School of Rock Tickets and Hotel

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Tickets + hotel fr £96 / person

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Theatre details

New London Theatre

New London Theatre
166 Drury Lane
London
WC2B 5PW

Directions:
Exit Holborn Station and proceed down Kingsway. Turn right onto Parker Street. At the end of Parker Street the theatre is on your right. This is approximately a 3 minute walk.

Tube:
Covent Garden station is 3 minute walk (278 metres)

Performances

MatineeEvening
Monday7.30pm
Tuesday7.30 pm
Wednesday7.30 pm
Thursday2.30 pm7.30 pm
Friday7.30 pm
Saturday2.30 pm7.30 pm
Sunday3.30pm

Show notes

Running time: 2 hours & 30 minutes (Including one interval)

Booking from: 25 May 2017

Booking until: 14 Jan 2018

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The Show
Based on the hit 2003 film starring Jack Black, this brand new London West End musical - School of Rock - follows the story of unsuccessful rock star Dewey Finn, who, after being dropped from his band, turns to teaching at a prestigious school as a way to make some money. Upon discovering his pupils complete lack of knowledge and understanding of the rock genre he takes it upon himself to educate them in the only way he knows how, by forming a rock band and entering a battle of the bands competition.

Can he turn a group of bookish children into the shredding rock band he always dreamed of forming? However, more importantly, can he accomplish this without the parents and school principle finding out? With a brand new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics from Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, this production also includes all of the rock classics from the original film including songs from Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and AC/DC.

History of School of Rock
First announced in December of 2014, the musical debuted in December 2015 at the Winter Gardens Theatre on Broadway after a series of staged concerts in June 2015. Focusing more on the individuality of the children in the class, Lloyd Webber decided that the show needed to have a more rounded appeal and set about writing music that would create a counterpoint to the extended use of rock music. Directed by veteran musical director Laurence Conner who has previously worked on such well-loved works as Miss Saigon and Les Miserables and with choreography from JoAnn M Hunter, this is a show that encourages audience participation, so don't forget to bring your air guitar!

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Awards and what the critics say
"an inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz," New York Times

"exuberant with a sensational cast!" Variety

"WOW, does School of Rock work on Broadway! School's in...forever!" Time Out New York.

Interesting facts
This is the first Andrew Lloyd Webber show to open on Broadway as opposed to London`s West End since the 1971 opening of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Jack Black the star of the original film is a platinum selling recording artist with his band Tenacious D.
Jack Black recorded a plea in front of 1000 people asking for the right to use Led Zeppelin`s "Immigrant Song" in the film.

School of Rock audience reviews

Exceptional, 98%Score from 31 reviews

"School of Rock really does Rock!!!!"22/5/2017

"What an amazing show this is. The cast are sensational, it was funny, the music was excellent and LIVE! My 10 year old son loved it and we were all on our feet dancing by the end. A definite must see for any theatre fan."

"Fantastic, funny evening"15/5/2017

"Very funny and enthralling show"

14/5/2017

"Fantastic show, kids were exceptional. Fantastic performance by all. Want to see it all again"

"A must see for fans of the film...fantastic show!"12/5/2017

"Wonderfully choreographed and fast pacedThe kids were particularly good, playing their own instruments and singingCame away feeling really upbeat-a feel good show!"

"Top show would recommend to see enjoyable evening"6/5/2017

"Great feel good Show by a hugely talented cast!"19/4/2017

"We loved every minute of this great show, recommended to everybody of all ages!"

"Absolutely fantastic!"13/4/2017

"This is the best show I`ve seen and my husband and seven year old son thoroughly enjoyed it too!"

"The show was fantastic"12/4/2017

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School of Rock

New London Theatre
166 Drury Lane
London
WC2B 5PW

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