Young Hollywood takes you backstage at the Ahmanson Theatre and behind the scenes of the rockin' musical, 'American Idiot', based on the Grammy-winning Green Day album of the same name! Stars Van Hughes and Jake Epstein rest their pipes and sit down with us to talk about the show's amazing run and success -- hear how Van went from stand-in to leading man, and Jake shares a specific pitfall of spending the entire show on stage! Hosted by Lesley Robins. Check out the behind the scenes video below!
The national tour of Green Day’s “American Idiot” opened in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 14 at the Ahmanson Theatre and continues through April 22, 2012.
Original Broadway cast member Van Hughes stars as Johnny, a role in which he concluded the “American Idiot” Broadway run, along with original Broadway cast member Joshua Kobak as St. Jimmy, Jake Epstein as Will, Scott J. Campbell as Tunny, original Broadway cast member Leslie McDonel as Heather, Gabrielle McClinton as Whatsername and Nicci Claspell as The Extraordinary Girl.
“American Idiot” also features Talia Aaron, Krystina Alabado, Gabriel Antonacci, Larkin Bogan, Jennifer Bowles, Matt DeAngelis, Dan Gleason, Kelvin Moon Loh, Tommy McDowell, Jillian Mueller, Jarran Muse, Vince Oddo, and Okieriete Onaodowan.
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