Green Day’s Mosh Pit Musical to Premiere in Brisbane
QPCA February 2017
Green Day‘s explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot will make its Australian premiere next year, exclusive to Brisbane from 23 February 2017; presented by QPAC and Shake and Stir Theatre Co.
Winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.
This premiere Australian show will be directed by multi-award winning Craig Ilott (Velvet, Virgin Bride, Band of Magicians, La Boheme, Pacha); and choreogrpahy will be by Lucas Newland (Absinthe, Velvet, Vegas Nocturne, Brent Street).
This thrilling new musical has had Green Day fans in rapture and introduced a generation of theatregoers to their powerful and moving musical style. So come and discover what all the noise is about!
This high-octane show will feature an all-Australian cast (soon to be announced) and includes every song from Green Day‘s album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
“American Idiot … will electrify and overwhelm your senses.” Time Out New York