American Idiot

Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

  • First Preview: March 24, 2010
  • Opening Date: April 20, 2010
  • Closing Date: April 24, 2011
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 422

Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Mayer

Music: Green Day

Synopsis

In this musical adapted from Green Day's 2004 concept album of the same name, working-class characters — from the suburbs to the city to the Middle East — seek redemption in a world filled with frustration.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Gallagher, Jr. in American Idiot John Gallagher, Jr. Johnny
Tony Vincent in American Idiot Tony Vincent St. Jimmy
Stark Sands in American Idiot Stark Sands Tunny
Michael Esper in American Idiot Michael Esper Will
Rebecca Naomi Jones in American Idiot Rebecca Naomi Jones Whatsername
Christina Sajous in American Idiot Christina Sajous The Extraordinary Girl
Mary Faber in American Idiot Mary Faber Heather
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Videos (8)

 

Shows That Opened That Season: 2009 - 2010

 
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Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Steven Hoggett Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Director of a Musical Michael Mayer Winner
2010 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2010 Outstanding Orchestrations Tom Kitt Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Lighting Design Kevin Adams Winner
2010 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Lighting Design of a Musical Kevin Adams Winner
2010 Musical   Nominee
2010 Scenic Design of a Musical Christine Jones Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Apr. 24, 2011 48 $1,355,740
$1,492,808
$501,047 $104.70
$250.00
12949
1709
8
0
94.71% 20.05%
Apr. 17, 2011 47 $854,693
$1,492,808
$151,661 $83.74
$250.00
10207
1709
8
0
74.66% 10.72%
Apr. 10, 2011 46 $703,032
$1,492,808
$283,649 $80.42
$250.00
8742
1709
8
0
63.94% 12.78%
Apr. 3, 2011 45 $419,383
$1,492,808
- $59.95
$250.00
6995
1709
8
0
51.16% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,332,848
$5,971,232
  $82.20 38893
54688
32
0
71.12 %  
Cumulative
  $39,798,052
$76,747,002
  $76.62
$250.00
510723
765632
422
26
66.71 %  
 
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