School of Rock Tickets and Hotel

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Theatre details

Gillian Lynne Theatre

Gillian Lynne 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.

Performances

MatineeEvening
Monday7.30pm
Wednesday7.30 pm
Thursday2.30 pm7.30 pm
Friday7.30 pm
Saturday2.30 pm7.30 pm
Sunday3pm

Show notes

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Booking from: 17 Jan 2020

Booking until: 29 Feb 2020

Age restrictions: Children aged 4 and under will not be permitted.


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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 229 reviews

"Fabulous"14/1/2020

"Everyone involved were truly talented a real pleasure to watch."

"One word fantastic"6/1/2020

"One of the best shows I seen"

"Highly recommend"5/1/2020

"An energetic, engaging and well performed show. Fabulous cast and opportunity for the audience to get involved. Noel Sullivan was excellent as the lead"

"I ENJOYED IT 100 TIMES MORE THAN I THOUGHT I WOULD BEING 72"5/1/2020

"ALW DOES IT AGAIN"5/1/2020

"Fabulous show which was enjoyed by a packed audience of all ages. Would 100% recommend seeing this. The talent in show was immense and the we couldn`t find a single nearly negative aspect to the show."

"Fantastico"4/1/2020

"Wonderful family show"3/12/2019

"Enjoyed every minute of the show."

"Amazing show, full of energy and talented musicians"2/12/2019

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School of Rock

Gillian Lynne Theatre
166 Drury Lane
London
WC2B 5PW

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