School of Rock – The Musical is to tour the UK in 2021, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre.
It will open there on February 13, 2021, and will also visit venues in locations such as Aberdeen, Glasgow, Wales, Milton Keynes and Newcastle. It is currently scheduled to tour until January 2022, when it plays at the New Oxford Theatre.
The production opened at the New London Theatre, now the Gillian Lynne Theatre, in November 2016 and won the Olivier award for outstanding achievement in music. It will close on March 1, to make way for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Cinderella.
The show has music by Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. It is directed by Laurence Connor, with choreography by JoAnn M Hunter, set and costume designs by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter, music supervision by John Rigby with Matt Smith as musical director.
It is produced by David Ian Productions.