Billie Joe Armstrong Broadway Bound For American Idiot

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Fans of Green Day attending the “American Idiot” rock musical on Broadway are getting an extra treat this week. Billie Joe Armstrong in stepping onto the Broadway stage to help take over one of the roles this week. He will step into the shoes of St. Jimmy, the star of the show!

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: Singer Billie Joe of Green Day performs in the half time show of the New York Jets during their home opener against the Baltimore Ravens at the New Meadowlands Stadium on September 13, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The news broke over the weekend that Armstrong would help take over things for role when the man cast in it, Tony Vincent, had to leave the cast for a brief hiatus to take care of personal business. The “American Idiot” stage production is based on the popular Green Day album by the same name.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Billie Joe Armstrong will appear on stage in the musical starting September 28th with a run through Sunday October 3rd. After that date, he is headed off on the next Green Day tour with the first stop in Venezuela.

What do you think? Are you ready to head to New York City to see Billie Joe Armstrong take to the Broadway stage as St. Jimmy? You have only this week to do it! Go here for the latest in entertainment news and gossip.


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