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American Idiot Soldier Stark Sands Salutes His Very Romantic Year

American Idiot Soldier Stark Sands Salutes His Very Romantic Year

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

STARK SANDS (Tunny in American Idiot)

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Jeanna de Waal Joins the Cast of American Idiot on Broadway

Jeanna de Waal Joins the Cast of American Idiot on Broadway

Jeanna de Waal will take over the role of Heather in American Idiot on December 14 at the St. James Theatre. Mary Faber, who originated the role, played her final performance on December 12 in order to begin rehearsals for the upcoming revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opposite Daniel Radcliffe.

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American Idol Winner Kris Allen Takes In the Rocking World of American Idiot

American Idol Winner Kris Allen Takes In the Rocking World of American Idiot
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An American Idol became an American Idiot on December 7 as Kris Allen, season eight champ of the popular TV talent contest, paid a visit to the St. James Theatre to check out the rocking Green Day musical. Allen was all smiles as his visit to Idiot marked the first time the "Live Like We're Dying" singer ever attended a ...

Idol at Idiot: Kris Allen Rocks Out on Broadway

Idol at Idiot: Kris Allen Rocks Out on Broadway

On December 7, past American Idol winner Kris Allen became the latest rocker to drop by the Broadway show with real music cred: American Idiot. Here, the sweet, soulful champ stops for a shot backstage before meeting the stars of the show. Look for our complete Photo Op on Broadway.com tomorrow. Photo by Bruce Glikas for Broadway.com

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John Gallagher Jr. Answers Your Questions on Life as an American Idiot

John Gallagher Jr. Answers Your Questions on Life as an American Idiot

When Broadway.com called out to readers for questions to ask American Idiot's John Gallagher Jr. we couldn't believe the overwhelming amount of responses that flooded our inbox! The Tony-winning actor took a break from his rock star life over at the St. James Theatre to come to our studio and reveal everything you wanted to know about his ...

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Will Return to American Idiot

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Will Return to American Idiot

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will return to the role of St. Jimmy in American Idiot in January. Armstrong will appear in a total of 50 performances during January and February, beginning January 1, 2011. Tony Vincent, who originated the role of the sinister drug dealer, will play his final performance on December 30, 2010.

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American Idiot's John Gallagher Jr. Is Taking Your Questions!

American Idiot's John Gallagher Jr. Is Taking Your Questions!

At just 26, John Gallagher Jr. has already conquered the New York theater scene. He's appeared off-Broadway in criticially lauded productions of Conor McPherson's Port Authority, Beau Willimon's Farragut North and David Lindsay-Abaire's Kimberly Akimbo and scored a Tony Award for his standout performance as Moritz in Spring Awakening. Now the actor (and professional musician!) is living the rock star ...

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American Idiot, A View from the Bridge & More Win Artios Casting Awards

American Idiot, A View from the Bridge & More Win Artios Casting Awards

The casting directors for the Broadway productions of American Idiot, A Behanding in Spokane and A View from the Bridge were among the winners of the Casting Society of America’s 26th annual Artios Awards. The bi-coastal award ceremonies were held November 1 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, hosted by comedienne Lily Tomlin, and at the ...

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Fans Name American Idiot's St. Jimmy Broadway's Best Halloween Costume

Fans Name American Idiot's St. Jimmy Broadway's Best Halloween Costume

For those in need of a last minute Halloween costume, Broadway.com asked which character from a current Broadway production would make for the best get-up come October 31. Looks like readers know their enemy, and want to dress like him too! American Idiot's sadistic drug dealer St. Jimmy, played by Tony Vincent, landed the top spot with 29 ...

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Bids Farewell After a Rocking Week in American Idiot

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Bids Farewell After a Rocking Week in American Idiot

After stepping into American Idiot for a week as devious drug peddler St. Jimmy, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong bid the audience at his final performance on October 3 a fond farewell as he took the stage during curtain call. Before breaking into the show's usual encore of Green Day's megahit "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" Armstrong performed ...

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Has the Time of His Life at His American Idiot Broadway Debut

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Has the Time of His Life at His American Idiot Broadway Debut
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Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has previously taken the stage with the American Idiot cast at the Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, audience talk back sessions and Monday Night Football, but the iconic rocker upped his dedication to the show even further by jumping into the production itself! On September 28 Armstrong began a one week only stint in Idiot ...

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Turns Actor with American Idiot Debut

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Turns Actor with American Idiot Debut

Billie Joe Armstrong will make his Broadway performing debut in the musical he co-wrote American Idiot. The Green Day frontman will play St. Jimmy in the show from September 28 through October 3.

Tony Vincent, who received a 2010 Tony nomination for playing the role, will take a two-week leave of absence due to a personal family matter, returning to ...

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Jordan Roth Welcomes Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Broadway Talks

Jordan Roth Welcomes Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Broadway Talks
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Jujamcyn Theaters President Jordan Roth kicked off a new season of his 92Y Broadway Talks series with some major star wattage. On September 19, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and his American Idiot director Michael Mayer came out to the 92nd Street Y to chat with Roth about their wild rock opera. After a weeklong audience discussion series at ...

