Green Day‘s American Idiot musical will celebrate the show’s 10th anniversary and the album’s 15th with a UK tour.

The hit album turned critically acclaimed musical is set to return to the UK in 2019 following two outstanding runs on the West End and a sold-out UK tour. The explosive rock musical first shook audiences in 2009 at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, eventually making it’s way to the UK for 2012 during an international tour, regaling audiences with an award winning adaption of the lyrics and sounds of American IdiotGreen Day‘s breakthrough album. 

American Idiot tells the story of three childhood friends, searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. Featuring the music of Green Day with the lyrics and book by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, this thrilling musical has enraptured both theatre and Green Day fans the world over. 

Songs include the hit Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, and Wake Me Up When September Ends, with of course the title track of the Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum album American Idiot

American Idiot returns in 2019 with a UK tour

The show is due to be directed by Racky Plews, with design by Sara Perks, lighting from Tim Deiling, sound from Chris Whybrow and musical supervision by Richard Morris, whilst X-Factors Amelia Lily will be reprising her role of Whatshername.

On the role, Lily said: “I’m so excited to be a part of American Idiot on tour! It’s been an amazing experience playing Whatsername in the West End and now I get to do it all over again next year around the UK, bringing this incredible show to a wider audience who haven’t had a chance to see it in London!”

Tour dates for the UK tour are as follows, and you can find all ticketsellers at the bottom so you can find & compare all prices to get the cheapest tickets possible. 

American Idiot UK tour dates

DunstableGrove Theatre17-19 January 2019
SouthamptonMayflower Theatre22-26 January 2019
CardiffNew Theatre 29 January – 2 February 2019
EdinburghEdinburgh Playhouse5-9 February 2019
BlackpoolWinter Gardens5-9 March 2019
SheffieldLyceum Theatre26-30 March 2019
ManchesterPalace Theatre2-6 April 2019
BirminghamAlexandra Theatre9-13 April 2019
BrightonTheatre Royal16-20 April 2019
BridlingtonBridlington Spa7-11 May 2019
LondonNew Wimbledon Theatre14-18 May 2019
GlasgowKings Theatre28 May – 1 June 2019