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Twitter Watch: Jordan Roth - 'Her name is Jimmy and you better not wear it out'
by BWW - January 28, 2011

On Twitter Watch, @JordanRoth wrote ' Jordan_Roth Her name is Jimmy and you better not wear it out! @AmericanIdiotNY rehearsal...THRILLING! http://twitpic.com/3ua1w4 2 hours ago Jordan_Roth Mount St. James! http://twitpic.com/3u7gec 8 hours ago Jordan_Roth We're now using a much more environmentally friendly, biodegradable salt, so our theatre sidewalks will be clean and green! @BroadwayGreen 8 hours ago ' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Dirnt Joins Armstrong On Stage for IDIOT EncoreSTAGE TUBE: Dirnt Joins Armstrong On Stage for IDIOT Encore
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 24, 2011

Last night, the fans of AMERICAN IDIOT were treated to a special surprise when Green Day band member Mike Dirnt joined Billie Joe and the IDIOT crew onstage for the show's encore performance of 'Good Riddance (Time of Your Life).' Check out his cameo below. (more...)
Melissa Etheridge to Play ST. JIMMY in AMERICAN IDIOT Feb. 1-6Melissa Etheridge to Play ST. JIMMY in AMERICAN IDIOT Feb. 1-6
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2011

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that OSCAR and GRAMMY Award winning rock star Melissa Etheridge will play the role of 'St. Jimmy' for a one-week engagement, February 1 - 6, 2011. Ms. Etheridge is one of the most iconic recording artists in the music industry. For the rest of the month, Green Day frontman and the musical's composer and co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will return to the role of 'St. Jimmy' and complete his 50 performance, limited engagement from February 10-27, 2011 at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. (more...)
Photo Coverage: AMERICAN IDIOT Celebrates 300 Shows!Photo Coverage: AMERICAN IDIOT Celebrates 300 Shows!
by Walter McBride - January 10, 2011

Green Day frontman and the musical's composer and co-author Billie Joe Armstrong returned to the role of 'St. Jimmy' in AMERICAN IDIOT for 50 performances beginning on January 1, 2011. Armstrong made a triumphant Broadway debut in a one week engagement last September and played to sold-out houses at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. On January 8, 2011 cast and crew celebrated the show's 300th performance! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Billie Joe Armstrong Talks AMERICAN IDIOTSTAGE TUBE: Billie Joe Armstrong Talks AMERICAN IDIOT
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 8, 2011

In a new ad for AMERICAN IDIOT, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong discusses the Broadway musical based on Green Day's rock opera album. The ad also features clips from the show. (more...)
Billie Joe Armstrong Returns to AMERICAN IDIOT Jan. 1
by BWW News Desk - January 1, 2011

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that Green Day frontman and the musical's composer and co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will return to the role of 'St. Jimmy' for 50 performances beginning on January 1, 2011. Armstrong made a triumphant Broadway debut in a one week engagement last September and played to sold-out houses at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT, SPIDER-MAN's Bono & Edge to Give New Year's Eve Performance in Times Square w/ Carson DalyAMERICAN IDIOT, SPIDER-MAN's Bono & Edge to Give New Year's Eve Performance in Times Square w/ Carson Daly
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2010

The cast of Green Day's smash hit Broadway musical 'American Idiot' and teen viral video phenomenon Greyson Chance help ring in 2011 by performing live on 'NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly.' Additionally, NBC's Jimmy Fallon ('Late Night with Jimmy Fallon') and NBC News' Brian Williams treat viewers to a special appearance while 'SNL' cast member Jay Pharoah and Internet celebrity Antoine Dodson stop by for interviews. (more...)
Photo Coverage: AMERICAN IDIOT Plays Bryant Park for BC/EFAPhoto Coverage: AMERICAN IDIOT Plays Bryant Park for BC/EFA
by Peter James Zielinski - December 17, 2010

The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT presented 'American Idiot Gives Back', a day of special performances on Thursday, December 16 to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. Free and open to the general public, the show's stars John Gallagher Jr., Stark Sands and Michael Esper will play a different selection of their Green Day favorites, Holiday classics and songs from AMERICAN IDIOT at each NYC location. BroadwayWorld was on hand at Citi Pond in Bryant Park and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Gives Back This Holiday SeasonAMERICAN IDIOT Gives Back This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2010

