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April 21, 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 least punk rock thing in the universe, but Green Day couldn't have been prouder to see all their hard work hit that stage and rock up midtown Manhattan. "I don't think there's ever been a bigger high in the 21 years that we've been a band together," Billie Joe Armstrong told MTV News on the red carpet before the curtain rose on the show.
Armstrong was equally taken by the fact that the band, and those involved with the show, were able to take an album like American Idiot and make it something that people could see in Broadway musical form. "You make this crazy record that's political and it's a rock opera and it has [been] brought to flesh and blood," he said.
"People actually acting
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!
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 Idiot for their curtain call. Excuse us, we have to find someone to promise our first born child to in exchange for first row, center tickets.