The explosive Broadway hit AMERICAN IDIOT will launch its First North American tour, as well as launch the Dancap 2012 Broadway Series, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, beginning tonight with the official opening night Thursday, December 29, 2011!
Four Canadians leading the charge include Jake Epstein as Will, Scott J. Campbell as Tunny and Talia Aaron and Gabriel Antonacci in the ensemble. Original Broadway cast member Van Hughes will star as Johnny, the role in which he concluded AMERICAN IDIOT's Broadway run, along with Broadway cast member Leslie McDonel as Heather, Gabrielle McClinton as Whatsername, Nicci Claspell as The Extraordinary Girl and original Broadway cast member Joshua Kobak as St. Jimmy.
Winner of two Tony Awards®, AMERICAN IDIOT is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world. Through incredible spectacle, thrilling performances and with the hope embodied by a new generation, AMERICAN IDIOT will give audiences the time of their lives night after night on tour in the same way it did during its acclaimed Broadway run at the St. James Theatre for over a year.
AMERICAN IDIOT, a 2010 Tony Award-nominated Best Musical and 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, features the music of Green Day with lyrics by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong. The musical features the hits "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," "Holiday" and the blockbuster title track "American Idiot" from Green Day's 2004 Grammy Award-winning, multi- platinum album. Also included in the score are several songs from Green Day's Grammy Award-winning 2009 release "21st Century Breakdown" including "21 Guns" and an unreleased love song, "When It's Time."
Dancap Productions presents AMERICAN IDIOT
Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 6R8
December 28, 2011 - January 15, 2012
Opening Night: Thursday, December 29 @ 8pm
Tuesday - Saturday @ 8pm, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday @ 2pm
Extra Performances: December 29 and 30 @ 2pm, January 8 @ 7pm
Tickets to AMERICAN IDIOT can be purchased at www.DancapTickets.com
or by calling 416.644.3665 or toll-free at 1.866.950.7469
Groups starting at 8 can save up to 25%, call 416.644.3666 or toll free at 1.866.960.7469