American Idiot San Bernadino – 2014 Concert Schedule
From the same band that brought you the classic 90s
hits like "Longview," "Basket Case," and "When I Come Around," comes the exciting new musical, American Idiot. Based on their
rock opera album of the same name, American Idiot features all of the album's hits that you know and love, from "Boulevard
of Broken Dreams" to "Wake Me Up When September Ends." Backed by a creative team consisting of Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt,
Tony Award winning set design by Christine Jones, Tony Award winning lighting design by Kevin Adams, and direction by Tony
Award-winner Michael Mayer, American Idiot has been flooring fans and audiences since its debut. Now American Idiot is coming
to San Bernardino, and you don't want to miss a second of this amazing performance. Visit StubHub today to get your tickets
to see American Idiot in San Bernardino.
About American Idiot San Bernadino
Initially gaining success
as a rock band in the 1990s, Green Day went on to become one of the best-selling rock groups of all time. They've sold over
75 million records worldwide, and they have won five Grammy Awards for Best Alternative Album, Best Rock Album, Record of
The Year, another Best Rock Album, and Best Musical Show Album. After enjoying a hugely successful career as a rock band,
Green Day has now explored their theatrical side with their award-winning musical, American Idiot. The show is based on their
rock opera record of the same name, and follows the story of three young men, named Johnny, Will, and Tunny. This high-energy
musicals portrays the restlessness and disillusionment that youths experience when coming of age. As such, the characters
Johnny and Tunny embark on a trip to the city, where they hope to stir up excitement. Meanwhile, Will stays home in the suburbs
with his pregnant girlfriend.
With a book written by Billie Joe Armstrong and director Michael Mayer leading the team,
this musical was destined to become a huge success. In addition to all of the original American Idiot songs from the album,
many new songs were created for the musical, including "21st Century Breakdown."
American Idiot made its premiere at
the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, where it became the highest grossing show in the theater's history. The original cast included
John Gallagher Jr. as Johnny, Matt Caplan as Tunny, Michael Esper as Will, and Tony Vincent as St. Jimmy. The musical then
transferred to the St. James Theatre on Broadway on April 20, 2010. The Broadway creative team included Tom Kitt as Music
Supervisor and orchestrator, director Michael Mayer, scenic design by Christine Jones, lighting design by Kevin Adams, costume
design by Andrea Lauer, sound design by Brian Ronan, and Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett for choreography. The Broadway
production went on to win a number of awards, including a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical, Tony Awards
for Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Lighting
Design, and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.
American Idiot San Bernadino Breakthrough
in the wake of their success from the American Idiot album, rockers Green Day decided to embark on a new stage adaptation
of their hit album. The musical was a phenomenal success. The success was also due in part by Billie Joe Armstrong himself
appearing in the show. For several shows, he played to role of St. Jimmy, and ticket sales went up by 77%, with gross sales
increasing by 127%. Following American Idiot's official opening on Broadway, the show won a number of awards and was nominated
for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Orchestrations, a Tony Award for Best Musical, and an Outer
Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical.
American Idiot San Bernadino Trivia
the original American Idiot album released?
American Idiot was released in 2004, and peaked at number one on the Billboard
200 album chart. The album achieved extraordinary success, becoming certified six-times platinum in the United States, United
Kingdom, and Canada. The album produced five singles, all of which charted on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.
Green Day on Broadway? You better believe it! These 90s alternative rockers have recently delved
into the world of musical theatre, and fans were pleasantly surprised with the results. The phenomenal success of the American
Idiot musical is due to the catchy tunes from Green Day, and an award winning creative team. Taking an insightful look at
today's youth, American Idiot reveals some emotionally charged themes against a backdrop of impeccable set design and impressive
vocal chops. Whether you've been a fan of Green Day since the 90s or you're a new recruit, American Idiot is sure to be an
entertaining show for everyone. Visit StubHub today to get your tickets to see American Idiot in San Bernardino.