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'School of Rock' musical opening on Broadway in 2015
'School of Rock' musical opening on Broadway in 2015

Richard Linklater's 2003 crowd pleaser "School of Rock" will become a Broadway musical when the world-premiere production opens at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on Dec. 6, 2015, producers announced on Thursday. The very American story of a struggling rock musician who becomes a substitute school teacher boasts a classy British pedigree in the forms of Andrew Lloyd Webber, whose company is producing and who is writing some new music to supplement the rock songs imported from the movie, as well as Julian Fellowes, the creator of "Downton Abbey," who is adapting Mike White's screenplay for the stage. "School of Rock -- The Musical" is...

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