Rocking up in Manchester

Published: 1 March 2020
Reporter: David Upton

School of Rock—The Musical arrives at the Palace Theatre in Manchester June 23 to July 3, 2021.

It features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and all the original songs from the movie.

Based on the hit movie, it follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding rock band –performed live by the production’s young actors every night.

Casting to be announced.