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WARNING - contains strobe lighting, strong language, sexual references and simulated drug use, not suitable for under 15s
Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot makes its Australian premiere, exclusive to Brisbane from 23 February 2017!
Winner of two Tony Awards® and the 2010 Grammy® Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.
This thrilling new musical has had Green Day fans in rapture and introduced a generation of theatregoers to their powerful and moving musical style. So come and discover what all the noise is about!
This high-octane show will feature an all-Australian cast headlined by Chris Cheney (The Living End) and Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)2 and includes every song from Green Day's album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
2Chris Cheney will perform the role of St Jimmy from 23 to 26 February. Phil Jamieson will perform in the role of St Jimmy from 28 February.
“American Idiot ... will electrify and overwhelm your senses.” Time Out New York
“You won't know what hit you. American Idiot knows no limits – it's a global knockout.” Rolling Stones
|Chris Cheney||Director Craig Ilott (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Smoke and Mirrors)|
|Phil Jamieson||Choreographer Lucas Newland|
|Ashleigh Barlow||Music Director Glenn Moorhouse|
|Ben Bennett||Lighting Designer Matthew Marshall|
|Madison Green||Video Designers optikal bloc|
|Alex Jeans||Set Designer Josh McIntosh|
|Nicholas Kyriacou||Costume Designer Melaine Knight|
Australian rock legends Chris Cheney (The Living End) and Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon) headline a supremely talented cast of Australian artists drawn from over 600 national auditions.
Meet the entire cast of this explosive, award-winning Broadway musical in its Australian premiere.
Connecting safely at QPAC
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Warning: Contains strobe lighting, strong language and drug references, not suitable for under 15s