Friday, June 19

Two month extension for American Idiot musical at the Arts

Updated 7th August:  Green Day's American Idiot has extended by two months to 22 November 2015 at the Arts Theatre. 

As already announced Green Day'saward-winning Broadway musical American Idiot opens on  17th July until 27th September at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square, starring X factor semi-finalist Amelia Lily as Whatshername. Other casting just announced includes  Ross William Wild (Joshua), Robyn Mellor (Libby), Raquel K Jones (Extraordinary Girl), Alexis Gerred (Tunny) Aaron Sidwell (Johnny), Lucas Rush (St. Jimmy), Steve Rushton (Will),Natasha J Barnes (Heather), Luke Baker (Theo), Llandyll Gove (Gerard) and Natasha Karp (Alysha).

The story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world, American Idiot features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.

Its hit songs include “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “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 are several songs from Green Day’s 2009 release “21st Century Breakdown,” and an unreleased love song, “When It’s Time.”

Produced by David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell a Door Theatre Company and Stephen McGill Productions in Association with London Contemporary Theatre, Hartshorn - Hook Productions and Nathan Gardner/Danny Brooke.

Tickets for American Idiot

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