School Of Rock - The MusicalDuration 2h30

New London Theatre, Drury Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 5PF

Based on the hit Jack Black film, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation School Of Rock – The Musical is leaving audiences rocking night after night at the New London Theatre.

A guitar-thrashing, drum-rolling, rip-roaring celebration of the power of rock, School Of Rock – The Musical tells the story of Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star struggling to make ends meet.

Posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, Finn discovers his students’ musical talents, and opts to enlist his fifth-graders in a quest to conquer The Battle Of The Bands.

Described by Black as “a Broadway masterpiece”, and the recipient of three Olivier Award nominations including Mastercard Best New Musical (winning Outstanding Achievement in Music for the three children's bands rocking with live instruments every night), School Of Rock – The Musical features songs from the acclaimed movie, with new music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater.

With a book by Julian Fellowes and direction from Laurence Connor, this is a rollicking show guaranteed to have audiences young and old embracing the ear popping, riff scorching and all conquering music of rebellion.

School Of Rock will host this year’s BBC Radio 2’s BBC Children in Need Gala at the New London Theatre. Find out more, and book your tickets for the performance on 6 November. 

Cast & Creatives

Adult Cast: Gary Trainor, Florence Andrews, Oliver Jackson, Preeya Kalidas, Stephen Leask, Jonathan Bourne, Nadeem Crowe, Michelle Francis, Rosanna Hyland, Cassandra McCowan, Joel Montague, Andy Rees, Cameron Sharp, Andrew Spillett, Alex Tomkins, Lucy Vandi, Charlotte Bradford, Jason Denton, Cellen Chugg Jones, Alfie Parker, Tasha Sheridan; for latest 'Kids' cast, please see show website
Laurence Connor
Music by
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by
Glenn Slater
Book by
Julian Fellowes
JoAnn M. Hunter
Anna Louizos
Lighting Designer
Natasha Katz
Set Designer
Anna Louizos
Mick Potter

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New London Theatre

Drury Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 5PF
0844 412 4654 (Calls cost 6p per min plus your telephone company's network access charge)
Official site
Nearest tube
Holborn/Covent Garden (300m)
Nearest bus
1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77A, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, X68

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Access information

How to book
Tel: 0844 412 4648 (Calls cost 7p per min plus your telephone company's network access charge) for wheelchair bookings / Email:
All disabled theatregoers and their companions pay half the current top price.
Limited mobility
You are welcome to use the lift (see above). Row I and J and aisle seats in the Stalls have the most legroom. Book early for an aisle seat.
Access description
No steps through double swing doors into the foyer. Box Office to the right with lowered counter. Escalator up from the main foyer to the mezzanine level and then a further 32 steps up to the Stalls, or 41 to the rear Stalls. 65 steps up to the Dress Circle (3 steep steps between rows). Venue is carpeted throughout and all staircases are highlighted with handrails on either side.
Hearing impaired
Infra-red system with 6 headsets and 2 neckloops. Headsets can be collected from the front desk. Deposit required. Occasional sign language interpreted performances - check with Box Office.
Guide dogs policy
Guide dogs are not allowed into the auditorium, however staff are happy to dog-sit (maximum of 2 guide dogs per performance) in the management office.
No steps to the Stalls area of the auditorium, via a lift (for disabled patrons only) inside the stage door on Parker Mews. Please ask a member of Front of House Staff to accompany you. There is a steep ramp over 2 steps to the lift entrance (58cm wide). From the lift there are 2 swing doors via the backstage area into the auditorium. There are 2 spaces for a wheelchair users at S1 and S2 in the Stalls, companions can sit next to you. Scooter users can access the main foyer, but have to transfer to the theatre's wheelchair to access the auditorium. A maximum of 1 scooter and 2 wheelchair transfer spaces available to aisle or rear stall seats. Wheelchairs will be stored in the Green Room, scooters in foyer.
Toilets at foyer (level access), Stalls and Dress Circle level.
Disabled toilets
Adapted toilet en route from the lifts to the auditorium.
1 licensed bars. No steps from the lift to Bar (counter height 1m). Alternatively the bar can be reached by either the escalator or 54 steps up from the entrance foyer. Moveable seating. All drinks can be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens