Vote Green Day at the 2013 Onstage Awards: HERE
The Broadway Idiot Deluxe DVD is now available for Pre-Order. Go even further behind-the-scenes with Billie Joe, Green Day and the Broadway cast of American Idiot with DVD extras and picture gallery, plus an 8-page photo booklet. The DVD will be available on December 9th.
Pre-order at http://BroadwayIdiot.com
December 03, 2013
Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones
Perhaps the most unexpected side-project of the year, this unlikely duo have turned out a stellar reworking of the 1957 Everly Brothers album Songs our Daddy Taught Us. Like Phil and Don, both Armstrong and Jones play guitar on the record, and strike a vocal chemistry that will have fans hoping for follow-up records. (Reprise)
Full list: HERE
December 02, 2013
A new touring company will perform "American Idiot" Dec. 3-5 at Salt Lake City’s Kingsbury Hall.
When the musical opened on Broadway in 2010, New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood called "American Idiot" invigorating and moving, "a pulsating portrait of wasted youth that invokes all the standard genre conventions — bring on the sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll, please! — only to transcend them through the power of its music and the artistry of its execution."
There’s not a single boring thing about the show, says McKeon, who uses words like "enthusiatic and bombastic" to describe it.
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November 28, 2013
November 27, 2013
The national tour of Green Day’s American Idiot sprang back into action this month in Portland, OR, with a brand-new set of Idiots and some familiar favorites from the tour’s previous season. Swing extraordinaire and talented photog Eric Presnall takes Playbill.com readers on a glimpse through the group’s first “two-dow shay."
Jared Nepute stars as Johnny along with Daniel C. Jackson as St. Jimmy, Casey O’Farrell as Will, Dan Tracy as Tunny, Olivia Puckett as Whatsername, Taylor Jones as The Extraordinary Girl and Mariah MacFarlane as Heather.
November 27, 2013
The punk singer and jazz-pop chanteuse link voices on a harmonious remake of the Everly Brothers' 1958 album of vintage country and folk.
The typical label executive might not have foreseen harmony in a medley of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, jazz-pop singer Norah Jones and a vintage Everly Brothers album of cowboy laments and dusky folk tunes.
That's why Armstrong and Jones, as Billie Joe + Norah, recorded Everlys homage Foreverly, out this week, under the radar.
"We didn't tell anybody we were making this record," Armstrong says. "We didn't tell our label. Our management barely knew.
November 25, 2013