NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A stage musical based on director Richard Linklater's 2003 big-screen comedy School of Rock is heading to Broadway next year.
"Class begins November 2015," said an announcement on the show's website, adding the musical will play at the Winter Garden Theatre.
No casting has been announced yet, but musical mastermind Andrew Lloyd Webber is at the helm.
Starring Jack Black, Mike White, Sarah Silverman, Joan Cusack and Miranda Cosgrove, the movie is about an unsuccessful guitarist who poses as a middle-school music teacher and forms a rock band with his students.
School of Rock The Musical is coming to Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre! Previews begin Nov. 2, 2015. http://t.co/srJ7oXraYF— School of Rock (@SoRmusical) December 18, 2014