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Broadway Idiot
Directed by
Doug Hamilton

USA / 2013 / 81
minutes


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Doug Hamilton
SYNOPSIS:
From punk rock mosh pits and sold-out stadiums to the Great White Way, this electrifying documentary follows Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong as he works with Broadway veterans to turn his mega-hit album, American Idiot, into a Broadway musical. The film goes behind the scenes to reveal the creative choices and challenges made by Grammy® winner Billie Joe and Tony® winning director Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening) to create the thrilling and one-of-a-kind musical experience. More than just a making-of profile, Broadway Idiot is a portrait of a world-famous artist having the guts to try something totally new. The film grants insider access to the actors’ rehearsals, the creative team’s process and live performances that reveal Billie’s transformation from rock star to Broadway star. Broadway Idiot provides a unique window into the art of theater as rock stars and stage stars collide and create something never seen before.
BIO:
Doug Hamilton is a veteran television journalist for CBS News 60 Minutes and of PBS documentaries like NOVA, Frontline, and American Masters. Awards include three Emmys, two George Foster Peabody Awards, AAAS Science Journalism Award, Writer’s Guild Award, Cine Golden Eagle, and an Investigative Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Hamilton has taught at the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley and is the official photographer for the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City.
MAIN CREDITS:
Cast/Featuring: Billie Joe Armstrong
Producer(s): Ira Pittleman
Director(s): Doug Hamilton
Cinematographer(s): Dan Krauss
Editor(s): Rob Tinworth
Composer(s)/Music: Green Day
Courtesy of: FilmBuff
 
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