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AMERICAN IDIOT Runs Nov. 6-15

PS_American Idiot logoAMERICAN IDIOT
Playhouse South
Nov. 6-15
Kettering

Directed by Carrie Thurston
Music direction by Elliot Hetzer
Choreographed by Annette Looper

Cast: Will Hensley as Johnny, TJ Montgomery as Tunny, Aaron Brewer as Will, Nick Bellmyer as St. Jimmy, Alyssa Welker as Heather, Rachel Snyder as Whatshername, Courtney Kakac as Extraordinary Girl, Matthew Clifton as Theo, John Lawson as Declan, Jared Huntley as Brian, Aaron Eechaute-Lopez as Miquel, Tyler Smith as Gerard, John Nussbaum as Favorite Son, Jordan Eechaute-Lopez as Libby, Sarah Martin as Alysha, Laura Flaherty as Leslie, Hailey Callison as Christina & Paige Wilms as Mary

AMERICAN IDIOT is a sung-through stage adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s rock opera, American Idiot. The story, expanded from that of the concept album, centers on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban lifestyle and parental restrictions, while Will stays home to work out his relationship with his pregnant girlfriend, Heather. The former pair look for meaning in life and try out the freedom and excitement of the city. Tunny quickly gives up on life in the city, joins the military, and is shipped off to war. Johnny turns to drugs and finds a part of himself that he grows to dislike, has a relationship and experiences lost love.

  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 6-7 at 8pm
  • Sun, Nov. 8 at 2pm
  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 13-14 at 8pm
  • Sun, Nov. 15 at 2pm

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AMERICAN IDIOT Lottery Announcement

AMERICAN IDIOT ANNOUNCES LOTTERY FOR $25 SEATS

PERFORMANCES 2 DAYS ONLY, APRIL 11-12
AT THE ARONOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

BIC_American IdiotA day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for AMERICAN IDIOT, which is playing its Cincinnati debut at the Aronoff Center with performances April 11-12, 2014. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Aronoff Center box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. AMERICAN IDIOT will play the Aronoff Center April 11-12, 2014: Friday at 8:00PM and Saturday at 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

AMERICAN IDIOT, a 2010 Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical and 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong. The book is by Armstrong and Michael Mayer and direction is by Tony Award®-winner Mayer (“Spring Awakening”).

The acclaimed creative team also includes choreography by Olivier Award-winner Steven Hoggett (“Black Watch”) and orchestrations and arrangements by Pulitzer Prize-winner Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal”). The Tony Award®-winning scenic design by Christine Jones and the Tony Award®-winning lighting design by Kevin Adams will also be featured in the tour.

Winner of two Tony Awards®, AMERICAN IDIOT is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world. Through incredible spectacle, thrilling performances and with the hope embodied by a new generation, AMERICAN IDIOT has given audiences the time of their lives night after night since its Broadway run at the St. James Theatre (March 2010 – April 2011) and its subsequent national tour, which launched December 2011 in Toronto.

“Since its inception, audiences have been surprised by the emotional journey the show takes them on, told almost exclusively through Green Day’s songs, including many they are already familiar with and love,” said Tom Hulce, producer. “This is such a potent time for our country and the search of our characters for what to believe in is gorgeously celebrated through Billie Joe and Green Day’s wonderfully lush score,” he added.

The musical features the hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track “American Idiot” from Green Day’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album. Also included in the score are several songs from Green Day’s 2009 release “21st Century Breakdown,” and an unreleased love song, “When It’s Time.”

AMERICAN IDIOT premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in September 2009 and played through November of that year. In April 2010, the musical opened on Broadway where reviews were unanimously positive with Charles Isherwood of the New York Times calling the show “the most adventurous musical to brave Broadway in the past decade” and the Toronto Star naming it “the first great musical of the 21st century!”

AMERICAN IDIOT will play the Aronoff Center April 11-12, 2014: Friday at 8:00PM and Saturday at 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Tickets for AMERICAN IDIOT start at $25. They are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org, or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. For groups of 10 or more, contact the group sales department at 513.369.4363. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. For more information visit www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com. For more information on AMERICAN IDIOT, visit www.americanidiotthemusical.com.

