School of Rock - The Musical
In School of Rock—The Musical, down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet. When he discovers his students’ musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock features classic hits as well as brand new music written by Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, with a book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock—The Musical is directed by Laurence Connor and began performances on Broadway November 9, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre where it opened to rave reviews on December 6, 2015. It has just recently recieved four Tony Award nominations including Best Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Alex Brightman).