| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Jamal Shuriah, a Hartt School grad, will be in the ensemble of the international tour of Green Day's "American Idiot" when it comes to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Feb. 26 to March 3.
Alex Nee will star as Johnny, along with...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The touring company of "Jersey Boys" will open the 2012-13 Broadway series at the Shubert Theater in New Haven.
The show, which had a "dry run" of its initial tour several years ago at the Shubert, returns to the theater for a two-week engagement in New...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Green Day lead vocalist Billy Joe Armstrong was allegedly escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight Thursday night after refusing to pull up his sagging pants, KGO reports.
The Grammy Award-winning musician boarded the flight, heading from Oakland to...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:39 PM
For all their Berkeley punk-rock bona fides — unassailable and enough to send a certain kind of ill-prepared theatergoer headed for an early exit — Green Day songs are actually filled with hope and longing. They may rail hard, loud and long...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Ever since his smash hit "Spring Awakening," Michael Mayer has been one of Broadway's hottest, busiest and most distinctive directors. We spoke with Mayer about the tour of his Broadway production of "American Idiot," which opens Tuesday in Chicago, his...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Touring productions of the musicals "American Idiot," "Bring it On" and "Fela!" are the highlights of the spring 2012 season at Broadway in Chicago. They join the previously announced blockbuster, "The Book of Mormon."
The presenter said Thursday that...
| Dec 5, 2010
Where else but Los Angeles could the names in the audience be as familiar as those onstage? Witness the Nov. 28 opening for "Next to Normal," the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at the Ahmanson Theatre. The guests included Keely and...
| Nov 21, 2010
High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Green Day completed the jump from Berkeley to Broadway earlier this year when the musical inspired by the act's blockbuster 2004 album, "American Idiot," officially opened at the St. James Theatre in April. Now, Green Day lead singer Billie Joe......
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- Celebrity gathering: Tom Hanks, Kathryn Bigelow, James Franco and Christina Aguilera were among the celebrities at LACMA's gala for the new Resnick Pavilion. (Los Angeles Times) -- Rocking out: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is joining the cast of......
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Katy Perry wears 'Elmo' shirt on 'SNL': The singer made light of her "Sesame Street" controversy while appearing as musical guest on the sketch comedy -- and showing off her cleavage. Avert your eyes, preschoolers! [TV Squad] Octomom 'struggling' to pay...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
During Broadway's autumn doldrums, celebrity stunt casting is often seen as a surefire way of drumming up sagging sales. This week, Billie Joe Armstrong of the band Green Day joined the cast of "American Idiot" for a brief run. Now,......