American Idiot coming to Broadway

By | January 6, 2010 at 5:59 PM

After months of speculation, it has been officially announced that American Idiot, the musical based on Green Day’s 2004 concept album, will make its Broadway debut on April 20 at the St. James Theatre. Previews will start on March 24. The show, which also includes music from Green Day’s most recent effort 21st Century Breakdown, enjoyed a record-breaking run at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre in the fall.

After months of speculation, it has been officially announced that American Idiot, the musical based on Green Day’s 2004 CD, will make its Broadway debut on April 20 at the St. James Theatre. (Previews will start on March 24.) The show enjoyed a record-breaking run at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre in the fall and, given that success, it does not come as a huge surprise that American Idiot is hitting the Great White Way.