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GREEN DAY TREATS APRIL 22 CROWD TO IMPROMPTU GIG

on April 22, 2010

Pay for a Broadway show and get a Green Day set as an added bonus. That is, at least, what the capacity crowd at the April 22 performance of American Idiot got.

Following the full guitar-equipped cast's bow and encore, the curtain rose once more, and a "roadie" (on Broadway: union stagehand) brought out two microphone stands. The decibel level rose even higher as Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool — aka Green Day — took to the stage. (Their presence in the house was no secret as those seated in the orchestra section of the St.

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FUSE TV

on April 21, 2010
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MTV

on April 21, 2010

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Musical Is Political And Personal
'It's about people becoming lost and just trying to find their way,' Billie Joe Armstrong tells MTV News.

By now, you're probably aware that Green Day's 2004 album American Idiot was a fairly, uh, political affair. And while the Broadway version of the record doesn't exactly shy away from the topic, it also reveals a side of the music that most probably never realized was there in the first place: the personal.

"I think, politically, American Idiot, when we were writing it, it was trying to make sense out of a big mess,"

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AMERICAN IDIOT AUCTION CLOSES IN 2 DAYS

on April 21, 2010

You have only 2 days left to get your hands on one-of-a-kind collector’s items from the world premiere of American Idiot. You won’t find these amazing mementos from the world premiere anywhere else! Place your bid now on eBay HERE for your chance to take home unique memorabilia, including a guitar autographed by Green Day and the show’s original cast. The auction closes at 7pm Pacific Time on Saturday, April 24.

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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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