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School of Rock to Welcome Back Former Young Cast Members for Final Performance

The hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play its final Broadway performance on January 20.

Justin Collette (center) and kids in School of Rock, which will end its Broadway run on January 20.
(© Matthew Murphy)

For its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 20, School of Rock will welcome dozens of former young cast members back to the Winter Garden Theatre for one last jam session.

Based on the hit 2003 film, School of Rock tells the story of a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star named Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school and enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer Battle of the Bands.

Directed by Laurence Connor, the musical features a score by Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater and a book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. The creative team also features choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, scenic and costume design by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter, comedy direction by Cal McCrystal, and music supervision by Ethan Popp.

The current Broadway cast of School of Rock includes Justin Collette as Dewey, Mamie Parris as Rosalie, Jonathan Gould as Ned, Lori Eve Marinacci as Patty, Conner John Gillooly as Dewey Alternate, Matthew Jost as Zack, Levi Buksbazen as Freddy, Montgomery Lamb as Katie, Jordan Cole as Lawrence, Ava Briglia as Summer, Hudson Loverro as Billy, and Layla Capers as Tomika. The adult ensemble includes Leo Ash Evens, Matt Bittner, Steven Booth, Badia Farha, Alan H. Green, Kara Haller, Michael Hartney, Lizzie Klemperer, Cassie Okenka, Diane Phelan, Jesse Swimm, Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Wagner, and Jeremy Woodard. The kids' ensemble includes Caroline Basu, Duke Cutler, Darrow Golub, Katie Greendorfer, Madison Elizabeth Lagares, Madalen Yarbrough Mills, Nirvaan Pal, Theodora Silverman, Mikey Sohn, and Sarah Walsh.

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