School of Rock

School of Rock Tickets

School of Rock, the hit Broadway musical from legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, has landed in London and has the New London Theatre rocking!

Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight–A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. But can he get them to the Battle of the Bands without their parents and the school’s headmistress finding out?

With a new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Julian Fellowes and the original songs from the movie, School of Rock is a musical treat for all ages. After rave reviews on Broadway, you are invited to bring your air guitar and unleash your inner rock god!

Read our review of School of Rock and book your tickets today!

Running time: 
2 hours 30 minutes (Including one interval)
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About School of Rock:

In School of Rock - The Musical, 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.

Book by Julian Fellowes
The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization
Laurence Connor
Songs by:
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Natasha Katz
Anna Louizos
JoAnn M. Hunter
Anna Louizos
Cast list:
Stephen Leask (Dewey Finn), Alan Pearson (Ned Schneebly), Michelle Francis (Patty Di Marco), Florence Andrews (Rosalie Mullins), Nick Butcher, Cassandra McCowan, Jessica Louise Parkinson, Andy Rees, Cameron Sharp, Jake Sharp, James Smoker, Wendy Somerville, Andrew Spillett, Hannah Stratton and Alex Tomkins with swings, Paul Kemble, Laura Medforth, Billy Mitchell, Tasha Sheridan and Joshua St. Clair. There are three child actors cast in each role, appearing in rotation throughout the 8-show a week performance schedule.
School of Rock Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Monday, 24 October, 2016
Opening date: 
Monday, 14 November, 2016
Available from: 
Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Booking to: 
Sunday, 13 January, 2019

New London Theatre

166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

School of Rock Customer reviews

Our Review

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

Latest School of Rock News & Features

School of Rock
New cast announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock in the West End
Monday, October 23, 2017

A new West End cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical School of Rock has been announced. The cast, which started rehearsals today, includes alternate Stephen Leask stepping up to lead the cast in the the role of Dewey Finn, a lazy layabout who poses as a substitute teacher and forms a rock band which his class of 10-year olds, from 15th November.

The Lord of the Musical: Celebrating the career of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

As Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber gears up to celebrate having four musicals running concurrently in the West End, Mark Shenton looks back on the career of the musical mogul, and his many successes both in London and on Broadway.

Interview with School of Rock's Gary Trainor and Preeya Kalidas
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

After bursting onto the West End stage late last year Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest Olivier Award-winning musical School of Rock has quickly gone on to inspire audiences, commanding return visitors and bringing new audiences to musical theatre. Based on the popular film of the same name starring Jack Black the musical features an exceptionally talented cast of adult and child performers who bring this powerful story of 'sticking it to the man' to the stage.

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