Monday, January 13

David Fynn to return as Dewey to School of Rock

It has been announced today that David Fynn will return to the lead role of Dewey Finn in Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in the West End from 20th  January for the show's final months until  its closure 1st March before embarking on a major UK tour in 2021. Dates and venues are to be announced.
Fynn originated the part of Dewey in the West End when the show had its UK premiere in 2016. His other credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Donmar Warehouse and Pete vs Life on Channel 4.

Fynn leads an adult cast including Laura Tebbutt as Rosalie Mullins, Mark Anderson as Ned Schneebly and Rebecca LaChance as Patty Di Marco.

Following School of Rock's closure, the Gillian Lynne Theatre will be renovated with more toilets, refurbished auditorium and front of house areas taking place before the theatre reopens with Lloyd Webber's brand new Cinderella musical. There are also plans to explore increasing the venue's capacity.

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