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School of Rock

Rock got no reason, rock got no rhyme... You better get me to school on time!

  • Full Length Musical
  • Backing Tracks, Comedy, TYA
  • 120 minutes

  • Time Period: Present Day, Contemporary
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings

  • Performance Group:
  • High School/Secondary, Jr High/Primary

  • Accolades:
  • Nominee! 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical (2016)
    Nominee! 3 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical(2017)
Rock got no reason, rock got no rhyme... You better get me to school on time!

School of Rock is a two-hour, two-act musical (plus intermission), based on the hit movie. The tuner follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a substitute 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?

The stage musical on Broadway and in the West End is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who has also composed 14 new songs for the show, which additionally features all of the original songs from the movie. The composer's numbers "You're in the Band" and "Stick it to the Man" are well on their way to becoming rock solid standards, while the finale with "Teacher's Pet" brings audiences to their feet, eight shows a week.

School of Rock, with its sensational live kids' rock band, is a loving testimony to the transforming power of music. May the spirit of rock be with the schools and community theatres who pledge allegiance to Lloyd Webber's newest hit!

Listen to the Original Cast Recording:

Premiere Production:

Based on the 2003 film of the same name, School of Rock workshopped at New York's Gramercy Theatre in the summer of 2015 before officially opening at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre that December.

  • Casting: 15M, 15F
  • Casting Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Room for Extras, Features Teens, Expandable casting, Features Children, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Casting Notes: Teachers, parents and other characters may be doubled as it is performed on Broadway.

    Dewey Finn (Rock Tenor)
    Rosalie Mullins (Mezzo-Soprano)
    Ned Schneebly (Baritone)
    Patty (Soprano)
  • KIDS
    Summer Hathaway (Mezzo-Soprano)
    Tomika (Mezzo-Soprano)
    Zack Mooneyham (Guitar / Tenor)
    Freddie Hamilton (Drums / Tenor)
    Katie (Bass)
    Lawrence (Piano/Keyboard)
    Marcy Shonelle
    Billy Sandford (Tenor)
    Mason Ward
    Mrs. Sheinkopf
    Mr. Noble
    Mr. Green
    Gabe Brown
    Mr. Sanders
    Ms. Gordon
    Ms. Bingham
    Mr. Woodward
    Mr. Janes
    Ms. Macapugay
    Mr. Wagner
    Mr. Mooneyham
    Mrs. Hathaway
    Mr. Williams
    Mr. Spencer
    Mr. Sandford
    Mr. Ward
    Mr. Hamilton
    Mrs. Turner
    Mrs. Travis
    Jeff Sanderson - Manager of Battle of the Bands
    Theo (No Vacancy)
    Doug (No Vacancy)
    Bob (No Vacancy)
    Snake (No Vacancy)
    Security Guard 1
    Security Guard 2
  • Name Price
    Perusal Material Shipped immediately. This is optional. Order Now

    1 x Script & Vocal Book

    Pre-Production Pack Shipped upon receipt of a signed License Agreement and full payment of all invoices. This is optional.

    1 x Script-Vocal Book
    1 x Piano-Vocal Score
    1 x Audition Material

    Rehearsal Material Shipped a minimum of 3 months before the last performance. This must be hired as a condition of the License to produce this show.

    Vocal Scores
    Piano-Vocal Scores
    Educational Guide
    Audition Material

    $550.00 +$135.00/pm
    Orchestral Material Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. This is optional.

    Pit Band and Onstage Band Scores & Full Score including Backing Tracks

    Keyboard I (doubling Descant Recorder)
    Keyboard II
    Electric Guitar I (doubling Acoustic Guitar, Alto Recorder)
    Electric Guitar II (doubling Alto Recorder) [poss. double 12-string guitar)
    Electric Guitar III (doubling Acoustic Guitar, Descant Recorder)
    Bass Guitar

    Electric & Acoustic Guitar -- played by Dewey
    Electric Guitar -- played by Zack
    Bass -- played by Katie
    Drums -- played by Freddie
    Keyboard -- played by Lawrence

    Orchestrations are from the West End/Broadway versions.

    $350.00 +$135.00/pm