Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening) directed and co-wrote the book to the new musical with Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. The score draws on songs from "American Idiot," material that did not make the album and some tunes from Green Day's latest Grammy Award-winning album, "21st Century Breakdown" "
American Idiot follows "the exhilarating journey of a new generation of young Americans as they struggle to find meaning in a post 9/11 world," according to show materials.
The cast of American Idiot features John Gallagher Jr., Stark Sands, Michael Esper, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Christina Sajous, Mary Faber, Tony Vincent, Declan Bennett, Andrew Call, Gerard Canonico, Miguel Cervantes, Joshua Henry, Van Hughes, Brian Charles Johnson, Joshua Kobak, Lorin Latarro, Omar Lopez-Cepero, Leslie McDonel, Chase Peacock, Theo Stockman, Ben Thompson, Alysha Umphress, Aspen Vincent and Libby Winters.
Here are some photos from opening night:
Green Day Musical American Idiot Broadway Opening
For more information, please visit AmericanIdiotOnBroadway.com