School of Rock The Musical
School of Rock The Musical
November 11 - 20, 2022
Northbrook Theatre
3323 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062

Featuring new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and all the original songs from the movie, this high-octane smash delivers face-melting guitar riffs and touching romance in equally awesome doses! The Highland Park Players will be presenting the Adult/Full version of School Of Rock.

Based on the Paramount movie written by Mike White
Book by Julian Fellowes · Lyrics by Glenn Slater · Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Connor Giles
Music Direction by Hannah Rose


  • November 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 PM
  • November 13, 20 at 2:00 PM
  • Performances are at the Northbrook Theatre (3323 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062)
  • Running Time 2 hours 30 minutes which includes a 15-minute intermission
  • Appropriate for children ages 10 and above
  • All Tickets - $30
  • Children 13 and under - $27
  • Tickets are date specific but general seating
  • Group rates available

Auditions will be held Sunday, June 12 (10 am - 2 pm) and Monday, June 13 (6:30-9:30 pm).  Audition appointments are recommended but walk-ins are also welcome.  Callbacks are by invitation only on Thursday, June 16th in the evening.  Auditions and callbacks will be held at West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road in Highland Park. If you are out of town and want to arrange a video audition, please contact us at 


ADULTS (stage age 18+)

  • Prepare 30-60 seconds of a pop/rock song or show tune. Bring piano sheet music in your key
  • Prepare 8 bars of “Faculty Quadrille.” You may be asked to sing these in several keys. Sheet music provided below and linked here. 
  • Singing from the show is permitted.
  • You may be asked to read from the script. 

ALL KIDS (stage age 9-13)

  • Prepare 30-60 seconds of a pop/rock song or show tune to sing at your in-person audition. Bring piano sheet music in your key. 
  • Are you a rocker who has never done this before? Not sure what to sing or where to get sheet music? That’s okay! Come on in and sing “Happy Birthday!” 
  • Singing from the show is permitted.
  • You may be asked to read from the script. 

KIDS INTERESTED IN THE ROLES OF ZACH (electric guitar), FREDDIE (drums), LAWRENCE (keyboard), KATIE (electric bass) - these roles can be played by all genders:

  • Please sign up for an in-person audition slot AND submit two videos by June 11 to
  • 1. 30 seconds of your favorite pop/rock tune that shows off your best skills. 
  • Play the indicated section of “Stick it to the Man.” See below for details and instructions. 
  • Be prepared to bring your guitar, bass, amp/cables, and sticks/brushes to callbacks on June 16 (by invitation only). Keyboard and drum set will be provided.

Production Staff

Executive Producer - Bradley A. Rose

Executive Producer - Scott Schwartz

Director - Connor Giles

Music Director - Hannah Rose

Assistant Director/Choreographer - Alexis Armstrong

Stage Manager / Light Board Operator - Brent Walker

Assistant Stage Manager - Scott Spector

Set Designer - Lauren Nichols

Costume Designer - Martha Shuford

Lighting Designer - Alec Kinastowski

Assistant Music Director and Band Leader - T.J. Anderson

Sound Designer/Operator and Technical Director - Kurt Ottinger

Marketing and Publicity - Jacob Cohen

Marketing and Publicity - Holly Weis

Props Mistress - Carol Lee Wax

Cast Members

Dewey Finn - Henry Allan

Rosalie Mullins - Melissa Harrison

Ned Schneebly - Henry Gessner

Patty DiMarco - Danielle Jean

Summer - Rosemary Heckard

Zack - Dylan Wiseman

Lawrence - Annabelle Langas

Katie - Claire Ziegler

Freddie - Evan Silver-Schack

Tomika - Hayden Chancellor

Marcy - Matilda Rose

Shawn L. - Mateo Martinez

Sophie - Allison Buck

Madison - Nathaniel Vodak

Billy - Sean Fielding

James - Rachel Fitzgerald

Frankie - Scarlett Benveniste

Gordon - Brady Wiseman

Mason - David Aul

Theo/Ensemble - Sam Nachison

Ensemble - Sarah Tilford, Elizabeth Dempsey, Mackenzie Ortega, Nythia Martinez, Corey Truger, Peter Rasey

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