American Idiot

Hammersmith Apollo, Queen Caroline Street, London
American Idiot

Green Day’s explosive, Tony Award-winning Broadway rock musical American Idiot gets its premiere in the UK with a major national tour featuring a thrilling American tour cast, culminating in a run at London’s legendary hmv Hammersmith Apollo.

American Idiot features music by Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day, with lyrics by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong.

Based on the concept album of the same name, American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on an exhilarating journey.

Green Day formed in 1987 and have recorded eight albums, selling over 65 million records worldwide. The musical features hit songs by the band including Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Wake Me Up When September Ends and Holiday.

Audience members aged 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Cast & CreativesEXPAND

cast: Alex Nee, Thomas Hettrick, Casey O’Farrell, Alyssa DiPalma, Jenna Rubaii, Kennedy Caughell, Trent Saunders, Aurie Ceylon, Carson Higgins, Antwaun Holley, Daniel C. Jackson, Brandon Kalm, John Krause, Alison Morooney, Turner Rouse, Jr., Jamal Shuriah, Dustin Harris Smith, Ashley Tobias, Chelsea Turbin, Jared Young

music by: Green Day

lyrics by: Billie Joe Armstrong

producer: SJM Concerts & Flying Entertainment

About the show
  • Age Suitability: All
  • Genre: Musical
  • Opening Night:
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Venue InformationHIDE

Hammersmith Apollo
Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom, W6 9QH

  • Nearest tube: Hammersmith (200m) - Follow signs through Broadway Shopping Centre.
  • Nearest bus: 9, 10, 27, 33, 72, H91, 190, 209, 211, 220, 266, 267, 283, 295, 391, 419
  • Nearest train:
  • Parking:

    Limited on-street parking near theatre.

  • Air Conditioned: Yes

Venue Access InformationEXPAND

  • How to book: email: FAX 020 8748 9853
  • Telephones: Public phone to right inside Stalls Bar.
  • Discounts: Discounts available for disabled customers.
  • Limited mobility: Row V in the Stalls has extra legroom. Please request an aisle seat when booking.
  • Access description: Staircases have handrails on both sides. Main entrance and box office up 3 steps through doors opening outwards. Box office counter to right. No steps from here to Stalls, and 40 steps up to front of Circle (2 steps between rows). Venue is carpeted throughout.
  • Hearing impaired: None at present.
  • Guide dogs policy: Guide dogs are not permitted inside the auditorium but staff can dog sit for a maximum of 2 guide dogs per performance.
  • Wheelchairs: Ramped entrance is through the EXIT doors on either side of the theatre – ask a member of staff at the main entrance. A long ramp (approx. 12% with a handrail on the right) leads up to 2 spaces for wheelchair users. Companions can sit behind. Transfer seating available to aisle seats in Stalls for 10 wheelchair users and 1 scooter user (wheelchairs stored at back of Stalls). Venue is suitable for scooters - please call the theatre beforehand.
  • Toilets: Women’s and men’s at Stalls level and at back of Circle.
  • Disabled toilets: Adapted toilet at the back of the Stalls next to the women’s.
  • Bars: 3 licensed bars. No steps from Stalls to foyer bar (no seating). Circle bar up 30 steps (fixed seating). Soft drinks brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.