New London Theatre To Be Renamed The Gillian Lynne Theatre

New London Theatre to be renamed the illian Lynne Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced the purrfect tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne with the re-naming of the New London Theatre. This will be the first time that a West End Theatre has been named after a woman. The announcement was made by Andrew Lloyd Webber at a special event at the New London Theatre last night. “I am delighted to be able to announce that the New London Theatre is to be renamed as the Gillian Lynne Theatre,” he said. “Gillian has been a pioneer of British musical theatre and dance. Gillie’s groundbreaking work on Cats inspired and launched countless careers in dance. It is only fitting that the theatre in which she created Cats is named in her honour.” The 92 year old legendary choreographer and director was responsible for the ground-breaking choreography for Cats and The Phantom Of The Opera two of the shows which led the British … Read more

Mel C Joins School Of Rock Cast For Surprise Performance

School Of Rock musical

Following last night’s performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School Of Rock at the New London Theatre, Mel C joined the cast on stage and surprised the audience with a performance of the Spice Girls hit Wannabe. The audience who had given the show a standing ovation stayed on their feet for this special performance which brought the house down. Based on the iconic film starring Jack Black, School Of Rock has just announced it’s third booking extension with tickets now available until 14 January 2018.  The Broadway production of School Of Rock is now in its second year and continues to play to full Houses at the Wintergarden Theatre. BOOK NOW FOR SCHOOL OF ROCK IN LONDON BOOK NOW FOR SCHOOL OF ROCK IN NEW YORK Photos: Craig Sugden

FIRST LOOK: School Of Rock, New London Theatre

Book tickets for School Of Rock at the New London Theatre

School Of Rock, Andrew Lloyd Weber’s new musical is now in previews at London’s New London Theatre and we are pleased to bring you these great production images by Tristram Kenton. School Of Rock Tickets are now on sale. Based on the iconic hit movie and with a rocking new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock – The Musical follows slacker and wannabe rock star Dewey Finn turn a class of straight-A students into an ear popping, riff scorching, all-conquering rock band! Dewey poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet, and when he discovers his fifth graders’ musical talents, he enlists his class to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. As Dewey falls for the beautiful headmistress, can he and his students keep this special assignment secret as they learn to fully embrace the power of … Read more

School Of Rock – Cast Announced

Book now for School Of Rock at the New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that David Flynn will play the coveted role of Dewey Finn in the upcoming London production of School Of Rock at the New London Theatre. Flynn has been seen in The Inbetweeners, Sherlock and Game Of Thrones, he appeared in the Donmar’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Book now for School of Rock David Flynn is joined by Florence Andrews as Rosalie Mullins, Oliver Jackson as Ned Schneebly and Preeya Kalidas as Patty Di Marco. School Of Rock is based on the 2003 film of the same name, which starred Jack Black. The stage musical features a rocking new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock – The Musical follows slacker and wannabe rock star Dewey Finn turn a class of straight-A students into an ear popping, riff scorching, all conquering … Read more

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School Of Rock – Now On Sale

School of Rock Musical Tour

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical School Of Rock will open at the New London Theatre on 24 October 2016. The musical is based on the film of the same name starring Jack Black which opened on Broadway to critical acclaim. The show garnered 20 Broadway Theatre Awards nominations including four Tony Nominations – Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score and Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a 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. School of Rock features music from the movie, as well as new music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock – The Musical … Read more

Show Boat To Close Early

Show Boat transfers from Sheffield to the New London Theatre

Despite superb notices from the critics Daniel Evan’s production of Show Boat will now close on 27 August 2016. Show Boat transferred from the Sheffield Crucible where it received rave reviews and was scheduled to run until January 2017 at the New London Theatre. Producers David Ian, Bob Bartner and Norman Tulchin said: “We could not be more proud of Daniel’s production of Show Boat. This first class cast and creative team have delivered an exceptional production and we are delighted that London audiences have had the opportunity to see this five star show.” BOOK NOW FOR SHOWBOAT

Five-star Show Boat sails into the West End

Show Boat at the New London Theatre

Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat will transfer from Sheffield to the West End this spring. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber, Show Boat, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, is currently booking to 7 January 2017. One of the most romantic musicals of all time, set against the backdrop of America’s Deep South at the turn of the 20th Century, Show Boat tells a powerful story of freedom, loyalty and, above all love. Spanning 40 pivotal years in American history, this epic musical follows the lives and loves of three generations aboard the Cotton Blossom show boat as it plies the Mississippi River, and features the timeless songs Ol’ Man River, Make Believe and Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man. Evans’ sell-out production opened at the Crucible in Sheffield on 10 December last year and, after being hailed by audiences and critics alike, extended … Read more

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