Idiots! Believe it or not, we’ve reached a milestone of 200,000 likes on Facebook. What the hell?! We would not be where we are today without the incredible support of fans like you. As a special treat, our very own Dan Tracy (Tunny) has put together a thank you video from the cast. Enjoy and share with your friends!
Dear dad, or God, or whatever I sold my guitar to get a bus ticket home Met the girl of my dreams, but I’m dead to her now So, I’m coming home in victory Arms open wide, sitting by a Greyhound toilet First stop: convenience store I’ve got lies to tell Glory never felt so good Justice was served, you were just too stupid to notice That’s why I love you
… Daniel C. Jackson, a 23-year-old native of Birmingham, Ala., says he is having a blast playing St. Jimmy, the show’s other main character.
"He shows up, gets everybody high and is the life of the party," says Jackson by phone from a tour stop in Regina, Saskatchewan. "The audience comes to realize that St. Jimmy is the destructive alter ego of Johnny, who leads him down a rabbit hole of severe drug addiction."
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The musical spin-off of Green Day’s 2004 rock opera and critically acclaimed album is making a Tucson stop as part of the production’s third U.S. tour, with a show at Centennial Hall on Saturday. Cast member Casey O’Farrell, who plays Will in the musical, talked to The Daily Wildcat about his preparation for the role, what it’s been like being on the road and how the Nashville, Tenn., native got his start performing in musicals.
DW: You’ve been on tour with this production for quite some time, having been to the U.K., the U.S., Tokyo and Seoul. What’s it been like, and how’s the crowd response been?
O’Farrell: When we were in the U.K., they have such a tradition of political musical theater — and the U.S. is on everyone’s radar as far as politics as well — so since we’re doing such a cool piece about a time frame that America went through that was kind of difficult, everybody responded to it extremely well. …
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"This show is incredibly, painfully relatable," said actress Mariah MacFarlane, who plays Heather in the show. "If it doesn’t relate to you directly, you probably know someone who is experiencing it — all through the musical stories of Green Day. It’s truly a theatrical experience."
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