American Idiot on Tour

Running Time
1 Hour and 35 minutes, with no intermission

ADDAMS FAMILY & MARY POPPINS Top List of Most Performed High School Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Addams Family topped the list for the most-produced high school musical for the second consecutive year, and Mary Poppins made its list debut at second place, in an annual survey conducted by the Educational Theatre Association's flagship Dramatics magazine. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016


TICK, TICK...BOOM! Opens Tomorrow, Oct. 1; Meet the Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Originally conceived as a 'rock monologue'and first produced Off-Off Broadway in 1990, Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! plays the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium starting tomorrow, October 1, until Sunday, October 23. (more...)

TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and organizations, the Teeny Awards aim to empower teen arts audiences and to recognize those organizations that have done an especially good job of welcoming young people over the past year. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE at MCC Theater; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

MCC Theater today announced casting and full creative team for its thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Georgia Ensemble Theatre's GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost The Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th  through October 2nd,  2016, Wednesdays through Sundays.  GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. Sponsor for this blockbuster show is longtime GET corporate partner, Macy's. (more...)

Mary Bridget Davies, Ruthie Ann Miles and More to Sing 'BABY MAKIN' HITS' at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

A bunch of Broadway's best will come together to sing some soulful new music October 4th at The Cutting Room. Mary Bridget Davies, Jerry Dixon, Trent Armand Kendall, Kingsley Leggs, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Charles Rooney, Christina Sajous and others will perform in Brett Macias' Neruda and Shakespeare: Baby Makin' Hits in New York at 7:30pm. (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens Junie B. Jones, The Musical, Friday, October 7 at the Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Blends Genders and Genres of Theatre at Trustus This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

It's time to do the Time Warp again as The Rocky Horror Show, written by Richard O'Brien and directed by Scott Blanks, returns to Trustus from October 7-November 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jay Armstrong Johnson Celebrates Feinstein's/54 Below Live Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Jay Armstrong Johnson Live at Feinstein's/54 Below was officially released last week, and Johnson celebrated the album's release last Sunday evening, September 18, at The West End Lounge (955 West End Avenue). Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Initial Casting Announced for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, 10/27; Hannah Elless, Mamie Parris, Jonah Platt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

New York, New York: National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the first round of casting for the 28th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 26 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute, which features songs from Festival shows you will not get to hear in the 45-minute presentation. (more...)

by Jessica Khan - Oct 7, 2016

This weekend's big news: Roundabout Underground's KINGDOM COME brings online dating to the stage tonight, Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED premieres this evening Off-Broadway, and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES begins on Broadway this Saturday! (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

What do you get when you mix a thunderstorm, a flat tire, a creepy castle, a mad scientist, a muscle hunk, an old professor and a couple of other questionable characters?   A night out that is destined to be one you will never forget! (more...)

ONCE Comes to Harris Center for Five Performances, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, "ONCE uses song & dance in a way I've never experienced in an American musical" (New York Times). Based on the Academy Award-winning film, ONCE tells of a Dublin street musician and a young woman and how their unlikely connection turns out to be more complex than the average romance. From the impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage to a set structured to feel like an Irish pub, there is real power in seeing the songs and story unfold live in front of your eyes. "Once is unusually fun and heartfelt musical theatre. The cast is on fire!" (New Yorker) (more...)

Broadway's AMERICAN IDIOT to Be Adapted into HBO Film Starring Billie Joe Armstrong
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 6, 2016

In an interview with NME this week, Billie Joe Armstrong confirmed that Broadway's 2011 musical American Idiot, featuring the music of Green Day, will be adapted into a movie for HBO. A (more...)

Nick Blaemire's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Set for Next Episode of THE SCORE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

???????On October 17th, The Score will produce A Little More Alive by actor/writer Nick Blaemire (currently starring in Tick, Tick... BOOM!) as a live concert for the next episode of the podcast recording. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance Presents George Orwell's 1984
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery and Ignorance is Strength."  Greenway Arts Alliance Presents: George Orwell's 1984, directed by Kate Jopson as the first production of their novel to stage program Greenway Reads. 300 Fairfax High School students are reading the novel and will attend matinee's of the theatrical production. The adaptation by Alan Lyddiard creates an interactive and engaging experience for audience members. Jopson said, "We're trying to create an immersive experience. The elements of the play and its themes are all around us in the real world. We try to emphasize that and as soon as you arrive at the theater there's not anywhere you're not in the set of 1984, even in the lobby and bathrooms."   (more...)

