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February 2012 Blog Posts (5)

To the tune of American Idiot by Green Day



     Don' want to be an american idiot.

Cause it sucks and has no structure.

Didn't think a show could be that bad, But I guess I was wrong.

     I'd rather be spanish speaking immigrant, who can't understand a word the cast is saying.

     There were way to many strobe lights,

felt like my insides were coming out

But I didn't bring a fancy cooler.

    And you know what else is depressing,

there stupid choreography honey,can't take them…

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Added by Nyssa Jorenby on February 25, 2012 at 8:27pm — No Comments

"Give Me Novacaine"...To Get Through This Show

When I see a touring show, my first thought as I walk out of the theater is usually “I have got to see that again.” With American Idiot, it was “Thank god that’s over.”



American Idiot, a “jukebox musical”, or “party musical,” as I like to call them, is made up of songs from the once-popular band Green Day. I had no idea there was an actual plot to the show until it was too late to connect to the characters (whose…

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Added by Zoë Makila on February 24, 2012 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Wake Me Up When September Ends: A Requiem To Lost Youth

I have waited for Green Day’s musical, “American Idiot”, with great anticipation. Boy were my expectations satisfied! Although “American Idiot” seemed more like a really fancy concert with elaborate sets than it…

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Added by Emma Dalen on February 23, 2012 at 9:25pm — 2 Comments

Go Ask Alice, or Rather, the Jesus of Suburbia

    All of suburbia shuffles to the Orpheum, to bask in the lights of the Seven-11. They flock, an intrigued congregation, to meet Johnny, the Jesus of Suburbia. People proceed to shuffle into their seats, iced drinks in hand, even well into the first act. “Entertain us with head-banging therapy,” the audience whispers. “Please fill the void.”

    Ladies and gentlemen of Suburbia, I give you Billy Joe Armstrong’s American Idiot:  A nearly-plotless collage of shameful American…

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Added by Madeleine Michelle Bertch on February 23, 2012 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

A few confessions

Max Singer

American Idiot

A few Confessions

I’ll start with two confessions. The first confession is that this is probably going to be my weakest review this season.  Which leads me to my second confession: I don’t really know what I thought of the show. That might be my fault, but it might be that of the show’s. I can’t tell. American Idiot is not quite like any other show I have…

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Added by Maxwell Singer on February 23, 2012 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

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