June 13, 2010
The Tony Awards is not the event where you expect to see punk rockers center stage -- but then again, 'American Idiot' is not your typical Broadway musical. Green Day rocked the stage at the Tony's 64th awards show last night (June 13), performing with the cast of their acclaimed 'American Idiot' musical, which was nominated for three awards. Billie Joe and co. kicked off the event with a loud, raucous performance that ensured that no matter what, their performance would be the one that everyone would remember.
[Full review at Billboard.com]
Congratulations to American Idiot for taking home two awards at last night's 64th Annual Tony Awards in New York City:
Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Kevin Adams - American Idiot
Best Scenic Design of a Musical - Christine Jones - American Idiot
Green Day took the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 13, singing two songs "Holiday" and "Know Your Enemy". The Billie Joe Armstrong-fronted band were joined by cast of "American Idiot" musical during the performance.
Prior to that, host Sean Hayes kicked off the Sunday ceremony with a piano medley of Broadway and classical tunes. Supporting him for the opening number included "Million Dollar Quartet" cast, Chad Kimball from "Memphis" and Kristin Chenoweth from "Promises, Promises".
Later, Hayes received applause from audience when he shared a passionate kiss with Chenoweth
Green Day night: So, let’s tally it up here: American Idiot had four musical numbers. Four: three in the opening number (one from the cast, and two from Green Day), then the show’s official Best Musical performance later in the telecast. That’s more awards than it got (it won best sets and lighting). Heck, that’s more nominations than it got. Think the other best musical nominees were ticked off?
[Full review at Entertainment Weekly]
10:10pm EST - Another performance by American Idiot in the next half hour of the Tony Awards on CBS! Tune in to see the cast perform the title song from Green Day’s hit Broadway musical.
Actors' Equity Association has announced that the Green Day musical American Idiot is the recipient of its Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2009-2010 season. The award will be presented at a reception at the Equity headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, June 15.
According to press notes, the award "honors and encourages those who actively promote the goals of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre."
The musical, performing at the St.
- Saturday 09/04/10 at 7:00 PM
- Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View, CA
Doors are at 6pm. Show at 7pm.
On sale Saturday, June 19th at 10am: HERE
Voting has concluded for BroadwayWorld's 2010 Theatre Fans' Choice Awards, and with hundreds of thousands of votes cast, we've had another record year further solidifying the Theatre Fans' Choice Awards place as the largest, and most popular online Broadway polling event of its kind! AMERICAN IDIOT Leads with Record 10 Wins!
Steven Hoggett - American Idiot
Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Mayer - American Idiot
Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Tony Vincent - American Idiot
Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Rebecca Naomi Jones - American Idiot
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