Multi award-winning playwright James Graham is collaborating with Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater to create a new musical based on George Orwell’s iconic novel Animal Farm.
A brand new production of the musical Sister Act, starring Brenda Edwards, will open at Curve Leicester on 21 April 2020, where it will play until 2 May, ahead of further UK venues and a London season. More details and full creative team to be announced soon.
Noel Sullivan will join the award-winning show School of Rock – The Musical from 19 August 2019 and will play the lead role of Dewey Finn at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. The hit West End production, based on the iconic film of the same title, is currently booking to January 2020.
From 22 August 2018 term will begin for the year three cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier Award-winning production of School of Rock – The Musical at the newly named Gillian Lynne Theatre.
Craig Revel Horwood’s adaptation of Sister Act remains faithful to the previous Broadway and West End productions of the show. The musical, taken away from the varying locations of Las Vegas and San Francisco in the 1992 film, is instead set solely in Philadelphia, USA – heightening the danger and the limitations that the play’s protagonist, Deloris Van Cartier.
After proving to be a great success on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical School of Rock, based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black, has finally hit London. Here are five good reasons to be excited about its arrival
Here’s everything you need to know about last night’s West End premiere of School of Rock: The Musical in a nutshell: Andrew Lloyd Webber has a monster hit on his hands; the show is both a return to hit factory form for the Lord and also not at all what you’d expect from a Lord; David Fynn as Dewey Finn (that’s still tough to keep straight) is very good and the kids (who they all play their own instruments) are absolutely phenomenal (and they all play their own instruments).
Public booking will open on 25 May 2016 for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock – The Musical. Previewing at the New London Theatre from 24 October 2016 with opening night on 14 November 2016, School of Rock – The Musical is initially booking to 12 February 2017.
Today, 7 December 2015, Andrew Lloyd Webber announces that following its triumphant Broadway opening last night at the Winter Garden Theatre, the West End production of School of Rock – The Musical will open at the London Palladium in Autumn 2016. Dates for the West End run will be confirmed in the New Year with details of when the production will go on sale.