Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT
Xavier University Theatre
Gallagher Student Center [Evanston]
Directed by Stephen Skiles
Music direction by Scot Buzza
Choreography by Dee Anne Bryll
Cast: Peyton Wright as Tunny, Connie Kavensky as St. Jimmy, Emma Hunt as Heather, Kennedy Florence as Whatsername, Jo Dearman as Extraordinary Girl, Taylor Parks as Alysha, Kayleigh Tamborski as Leslie, Alexis Pinto as Libby, Sienna Glaze as Ben, Jenna Treinen as Theo, Ryan Whitford as Johnny, Matthew Callas as Will, Anthony Contreras as Joshua, Joe Mitchell as Miguel, Nick Minion as Andrew, Casey Johnson as Chase, Carter Bechtol as Brian, Matt Sherman as Declan & Dylan Waters as Gerard
Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When they decide to flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend to familial responsibilities, and Johnny’s attention becomes divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship. Winner of two Tony Awards, AMERICAN IDIOT is a high-octane, energy-fueled rock opera, featuring every song from Green Day’s album, AMERICAN IDIOT, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN. Adult language and situations, including drug use and wartime violence. Haze and intense stroble lighting are used during the performance.
9/2/21 Covid-19 Policy: In accordance with Xavier University’s COVID regulations, all individuals are required to wear masks while inside buildings on campus, including during theatrical performances in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. Audience members will be asked to leave, without refund, if masks are not worn during the performance.
Note: Always verify the latest policy changes before attendance.
- Fri, Sept. 17 at 7:30pm
- Sat, Sept. 18 at 2pm & 7:30pm
- Sun, Sept. 19 at 2pm