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Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight

Three lifelong friends are forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia in American Idiot, the smash Broadway hit based onGreen Day's multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning album of the same name. Now director Marco Gomez, musical director Chris Raymond and choreographer Angela Todaro, the team behind recent critically acclaimed productions of Young Frankenstein and Jesus Christ Superstar, bring this explosive, iconic story to theDOMA stage beginning tonight, June 5 at the MET Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Tony Award-nominated for best musical and a Grammy Award winner for best musical show album, American Idiot features the music of Green Day with lyrics by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrongand a book by Armstrong and Michael Mayer. Songs include chart toppers "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "21 Guns," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," "Holiday" and the blockbuster title track, "American Idiot."

DOMA has created a reputation for bringing large-scale musicals to the small intimate stage at Hollywood's MET Theatre. With AmericanIdiot, DOMA continues that tradition, offering up a 25-member ensemble and live band.

Jess Ford (title role in DOMA's The Who's Tommy) stars as Johnny, with Chris Kerrigan (Avenue Q, title role in Jekyll & Hyde, The Who's Tommy) as Tunny; Wesley Moran (Jesus Christ Superstar, Young Frankenstein) as Will; Andrew Diego (Jesus Christ Superstar, Dorian's Descent) as St. Jimmy; Jackee Bianchi (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Heather; Renee Cohen (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Whatsername; and Cassandra Nuss (Jekyll & Hyde,Dorian's Descent) as Extraordinary Girl. The ensemble, most of them also DOMA regulars, includes Alex Allen, Sandra Diana Cantu, Tony Cellucci, Kevin Corsini, Everjohn Feliciano, Blair Grotbeck, Lilian Manansala, Angeline Mirenda, Johnny Ortiz, Nohely Quiroz, Michael Restaino, Brittany Rodin, Marni Stone,Dekontee Tucrkile, Lauren Tyni, Ty West and Anthony D. Willis.

The DOMA design team brings back set designer John Iacovelli, lighting and projection designer Jean-Yves Tessier, sound designer Julie Ferrin, costume designer Michael Mullen, makeup designer Jessica Kuhns and props designer Hallie Baran. The production manager/assistant director isGabrieal Griego, the stage manager is Lauren Forst, and Marco Gomez, Dolf Ramos and Chris Raymond produce. This production is sponsored in part by AOLifestyle.com.

Green Day's American Idiot runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. from tonight, June 5, through July 26 (dark July 4). Tickets range from $30-$34.99; seniors and students with ID pay only $20. The MET Theatre is located at 1089 N. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles CA 90029. For reservations, call (323) 802-9181 or go to www.domatheatre.com. (Content Warning: American Idiot contains adult content and strong language. For mature audiences.)

Photo Credit: Michael Lamont

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
Michael Restaino, Andrew Diego, Ty West

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
Jess Ford, Andrew Diego

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
Ty West, Jess Ford, Chris Kerrigan, Everjohn Feliciano

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
The cast of AMERICAN IDIOT

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
The cast of AMERICAN IDIOT

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
The cast of AMERICAN IDIOT

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
Andrew Diego

Photos: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
Wesley Moran, Jackee Bianchi


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