Reminder: ‘American Idiot’ rounds out Marshall Artists Series April 24

AmericanIdiotThe groundbreaking Broadway musical, “American Idiot,” inspired by Green Day’s Grammy-award winning album of the same name, closes the 2013-14 Marshall Artists Series when it comes to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 24, at 8 p.m.

The winner of two Tony Awards, “American Idiot” has been playing before audiences all across the country since its Broadway debut in March 2010.

Many of the big hits from Green Day’s groundbreaking album are featured in the musical. These include “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake me up when September Ends,” “Holiday,” and ”American Idiot” from the group’s 2004 GRAMMY Award-winning album.

Set in the mid 2000’s, this musical focuses on three friends – Johnny, Will and Tunny, who are desperate to leave their California suburb shortly after 9/11. Although they decide to move to the city, things don’t always go as planned, leaving them to reassess their choices.

Tickets can be obtained by contacting the Marshall Artists Series Box Office at ext. 6-6656. or by visiting the box office located in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse, Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m.