Green Day musical heads to Britain

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Tickets are now on sale for the UK and Ireland premiere of American Idiot, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s concept album of the same name.

The production opens on October 9 followed by performance runs in Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham and London.

The musical’s plot follows main protagonist Johnny’s journey of selfdiscovery involving nihilism, drug abuse, and lost love.

It contains many of group’s best known hit songs including Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday and American Idiot, as well as other Green Day classics including Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) and 21 Guns.

Winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for best musical show album, American Idiot premiered in Berkeley in September 2009 before opening on Broadway in April 2010.

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