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American Idiot – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day  Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Green Day’s exciting rock musical, American Idiot is on the road for its third UK tour, celebrating its 10th anniversary. The fast-paced show stops by Milton Keynes Theatre to rock the stage and bring Green Day’s 2004 album of the same ...

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American Idiot – The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day  Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Green Day‘s explosive rock musical American Idiot is back in Birmingham as it celebrates its 10th anniversary and also the 15th anniversary of the influential, Grammy-award winning concept album on which it is based. Winner of two Tony Awards, American Idiot tells the ...

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American Idiot – The Palace Theatre, Manchester 

Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong  Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer  Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Victoria Morris In an age where jukebox musicals are dominating the theatrical scene, political frustrations are openly expressed within the media and mental health is (and rightly so) an open topic of conversation, Selladoor’s current UK tour of American Idiot seems somewhat surprisingly ...

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Green Day’s American Idiot – Arts Theatre, London

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director and Choreographer: Racky Plews Reviewer:Tom Finch From the moment the audience enters the auditorium of the Arts Theatre there's no getting away from the setting of Sell A Door's production of this anarchic musical byGreen Day. With moody punks dotted around the house and clips ...

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American Idiot – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Cast of American Idiot UK Tour 2016

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Matt Forrest Musicals sometimes have a bad rap for being laced with so much sugar and sweetness that they’ll make your teeth fall out. However, there is no such sentiment with Green Day’s rock-opera American Idiot, the only way any teeth will ...

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American Idiot – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Cast of American Idiot UK Tour 2016

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director and Choreographer: Racky Plews Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Producing a concept album in 2004 was a brave move for US pseudo-punks Green Day. It isn't hyperbole to describe that album, American Idiot, as culturally significant in US rock history, winning a Grammy Award in 2005 and ...

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Green Day’s American Idiot – Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Cast of American Idiot UK Tour 2016

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director and Choreographer: Racky Plews Reviewer: Christy Ku   Punk rock as musical theatre – sounds ridiculous? It couldn’t possibly work – but it does. The award-winning musical takes its title and music from Green Day’s multimillion-selling concept album American Idiot and uses a few tracks ...

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American Idiot – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Cast of the 2016 UK Touring Cast of American Idiot

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: James Garrington There is a saying that you should hit the audience right between the eyes when the curtain goes up, and American Idiot certainly follows that advice. Following a few quiet moments of video setting the scene, a cloth is pulled ...

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