American Idiot

Green Day: American Idiot

The first original album since 2000 from modern rock superheroes Green Day, American Idiot is one of the most anticipated and controversial albums of the year. Scathing yet self-effacing as it tells the tale of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, American Idiot is the punk rock epic.... Read more
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'American Idiot' Movie Lands at Universal

American Idiot, the Broadway musical based on Green Day’s acclaimed album of the same name, is finding a home at Universal. The studio is in negotiations to pick up the screen rights and has set Michael Mayer, the director of the stage production, to helm the big-screen adaptation.... Read more
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Melissa Etheridge to Step Into Armstrong's 'American Idiot' Role

Melissa Etheridge is about to get in touch with her punk side. The Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer will temporarily step in for Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical, "American Idiot."... Read more
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Green Day's Armstrong to Join 'American Idiot' on Broadway

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is briefly joining the cast of "American Idiot," the Broadway musical he helped create based on the band's 2004 Grammy Award-winning album.... Read more
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Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, 'American Idiot' Get Tony Nominations

"Fela!" the musical produced by Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, among others, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards Tuesday morning, tying it for most nominations on the year with "La Cage aux Folles."... Read more
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Tom Hanks to take on American Idiot: The Movie Musical?

The rash of groups having their songs turned into musicals shows no sign of clearing up anytime soon, and now the latest “jukebox musical” – Green Day’s American Idiot – is joining the list of those itching to make the leap to the big screen.... Read more
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Green Day's 'American Idiot' finally coming to the stage

Green Day's 2004 album American Idiot -- composed as a disaffected punk opera about a suburban kid-turned-drug dealer -- will get its due as a stage musical when it opens the 2009-10 season at the Berkeley Repertory Theater, Variety reports.... Read more
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