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MTV

on April 20, 2010

Green Day Joined By Paul Rudd, Zachary Quinto At 'American Idiot' Premiere

'I don't think there's ever been a bigger high in the 21 years' of the band, Billie Joe Armstrong says of Broadway debut.

NEW YORK — On Tuesday night in New York, the Great White Way got a little bit more punk rock when Green Day officially opened their Broadway opus, "American Idiot." The band was joined by the show's cast, as well as a number of celebrity fans like Donald Trump, Zachary Quinto and Paul Rudd to celebrate the show's debut at the St. James Theatre.

Admittedly, having a Broadway show might be the

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on April 20, 2010
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AFTER PARTY PHOTOS

on April 20, 2010

AMERICAN IDIOT began performances at the ST. James Theatre on March 24, 2010 and opened on Broadway on April 20, 2010 to a great set of reviews!

We've got photos from the show's after party!

[Full article at Broadway World]

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GREEN DAY PROVES TO BE AMERICAN GENIUSES

on April 20, 2010

"This was the highest moment I think we've ever had as a band in the 21 years we've been around," Billie Joe Armstrong said of the opening night of American Idiot, the musical based on Green Day's album of the same name. And high he should be, and no, we aren't just saying that because the musical opened on 4/20, but because it's gotten raves from the likes of the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times . Who'd have thought that Broadway was ready for punk? Flip through our gallery to see Green Day arriving to rock opera's big opening night, as well as joining the cast of American

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NEW YORK TIMES

on April 20, 2010

Rage and love, those consuming emotions felt with a particularly acute pang in youth, all but burn up the stage in “American Idiot,” the thrillingly raucous and gorgeously wrought Broadway musical adapted from the blockbuster pop-punk album by Green Day.

Pop on Broadway, sure. But punk? Yes, indeed, and served straight up, with each sneering lyric and snarling riff in place. A stately old pile steps from the tourist-clogged Times Square might seem a strange place for the music of Green Day, and for theater this blunt, bold and aggressive in its attitude. Not to mention loud.

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