The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT presents "American Idiot Gives Back", a day of special performances on Thursday, December 16 to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Welcomes Jeanna de Waal as 'Heather' Tonight, 12/14AMERICAN IDIOT Welcomes Jeanna de Waal as 'Heather' Tonight, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2010

Jeanna de Waal begins performances in the acclaimed musical AMERICAN IDIOT tonight, Tuesday, December 14, 2010 as 'Heather'. Mary Faber (soon to appear as 'Smitty' in the revival of HOW TO SUCCEED...) played her final performance on Sunday, December 12. (more...)
Photo Flash: Two Boots Celebrates AMERICAN IDIOT with 'The St. Jimmy' SlicePhoto Flash: Two Boots Celebrates AMERICAN IDIOT with 'The St. Jimmy' Slice
by BWW News Desk - December 8, 2010

Two Boots Pizza and MJS LIVE, Inc. are pleased to announce this month's A SLICE OF BROADWAY, a celebration of Broadway's finest at NY's Pizza Pioneers Two Boots Pizza devoted especially to Broadway's hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT. The 'tastiest pizza in Manhattan' (yelp.com) will honor the amazing cast of AMERICAN IDIOT with a specialty pizza offered this month at its Hell's Kitchen location. Cast members from AMERICAN IDIOT, now playing at The ST. JAMES THEATRE, will appear at Two Boots in their Theater District Neighborhood location to sample the new pizza. The new slice is called The St. Jimmy and features capicola, crawfish, roasted garlic, and a swirl of jalapeno pesto. (more...)
Billie Joe Armstrong to Return to AMERICAN IDIOT Jan. 1Billie Joe Armstrong to Return to AMERICAN IDIOT Jan. 1
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2010

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that Green Day frontman and the musical's composer and co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will return to the role of 'St. Jimmy' for 50 performances beginning on January 1, 2011. Armstrong made a triumphant Broadway debut in a one week engagement last September and played to sold-out houses at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: AMERICAN IDIOT at Thanksgiving Day ParadeSTAGE TUBE: AMERICAN IDIOT at Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 25, 2010

The 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the nation's most cherished procession, returned with a dazzling dose of spectacle, enchantment and tradition as the parade route travels down 7th and 6th Avenue to Macy's Herald Square. This year's parade celebration will air on NBC and CBS from 9:00 a.m.- noon in all time zones. We'll be bringing you videos as they go up on YouTube! Here's the cast of AMERICAN IDIOT performing Good Riddance. (more...)
ELF, IDIOT, QUARTET, BILLY, Buckley & More Celebrate the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade!ELF, IDIOT, QUARTET, BILLY, Buckley & More Celebrate the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade!
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2010

The 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the nation's most cherished procession, returns with a dazzling dose of spectacle, enchantment and tradition as the parade route travels down 7th and 6th Avenue to Macy's Herald Square. This year's parade celebration will air on NBC and CBS from 9:00 a.m.- noon in all time zones. (more...)
ELF, IDIOT, QUARTET, BILLY, Buckley et al. Lead 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, 11/25ELF, IDIOT, QUARTET, BILLY, Buckley et al. Lead 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2010

NBC officially kicks off the holiday season with the live broadcast of the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) from New York City, co-hosted by 'Today's' Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira, along with Al Roker. The nation's most cherished procession returns with a dazzling dose of spectacle, enchantment and tradition as the parade route will once again travel down 7th and 6th Avenue to Macy's Herald Square. This year's parade celebration will air on NBC from 9:00 a.m.- noon in all time zones. (more...)
KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2011 Tickets On Sale TodayKIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2011 Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2010

Participating shows for The Broadway League's 15th annual KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY are on sale today, Tuesday, November 2, 2010. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Hosts Halloween Costume Contest 10/29
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2010

The smash-hit, Tony Award-winning musical AMERICAN IDIOT has partnered with the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, 1501 Broadway, to host a pre-show Halloween costume contest for anyone who has tickets to the 10pm show on Friday, October 29 and is ready to dress like an "Idiot," or their best interpretation of an "Idiot." (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Hosts Halloween Costume Contest 10/29AMERICAN IDIOT Hosts Halloween Costume Contest 10/29
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2010