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati is committed to bringing the very best of Broadway to the Tri-State, presenting touring Broadway plays and musicals in Cincinnati since 1987. Broadway in Cincinnati is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and The Broadway League. Fifth Third Bank is the sponsor of the Cincinnati 13/14 Season. LOCAL 12 is the official television station of the 13/14 Cincinnati Season.

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Betrayal, Bullets Over Broadway, Little Miss Sunshine, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises, The Producers and War Horse. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com

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Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT Runs April 11-12

BIC_American IdiotGreen Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT
Presented by Broadway in Cincinnati
April 11-12
Downtown

The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track, American Idiot boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before.

  • Fri, April 11 at 8pm
  • Sat, April 12 at 5pm & 9pm

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AMERICAN IDIOT On Sale

NATIONAL TOUR OF GREEN DAY’S “GROUNDBREAKING MUSICAL EVENT”
MAKES CINCINNATI PREMIERE AT THE ARONOFF CENTER,
APRIL 11-12, 2014.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Andrew Humann and the company of AMERICAN IDIOT.  Photo by  Jeremy Daniel.

Andrew Humann and the company of AMERICAN IDIOT. Photo by
Jeremy Daniel.

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that single tickets for the national tour of the explosive Broadway hit AMERICAN IDIOT, called “wonderfully raucous” and “emotionally charged” by The New York Times and “flat-out electrifying” by the Boston Globe are now on sale. Ticket prices start at $25 and are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office, by visiting CincinnatiArts.org, or by calling 513.621.ARTS(2787). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 513.369.4363.

AMERICAN IDIOT, a 2010 Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical and 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong. The book is by Armstrong and Michael Mayer and direction is byTony Award®-winner Mayer (“Spring Awakening”).

The acclaimed creative team also includes choreography by Olivier Award-winner Steven Hoggett (“Black Watch”) and orchestrations and arrangements by Pulitzer Prize-winner Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal”).TheTony Award®-winning scenic design by Christine Jones and the Tony Award®-winning lighting design by Kevin Adams will also be featured in the tour.

Winner of two Tony Awards®, AMERICAN IDIOT is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world. Through incredible spectacle, thrilling performances and with the hope embodied by a new generation, AMERICAN IDIOT has given audiences the time of their lives night after night since its Broadway run at the St. James Theatre (March 2010 – April 2011) and its subsequent national tour, which launched December 2011 in Toronto.

“Since its inception, audiences have been surprised by the emotional journey the show takes them on, told almost exclusively through Green Day’s songs, including many they are already familiar with and love,” said Tom Hulce, producer. “This is such a potent time for our country and the search of our characters for what to believe in is gorgeously celebrated through Billie Joe and Green Day’s wonderfully lush score,” he added.

The musical features the hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track “American Idiot” from Green Day’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album. Also included in the score are several songs from Green Day’s 2009 release “21st Century Breakdown,” and an unreleased love song, “When It’s Time.”

AMERICAN IDIOT premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in September 2009 and played through November of that year. In April 2010, the musical opened on Broadway where reviews were unanimously positive with Charles Isherwood of the New York Times calling the show “the most adventurous musical to brave Broadway in the past decade” and the Toronto Star naming it “the first great musical of the 21st century!”

AMERICAN IDIOT will play the Aronoff Center April 11-12, 2014: Friday at 8:00PM and Saturday at 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Tickets for AMERICAN IDIOT start at $25. They are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org, or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. For groups of 10 or more, contact the group sales department at 513.369.4363. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. For more information visit http://www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com. For more information on AMERICAN IDIOT, visit www.americanidiotthemusical.com.

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati is committed to bringing the very best of Broadway to the Tri-State, presenting touring Broadway plays and musicals in Cincinnati since 1987. Broadway in Cincinnati is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and The Broadway League. Fifth Third Bank is the sponsor of the Cincinnati 12/13 Season. LOCAL 12 is the official television station of the 12/13 Cincinnati Season.

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A leading Broadway producer and the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America. BAA operates in 40 cities, bringing first-class touring musicals and plays to audiences across the US and Canada in markets such as Costa Mesa, Fort Lauderdale, Tempe, Boston, Minneapolis and New Orleans. As a producer, current and upcoming productions include Million Dollar Quartet, Pippin, Big Fish, Betrayal, Bullets Over Broadway, Little Miss Sunshine and Bull Durham. BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com

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