Sunday, April 5, 2009

Green Day Musical

Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot, will soon be premiering as a live musical. Set to run from September 4th through October 11th, the musical was adapted by the band with Michael Mayer, the Tony Award-winning director of “Spring Awakening.” The show will be featured at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in California. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong commented:

"It doesn’t make a lot of sense. but that’s what I love about it. When people see it, it’s going to be my wildest dream."

For more details including comments from the director, check out the New York Times article here.

Also there is news of it being adapted in to a feature film.

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