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'American Idiot' coming to a theater near you!

on April 09, 2015

Hey, Theatre People…Perform Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT with your actors on your stage!  Visit Music Theatre International for licensing info and more.

The two-time TONY Award-winning hit musical American Idiot, based on Green Day's GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.

Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world.

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GREEN DAY @ HOUSE OF BLUES IN CLEVELAND

on April 01, 2015

With special guest, Jesse Malin.

GREEN DAY TO PERFORM APRIL 16TH AT HOUSE OF BLUES IN CLEVELAND

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 1, 2015* - GREEN DAY today announced they would perform at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH on Thursday, April 16th.  An exclusive presale for Green Day's Idiot Nation fan club starts April 2nd at 10AM EST until the inventory is gone.  The public on sale will begin April 3rd at 10AM EST.

 

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www.greenday.com

 

* THIS IS NOT AN APRIL FOOLS' DAY JOKE 

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THESE PAPER BULLETS!, Featuring Music by Billie Joe Armstrong, to Open Geffen Playhouse's 2015-16 Season

on March 27, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces the West Coast premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS! A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing to open the 2015/2016 Geffen Playhouse season in the Gil Cates Theater. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones (Friday Night Lights,Boardwalk Empire) with songs by Grammy Award winner Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong and staged by Jackson Gay. THESE PAPER BULLETS! was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre where it premiered in 2014.

The show will run from September 8 through October 18, 2015 in the Gil

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DIABLO MAGAZINE

on March 27, 2015

From Gilman Street to the Hall of Fame, one of rock’s greatest acts never really left where it started.

Before they were “the guys from Green Day,” Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt had to bum a lot of rides to get to 924 Gilman Street. Armstrong and Dirnt were teenagers when the Berkeley music club, created in the spirit of the People’s Park movement of the 1960s, opened in 1986, and became the place for East Bay kids to plug in guitars and play punk songs in front of a crowd.

The future rock legends, who lived a few miles away from the all-ages club, were initially denied when they tried

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6 Questions With the Original Goth Girl, Ally Sheedy

on March 26, 2015

As The Breakfast Club returns to theaters after 30 years, the movie's breakout star, Ally Sheedy, spoke to us about the teen classic and how it gave her cred with her genderqueer daughter.

When you were thinking of the character, was "goth" a thing?
I don't think so. Molly told me earlier that the Cure had some music out then, so that look was out there. But I didn't know the Cure. I don't know when the "goth" term happened, but it was afterwards. As well as emo and all that. I just wanted this character to look like the cool girl that hung out with the Beats.

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