New London Theatre

166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW GB

School of Rock the Musical

School of Rock the Musical Tickets

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Starring: David Fynn

Booking from: Monday, 24 October 2016

Booking until: Sunday, 28 May 2017

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Booking from:
Monday, 24 October 2016

Booking until:
Sunday, 28 May 2017

It's School of Rock! The Broadway version of this brand new musical, based on the hit movie, has Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes to thank for its broad people-appeal. They're both involved in the production, a considerable theatrical accolade in itself.

If you loved the antics of Jack Black in the movie, you'll enjoy the musical theatre version even more. Worldwide the film grossed more than a hundred and thirty one million US dollars. And it held sway for years as the biggest-grossing comedy movie of all time, until it was finally overtaken in 2015 by Pitch Perfect. Now this hugely popular story takes to the stage.

School of Rock musical – The story

The plot follows the struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey Finn. He's been kicked out of his own rock band because of his ridiculous on-stage antics and he's at a loose end, bored and broke. When he decides to disguise himself as a substitute teacher at a prestigious private school, all hell lets loose.

Dewey's students are a talented musical bunch and Dewey encourages them to form a rock band. But his motivation is far from honourable - with a bit of luck his fourth graders will beat the favourites, his old band No Vacancy, and win the Battle of the Bands contest. And he'll be able to pay his rent.

This is a comedy and, of course, everything goes horribly pear-shaped. But despite a series of madcap misadventures and total disasters, Dewey eventually proves that there's no stopping the school of rock.

No matter what your age, if you've ever fancied playing in a rock band you'll be totally inspired by the amazingly talented band of youngsters who form the stage band. You'll go home singing, thanks to fourteen brand new show tunes by Lloyd Webber and a host more original songs from the movie.

If you like nothing better than a big, bold musical comedy with a warm heart, this one's for you.

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based on 62 reviews

Brilliant show!

Amazing production - clever staging and an incredible cast. Brilliant throughout and thoroughly enjoyable!

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Great night out

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one of the best shows iv seen

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Must See

Had a fantastic time.

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Absolutely incredible! The kids are just amazing!

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Best show I've been to.

This is the best show I've been to for a while. The cast were fantastic especially the kids. Well worth another visit.

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I'm in the band

Great show brilliant cast

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A wonderful surprise

I was pretty skeptical about this show going in, but it was brilliant! An incredibly talented young cast, and a lovely combination of different musical styles. Would 100% recommend!

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Absolutely full of energy and life! Rock on!!!

I took my mum to the theatre as a treat! We love musicals and we both equally love the School of Rock movie. Such a brilliant stage show! We loved every minute. The staging, lighting, energy, everything! We loved the lead and all of the children are stars! Highly recommended! You could sit anywhere in the theatre and have a superb view.

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Rock and roll

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Absolutely fantastic

A must see production of an already fantastic film !!! Not to be missed and the kids are fantastic

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Great show

The kids in the show were excellent and they were definitely enjoying themselves. It's a very lively and fun filled show with great music.

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Excellent fun filled entertainment

An excellent show that provides great entertainment with catchy songs and a light hearted script.

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Brilliant show from beginning to end.

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Great fun

Will have a good view wherever you sit!

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Fantastic fun show

Fantastic entertainment,all seats have great viewing it seems. Good for age 10 and up as a little bit of swearing and loudness .

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Not to be missed!!

Loved the show! It rocks! Would definitely recommend to anyone aseen it was incredible

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Good fun if you are prepared for loud noisy music

Warning! It is very very loud but full of action My grandchildren from 20 down to 13 enjoyed it

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I have seen the film a number of times. The ransition from film to stage is excellent. All the cast are good but the four kids who play the musical instruments are amazing. Stars in their own right and so talented.

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Excellent interpretation of the film and fabulously performed

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The sound was distorted and unclear. When all the cast were singing you could understand better but then it was so loud.

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An upbeat, positive must-see show!

I loved the show and highly recommend it. Everyone in the theater left with high spirits and smiles on their faces. It was a fun night out for all ages. They really brought the movie to life

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Noisy but great

Perfect for teenagers. For adults ok.

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Fab show!

A really great show for a fun time, no matter what age you are. Everyone, from the kids to the adults are spectacular with great singing and playing all round. And I thought the sets were just incredible. A must see!

