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Billie Joe Armstrong is the lead singer of the band Green Day

He, along with bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool were kids from working-class backgrounds who came of age in the underground punk scene in Berkeley. Even though they had previously released two records (1039/Smooth Out Slappy Hours and Kerplunk), they announced their arrival with 1994's Dookie, a dynamic blast of exuberant punk-pop that spoke to bored teenagers everywhere. The album eventually sold 15 million copies, earned the band its first Grammy® Award and inspired a raft of imitators. Over the years, Green Day continued to top the charts with their subsequent studio albums Insomniac, Nimrod and Warning, while entertaining millions of fans with their frenetic live shows. But it was their landmark 2004 album American Idiot that launched Green Day into the stratosphere. "Jesus of Suburbia" set the tone by telling a tale of the choice between self destruction and redemption that resonated with listeners of all ages, nationalities and political persuasions. American Idiot debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard chart, spawned five hit singles, earned seven Grammy nominations (winning two, including Best Rock Album) and raised the bar for modern rock and roll. Last year, Green Day released its new album 21st Century Breakdown, which was nominated for three 2010 Grammy Awards and won Best Rock Album. It also spawned two hit singles: the gold "Know Your Enemy," which was the first song ever to top Billboard's Rock, Alternative and Mainstream Rock charts simultaneously; and the platinum "21 Guns," which earned them three 2009 MTV Video Music Awards including Best Rock Video. Green Day also took home an American Music Award for Favorite Alternative Rock Music Artist.

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Original Broadway Production, 2010
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Billie Joe Armstrong Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Music in a Play

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Philadelphia Fringe Festival And Cannonball Return With A Month of Theatre All Over The City

The annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival and works of theatre are well known partners. Cannonball, the largest hub of the Philadelphia Fringe has an explosion of theatre throughout the entire month of September.

Christiane Noll, Joshua Echebiri & More to Star in PARTNERSHIP at Mint Theater Company

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as Christiane Noll and Joshua Echebiri headline the cast of PARTNERSHIP at Mint Theater Company. Don't miss this limited engagement production.

Scottsdale Community Players Perform GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT Beginning This Month

Scottsdale Community Players presents the Tony Award winning rock opera, GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT,  July 29  – August 6.

PARTNERSHIP by Elizabeth Baker to be Presented at Mint Theater in September

Mint Theater Company will return to Theatre Row with the American Premiere of Elizabeth Baker’s Partnership, directed by Jackson Grace Gay.

Talking Kind Sign To Lauren Records & Share Debut Single 'Damn Shame'

Talking Kind, the solo project of Philadelphia DIY veteran Pat Graham, share their debut single to accompany the news that they’ve signed to Lauren Records. “Damn Shame,” with its lo-fi construction and winsome melody, plays out as though Billie Joe Armstrong demoed a Tom Petty cover.

Review: Max Bartos is the Spooky Pop Punk King We Deserve at Berlin Under A

What spilled forth from Max was exactly the marketable kind of sound that bridges the divide between Broadway and punk

Theatrical Presents Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT in March

Following the widely acclaimed Victorian premiere of Freaky Friday, new musical theatre company Theatrical presents their production of the two time Tony Award winning musical, American Idiot.

Review: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT At The Royal Theatre Conjures The Essence of the Post-9/11 World

What did our critic think of GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT at The Royal Theatre?

YP2S Presents Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT

The Historic Royal Theatre will bring GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT to the stage in 2023, sponsored by ARVEST Bank and performed by the Young Players Second Stage.

State Champs Release Reimagined Track 'Outta My Head'

New York powerhouses State Champs have shared an acoustic version of their track “Outta My Head”, out now via Pure Noise Records. Stripped back guitar licks and vocal harmonies breathe new life into the song while still maintaining the energy of the fan-favorite, which originally appeared on the recently released Kings Of The New Age.

State Champs Release 'Act Like That' (Acoustic)

State Champs have shared an acoustic version of their track “Act Like That.' The new version of the song takes the energetic, bouncing original track – found on the recently released Kings Of The New Age – and trades it in for a more mellowed-out feel that allows vocals from frontman Derek DiScanio and bassist Ryan Scott Graham to shine through.

Billie Eilish, Doja Cat & More Join Audible's New Original Series 'Origins'

Academy and multi-Grammy Award winner Billie Eilish, Grammy winner Doja Cat, multi Latin Grammy winner Camilo, the youngest recipient of the Best Reggae Album Grammy award, Koffee, emerging audio-visual artist and rap pioneer Tobe Nwigwe, pop sensation King Princess and Grammy-nominated country music star Mickey Guyton.

The Darts Drop New 7' EP 'Love Tsunami'

Vox hosted an Instagram Live show garnering over fifty thousand views, they played Punk Rock Bowling 2022, made their debut at Seattle’s uber-hip Freakout Fest, and recorded a new 7-inch for Adrenalin Fix Music, Dirty Water, Beluga, and Ghost Highway Recordings in Europe. Purchase the 7' now!

Review: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT Snaps, Crackles and Rocks at American Stage

Amazing songs and a strong cast can't mask the fact that American Stage is a peculiar venue to house Green Day's riotous punk masterwork.

Previews: AMERICAN IDIOT at American Stage

This frenetic-paced, intense, gritty show follows three disgruntled young men, Johnny, Tunny, and Will, stuck in suburbia, examining the vastly different paths they take and the people they cling to and abandon to find meaning in a post 9/11 world.

State Champs Announce Kings Of The New Age Tour

Special guests Hunny and Between You & Me are joining the cross-country affair, with Young Culture (11/11 – 11/20), Games We Play (11/22 – 11/30), and Save Face (12/2 – 12/10) also joining for select dates. The tour kicks off in November in Cleveland, OH, and makes stops throughout the United States and Canada before ending in December.

Cast Announced for the World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Jackson Gay, and produced in association with Goodman Theatre. 

Melissa Etheridge Will Bring Solo Show MY WINDOW - A JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE to New World Stages in October

Melissa Etheridge has announced a new solo show heading off-Broadway later this year! 'Melissa Etheridge: My Window – A Journey Through Life' will play 12 performances starting October 13 at New World Stages.

Photos: First Look At GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT At The Chance Theater

Chance Theater, Anaheim’s official resident theater company, announces the regional premiere production of the 2009 rock musical “Green Day’s American Idiot.” Check out the first photos!

Dead Kennedys to Release Remixed 'Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables'

The band’s debut album is politically incendiary while also wholly musically adept – provocative and often idiosyncratic agit prop lyrics bouncing off of careening, adrenaline-infused musicianship. So it’s only natural that the 40th anniversary re-release of this classic album is revisited by the GRAMMY winning mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge.


Billie Joe Armstrong has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Billie Joe Armstrong has not appeared in the West End

Billie Joe Armstrong has been nominated for the Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Paper Bullets!

Billie Joe Armstrong has written 2 shows including American Idiot (Bookwriter), These Paper Bullets (Writer).

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