Production of American Idiot set for April 6-8

The Little Theatre - 03/28/18 - 04/08/18

Contact: Julie Navejar or 361-593-2590

Students from the art, communications and theatre department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will perform Green Day’s rock opera American Idiot in The Little Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The musical was written by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Maye and is directed by Corey Ranson, associate professor.

The musical is about Johnny, Tunny and Will as they struggle to find meaning in a post 9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend to familial responsibilities and Johnny’s attention become divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship.