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TONY AWARDS 2010: GREEN DAY IS EVERYWERE

on June 13, 2010

Green Day night: So, let’s tally it up here: American Idiot had four musical numbers. Four: three in the opening number (one from the cast, and two from Green Day), then the show’s official Best Musical performance later in the telecast. That’s more awards than it got (it won best sets and lighting). Heck, that’s more nominations than it got. Think the other best musical nominees were ticked off?
[Full review at Entertainment Weekly]

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EXAMINER

on June 13, 2010

If you watched the Tony Awards on TV last night, you learned something about how awards shows should work – (heads up to the Grammys, Emmys and Oscars). From hot show numbers with Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele (Broadway stars who are now topping the charts on the hit TV show ‘Glee’) to a performance by Green Day and a production number from their Punk-Rock-Opera Broadway hit ‘American Idiot,’ this was live TV at its best.
[Full review at Examiner]

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SAN FRANCISCO PRESALE THRU FRIDAY

on June 13, 2010

As mentioned, Green Day will be coming home to the Shoreline Amphitheatre near San Francisco, CA on September 4th. Your Idiot Club presale for the Shoreline Amphitheatre is going on NOW thru Friday via Ticketmaster (coupon code required).
[More info IdiotClub.com]

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TONY AWARDS

on June 13, 2010
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GREEN DAY ROCKS TONY AWARDS, 'AMERICAN IDIOT' WINS

on June 13, 2010

The Tony Awards is not the event where you expect to see punk rockers center stage -- but then again, 'American Idiot' is not your typical Broadway musical. Green Day rocked the stage at the Tony's 64th awards show last night (June 13), performing with the cast of their acclaimed 'American Idiot' musical, which was nominated for three awards. Billie Joe and co. kicked off the event with a loud, raucous performance that ensured that no matter what, their performance would be the one that everyone would remember.
[Full review at Billboard.com]

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