Two-time Tony Award-winning manufacturing American Fool will quickly be making its technique to Melbourne.
The musical, written by Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and co-writer Michael Mayer, shall be enjoying on the Chapel Theatre from March ninth to twenty sixth. That includes the music of the album of the identical identify, American Fool follows the characters Johnny, Tunny, and Will as they navigate American suburbia and society within the wake of 9/11.
Inexperienced Day: ‘American Fool’
The musical made its debut on Broadway in 2010, choosing up two Tony Awards and turning into a large business success for the band. It’s not the primary time the manufacturing has been staged in Australia – it previously circled the nation in 2018 with Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson and the Residing Finish’s Chris Cheney in starring roles.
This time across the solid will embrace Mat Dwyer (Shrek: the Musical) as Johnny, Ronald Mackinnon (The Polar Specific) as Will, and John Mondelo (Miss Saigon) as Tunny.
“Once I noticed the vitality and ability within the dances and heard everybody sing collectively, I knew I actually wished to be part of that. I’ve beloved working with everybody concerned in American Fool and I can already inform this shall be an enormous, energetic, enjoyable present,” stated Dwyer.
The manufacturing is being spearheaded by Theatrical, a not-for-profit charity and unbiased musical theatre firm.
In the meantime, Inexperienced Day are set to headline the When We Were Young festival in Las Vegas alongside Blink-182 and Good Charlotte in October later this yr.
American Fool Melbourne 2023
Tickets on sale now via Ticketsearch.
Thursday, ninth March to Sunday, twenty sixth March – Chapel Off Chapel, Chapel Theatre, Melbourne
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