Theatre Review: American Idiot‘s Adelaide debut proves to be as much rock show as it is theatre

From the very first riff at the beginning of the title track, American Idiot sounded different. Even in 2004 – when baggy jeans were still cool and I was still using a CD Walkman (because iPods were too expensive) – I knew this was going to be huge. Not being old enough to have experienced the effect that rock concept albums had on people during the 60’s and 70’s, I still somehow knew that American Idiot was going to become my generation’s Tommy.... Read More | Share it now!

Interview: Phil Jamieson on stepping from rock n roll into musical theatre with American Idiot

Having led one of the country’s most beloved rock bands for over 20 years now, Grinspoon‘s Phil Jamieson is well used to stepping out on to stage with thousands of faces looking back at him. Which is why it might seem like a natural fit for a performer such as he to join the cast of American Idiot, the wildly successful rock musical that has recently been brought to life in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!