UK premiere for Tony Award-winning rock musical

Date Posted: 05/12/2011

Tony Award-winning rock musical, American Idiot, featuring the music of Green Day, will premiere in the UK from October, embarking on a national tour until December 2012.

The story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world, the production is directed by Michael Mayer and features hit songs including Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday, and title track American Idiot.

American Idiot opens at Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre, running from the 9th to 13th October, before visiting Cardiff’s Millennium Centre (15th to 20th October); Edinburgh Playhouse (22nd to 27th October); Manchester Palace Theatre (12th to 24th November); and Birmingham Alexandra Theatre (26th to 30th November); finishing at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on the 9th December.

Tickets are available from this Friday (9th December).

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