Cast announced for the UK & Ireland Tour of School Of Rock

School of Rock – The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit, Olivier Award-winning West End show has announced casting for its first-ever UK and Ireland tour.

Jake Sharp is getting the band back together as it is confirmed that he will lead the cast as Dewey Finn having previously performed the role in the West End. Alex Tomkins will perform in the role at certain performances. They are joined by Rebecca Lock as Rosalie Mullins, Matthew Rowland as Ned Schneebly and Nadia Violet Johnson as Patty Di Marco. The remaining adult cast comprises Ryan Bearpark, James Bisp, Joanna O’Hare, Samuel Haughton, Tom Hext, Harveen Mann, Richard Morse, Annell Odartey, Amy Oxley, Helena Pipe, Michaela Powell, Richard Vorster and Craig Watson.

One of three incredibly talented teams of twelve children will perform live alongside Dewey each night and are currently getting ready to stick it to the man when the bell rings for the new school term in September.

Based on the hilarious hit movie, this new musical 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, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band – sensationally performed live by the production’s young actors every night with roof-raising energy! While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, helping her rediscover the wild child within.

SCHOOL OF ROCK – 2021/22 TOUR DATES

Tue 7 – Sat 18 Sept Hull New Theatre
Mon 20 – Sat 25 Sept Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
Mon 27 Sept – Sat 2 Oct New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Tue 5 – Sat 9 Oct Sunderland Empire
Tue 12 – Sat 16 Oct Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Tue 19 – Sat 23 Oct Regent Theatre, Stoke
Mon 25 – Sat 30 Oct Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Mon 1 – Sat 6 Nov Derngate Theatre, Northampton
Tue 9 – Sat 13 Nov Grand Opera House, Belfast
Tue 16 – Sat 20 Nov Concert Hall, Nottingham
Mon 22 – Sat 27 Nov Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Tue 30 – Sat 4 Dec Princess Theatre, Torquay
Mon 13 Dec – Sat 1 Jan 2022 New Oxford Theatre
Tue 4 – Sat 15 Jan Palace Theatre, Manchester
Mon 17 – Sat 22 Jan The Hawth, Crawley
Tue 25 – Sat 29 Jan Edinburgh Playhouse
Mon 31 Jan – Sat 5 Feb Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Tue 8 – Sat 12 Feb Milton Keynes
Tue 15 – Sat 19 Feb His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
Tue 22 – Sat 26 Feb Regent Theatre, Ipswich
Mon 7 – Sat 12 March King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Tue 15 – Sat 19 March Norwich Theatre Royal
Mon 21 March – Sat 26 March New Wimbledon Theatre
Mon 28 March – Sat 2 April Theatre Royal, Newcastle
Mon 4 – Sat 9 April Grand Theatre, Leeds
Tue 12 – Sat 16 April Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
Tue 19 – Sat 30 April Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
Tue 3 – Sat 7 May Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Tue 10 – Sat 14 May Bristol Hippodrome
Mon 16 – Sat 21 May Wales Millenium Centre
Mon 23 – Sat 28 May Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Mon 30 May- Sat 4 June Curve Theatre, Leicester
Tue 21 June – Sat 2 July Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Tue 5 – Sat 9 July Liverpool Empire
Mon 18 – Sat 23 July Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Mon 25 July – Sat 6 Aug Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
Mon 8 – Sat 13 Aug Bournemouth Pavilion

For more information visit uktour.schoolofrockthemusical.com