SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL |
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S SMASH HIT IS COMING TO DETROIT OPENING APRIL 10
AT THE FISHER THEATRE
DETROIT, March 15, 2018 -- Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber’s high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock – The Musical is coming to Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, April 10-22, 2018. Tickets for School of Rock – The Musical start at $39 and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-982-2787 and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office.
School of Rock – The Musical is based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same, featuring music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes, choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and direction by Laurence Connor.
School of Rock – The Musical opened on Broadway to rave reviews on Sunday, December 6, 2015. This Ben Brantley New York Times ‘Critics’ Pick’ “is an inspiring jolt of energy and mad skillz,” raves Jesse Oxfeld of Entertainment Weekly. And in his four-star Critics’ Pick review, Time Out’s David Cote proclaimed, “School’s IN – forever!” School of Rock – The Musical was nominated for four 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Lloyd Webber and Slater), Best Book (Fellowes), and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Alex Brightman). School of Rock – The Musical also won the 2017 Oliver award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.
Based on the hit film, School of Rock – The Musical is a hilarious new musical that 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. While teaching these pintsized 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 – The Musical features scenic and costume design by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter and music supervision by John Rigby.
School of Rock — The Musical is produced on Broadway by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization. Nina Lannan and Madeleine Lloyd Webber serve as Executive Producers.
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Performance times for School of Rock – The Musical appearing April 10-22, 2018 at the Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 West Grand Blvd., in Detroit are:
• Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
• Sunday evening performance at 6:30 p.m.
• Saturday matinee at 2:00 p.m.
• Sunday matinee at 1:00 p.m.
• Special Open Captioned performance on Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for School of Rock – The Musical start at $39 (includes facility and parking fees) and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-982-2787, and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at the Fisher Theatre box office. For group sales (12 or more) please call 313-871-1132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets for the Open Captioned performance may be purchased in person at The Fisher Theatre box office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.
School of Rock – The Musical & Broadway In Detroit will participate in The Broadway League’s Kids Night On Broadway program Wednesday, April 11. For this program, a limited number of kids tickets (16 & under) will be FREE with the purchase of an ADULT ticket at full price. Special pre-show activities designed for kids and families will also take place in the Fisher Theatre and Fisher Building lobby prior to the show. For details and more information visit www.broadwayindetroit.com/kidsnight
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The Broadway In Detroit Series at The Fisher Theatre is sponsored by the Chrysler Pacifica. As part of this sponsorship, the Chrysler Pacifica will be on display this season at The Fisher Theatre.
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