4th October -Tonight - Tony Winners Ruthie Ann Miles, Adriane Lenox and More Sing BABY MAKIN' HITS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Tonight Tony Winners Ruthie Ann Miles, Adriane Lenox, and more sing Baby Makin' Hits. Mary Bridget Davies, Jerry Dixon, Trent Armand Kendall, Kingsley Leggs, Adriane Lenox, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Charles Rooney, Christina Sajous and others will perform in Brett Macias' Neruda and Shakespeare: Baby Makin' Hits in New York at The Cutting Room tonight at 7:30pm. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Nominee Rebecca Luker
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 3, 2016

On Monday, October 3rd, Theater People podcast welcomes three-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker. For the episode, Luker shares stories from her nearly three decades on Broadway, offers advice for actors just starting out, and offers her thoughts on 2016 Presidential election. (more...)

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin today for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, ahead of preview performances from Tuesday 25 October in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre built specifically for the production. Playing for 13 WEEKS ONLY until Sunday 22 January 2017, LAZARUS will have its official opening night on Tuesday 8 November 2016. (more...)

Greenwich Young Writers Showcase Directed by Roy Alexander Weise
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Produced by Sell A Door Theatre Company with Greenwich Theatre and The Royal Borough of Greenwich, this collection of ten short plays spans every category from online dating to meteor showers, from people trafficking to driverless cars. (more...)

ONCE National Tour to Open This Week in Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'ONCE uses song & dance in a way I've never experienced in an American musical' (New York Times). (more...)

Green Day & Twenty One Pilots Joins 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

dick clark productions and ABC announced today that recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day and multi-platinum alternative duo Twenty One Pilots will perform at the 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ArtsWest is pleased to announce PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, the Tony Award-winning musical about the early adventures of Peter Pan, opening at the ArtWest Playhouse and Gallery on November 17. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is appropriate for all ages and most fun for ages 10 & up. The performances will run Thursday through Friday until Decemeber 23. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids Opens Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT at Perfect Moment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Green Day's emotional rock musical American Idiot may have been created in 2009, but America is ripe with the need for such a piece right now in 2016. How so? Green Day is on tour with their new album Revolution Radio and American Idiotthe musical has just received the green light from HBO to become a feature film. On top of it? America is yet again in a time of social and political unrest and chaos - we are crying out for new systems, change, and an answer on how to move forward. These are the same emotions that made American Idiot - both the studio album and the Broadway musical - the iconic pieces they are.  (more...)

Laura Osnes and Will Swenson to Star in Waterwell's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Musicals at Under the Radar 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Waterwell announced today the revival of the Blueprint Specials, a series of lost WWII-era musicals composed principally by Broadway legend Frank Loesser to be presented in association with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival. The production will star Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde) and Will Swenson (Hair) and be directed by Drama Desk nominee Tom Ridgely. (more...)

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon to Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced, led by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)

Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT to have Australian Premiere at QPAC this February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

American Idiot, the high-octane rock musical¬†based on¬†Green Day's¬†Grammy¬ģ Award-winning multi-platinum album, finally makes its way down under for its Australian premiere season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). The Playhouse, QPAC will be transformed into a grungy mosh pit for the exclusive to Brisbane, Australian premiere season, running from¬†23 February 2017. (more...)

BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - Broadway and Fitness Join Forces at Flywheel!
by Guest Blogger: Miranda Jackel - Oct 21, 2016

So, I like to eat. Like, a lot. Ok, actually, I'm not going to beat around the bush: I'M LITERALLY OBSESSED WITH FOOD...which means that I have to work out. (I swear this relates to theater, don't give up on me right away.) For years, I despised exercise, and I was absolutely horrible at it (not that I'm so great now, but I'm a lot better). After years of feeling a shiver down my spine at the thought of working out, I've finally started to enjoy it thanks to Flywheel Sports, an amazing chain of indoor cycling studios. Flywheel is the perfect place for theater geeks looking to break a sweat because almost all of the teachers there HAVE BACKGROUNDS IN THEATER!!! SQUAAADDD!!! (more...)

Charlie Condou to Star in THE CRUCIBLE at the New Alexandra Theatre and UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Arthur Miller's classic American drama, The Crucible, is coming to theatres in the UK and Luxembourg in a new production by Sell A Door Theatre Company and The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch in association with Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg. With previews from Friday 17th February and its opening night on Tuesday 21st February at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, The Crucible will also have performances in Dartford, Cheltenham, Aberdeen, Luxembourg, Richmond, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff, Birmingham and Glasgow. (more...)

Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

National Theatre Group Names Angela Rowles Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

National Theatre Group (NTG) announced today that Angela Rowles will join the company as the theater's new managing director beginning October 31, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jef Flores Talks Jonathan Larson, 'Profitable Creativity' & More
by Jude Cartalaba - Oct 19, 2016

Jef Flores, the lead star of 9 Works Theatrical's production of Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM!, totally relates to Jon, the character he's currently playing. Jon is an aspiring Broadway musical composer who's worried about the career choices he made especially now he's turning 30. (more...)

Corey Cott, Nicholas Christopher, Samantha Massell and More Sign on for NAMT's 28th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) has announced the full cast for the 28th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. The Festival will take place on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

Euan Morton Leads HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Tour, Stopping in Seattle This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego. (more...)

Green Day's Revolution Radio Is No. 1 On Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Revolution Radio - the twelfth studio album from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day - has entered the Billboard Top 200 Album chart at No. 1 with 97,000 in album sales and streaming equivalent albums. (more...)

THE X FACTOR's Rhydian Roberts to Star in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sheffield This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The charming, kooky and hilarious musical cult classic Little Shop of Horrors comes to the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 7 - Saturday 12 November, starring The X Factor finalist Rhydian Roberts. (more...)

Alice Ripley and More Sign on for Living For Today's 'MY FIRST TIME' Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Living for Today will present a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: 'My First Time', on Sunday, October 30 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) beginning at 7PM. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17 the Theater People podcast welcome's Broadway favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson. Armstrong made his Broadway debut in 2009 in HAIR. He next stood-by for Aaron Tveit in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. He originated the role of Greg Wihote in the 2013 Broadway production of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and then starred as chip in the critically acclaimed 2014 revival of ON THE TOWN. For the episode, Johnson talks about how discovering theater at a young age changed his life for the better, how he was able to make Broadway producers take him seriously as a leading man, and shares some of the music from his new album 'Jay Armstrong Johnson: Live at Feinstein's / 54 Below.' (more...)

BWW Preview: Travel Back to DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED With Standing Room Only
by Natalie de la Garza - Oct 14, 2016

It's not easy to pin down Standing Room Only's DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED, the upcoming one-act 'special event' featuring music from the Moody Blues. It's a concert, or is it a cabaret? It's a musical, of the jukebox variety, but it's almost operatic, and a fringe theatre event. It's a journey. However you want to describe it, despite being built around music from 1967, it's definitely more than just nostalgia. (more...)

Euan Morton to Lead HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tour, Strutting Into Chicago Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will play the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. Hedwig and the Angry Inch will play Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) March 7-19, 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: Euan Morton & Hannah Corneau Will Take Over in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tour; Darren Criss & Lena Hall to Wrap Up Run in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jake Epstein Reflects On His Return to BEAUTIFUL and the Legacy of Gerry Goffin
by Courtney Savoia - Oct 12, 2016

The abundantly talented Jake Epstein returns to Broadway's Beautiful :The Carole King Musical this fall and is savoring the experience of stepping back into a role he originated almost three years ago, as one of rock and roll's top songwriters. Gerry Goffin wrote the lyrics to some of the most celebrated masterpieces that not only defined a generation, but also continue to pierce the hearts of human beings everywhere -- as they stem from themes that are most pertinent to our nature. Themes of love, loss, confusion, joy, and pain all bleed into the words and melodies that Goffin created with songwriting partner and first wife -- the beloved Carole King. With immortal hits such as 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow' 'Up on the Roof,' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,' among countless others, Goffin and King were able to explore the depths of the human experience - regardless of gender - and have produced a legacy that will continue to remain timeless and evoke nostalgia for years to come. (more...)

The Belgrade Theatre Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS ¬ó X FACTOR's Rhydian to star!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

There's a giant flesh-eating plant coming to Coventry in Little Shop of Horrors, which is set to visit the Belgrade Theatre on a UK tour this October! X Factor's Rhydian leads the cast in this '50s sci-fi spoof musical taking to the Belgrade's Main Stage. (more...)

BREAKING: Stage Play Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Bow in 2017; Hunter Foster to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Leading Broadway producing company The Araca Group and Hasbro Inc. today announced plans to bring the classic Hasbro game CLUE to the stage.  (more...)

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Pullman.vs.Paxton to Stage Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The artistic team behind the newly minted independent theater company, Pullman.vs.Paxton has announced their upcoming ALL AGES production of Green Day's American Idiot at Eclectic Theater (1214 10th Avenue). (more...)

Green Day Announces Tour Date at Joe Louis Arena 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day have announced a Joe Louis Arena performance on Monday, March 27 at 8 p.m. as part of their "2017 Revolution Radio North American Tour" and locally as part of the "Farewell Season at The Joe". The band is touring in support of their new album Revolution Radio, which was released Friday, October 7 by Reprise Records. Against Me! will provide support.  (more...)

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