The first weekend of Globe Telecom’s production of American Idiot by 9 Works Theatrical has just come to an end and all of the reviews I have heard so far have been nothing but positive. I had been waiting for this since the media press con when I heard about the new Iconic Store and the epic outdoor theatre that would come with it.
Well, on Friday, I was finally able to experience the magic in person and I must say: it definitely did not disappoint. Here are 5 reasons why I believe you need to see American Idiot during its run:
5 Reasons Why You Need to See American Idiot the Musical
5. This is Globe’s first theatre production.
And who wouldn’t want to be a part of that? While Globe has sponsored various events, concerts and shows in the past, they have never produced one. Yes, people. This is a first! Do not miss it!
4. The cast is absolutely superb.
I thought these guys were great during the press con, but nothing prepared me for their electric performances onstage on Friday night. Everyone brought their A-game and made people whoop and cheer. Their energy was astounding and their love for theatre and music definitely shown through during their performance. Check out this quick snippet of “When September Ends”: