American Idiot Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.6 Stars)

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5.0 star rating Valarie from Connecticut, USA

AMAZING

American Idiot was amazing ! The choreography, stage design, music vocals and dance were top notch. This is a must see ! It's on par with the original HAIR and Rent. If you loved either of those you will love this and the music is memorable and meaningful. This musical has a message and you are enraptured from the opening

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5.0 star rating Kelley from Cumberland, RI

FIRST PREVIEW PERFORMANCE WAS GREAT!

I'm biased because I am a huge Green Day fan, but I thought the show was fabulous. It was a high energy performance that was enhanced by there being no intermission. The show started out immediately with passion and angst, and it kept it up all the way to the very end. The songs from 21st Century Breakdown were fused well into the story line, and it was a real treat to hear some old Green Day music, as well. Green Day was there to support the show and its talented cast. I could see Billie Jo and Mike throughout the performance, and they seemed to be pleased and proud o the production (as well they should be). I thought the set was perfect, and I really liked how the "orchestra" was on stage. I was releived to see that the audience was not 99% teenagers - I was afraid I would be the only "grown up". That proves that this is a show for anyone of any age who likes an intense and explosive rock opera. Go see it!!

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5.0 star rating Keith from Connecticut

BREATHTAKING

They cut no corners in putting this show up: I was blown away by the set, lighting, singing, choreography, and emotional range. When the Extraordinary Girl comes down from the ceiling, I felt like I was flying myself.

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5.0 star rating New Yorker from NYC

RE COMMENT FROM DEBBIE FROM ARKANSAS

"Debbie from Arkansas", how about you do a little bit of research before you buy tickets? The fact that the musical is based on Green Day's album should tell you a bit about the content. Maybe you should opt for Mary Poppins instead.

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5.0 star rating William from San Diego, CA 92111

COMMENT REGARDING BRIDGET FROM CANADA REVIEW

Bridget obviously did not have her thinking cap on. She probably did not understand "Hair", nor "Rent" either. Reviewers like this should be required to reveal their level of education. If you tune out, you won't see the marvel and intense insight flawlessly displayed through the intertwining of music and thought in this unbelievably relevant and thought-provoking show. Everyone should experience this musical.

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5.0 star rating Bobby from Saco, Maine

GREAT EXPERIENCE

When I first heard this show was on Broadway, I knew immediately I would be attending my first Broadway show. What a way for me to start my Broadway viewing career. The show was amazing and the cast did an outstanding job of portraying a large portion of today's youth. If you think this type of stuff is not going on with today's youth, then you are truly blind or live in a bubble. I hope this show has a long prosperous run on Broadway.

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5.0 star rating Tony Silva from Astoria, New York

BLOWN AWAY !

The show is terrific, vibrant, alive and kicking. The set design is amazing, lighting and sound are all top notch. But it's GREEN DAY's Music and the talented cast's endless energey that brings this show to another level. I cannot say enough about Tony Vincent, Stark Sands and the rest of the amazingly talented cast. But it is John Gallagher Jr who turns in a Star making performance. This man is an endless bundle of talent. He is truly awesome and has a long, long career ahead of him. He was great in SPRING AWAKENING and won the TONY for his terrific performance. But I feel, this time around, he was truly deserving of a TONY nomination. I have seen the show 4 times now, because he draws me back. All I can say is , Go See it! It will ROCK you!!

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