Michelle Francis Joins Original London Cast of School of Rock

Date - 9 September, 2016, All News Musical Theatre Theatre
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Michelle Francis will be joining the brand new London cast of School of Rock as Mrs Williams.

The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production will begin previews at the New London Theatre on 24th October 2016 with opening night on 14th November 2016, School of Rock is initially booking to 12 February 2017.

School of Rock – The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe rock star trying to earn some extra money by posing as a substitute teacher.

The production received its world premiere at the Winter Garden Theatre in November last year and has subsequently had 20 Broadway Theatre Award nominations including four Tony nominations.


Michelle's extensive list of theatre credits include 4 years as Francine in Jersey Boys (Prince Edward & Piccadilly Theatre), School of Rock (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Shrek The Musical (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Peter Pan in Finding Neverland (Leicester Curve), Wicked (Apollo Victoria) and Iris in Mack & Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre).

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