Warner Bros. Records announced that they will release the Original Cast Recording for School of Rock – The Musical on December 4th. The stage production, which opens on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre on December 6th, features songs from the popular 2003 film School of Rock (written by Mike White, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black), as well as 12 original songs written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, with a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). School of Rock – The Musical is directed by Laurence Connor (Les Misérables).
The album will be produced by Webber and three-time Grammy Award-winner Rob Caballo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Goo Goo Dolls, Phil Collins, Gary Clark Jr.), and features songs from the stage production, as well as three songs from the film, all original songs were written by Webber and Slater.
Alex Brightman will star as Black’s character, Dewey Finn. You can view Brightman and the cast give a preview performance of ‘Teacher’s Pet’ from School of Rock – The Musical HERE.