 August 2017) Andrew Lloyd Webber will welcome a new group of kids to his Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical at the New London Theatre.  Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the record breaking West End production of School of Rock - The Musical opened to rave reviews and in April this year the show's 'kids' cast, who play live music on stage at each performance, were the recipients of the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.  (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Teaches Lesson with an Edge at WEST END LIVE 2017Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Teaches Lesson with an Edge at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of School of Rock performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

VIDEO: SCHOOL OF ROCK is in Session at West End LiveVIDEO: SCHOOL OF ROCK is in Session at West End Live
by Stage Tube - June 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. School may be out for the summer, but the School of Rock is just starting to heat up! (more...)

BWW Interview: Gary Trainor Talks Leading SCHOOL OF ROCKBWW Interview: Gary Trainor Talks Leading SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Marianka Swain - June 5, 2017

Actor Gary Trainor, whose past work includes the West End productions of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, I Can't Sing and The Shawshank Redemption, has been playing the role of alternate Dewey in School of Rock since its London premiere. He's now leading the cast as Dewey. (more...)

Gary Trainor to Lead the West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICALGary Trainor to Lead the West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces that Gary Trainor, having played the role of alternate Dewey since the show's London premiere, will lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 17 May 2017, with Stephen Leask joining the cast as the alternate Dewey. (more...)

VIDEO: Embrace the Power of Rock! New Trailer for SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West EndVIDEO: Embrace the Power of Rock! New Trailer for SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

For a third time since its West End premiere, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical recently announced a further booking extension with tickets now available to 14 January 2018. Check out a rockin' new trailer for the show below! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Sends Congrats to Olivier-Winning West End CastBWW TV: Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Sends Congrats to Olivier-Winning West End Cast
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 11, 2017

Earlier this week, Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical took home an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, and the show's Broadway counterparts sent the cast a big congratulations from across the pond. Check out their video below! (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2017

For a third time since its West End premiere Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces a further booking extension with tickets now available to 14 January 2018. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - January 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Smashes Records in the West End and on BroadwaySCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Smashes Records in the West End and on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical last week smashed box office records on both sides of the Atlantic. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extends in the West End to April 2017SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extends in the West End to April 2017
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

Today, 18 November 2016, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show will be extending booking at the New London Theatre to 9 April 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK, New London TheatreBWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK, New London Theatre
by Marianka Swain - November 17, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber may seem an unlikely rock god, but he's harnessed anarchic musical liberation for this big-hearted, irresistibly entertaining new show, adapted from the popular Jack Black film. Its success on Broadway looks likely to be replicated here, given its broad appeal, hummable hits and giddy, live-action cartoon hijinks framing the seriously impressive talent of its young rockers. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End Production of SCHOOL OF ROCKPhoto Flash: West End Production of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical is currently previewing at the New London Theatre with opening night set for 14 November 2016.  School of Rock - The Musical is initially booking to 12 February 2017. (more...)

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