School of Rock is a rock musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. Based on the 2003 film of the same name, with a screenplay by Mike White, the musical made its Broadway debut and world premiere at the Winter Garden Theatre in 2015, at the Winter Garden Theatre, New York. The musical was announced in December 2014 and opened just under a year later on December 6, 2015. The Broadway production stars Alex Brightman as Dewey Finn and Sierra Boggess as Rosalie Mullins.
On 29 May 2015, it was announced that Alex Brightman would play the role of Dewey Finn, a role performed in the film by Jack Black.Аnd that staged concerts of the musical would be held before a select audience in June 2015 at the Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan, in June 2015. Also cast in the musical was Sierra Boggess as Rosalie.
On 7 December 2015, following the show’s Broadway opening, it was announced by Andrew Lloyd Webber that the show will transfer to the London Palladium in London’s West End in autumn 2016, with performance dates to be announced in early 2016. The production was later delayed to 2017, due to the lengthy casting process for the child roles. A U.S. Tour was also announced which will start performances in late 2017. Youth production rights were opened for applications prior to the show opening on Broadway.