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Mel C performs with the School of Rock The Musical kids (Photo: Craig Sugden)

Mel C surprises with School Of Rock showstopper

Published March 17, 2017

Last night (16 March 2017) at the New London Theatre Mel C joined the West End cast of School Of Rock The Musical, and surprised the audience with a performance of the Spice Girls hit Wannabe.

For her surprise performance, she was joined by the kids from the musical as well as David Fynn who plays leading man Dewey Finn. Following a standing ovation for the show, the audience stayed on their feet for Mel’s performance accompanied by the cast of School Of Rock The Musical, which brought the house down.

Mel C performs with the School of Rock The Musical kids (Photo: Craig Sugden)

Mel C performs with the School Of Rock The Musical kids (Photo: Craig Sugden)

For a third time since its West End premiere Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of School Of Rock – The Musical recently announced a further booking extension with tickets now available to 14 January 2018.

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the record-breaking West End production of School Of Rock – The Musical opened to rave reviews in November 2016. In New York, the Broadway production, now in its second year, continues to play to packed houses at the Winter Garden Theater.

Mel C performs with the School Of Rock The Musical kids (Photo: Craig Sugden)

Mel C performs with the School Of Rock The Musical kids (Photo: Craig Sugden)

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 10 year old 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 rock?

David Fynn, Mel C and the kids from School Of Rock The Musical (Photo: Craig Sugden)

David Fynn, Mel C and the kids from School Of Rock The Musical (Photo: Craig Sugden)

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School Of Rock features music from the movie, as well as new music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. School Of Rock – The Musical is directed by Laurence Connor with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, set and costume designs by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter, music supervision by John Rigby with Matt Smith as musical director.

Produced by Paramount Pictures, the 2003 hit film School Of Rock was directed by Richard Linklater and starred Jack Black in a career-defining performance.

David Fynn and Mel C at School Of Rock The Musical (Photo: Craig Sugden)

David Fynn and Mel C at School Of Rock The Musical (Photo: Craig Sugden)

School Of Rock – The Musical is produced in the West End by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group and Warner Music Group & Access Industries with Madeleine Lloyd Webber as Executive Producer.

If you Wannabe attending School Of Rock The Musical, book tickets through us here.