Billie Joe performed a special version of "Time of your Life" at his last performance on Broadway last night. Listen to it: HERE.
October 03, 2010
October 01, 2010
Is Billie Joe Armstrong in 'American Idiot' a Broadway star in the making?
Pop & Hiss had a case of New York-envy this week, when Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, a California boy, no less, had a brief stay on Broadway. Armstrong, filling in for star Tony Vincent, took over this week the role of drug-pushing evil-doer St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the theatrical production inspired by the 2004 Green Day album of the same name. Times staffer Pamela Wilson, however, made the cross-country trip, and filed this guest post for Pop & Hiss on her reactions to Armstrong's jump to Broadway.
September 30, 2010
September 29, 2010
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks Broadway In 'American Idiot'
Frontman thrills theatergoers while filling in as St. Jimmy.
If this whole rock-and-roll frontman thing doesn't pan out, Billie Joe Armstrong could have a pretty decent career on Broadway. That much was clear on Wednesday night (September 29), when he took the stage as St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the big-budget play based on the smash album he and his Green Day mates released back in 2005.
Armstrong, who is filling in for actor Tony Vincent (away on a "family matter") all week, leapt into the role of
September 28, 2010
Ticket holders for Green Day's musical American Idiot Tuesday night in New York City didn't just get a Broadway play -- they got a Green Day concert!
Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong made his acting debut at the show, playing the role of St. Jimmy in the Tony Award-winning adaptation of the punk band's namesake 2004 album. Watch video of his performance below!
Tuesday's show was the first in an eight-night run for Armstrong, who is filling in for actor Tony Vincent, who is on a leave of absence due to a personal family matter. In the role of the drug-dealing St.