For all rock music fans and Broadway show fans, here is an incredible opportunity that we can see some true rock’n’roll-tasted Broadway performance.
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is briefly joining the cast of “American Idiot,” the Broadway musical he helped create based on the band’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning album.
According to Associated Press, the show’s producers announced Sunday that Armstrong will take over the role of persuasive drug dealer St. Jimmy for eight performances from Tuesday through Oct. 3. before leaving town to kick off his band’s South American tour.
It’s the Broadway debut for Armstrong, who composed and co-wrote the musical.
Armstrong temporarily replaces actor Tony Vincent, who’s on leave until October 12 for what producers call a personal family matter.
The show follows an antihero who flees a deadening suburbia and descends into sex, drugs and fierce guitar playing in his quest to find himself in the big city.
It would be actually fascinating to witness the new side of Billie Joe Armstrong as a Broadway actor.