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Green Day's American Idiot

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until October 6, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE OB Playhouse, 4944 Newport Ave., San Diego
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  • AGES 18+
  • COST $28 - $46

The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day's American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.

Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men 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.

An energy-fueled rock opera, American Idiot, features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics from Green Day's groundbreaking album to execute the story line.

Book and Lyrics by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Book by: Michael Mayer
Music and Lyrics by: Green Day

Directed by: Juztine Tuazon
Choreography by: Michael Mizerany
Music Direction by: Kirk Valles

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for Green Day's American Idiot. Court...

Above: Promotional graphic for Green Day's American Idiot. Courtesy of OB Playhouse & Theatre Company.

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