The first Broadway musical to deal with rock music, Bye Bye Birdie (1960), was actually a spoof of Elvis Presley and rock and roll's effect on small-town America, and its songs were more in the tradition of show music than rock and roll.Does Broadway only have musicals?
Broadway's most popular shows tend to be musicals. Often when people say "Broadway," they are referring to Broadway musicals. Plays can be dramas, comedies, or thrillers and generally do not have singing.What is School of rock the musical?
School of Rock is a rock musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. Based on the 2003 film of the same name, written by Mike White, the musical follows Dewey Finn, an out-of-work rock singer and guitarist who pretends to be a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school.