The national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock—The Musical has announced casting changes for 2019.
The newest students to join Horace Green include Camille De La Cruz (Tomika), Eamonn Hubert (Swing), Isabella Rose Sky (Swing), and Dylan Trueblood (Mason); the latter joins his brother Cameron Trueblood, who is already in the cast. New to the adult ensemble are Matt Caplan, Alison Cusano, Brian Golub, Lizzie Klemperer, JP Qualters, and Khalifa White. And, current cast member Julian Brescia moves into the role of Lawrence.
The national tour also stars Merritt David Janes as Dewey, Lexie Dorsett Sharp as Rosalie, Madison Micucci as Patty, Layne Roate as Ned, Gary Trainor as Dewey Alternate, Deidre Lang as Ms. Sheinkopf, Arianna Pereira as Shonelle, Leanne Parks as Katie, Alyssa Emily Marvin as Marcy, Cameron Trueblood as Freddy, Mystic Inscho as Zack, Sammy Dell as Billy, Julian Brescia as Lawrence, and Sami Bray as Summer.
The adult ensemble features Christopher De Angelis, Liam Fennecken, Sinclair Mitchell, Jonathon Timpanelli, and JP Qualters. The kids ensemble features Bella Fraker, Jacob Moran, Blake Ryan, and Gabriella Uhl.
The tour is currently playing the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, through March 3. Visit ustour.schoolofrockthemusical.com.
School of Rock is based on the hit 2003 film of the same name and features music from the movie, as well as an original score by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes, and direction by Laurence Connor.
The Broadway production was nominated for four 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Lloyd Webber and Slater), Best Book (Fellowes), and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Alex Brightman). School of Rock also won the 2017 Olivier for Outstanding Achievement in Music.