Andrew Lloyd Webber has released a fully immersive 360° video for “You’re in the Band,” a musical number from his upcoming Broadway show, School of Rock – The Musical.
Filmed in a real New York City classroom, this innovative 360° video is one of the first of its kind on YouTube or Facebook. The video, was designed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and School of Rock book writer Julian Fellowes to take full advantage of new 360° technology that allows you to navigate all angles of the classroom for an exciting and immersive experience of the song.
iOS and Android users click here instead: SOR360.com
Andrew Lloyd Webber said, “I am proud that School of Rock is not just the first musical to take this leap into the future, but that this video of “You’re in the Band” is the first time anyone has used the 360 degree medium in this way. It could open a lot of doors.”
“By creating an immersive 360° musical number on YouTube, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes are bringing the magic of Broadway and their new musical to theater fans around the world. We can’t wait to see what they come up with next,” said Sanjeev Verma, Product Manager at YouTube.
What is a 360° Video?
360° Videos provide a fully immersive experience. You can move the screen in any direction throughout the course of the video, putting you right in the middle of the action.
Click here to view on YouTube. For the best viewing experience, watch on your phone or tablet (iOS or Android version 8+) using the latest version of the YouTube App. You may also watch on desktop using the latest version of the Chrome, Firefox or Opera browsers.
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