American Idiot - National Tour

The smash hit musical based on Green Day's award-winning album.

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American Idiot Rocks Boston! Watch Audiences Praise Green Day Musical

Green Day’s rock opera about three discontented friends has found an exceedingly content audience in Boston. When the curtain came down on American Idiot's opening night, Bostonians raved about the “high energy” performance as they exited the Boston Opera House. The cast is loving performing in Beantown as well! At the opening-night party, star Van Hughes (who plays Johnny ...

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American Idiot Tour Stars Celebrate an ‘Extraordinary’ Boston Opening

It was a high-energy evening as the national tour of American Idiot began their engagement at the Boston Opera House on January 24. After an explosive performance at the 2,677-seat theater, the cast of the Green Day musical headed over to Salvatore’s to raise a glass in celebration. Once there, the show’s leading men Jake Epstein, Scott J. Campbell ...

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Rock On! Green Day’s American Idiot Opens in Boston

A fresh batch of rockers have arrived in Boston! The national tour of American Idiot begins performances at the Boston Opera House on January 24. The rock musical, featuring the songs of Green Day, will run through January 29.

Based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning album, American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their ...

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American Idiot Director Michael Mayer Goes from Green Day Super Fan to Rock Opera Collaborator

Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer helms the national tour of Green Day’s American Idiot, which opens at the Boston Opera House January 24 and runs through January 29. But before he partnered with band members Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt to adapt their Grammy-winning album for Broadway and beyond, Mayer was simply a die-hard Green Day fan ...

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Director Michael Mayer on How Spring Awakening Literally Made American Idiot Possible

Tony-winning director Michael Mayer is no stranger to working with famous rockers thanks to the Duncan Shiek-penned musical, Spring Awakening. Turns out if Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong hadn't seen the Tony-winning musical, Mayer would never have been able to adapt the band's hit album American Idiot for the stage, according to Boston’s The Phoenix.

“When I first went out to ...

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American Idiot Tour Star Joshua Kobak Remembers 'Honor' of Prepping Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong for Broadway

Joshua Kobak has a really exciting job playing over-the-top drug dealer St. Jimmy in the national tour of American Idiot. It even tops his previous gig: prepping Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong for his Broadway debut in the role, which Kobak was understudying at the time. Armstrong, of course, co-wrote the rock musical based on his Grammy-winning album of ...

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First Look at the ‘Extraordinary’ Cast of the American Idiot Tour

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Take a look at the idiots spreading the punk-rock gospel of Green Day across America! Here's a sneak peek at the hardcore cast of the American Idiot national tour in action. The show stars Broadway vet Van Hughes as Johnny, who dreams of escaping to the big city with his two equally disenchanted friends Tunny (Scott J. Campbell) and Will ...

In Rehearsal with the National Tour Stars of American Idiot

After raising the decibel level normally heard on Broadway, a new cast is taking the rock hits of Green Day out on the road. American Idiot, the rock opera that combines the songs of the Grammy-winning album of the same name and also 21st Century Breakdown, is commencing its first national tour. Broadway.com caught up with stars Van Hughes ...

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Van Hughes and Jake Epstein Will Rock the U.S. in the American Idiot Tour

There’s a new set of Idiots, and they’re coming to a city near you. Van Hughes will star as Johnny in the national tour of American Idiot, joined by Degrassi: The Next Generation star Jake Epstein as Will and Scott J. Campbell as Tunny. The show will also feature original Broadway cast member Leslie McDonel as Heather, Gabrielle McClinton as ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Green Day Musical American Idiot in Boston

Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of American Idiot in Boston. The rock musical featuring the songs of Green Day will open on January 24 at the Boston Opera House and close on January 29.

Based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album, American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their ...

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American Idiot Film in the Works; Will Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Star?

American Idiot, which ended its Broadway run last April and will kick off its national tour in December, is going Hollywood. Universal Pictures is currently in negotiations to turn the Tony-nominated hit musical into a feature film, according to Deadline.com. Stage director Michael Mayer will reportedly direct the movie, with Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) attached to write ...

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American Idiot to Launch National Tour in Fall 2011

American Idiot will take its namesake country by storm when the Green Day rock opera sets out on a national tour beginning in the fall of 2011. No dates or cities have been announced at this time. Open call auditions for the tour will take place in Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston and Chicago this spring.

Featuring a score from the ...

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