A new cast has been announced for the West End production of School of Rock, which enters its third year in London this September. Taking over on 22nd August, the lead role of Dewey Finn, a wannabe rockstar who poses as a substitute teacher to form a band with a class of kids, will be played by Craig Gallivan. Laura Tebbutt joins the cast to play the school’s principal Rosalie Mullins, Alan Pearson will play Ned Schneebly and Michelle Francis will play Patty DiMarco. Jake Sharp will play the part of Dewey Finn at certain performances.
Andrew Lloyd Webber is on another roll right now. The undisputed King of the West End musical has just seen his 1971 show Jesus Christ Superstar win this year's Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Musical (for the summer revival at the Open Air Theatre that has now announced it is to return there in 2017) and The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 30th anniversary in the West End last... Read more