School of Rock will welcome new cast members next month to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical which enters its third year in London this September.
Taking over on 22nd August, the lead role of Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher to form a band with a class of kids, will be played by Craig Gallivan.
Laura Tebbutt joins the cast to play the school’s principal Rosalie Mullins, Alan Pearson will play Ned Schneebly and Michelle Francis will play Patty DiMarco. Jake Sharp will play the part of Dewey Finn at certain performances.
The rest of the adult cast includes John Addison, Nick Butcher, Rob Falconer, Martina Isibor, Claudia Kariuki, Jessica Louise Parkinson, Richard Morse, Andy Rees, Hannah Stratton, Alex Tomkins and James Wolstenholme with swings Paul Kemble, Jessica Kirton, Billy Mitchell, Catherine Morris and Andy Prosser.
The cast is also made up of three teams of twelve highly talented children who play all the instruments and perform Lloyd Webber’s score.
Now entering its third year in the West End, the production continues to play at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York, a US Tour and will open at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne Australia later this year.
School of Rock – The Musical is booking until 13 January 2019 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, London