Poster for American Idiot
February 14–25
Playhouse Theatre
Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer  • Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Music by Green Day • Directed by Erin Speer  
American Idiot follows the exhilarating journey of a new generation of young Americans as they struggle to find meaning in a post–9/11 world, with an electrifying score by Green Day. This punk rock opera follows the story of Jesus of Suburbia, an adolescent anti-hero who is divided between “rage and love.”   
Contains explicit content, partial nudity, language, drug and sexual references, and violence. 

Dates for American Idiot performances

Evenings: $25 • Preview/Matinee: $20 • Penn State Student (with valid PSU ID): $12.50
Opening Night Reception at the Playhouse, Fri., February. 17: $30  (DOES NOT INCLUDE SHOW TICKET)
(Includes pre-show hors d’ouevres and post-show desserts. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; show begins at
7:30 p.m. Purchase show ticket separately.)


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