The smash-hit, Tony Award-winning musical AMERICAN IDIOT has partnered with the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, 1501 Broadway, to host a pre-show Halloween costume contest for anyone who has tickets to the 10pm show on Friday, October 29 and is ready to dress like an "Idiot," or their best interpretation of an "Idiot." (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Grosses Over $1 Million With Armstrong In CastAMERICAN IDIOT Grosses Over $1 Million With Armstrong In Cast
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2010

The producers of the critically acclaimed musical AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that the show grossed $1,092,334.00 for the week of September 29-October 3, 2010, with the musical's composer/ co-author, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, in his Broadway debut as "St. Jimmy." (more...)
BWW TV: Billie Joe Joins IDIOT - Curtain Call!BWW TV: Billie Joe Joins IDIOT - Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 29, 2010

Last night, September 28, Green Day frontman and the musical's composer/ co-author Billie Joe Armstrong made his Broadway debut as 'St. Jimmy' at the St. James Theatre in AMERICAN IDIOT. Armstrong will perform through Sunday, October 3, 2010. Immediately following this engagement, Mr. Armstrong will join Green Day in Caracas, Venezuela on October 8, 2010 to kick off their South American Tour. BroadwayWorld was on hand for his debut Broadway bow and brings you video coverage below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Billie Joe Armstrong Makes Broadway Debut in IDIOT!Photo Coverage: Billie Joe Armstrong Makes Broadway Debut in IDIOT!
by Walter McBride - September 29, 2010

Last night, September 28, Green Day frontman and the musical's composer/ co-author Billie Joe Armstrong made his Broadway debut as 'St. Jimmy' at the St. James Theatre in AMERICAN IDIOT. Armstrong will perform through Sunday, October 3, 2010. Immediately following this engagement, Mr. Armstrong will join Green Day in Caracas, Venezuela on October 8, 2010 to kick off their South American Tour. BroadwayWorld was on hand for his debut Broadway bow and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
Billie Joe Armstrong to Join AMERICAN IDIOT - One Week Only!Billie Joe Armstrong to Join AMERICAN IDIOT - One Week Only!
by Rialto Chatter - September 26, 2010

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that Green Day frontman and the musical's composer/ co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will make his Broadway debut as "St. Jimmy" Tuesday, September 28 through Sunday, October 3, 2010 at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. Immediately following this engagement, Mr. Armstrong will join Green Day in Caracas, Venezuela on October 8, 2010 to kick off their South American Tour. Original Broadway cast member and current "St. Jimmy," Tony Vincent, will resume performances on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 following a leave of absence due to a personal family matter. Vincent's understudies, Joshua Kobak and Andrew Call, will cover the role from Tuesday, October 5 - Sunday, October 10, 2010. (more...)
BROADWAY TALKS Series Continues With Armstrong And Mayer 9/19
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2010

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, will embark on a new season of his multi-evening conversation series, "Broadway Talks," with Grammy Award-winning vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Tony Award-winning Director Michael Mayer. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: AMERICAN IDIOT Visits Fallon for Bway Week! STAGE TUBE: AMERICAN IDIOT Visits Fallon for Bway Week!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 16, 2010

As BroadwayWorld has reported, this week is Broadway Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon! Each night, a different Broadway musical is visiting Fallon's studio to give a sample of their show. Christina Ricca (Time Stands Still) and the cast of Memphis kicked off the week on Monday, September 13. On Tuesday, Fallon was visited by Sean Hayes and Tony Goldwyn of Promises, Promises. Yesterday, the ladies of American Idiot stopped by to perform 'Letterbomb.' Click below to watch their performance! (more...)
BROADWAY TALKS Series Continues With Armstrong And Mayer 9/19BROADWAY TALKS Series Continues With Armstrong And Mayer 9/19
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2010

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, will embark on a new season of his multi-evening conversation series, "Broadway Talks," with Grammy Award-winning vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Tony Award-winning Director Michael Mayer. (more...)

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