If only you would listen ... to this 'School of Rock' acoustic song in Denver

by John Moore | May 31, 2018

The young actors of School of Rock performed an acoustic rendition of “If Only You Would Listen” this morning (May 30) at the Buell Theatre, offering this exclusive inside look at musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band. The young actors sing and play their instruments live on stage at every performance. Video by David Lenk for the DCPA NewsCenter.


Photos from the event:

'School of Rock' in Denver

Photos from Wednesday's acoustic song. To see more, click on the image above to be taken to more photos. Photos by John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter.


School of Rock: Ticket information
school-of-rockBased on the hit film, this new musical comedy follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane score features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage.

  • National touring production
  • Sponsored in Denver by Hard Rock Cafe
  • Performances through June 10
  • Buell Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex
  • Call 303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE


Previous NewsCenter coverage of School of Rock:
School of Rock is true to Andrew Lloyd Webber's rocking roots

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  1. Stacie | Jun 02, 2018
    Great job!  Their harmonies are wonderful!
  2. tina Heuges | Jun 02, 2018
    Wonderful, these kids are amazing!

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