Billie Joe Armstrong on Broadway in "American Idiot"
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is headed back to Broadway. The singer will take the stage for 50 performances of "American Idiot" between Jan. 1 and Feb. 27. "American Idiot" is based on the Green Day album of the same name.
Mr. Armstrong had previously joined the production, a Tony Award nominee this year for Best Musical, during a one-week engagement from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3. During that week, the show's attendance spiked to 93% capacity, and its gross hit $1.09 million, according to weekly statistics complied by the Broadway League. (WSJ, 12/1/2010)