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  1. Newton Faulkner joins American Idiot cast ahead of shows at Glasgow's Kings TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Evening Times

    ... in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. The production is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews, with musical ...

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  2. Newton Faulkner joins cast of musical American Idiot at Exeter NorthcottRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Singer Newton Faulkner, who shot to fame with his 2007 debut album Hand Built by Robots has joined the cast of the musical American Idiot, which is heading to Devon 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, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.

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  3. Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's American Idiot Uk Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer . The production is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews , with musical ...

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  4. Decision to drop 'American Idiot' production draws rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... parents expressed concern. The production contains swearing, drug use and sex. Green Day's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, sent an open letter to the school board on Instagram on Monday, even though the board did not make the decision. He noted ...

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  5. Rock Legends come to Broadway this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... are available at the Rock of Ages website. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 3 only, Billie Joe Armstrong of the band Green Day will join the current Broadway cast of American Idiot . Armstrong is scheduled to play the role of St. ...

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  6. Hartford Stage's Tresnjak To Direct Verdi Opera 'Macbeth' In L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | CTNow.com

    ... and Howard Sherman of the Arts Integrity Initiative sounded the alarm, and when the show's co-creator Billie Joe Armstrong , frontman of the band Green Day, shared his thoughts on the controversy it became a national news story. A post on the ...

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  7. Reading Festival 2016: Seven acts we hope could be the final headlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Get Reading

    ... Festival to a stand still. Their set was rumoured to start at midday but began at 11am after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took to Twitter, saying: Kanye West performing on The Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset on ...

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  8. 'American Idol' recap: 'Hollywood Round #1'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... but it was a little shouty. Dalton Rapattoni is also in the opening line. He's your typical Billie Joe Armstrong dreamboat, but also so much more. He does a great rendition of "California Dreamin'." Jaci Butler follows with "Centuries," which might ...

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  9. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong criticises school's decision to cancel - American Idiot' musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | NME

    Billie Joe Armstrong has accused a school's officials of censorship after a production of his band's musical 'American Idiot' was cancelled. Students at Enfield High School in Connecticut had planned to put on Armstrong's rock opera but teachers stepped after parents expressed concern over the production.

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  10. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong slams high school for cancelling 'American Idiot' playRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | UPI

    Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has taken issue with a Connecticut high school's decision to cancel a student run play based on their hit album, American Idiot . The stage production tells the story of a frustrated youth set against the backdrop of the George W. Bush administration during the early 2000s.

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  11. 'Green Day' Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong Calls Out School CensorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Switched

    Billie Joe Armstrong speaks onstage during the 30th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony on April 18, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong has spoken out about censorship after Enfield High School in Connecticut said it will no longer put on an adaptation of the Broadway hit "American Idiot."

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  12. Billie Joe Takes To Instagram After H.S. Production Of - American Idiot' Gets Shut DownRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WBOS-FM Boston

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is lashing out a high school in Connecticut that's banned a student production of the band's hit Broadway musical adaptation of its 2004 album American Idiot . Administrators at Enfield High School determined that the show's content -- including sex, drug use, violence and profanity -- was not appropriate and shut the production down, though the drama club director told the Hartford Courant that he concurred with the decision mostly because some students' parents did not want their children to be part of the show.

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  13. Official decision to drop student 'American Idiot' production draws rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The China Post

    ... parents expressed concern. The production contains swearing, drug use and sex. Green Day's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, sent an open letter to the school board on Instagram on Monday, even though the board did not make the decision. He noted ...

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  14. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Decries High School's Cancellation of "American Idiot" ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    A Connecticut high school's decision to call off a planned production of American Idiot has drawn a response from Billie Joe Armstrong . In an Instagram post, the Green Day frontman criticized the Enfield High School school board for cancelling the production of the musical, which is based on the punk band's 2004 album of the same name.

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  15. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Calls Canceled American Idiot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Playbill

    Billie Joe Armstrong , frontman for the rock group Green Day and composer of the Broadway musical American Idiot , said it is a "shame" that a Connecticut high school has canceled a production of the musical over its "mature content." The Enfield High School Lamplighters in Enfield, CT, had scheduled American Idiot as its spring musical for this May. According to documents gathered by blogger Howard Sherman , on Jan. 17, as auditions were being scheduled for the mid-May production of the musical, faculty director Nate Ferreira sent an email to the school community announcing, "Due to the mature content of the original production," "a very small number of extremely vocal people have complained about our choice of production."

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  16. Green Day frontman calls out school's cancellation of 'American Idiot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has publicly challenged a Connecticut high school's decision to cancel a student production of the punk musical American Idiot , based on his band's 2004 album. After Enfield High School staff put the kibosh on the show for its sex, drugs, and profanity, Armstrong posted an open letter to the school board on Instagram .

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  17. Green Day Call 'Censorship' Over High School 'American Idiot' CancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | RollingStone

    Billie Joe Armstrong penned a powerful response to a Connecticut high school's decision to call off a production of the musical American Idiot , based off the Green Day album of the same name. Armstrong challenged the cancellation, arguing that the high school's choice to not host the production is an issue of censorship.

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  18. Decision to drop 'American Idiot' production draws rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KLTV Tyler

    ... parents expressed concern. The production contains swearing, drug use and sex. Green Day's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, sent an open letter to the school board on Instagram on Monday, even though the board did not make the decision. He noted ...

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  19. Rocker calls out Conn. high school after it drops his musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | News Times

    In this April 18, 2015, file photo, Billie Joe Armstrong, center, drummer Tre Cool and guitarist Mike Dirnt, of Green Day perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland. A decision by officials at a Connecticut high school to drop a student production of the Green Day rock opera "American Idiot" drew an online rebuke from the band's frontman, Armstrong, who sent an open letter to the school board on Instagram, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

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  20. Billie Joe Armstrong blasts school's decision to drop Green Day musical American IdiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | CBC News

    ... parents expressed concern. The production contains swearing, drug use and sex. Green Day's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, sent an open letter to the school board on Instagram on Monday, even though the board did not make the decision. "I realize ...

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