Loughrea Musical Society to stage Green Day’s American Idiot

Green Day.

Green Day.

LOUGHREA MUSICAL Society presents the west of Ireland's premiere of Green Day’s American Idiot, the story of Will, Tunny, and Johnny who become disaffected by their media saturated suburban life and seek to flee their stifled lives.

American Idiot is an alternative rock concert style show featuring such classic Green Day songs like 'American Idiot', 'Boulevard Of Broken Dreams', 'When September Comes', and '21 Guns'.

The cast features Louis Brennan (Tunny ), Joseph Ryan (Johnny ), Gearóid Treacy (Will ), Sarah Corcoran (Whatsername ), and Today FM’s Fergal Darcy for the role of hell raiser St Jimmy. The director and choreographer is Sarah Griffin and the musical director is Shane Farrell.

“This is a truly ground-breaking show," said Rose Fahy Hays, chair of the Loughrea Musical Society. "The energy and talent on that stage have surpassed all my expectations. It is a show that is thought provoking and perhaps controversial, but it is without a doubt an exceptional piece of theatre and not to be missed. I am proud to be involved in such a fantastic society with a wonderful cast and crew."

Green Day’s American Idiot runs at the Temperance Hall in Loughrea on April 19, 20, and 22. Audience goers are advised of the parental advisory label on this show due to some explicit language and adult content. Tickets are available from Martin Keary auctioneers, Loughrea; www.loughreamusicalsociety.com; or 085 - 2155261.

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