American Idiot plans anniversary tour

Following two West End runs and a sell-out UK tour, Green Day’s rock musical, American Idiot, will tour to mark the show’s 10th anniversary and the album’s 15th anniversary in 2019.

The special anniversary tour opens in January 2019, at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable.

It then moves on to Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Blackpool, Birmingham, Brighton, Bridlington and reaches Glasgow by May.

Further dates and casting are to be announced.

The winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot is the story of three boyhood friends searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world.

The show, which premiered in December 2009 at Berkeley Rep Theatre, features the music of Green Day.

The musical’s songs include Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends and the title trackAmerican Idiot from Green Day’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album.