GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT
Green Day’s explosive, award-winning Broadway phenomenon takes Australia by storm.
shake & stir theatre co and QPAC
Playhouse, QPAC (2018)
Australian National Tour (2019)
Green Day's explosive Broadway hit, American Idiot, is gearing up for an Australian tour. With two Tony Awards® and a Grammy® for Best Musical Show Album, it follows three friends navigating post-9/11, Trump-era suburbia, exploring themes of love, loss, and rebellion. Fueled by Green Day's music and Billie Joe Armstrong's lyrics, this electrifying rock musical resonates with fans and introduces theatergoers to their unique sound. The all-Australian cast includes acclaimed artists like Phoebe Panaretos and rock icons Phil Jamieson, Adalita, and Sarah McLeod in rotation as St Jimmy. Join the high-energy spectacle and experience the noise firsthand.
Production images by Dylan Evans Photography
Music - Green Day
Book - Michael Mayer
Director - Craig Ilott
Choreographer - Lucas Newland
Music Director - Glenn Moorhouse
Lighting Designer - Matt Marshall
Video Designer - Craig Wilkinson, optikal bloc
Set Designer - Josh McIntosh
Costume Designer - Melanie Knight
Creative Design - Craig Wilkinson
Technical Design - Stephen Brodie
Video Design Illustrator - Sean Dowling
Watchout Programmer - Kyle Renphrey, Nigel Capenhurst
Video Technician - Dale Norris
BTS Videographer - Tanner Smith
Production Partners - Interactive Controls
Video Design featurette
Get a sneak peek into the process of creating the original video design for the Australian Premiere of Green Day's American Idiot
"Direction by Craig Ilott and design by Josh McIntosh, Craig Wilkinson and Matthew Marshall, combine to give a visually rich experience."
"The lighting design by Matthew Marshall, Video Design by Craig Wilkinson and Set Design by Josh McIntosh were dynamic and dripping with energy."
"The synchronisation of sound, vocal, dance, lighting and other audio-visual elements is paramount to the show’s success, and the precision of all involved here is hugely impressive."
THE UPSIDE NEWS
"The impressive projected video content (designed by Craig Wilkinson) is full of images recognisable for their part in a saturated media. Both the projections and Matthew Marshalls’ outstanding lighting design (which plays an integral role in enhancing the production’s electric vibe) are enormous assets to the show."
"Video projection enhances the detailed set and creates some amazing sequences."
ADELAIDE THEATRE GUIDE
"Josh McIntosh‘s set is a classic nondescript rundown back-alley that can easily adapt as the scenes change with the brilliant use of projection."
ON THE TOWN
Check out some of the video marketing campaign content we produced for the 2017 Brisbane season and 2018 national tour.
Sarah McLeod (The Superjesus) takes on St Jimmy
Audience Reactions Melbourne
Melbourne 30 trailer
Inside Aussie Idiot teaser
Audience Reviews at Sydney Opera House
Adalita (Magic Dirt) takes on St Jimmy
G'Day from Green Day
Sarah McLeod and Adalita announcement
National Tour Launch trailer
Media Junket with Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)
2017 Journey into Jingletown
2017 Cast Announcement
2017 Vox Pops
2017 Meet the Characters "Johnny"
Rehearsals with Chris Cheney (The Living End)
2017 Launch Announcement