THE SCREENING ROOM: Looking Back at Green Day's American Idiot (Video)

By Playbill Staff
February 17, 2013

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who appeared in the Broadway rock musical American Idiot, which is based on the Grammy Award-winning Green Day album of the same name, celebrates his birthday Feb. 17. In celebration of the artist, Playbill.com looks back at American Idiot.



American Idiot opened on Broadway April 20, 2010. The musical won 2010 Tony Awards for Best Lighting Design (Kevin Adams) and Best Scenic Design (Christine Jones) and was nominated for Best Musical. For more on the production, visit the Playbill Vault.

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American Idiot's performance on the Tony Awards:

"Holiday":

Green Day and the cast of American Idiot perform at the Tony Awards:

Highlights from the musical:

Playbill Video's highlights from the musical:

American Idiot in Bryant Park:

American Idiot goes caroling:

Playbill Video interviews the cast:

Playbill Video interviews the cast—part 2:

American Idiot soundcheck with Armstrong:

"Whatsername":

"21 Guns":

The cast on "Regis & Kelly":

"Letterbomb":

The cast performs on "America's Got Talent":

"Last Night on Earth":

"American Idiot":

"21 Guns" on "The Early Show":

The cast at Broadway on Broadway:

"Are We the Waiting":