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    April 02, 2010

    As Green Day gears up to bring its "American Idiot" opus to Broadway, the band releases this video for "21st Century Breakdown" track "Last American Girls," which features a pair of feisty blonde twins acting up for the cameras.
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    April 01, 2010

    AS they assessed the pre-Broadway tryout of the new musical “American Idiot” in California last fall, the director, Michael Mayer, and his creative team kept coming back to the same question: Should they add more dialogue to flesh out the tormented journeys of the three main characters or continue to rely on the songs — by the band Green Day — to do the storytelling?

    At 95 minutes, perhaps the musical could be clarified by giving more lines to the best friends at its core: Johnny, whose pursuit of big city life is hobbled by drug addiction; Tunny, whose intoxication with patriotism

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    April 01, 2010

     

    Lollapalooza organizers have added another letter to their Wheel of Fortune-style lineup puzzle: R. The new clue has helped reveal a new host of potential acts, including Green Day, Arcade Fire, Social Distortion, Grizzly Bear and Wolfmother. As Rolling Stone reported yesterday, the Chicago fest, taking place at Grant Park August 6-8th, officially announces its lineup on April 6th, but until then its organizers are toying with fans by revealing the roster one letter at a time.

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    March 31, 2010

    Green Day - New Music - More Music Videos

    If you are not in the US, click to view the video: greenday.mtv.com

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    March 31, 2010

     

    At Playbill's invitation, Mayer, who won his Best Direction Tony for Spring Awakening, sat down with collaborator Armstrong (they share book credit on the musical American Idiot) to talk about the 2004 source album and its rebirth as a Broadway rock musical.

    Will Armstrong write another musical? Read on — and listen, too. We've got exclusive audio outtakes and extras.

    MICHAEL MAYER: Why did you make the record "American Idiot"?
    BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG: I think it was maybe a combination of some kind of artistic statement and also [a reflection of] what was happening at that time.

    MM:

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    March 31, 2010

    August 21st, 2010 - Quai Jacques Cartier (Montréal, Quebec)

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    March 31, 2010

    Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has usually kept quiet about his youth spent singing show tunes, but now that the punk rocker is opening the new musical "American Idiot" on Broadway, it's kind of hard to avoid.

    "I didn't want to tell anybody I actually did that stuff—in punk rock maybe it seemed too much like I was a trained person, where punk is so about three chords and the truth or whatever," says Mr.

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    March 30, 2010

    New tour date added:

    Tuesday June 29th - Prague Vystaviste Holesovice - On Sale @ www.ticketpro.cz

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