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Energetic and brilliant

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Fun & Entertaining

It is a good introduction to kids for musical

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School Of The Year ❤️

No words to express the pure enjoyment and pleasure we experienced watching this wonderful production. From start to finish it was uplifting mesmerising and a class act. The energy was breathtaking and the music so catchy!!! LOVED

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Excellent. Thoroughly entertaining

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Totally Amazing !!

Absolutely loved the show ! Brilliant music, story and the acting amazing ! The kids are so talented and the lead man ... just excellent. Highly recommended !

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Energetic, Amazing, Super talented Kids! MUST SEE for everyone who loves ROCK.

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must see

Brilliant show, followed the film,kids were great,the quality of the music was excellent.

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Real high energy entertainment with great acting and music from start to finish.

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I loved the show because the kids were awesome with the instruments and the act was just wow

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Enormous rock & roll FUN

The theatre was small but easy. We were at the very top but still saw and heard and enjoyed everything. Staff from the desk, security, icecream man and programme seller were absolutely delightful and helpful.

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Great acting by the children and lead actors especially the lead actor. He was the best thing about the show.

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fantastically energising

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School of Rock rocks

What a thoroughly enjoyable night out. Our party ages ranged from 20 to 60 and everyone was smiling as they left. Im still singing Sock it the Man on Monday morning. Rob Leamington Spa

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Up beat and funny

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This show was amazing. Kids r so talented. Loved the film and this is a great version. Will recommend to friends

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Fab show

Loved it, fun, funny, amazing young musicians, a real feel good show.

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So good

I like all of it very good acting by the kids

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Kids in the show were amazing and actually played the instruments!

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Absolutely fabulous

A feel good want to get up and shuffle you're stuff & would recommend it to anyone Absolutely fabulous . & would go back so many times well done to all involved

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Best show I've ever seen

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Brilliant Night Out

Excellent everyone worked really hard and the show was brilliant. They all worked as a great team. The children who played the instruments were so talented

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Full of adrenaline

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Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK at the New London Theatre

17 Nov 2016 in Reviews

School of Rock It's been a tough few decades for Andrew Lloyd Webber since the 1980s when announcement of a new show by him would prompt a ticket buying frenzy keeping hits like EVITA, CATS and PHANTOM in the West End for years. Of the big mega hits only PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is still running.

I say "only" but it's an extraordinary achievement to have created something that's been so loved by so many people for so long in London and on Broadway. In recent years however the composer's new pieces have failed to take root and grow into long running hits.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is as busy as ever

04 Apr 2016 in News

Andrew Lloyd Webber The UK’s Greatest living theatre composer shows no signs of slowing down after five decades at the top.

In a recent interview his regular lyricist, Don Black, has revealed plans are afoot to revamp ALW’s latest flop STEPHEN WARD with the addition of new songs and there are still hope that a newly conceived Australian production of the PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel, LOVE NEVER DIES, will come to the UK.

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School of Rock breaks Broadway box office records ahead of West End run

03 Jan 2016 in News

School Of Rock The new musical School of Rock that opened on Broadway in December has broken the current box office record at the Winter Garden Theatre. The show has taken more than $1.5 million dollars since opening.

The West End transfer of School of Rock as also been announced and the adaption by Andrew Lloyd Webber is due to open at the London Palladium in the Autumn of 2016, so the news of massive box office success stateside bodes well for the London production

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School of Rock - an immersive experience

14 Oct 2015 by London Box Office in News

School of Rock Andrew Lloyd Webber just released a fully immersive 360° youtube video for “You’re in the Band”, one of the songs featured in his new Broadway musical, School of Rock – The Musical. The Youtube video allows you to navigate all angles of the classroom for an immersive experience of the song.

We've seen this technology used in sports videos but this is the first time it is applied to a musical number.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock will open on Broadway this year

14 Jan 2015 in Broadway Shows

School of Rock A brand new stage musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black film School of Rock will premiere in New York at the end of this year.

The musical is a collaboration between composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyricist Glenn Slater and Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes. The production is scheduled to open at the massive Winter Garden Theatre (about to become the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s double bill transfer of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies) on 6 December 2015.

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New London Theatre
166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW GB

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  • Capacity: 940
  • Year built: 1973

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