Late Monday, reports began circulating that Tom Hanks' production company, Playtone, was in talks with Green Day about bringing their "American Idiot" musical to the big screen. Though nothing was confirmed, it appeared to be a significant step in the almost six-year-old saga of the film version of the band's massive 2004 album.
Green Day attended the final sound check for the new Broadway musical inspired by their album, "American Idiot" Tuesday. The highly-anticipated show opens in April.
Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt addressed an audience of 500 fans who got a sneak preview of the show's title number. There is already buzz about the show winning a Tony for best musical.
[Full article at Huffington Post]
Let the countdown begin! Green Day will hit the road with AFI this August for a rocking series of North American tour dates and we have Idiot Club's opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets before the general public! This is the second leg of the band’s critically acclaimed U.S.
GREEN DAY ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR DATES
ALL TOUR DATES, ALL TICKETS WILL FEATURE ALL-INCLUSIVE FLAT RATE TICKET PRICING
STAGE VERSION OF AMERICAN IDIOT OPENS ON BROADWAY AT THE ST. JAMES
THEATRE ON APRIL 20TH
Burbank, CA — Reprise Records' multi-platinum rock band Green Day will hit the road with support from AFI in August for a series of North American tour dates produced by Live Nation. This is the second leg of the band’s critically acclaimed U.S.
FUSE is doing a Green Day Earth Day on Thursday April 22nd. Don't miss it!
06:00am - 08:00am - Hit List
11:00am - 12:00pm - Loaded: Green Day
12:00pm - 12:30pm - 100% Green Day
12:30pm - 01:00pm - The Green Day Chronicles
01:00pm - 01:30pm - Influenc'd: Green Day
01:30pm - 02:30pm - Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown
02:30pm - 04:30pm - No. 1 Countdown Special Edition: Green Day
04:30pm - 05:30pm - Loaded: Green Day
05:30pm - 06:00pm - 100% Green Day
06:00pm - 06:30pm - The Green Day Chronicles
06:30pm - 07:00pm - Influenc'd: Green Day
07:00pm - 08:00pm - Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown
Read the outtakes from Billie Joe's recent interview with OUT Magazine: HERE.
A limited number of tickets in the first two rows of the orchestra will be sold via lottery. Entries will be accepted at the St. James Theatre box office beginning two hours prior to each performance; each person will print their name and the number of tickets (1 or 2) they wish to purchase on a card that is provided. Fifteen minutes later, names will be drawn at random for 21 seats in the first two rows of the theatre for $27 each. Only one entry is allowed per person. Cards are checked for duplication prior to drawing.
News from Green Day's IDIOT CLUB:
Hey Idiot Club! The rocking cast of American Idiot isready for you, but before this high-octane production settles into their new home at the St. James Theatre, we were able to snag seats to March 23rd's FINAL SOUNDCHECK FOR AMERICAN IDIOT in New York City the day before the show opens to the public on March 24! Enter for your chance to be there when Green Day officially announces their Broadway musical to the world! So hurry up if you want to be one of the lucky Idiot Club members that get to bring a guest to this exclusive event!
Look for Billie Joe on the cover of the new April issue of SPIN Magazine.