Photo Flash: Go Behind the Scenes of AMERICAN IDIOT

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In celebration of AMERICAN IDIOT's return to London this week, from Friday 8 July 2016, the critically acclaimed and celebrated UK production of Green Day's hit musical has released a selection of exclusive behind the scenes images from the show.

Following on from its critically acclaimed 2015 London run and 2016 UK Tour, Green Day's explosive Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical American Idiot returns to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited run from 8 July to 25 September, with press night on Wednesday 13 July.

Double-platinum-selling artist Newton Faulkner (Johnny) and X Factor finalist Amelia Lily (Whatsername) lead the cast, alongside Cellen Chugg Jones (Theo), Jemma Geanaus (Alysha), Alexis Gerred (Tunny), Llandyll Gove (Gerard), Karina Hind (Libby), Emma Housley (Heather), Lawrence Libor (Swing), Lucas Rush (St Jimmy) Steve Rushton (Will) and Alice Stokoe (Extraordinary Girl).

American Idiot is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post-9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. The production is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews, with musical supervision by Richard Morris, sound by Chris Whybrow, design by Sara Perks and lighting by Tim Deiling.

Ticket Prices: £25.00 - £65.00. A limited number of £10 tickets will be available for each performance on the day. Main Booking Line: 020 7836 8463, Group Booking Line: 020 7836 8463, Access Booking Line: 020 7836 8463. Website:

See behind the scenes photographs by Nick Kent below

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