Green Day and the Cast of American Idiot Tackles Monday Night Football

Green Day and the Cast of American Idiot Tackles Monday Night Football

First the Grammy Awards, then the Tony Awards and now Monday Night Football...is there any primetime platform the cast of American Idiot won't rock alongside Green Day?! On September 13, the Idiot crew put on their best game faces to take the field at the new Meadlowlands Stadium, where they entertained New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens fans with ...

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American Idiot's Tony Vincent Sounds Off on Billie Joe Armstrong's 'Homecoming'

 American Idiot's Tony Vincent Sounds Off on Billie Joe Armstrong's 'Homecoming'

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is set to participate in a series of audience talkback sessions at American Idiot beginning September 14, and as always, the cast is ecstatic to welcome the Grammy winner back to the St. James Theatre. Armstrong (who co-wrote the show’s book with director Michael Mayer) will stick around for a week’s worth of performances ...

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to Appear On Stage at American Idiot

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to Appear On Stage at American Idiot

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will appear at post-show Q&A sessions for American Idiot September 14-17 and again on September 19. Armstrong will be joined on the St. James Theatre stage by Idiot director Michael Mayer, as well as members of the cast and creative team. Time Out New York's David Cote will moderate.

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American Idiot’s Michael Esper Has the Time of His Life in His Backstage Digs

American Idiot’s Michael Esper Has the Time of His Life in His Backstage Digs

As American Idiot’s unmotivated stoner Will, Michael Esper spends much of the show lounging on a couch neglecting the world around him. That may sound comfortable and all, but the character must also deal with his girlfriend’s unexpected pregnancy and the departure of his two best friends—so it’s no surprise that Esper adorned his dressing room at the St ...

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The American Idiot Cast Takes Over AOL Sessions

The American Idiot Cast Takes Over AOL Sessions

AOL Music has brought in top musicians like Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Taylor Swift to perform on their Sessions web concerts, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to hear the music of Green Day fill their studio. AOL recently invited John Gallagher Jr, Stark Sands, Tony Vincent, Rebecca Naomi Jones and the rest of the American Idiot cast to ...

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Kevin and Nick Jonas Pledge Their Allegiance at American Idiot

Kevin and Nick Jonas Pledge Their Allegiance at American Idiot
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As two thirds of the uber-popular group the Jonas Brothers, Kevin and Nick Jonas know a thing or two about playing to wild crowds and screaming fans. The pair was right at home at the St. James Theatre on August 23, when they came to check out American Idiot, the rocking new musical from fellow music superstars Green Day. After ...

What’s Up, Stark Sands? The Idiot Star Talks Military (Acting), Marriage and Patti LuPone

What’s Up, Stark Sands? The Idiot Star Talks Military (Acting), Marriage and Patti LuPone

Stark Sands, American Idiot’s resident rocker turned military man, is no stranger to sporting camouflage. He’s played soldiers onscreen in Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers, the Emmy-winning HBO miniseries Generation Kill and Day of the Dead. Sands also marched onstage in 2007 in his Tony-nominated Broadway debut performance in Journey’s End. In addition to his current stage gig ...

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Green Day and American Idiot Cast to Perform at New York Jets Game

Green Day and American Idiot Cast to Perform at New York Jets Game

The cast of American Idiot will rock out alongside Green Day during a halftime performance at the September 13 New York Jets game. They will perform "Last of the American Girls" to help celebrate the team's first regular season game at the recently finished New Meadowlands Stadium. The Idiot cast has previously accompanied the band onstage at this year's Grammy ...

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Squigs Salutes the Rockers of American Idiot

Squigs Salutes the Rockers of American Idiot

As American Idiot continues to rock out over at the St. James Theatre, Broadway.com decided to commend the exhilarating Green Day musical as it enters its fifth month on the Great White Way. Instead of breaking out a "21 Guns" salute, we asked our resident artist, Justin 'Squigs' Robertson, to make his mark on the show by capturing the ...

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American Idiot's Stark Sands Talks Tattoos and Love on Good Day New York

American Idiot's Stark Sands Talks Tattoos and Love on Good Day New York

Stark Sands may appear as tough guy Tunny in American Idiot, but offstage the Tony nominee is pretty soft-hearted, judging by his August 2 appearance on Good Day New York. Sands talked about how the various tattoos he sports in the show are fake and were added to help make him look hardcore. The newly engaged actor then gushed about ...

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Sting Takes a 'Holiday' to American Idiot

Sting Takes a 'Holiday' to American Idiot
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Having frequently collaborated and performed onstage with Green Day, the cast members of American Idiot aren’t strangers to working with rock stars…but that doesn’t mean they don’t go crazy when rock music’s biggest names come to see the show! On July 29 former Police frontman and 16-time Grammy winner Sting stopped by the St. James Theatre to check out the ...

Wallace Smith Marches Into American Idiot

Wallace Smith Marches Into American Idiot

Wallace Smith will begin performances as American Idiot's "Favorite Son" on July 20 at the St. James Theatre. Smith will replace Joshua Henry, who has left the production to star in the upcoming Broadway transfer of The Scottsboro Boys.

Smith appeared on Broadway recently in the revivals of Hair (as Hud) and Ragtime, as well as in The Lion ...

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