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The kids cast of School Of Rock The Musical

The kids cast of School Of Rock The Musical

New kids cast announced for the West End’s School Of Rock

Robin Johnson

By Robin Johnson Published 7 February 2019

West End, let’s get ready to rock: a new year group have been announced to play the kids’ cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School Of Rock The Musical!

Class will be in session from 23 February (lucky for them, just after February half-term!) for the new school group, who’ll be making up Dewey’s band and playing live at every performance at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

They’ll also see School Of Rock The Musical through its celebratory 1000th West End performance, which will take place on 6 March. And to think that, at their age, we were finding Grade II piano difficult…!

The three teams of twelve kids will star Sebastian Adams-Eaton (eleven years old from Suffolk), Jasper Bew (eleven years old from London), and Amos Mayland (eleven years old from Cornwall) who will play Zack; Nayan Gupta (eleven years old from Sheffield), William Harvey (eleven years old from Stockport) and Jack Manders (nine years old from Buckinghamshire), who will play Freddy; Daniel Chang (eleven years old from London), Noah Gupta-Wright (thirteen years old from London) and Caspar Lloyd (eleven years old from Colchester) who will play Lawrence; Millie-Jayne Evans (nine years old from Plymouth), Evie Lawley (ten years old from London) and Sofia Wilkinson Hill (eight years old from Merseyside) who will play Katie; Tommy Featherstone (ten years old from London), Jakub Kopec (eleven) years old from Surrey) and Will Tarpey (twelve years old from East Sussex) who will play Billy; and Delilah Bennett-Cardy (ten years old from Hertfordshire), Amelie Green (eleven years old from London) and Nancy Hartley-Blake (eleven years old from Teesside) will play Summer.

The teams will also comprise Kaylah Black (twelve years old from London), Tallulah Byrne (twelve years old from Chelmsford) and Sara Sheen (thirteen years old from Manchester) who will play Tomika; Ikechukwudi Machie (ten years old from London), Teni Taiwo (twelve years old from Hertfordshire) and Stanley Voss (twelve years old from Buckinghamshire) who will play James; Calypso Bailey (twelve years old from Essex), Savannah Pages (eleven years old from Surrey) and Shani Roberts (ten years old from Essex) who will play Marcy; Maxwell Apple (ten years old from London), Todd Dachtler (eleven years old from London) and Vaughn Arthur Endraca (twelve years old from London) who will play Mason; Tia Belle Keilty (ten years old from Hertfordshire), Lily Jean Jackson (eleven years old from Essex) and Naniyah Owusu (nine years old from Essex) who will play Shonelle; and Charlotte Breen(ten years old from Bromley), Chloe Marler (nine years old from Essex) and Ellie Pavitt (eleven years old from Essex) who will play Sophie.

The kids cast of School Of Rock (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

School Of Rock The Musical is now in its third West End year at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Last October, the rip-roaring musical opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne, from where it will go on to play stints in Brisbane, Sydney, Shanghai and Seoul.

Based on the brilliant film with Jack Black, the musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he teaches a class of straight-A students the only way he knows how: how to be a guitar-shredding, mind-blowing rock band!

It’s currently booking until January 2020 – so there’s plenty of opportunities to catch the next waves of rock gods of the future!


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