Green Day's "Broadway Idiot" to Play Theaters; Band Plays "Dookie" In Its Entirety

Green Day's documentary Broadway Idiot, the story of how their album American Idiot made it to the Broadway stage, will come to theaters on October 18.
Idiot had a successful run at Broadway's St. James Theatre where it played 26 previews and 422 performances from March 24, 2010 to April 24, 2011. It was nominated for a Tony for Best Musical and won for Scenic Design and Lighting.

The documentary opens on October 11 in New York and will go wide on October 18 including on Video on Demand services.

Film director Doug Hamilton said "We are thrilled to be working with FilmBuff to bring the labor of love and dedication that is Broadway Idiot to everyone across the country in theaters and across all digital platforms. It's like bringing Billie Joe Armstrong and Broadway right to your doorstep."

Earlier this week at London's Brixton Academy, Green Day played their breakout album, Dookie, in its entirety. 2014 will be a big year for the group as it marks the 20th anniversary of the album and the 10th anniversary of American Idiot.

Here is fan shot video of the entire Dookie performance:

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