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Green Day's Rock Opera Hits the Stage

Multiplatinum American Idiot a coming-of-age story

(Newser) - Green Day’s multiplatinum album American Idiot is taking the stage as a 75-minute rock opera that will “challenge the very definitions of punk, theater, and musical,” writes David Downs in the East Bay Express. A 19-member cast will showcase a “Fight Club-esque story of self-discovery through... More »

Breakdown Trumps Even Idiot

(Newser) - After Green Day’s multi-platinum American Idiot, anticipation is off the charts for today’s release of 21st Century Breakdown. And it doesn’t disappoint. Here’s what critics are saying:
  • It’s “so masterful and confident it makes Idiot seem like a warm-up,” says Rob Sheffield of
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Rock Opera Humanizes 'Deep Throat'

Bumpy life of Deep Throat star hits LA stage

(Newser) - Slut or victim? Porn star or feminist? A Los Angeles stage production tackles the contradictions of Linda Boreman—better known as Linda Lovelace, of 1970s hit Deep Throat, the Los Angeles Times reports. The creators of Lovelace: The Rock Opera “wanted to know Linda as a person, beyond the... More »

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