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    Broadway Goes Punk: 'American Idiot' Draws Diverse Crowd



    Broadway Goes Punk: 'American Idiot' Draws Diverse Crowd
    92nd Street Y - The 92nd Street Y
    Experience talks, conversations and readings from the 92nd Street Y's vast archive, featuring Nobel Laureates and world leaders, giants of literature and science, legendary entertainers and artists, and the fascinating people who have graced the Y's stage over the last 75 years.Green Day’s lyricist, vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool announced their arrival with 1994’s Dookie, which sold 15 million copies and won a Grammy Award. American Idiot, debuted at No. 1 and earned seven Grammy nominations (winning two). Last year, Green Day released 21st Century Breakdown, which won the Grammy for Best Rock Album.Director Michael Mayer returns to Broadway with American Idiot and Everyday Rapture. He received the 2007 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for his production of Spring Awakening. His other Broadway credits include Side Man, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and A View From the Bridge. Important Note: This footage was recorded live and has been manufactured from the best-quality video master currently available. It has not been edited or remastered for this release.The 92nd Street Y is a unique fusion of community and culture. Since its founding in 1874, it has become an international model not only for outstanding programming in the arts, education and public discourse, but also for its pioneering community programs for children, parents and seniors. For more information, visit