School of Rock—The Musical
Winter Garden Theatrehttp://www.schoolofrockthemusical.com
1634 Broadway (between Seventh Avenue and Broadway) New York, New York
Based on the film of the same name, School of Rock—The Musical tells the story of wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students’ musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita), lyrics by Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid, Sister Act), and a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey), the show is directed by Laurence Connor (the current Les Miserables).
Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes with 1 intermission
Preview: November 9, 2015
Opening: December 6, 2015