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Cast of AMERICAN IDIOT Featured On Green Day's New Version of Their Single '21 Guns'
by BWW News Desk - December 4, 2009

Multi-platinum rock band Green Day globally premiere a brand-new version of their platinum-selling single '21 Guns' on http://www.spinner.com/aolmusic on Thursday, December 3rd. The song will ship to all radio formats on Friday, December 4th. (more...)
SenovvA, The Production Company Behind AMERICAN IDIOT, Listed One Of LA Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Private CompanysSenovvA, The Production Company Behind AMERICAN IDIOT, Listed One Of LA Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Private Companys
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2009

Los Angeles based production company, SenovvA announced today that it has been selected as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in L.A. County. (more...)
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Extends AMERICAN IDIOT Again, Thru 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2009

Today, with two shows about to open on Broadway and the film of another coming to the Bay Area, the Tony Award-winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced another extension for its world premiere of Green Day's American Idiot. (more...)
RIALTO CHATTER: AMERICAN IDIOT is Broadway-Bound, But When?RIALTO CHATTER: AMERICAN IDIOT is Broadway-Bound, But When?
by Rialto Chatter - November 9, 2009

Today, one day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Gets Praise from the New York Times and L.A. TimesAMERICAN IDIOT Gets Praise from the New York Times and L.A. Times
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2009

One day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT - Official TrailerSTAGE TUBE: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT - Official Trailer
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 5, 2009

One day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Extends AMERICAN IDIOT Again, Thru 11/15Berkeley Repertory Theatre Extends AMERICAN IDIOT Again, Thru 11/15
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2009

Today, with two shows about to open on Broadway and the film of another coming to the Bay Area, the Tony Award-winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced another extension for its world premiere of Green Day's American Idiot. (more...)
Regional Review: AMERICAN IDIOT at Berkeley RepRegional Review: AMERICAN IDIOT at Berkeley Rep
by Leanna Yip - September 23, 2009

Although I grew up in the Bay Area in the '80s and '90s, the Green Day ship sailed without me, so I came into the show with very little knowledge of the band or the album which supplies most of the show's pounding score. American Idiot is about 92% music and 8% dialogue, so there's little wait time for the next Green Day favorite. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Opens At Berkeley Rep, First Reviews InAMERICAN IDIOT Opens At Berkeley Rep, First Reviews In
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2009

On Wednesday, September 16, the much anticipated AMERICAN IDIOT premiered at Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre. Not surprisingly, the (literally) off-beat rock opera has gotten theatergoers and music lovers abuzz. After all, how often is it that one of the country's most famous punk rockbands collaborates with Broadway elite to turn one of the most successful albums of all time into a stage show, without the addition of a single stitch of added dialogue? The first reviews are in, and, naturally, they are impassioned. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Opening NightSTAGE TUBE: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 17, 2009

One day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
Green Day To Discuss The Recent World Premiere Of Their Musical AMERICAN IDIOT On Sirius XM 9/19, 9/20Green Day To Discuss The Recent World Premiere Of Their Musical AMERICAN IDIOT On Sirius XM 9/19, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2009

SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that its On Broadway channel will broadcast a rare interview with Green Day about the recent world premiere of their musical American Idiot. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Opens At Berkeley Rep 9/16AMERICAN IDIOT Opens At Berkeley Rep 9/16
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2009

Yesterday, one day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
Michael Mayer Talks AMERICAN IDIOT Michael Mayer Talks AMERICAN IDIOT
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2009

Michael Meyer tells the LA Times that the most fundamental challenge he faced in the development of AN AMERICAN IDIOT, the Iraq War-themed new musical opening on Wednesday at Berkeley Rep, was creating a story from the 20 song Green Day album of the same title without adding a stitch of dialogue. (more...)
Photo Flash: AMERICAN IDIOT Premieres at Berkeley RepPhoto Flash: AMERICAN IDIOT Premieres at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2009

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced last week that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
AMERICAN IDIOT Begins Berkeley Rep Run 9/4AMERICAN IDIOT Begins Berkeley Rep Run 9/4
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2009

Yesterday, one day before the first performance of Green Day's American Idiot, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that it will extend the show due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Originally scheduled to close on October 11, this hotly anticipated world premiere has been extended three weeks and will now play through Sunday, November 1. (more...)
Page to Stage Presents AMERICAN IDIOT Director Michael Mayer and Producer Tom Hulce In Discussion 9/21Page to Stage Presents AMERICAN IDIOT Director Michael Mayer and Producer Tom Hulce In Discussion 9/21
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2009

