American Idiot: Musical Info & Synopsis


American Idiot follows the lives of three disenchanted young men – Johnny, Will, and Tunny – as they search for meaning in a post-9/11 world. Frustrated with their suburban lives, they each take different paths: Johnny becomes a city rebel, Will struggles with the responsibilities of fatherhood, and Tunny enlists in the military. American Idiot explores themes of rebellion, self-discovery, and the desire for a better future.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2009)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 2000s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Green Day

Lyrics/Book: Billie Joe Armstrong

Book: Michael Mayer

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2010)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, America, College, Dramatic, Jukebox Musical, One-Act, Rock, Sung-Through

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