Who would’ve thunk that Green Day’s iconic punk/rock sound would make it to Broadway? Directed by Michael Mayer, the show uses the 2004 Grammy-winning album’s key characters and political themes to tell a story track by track.
Green Day’s Tre Cool, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Mike Dirnt got a special preview of the musical when they attended the final sound check at St. James Theatre on March 23. Here they are posing with the entire cast:
And no, Green Day is not appearing on the show. Think of it as a Spring Awakening type of play.
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