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Green Day's American Idiot Ticket Information - Des Moines Performing Arts. American Idiot - Des Moines Performing Arts. A critical sensation on Broadway and in London, the smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.

American Idiot - Des Moines Performing Arts

Based on Green Day’s GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track, AMERICAN IDIOT boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. With direction by Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), choreography by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch) and orchestrations and arrangements by Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), the result is an experience Charles Isherwood of The New York Times declares “thrilling, emotionally charged, and as moving as any Broadway musical I’ve seen this year!”

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Youtube. Green Day's '¡Uno!' album art inspiration. Graphic designer Chris Bilheimer has an impressive track record.

Green Day's '¡Uno!' album art inspiration

In addition to working as REM’s full-time artistic director, he created the cover art for Neutral Milk Hotel’s indie classic, In The Aeroplane Over the Sea. He’s also designed every Green Day album cover since 1997′s Nimrod. This year, he produced the grungy neon artwork for the punk rockers’ latest trilogy, ¡Uno! ¡Dos! And ¡Tré!. For more stories behind this year’s top TV and movie moments, click here for’s Best of 2012 (Behind the Scenes) coverage. As told by: Chris Bilheimer When I originally went out to Oakland to meet with [Green Day] in April or May, they had just played a surprise show in Austin, Texas and were recording demos of some of their songs here in town.

GET EW ON YOUR TABLET: Subscribe today and get instant access! After listening to the music, I felt like it was a return to their shorter, poppier, three-chord punk rock songs. American Idiot (musical) American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot.

American Idiot (musical)

After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved to the St. James Theatre on Broadway. Previews began on March 24, 2010 and the play officially opened on April 20, 2010. The show closed on April 24, 2011 after 422 performances. American Idiot The Musical. Sarasota, FL April 7, 2014 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall St.

American Idiot The Musical

Petersburg, FL April 8, 2014 The Mahaffey Theatre Roanoke, VA. Green Day's Mike Dirnt: 'We were dealing with a shitshow' March 2, 2013 14:39 Bassist speaks out about band's recent troubles Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has spoken out about the band's recent problems and said they were "dealing with a shitshow".

Green Day's Mike Dirnt: 'We were dealing with a shitshow'

Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was admitted to rehab in late 2012 following an incident at a radio show in Las Vegas where the band's set time was cut short, infuriating Armstrong to a point where he swore at the audience and destroyed his instrument on stage. It soon transpired that the recovering alcoholic had relapsed and was to return to rehab immediately. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Dirnt recalled the day of the incident and said: "It was very tense back there. "When Billie showed up, it was, 'You're not right. Speaking specifically about Armstrong's on-stage tirade, meanwhile, he said: "You know, truth be told, I agreed with what he said, outside of mentioning anybody else.

He also admitted that he had tried to reason with his bandmate after the incident. QA: Green Day's Mike Dirnt on Billie Joe Armstrong's Recovery. Green Day's Arena Return in Chicago: 'This Is How You Party' Green Day's Billie tames inner demons at Barclays. ‘Life ain’t pretty . . .

Green Day's Billie tames inner demons at Barclays

I can testify to that s–t,” opined Billie Joe Armstrong early in last night’s Green Day concert at Barclays Center. The last eight months have seen him suffer a drink- and prescription-drug-fueled meltdown onstage in Las Vegas, enter an outpatient rehab program, and have his band’s big return come to a screeching halt before it could even get into second gear. You get the feeling that his testimony on life’s ugliness would indeed be compelling, but Armstrong would never dream of ruining anyone’s night out with such self-pitying. Instead, he and his Berkeley punks turned in the kind of 2 1/2- hour celebration that has long been their calling card.

Billie Joe Armstrong. Billie Joe Armstrong (born February 17, 1972) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and occasional actor.

Billie Joe Armstrong

He is best known as the lead vocalist, principal songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which Armstrong co-founded with Mike Dirnt. He is also a guitarist and vocalist for the punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder and provides lead vocals for Green Day's side projects Foxboro Hot Tubs and The Network. Raised in Rodeo, California, Armstrong developed an interest in music at a young age, and recorded his first song at the age of five. BJAofficial: Green Day: Rock Band. Green Day: Rock Band is a music video game developed by Harmonix, published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts.

Green Day: Rock Band

It is the fifth major console release in the Rock Band music video game series and, like other games in the series, it allows players to simulate the playing of rock music by using controllers shaped like musical instruments. The game's setlist consists of songs by the American punk rock band Green Day. Green Day: Rock Band features virtual depictions of the three band members performing the songs in new venues designed for the game. The game incorporates existing Green Day songs already released for the Rock Band series as downloadable content, and allows players to export its full tracklist to the other Rock Band game titles except The Beatles: Rock Band.

Gameplay[edit] When Its Time Chords by Green Day. AMERICAN IDIOT Touring Actor Jared Nepute Talks about the Role of Johnny - Green Day Official News. Jared Nepute plays the role of Johnny in the tour of AMERICAN IDIOT. He has learned a lot while playing the role and it has helped him as he makes plans for his future. How did you first get interested in being in theater? Oh, going way back.

I got into in music at a young age. I was playing piano at 5 at the request of my mom. What are some of the best roles you have played in the past?