Audiences eager for the world premiere of Green Day's American Idiot at Berkeley Repertory Theatre can get a peek behind the scenes at Page to Stage on Monday, September 21. (more...)
As AMERICAN IDIOT Begins, Berkeley Rep Rocks Out With Free EventsAs AMERICAN IDIOT Begins, Berkeley Rep Rocks Out With Free Events
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2009

As Berkeley Repertory Theatre cranks it up for the world premiere of Green Day's American Idiot, the Theatre is rocking night after night with free events. This is the dawning of a season in which audience members can connect with one another and engage with artists at pre-show talks, post-show discussions, gourmet tastings, and popular parties like 30 Below, night/OUT, and Teen Night. (more...)
Photo Flash: Green Day Visits AMERICAN IDIOT RehearsalsPhoto Flash: Green Day Visits AMERICAN IDIOT Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2009

Members of Green Day dropped in on rehearsals for the new stage adaptation of their AMERICAN IDIOT album. The show begins previews September 4th at Berkeley Rep. (more...)
Due To Demand, Tickets For AMERICAN IDIOT At Berkeley Rep Go On Sale TODAY!Due To Demand, Tickets For AMERICAN IDIOT At Berkeley Rep Go On Sale TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2009

Due to the demand for seats, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that it will put tickets for Green Day's American Idiot on sale earlier than previously announced. Tickets to the world premiere of this eagerly anticipated show become available to the general public this today, August 7 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time - only at berkeleyrep.org. (more...)
Berkeley Rep Theatre Announces John Gallagher, Jr., Matt Caplan, Michael Esper & More In AMERICAN IDIOT Berkeley Rep Theatre Announces John Gallagher, Jr., Matt Caplan, Michael Esper & More In AMERICAN IDIOT
by BWW News Desk - August 3, 2009

Today, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the cast for its world premiere of American Idiot. Based on the Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, the show features the music of Green Day and the lyrics of its frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. American Idiot is being staged by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer, who also collaborated with Armstrong on the story. (more...)
Berkeley Rep Announces Creative Team For Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, Kitt and Hoggett Join ProductionBerkeley Rep Announces Creative Team For Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, Kitt and Hoggett Join Production
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2009

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the creative team for its world premiere of American Idiot. Based on the Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, the show features the music of Green Day and the lyrics of its frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. American Idiot is being staged by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer, who also collaborated with Armstrong on the story. It features the work of Olivier Award-winning choreographer Steven Hoggett and music supervisor Tom Kitt, the Tony-winning composer who provided string arrangements for the band's latest album, 21st Century Breakdown. (more...)
Mayer and Armstrong Talk 'AMERICAN IDIOT' To Rolling StoneMayer and Armstrong Talk 'AMERICAN IDIOT' To Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2009

Michael Mayer, the Tony Award-winning director of Spring Awakening, will begin work on a new musical production adapted from 'American Idiot,' the best-selling album by the punk band Green Day. The project is scheduled to make its debut in September 2009 at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in California. The musical will be a collaboration between Green Day - the Bay Area rock trio consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - and Mayer. Mayer and Armstrong spoke to Rolling Stone about the upcoming rock musical. Here is a sneak peek, to read the full article click here. (more...)
GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Lorin Latarro of 'Guys and Dolls'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Lorin Latarro of 'Guys and Dolls'
by Adrienne Onofri - April 2, 2009

If you've seen a Broadway musical in the past decade, chances are you've seen Lorin, who's also a choreographer and songwriter. (more...)
Green Day's 'AMERICAN IDIOT' Offically Announced for Berkeley Rep StageGreen Day's 'AMERICAN IDIOT' Offically Announced for Berkeley Rep Stage
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2009

reen Day won two Grammy Awards - Best Rock Album and Record of the Year - with its multi-platinum American Idiot, which sold more than 12 million copies worldwide. Today the band announced plans to bring that explosive album to the stage by collaborating with Michael Mayer, renowned director of Spring Awakening, which grabbed eight Tony Awards including Best Director and Best Musical in 2007. (more...)
Michael Mayer Bringing Green Day's 'American Idiot' Album to the Stage at Berkeley RepMichael Mayer Bringing Green Day's 'American Idiot' Album to the Stage at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2009

The New York Times is reporting the Michael Mayer, the Tony Award-winning director of Spring Awakening, will begin work on a new musical production adapted from 'American Idiot,' the best-selling album by the punk band Green Day. The project is scheduled to make its debut in September at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in California. (more...)

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