| May 3, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Michael Mayer knows a thing or two about coming of age.
The Maryland-born director won a Tony Award for his work guiding the 2006 Broadway hit "Spring Awakening," which chronicles teens getting a grip on their budding sexuality. In 2010, he directed...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:28 PM
When Doug Hamilton premiered his film "Broadway Idiot" this year in Austin, Texas, he had a particularly tough crowd to please. Hundreds of hardcore Green Day fans lined up outside the theater on Main Street, waiting to see the 80-minute documentary....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:15 PM
"Once" is once again in the awards spotlight. The original cast recording for the popular Broadway show is among the Grammy nominees this year in the category of musical theater albums. The show features songs by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Bands that have already existed for 25 years and sold tens of millions of records normally don't need to prove much onstage. The scenario was different for Green Day Thursday at a packed Allstate Arena, where the trio performed an energetic 125-minute...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Green Day hails from the East Bay, formed in 1987 in one of the most explosive punk scenes there ever was, centered around the 924 Gilman Street club in Berkeley, Cailfornia. And then they got really famous. Unfortunately, the scene they burst out of...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Jenny Owen Youngs
w/ Mirah and Jaymay. $12 advance, $14 doors. 7 p.m., Nov. 11. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespace.tk.
As a frivolous pop song, "Call Me Maybe" happily aspires to be nothing more than that....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
A Green Day member sporting a "Free Pussy Riot" T-shirt was about as political as the 2012 MTV VMAs were able to get. The band unveiled yet another new song, "Let Yourself Go," and the song, again, saw the band moving away from the political and social...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:55 AM
LAS VEGAS (KTLA) -- A day after video surfaced of rocker Billie Joe Amstrong unleashing a verbal tirade at the iHeartRadio festival, Green Day frontman has checked himself into treatment for substance abuse, his rep says.
The band released a statement on...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is heading to rehab just days before the band is to release the first of three new albums. The revelation comes less than 48 hours after Armstrong ranted and smashed his guitar at Clear Channel's iHeartRadio...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:36 AM
In 1989, a four-ish-year-old Jeffrey Novak scored the Ghostbusters II soundtrack — his first record purchase. The album, which featured contributions from Bobby Brown, Run-D.M.C. and Elton John, did not change his life — at least not in the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Through April 7, at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre, crt.uconn.edu
Now that everybody's had a chance to do Spring Awakening, not to mention Hair and Rent, what other modern angry-young-men shows are there for high school or college...