Freitag, 29. Januar 2016

Billy Joe Armstrong (Green Day) vs High School

Nachdem eine Schule in Conneticut eine Aufführung von „American Idiot“ auf Grund von Protesten abgesagt hat, hat sich Billy Joe Armstromg bei Instagram zu dem Vorfall geäußert und seine Meinung gepostet.

dear Enfield high school board, #enfieldhighschoolmusical #highschoolidiot #enfieldidiot It has come to my attention that you cancelled your high school theater production of American Idiot. I realize the content of the Broadway production of AI is not quite "suitable" for a younger audience. However there is a high school rendition of the production and I believe that's the one Enfield was planning to perform which is suitable for most people. it would be a shame if these high schoolers were shut down over some of the content that may be challenging for some of the audience. but the bigger issue is censorship. this production tackles issues in a post 9/11 world and I believe the kids should be heard. and most of all be creative in telling a story about our history. I hope you reconsider and allow them to create an amazing night of theater! as they say on Broadway .. "the show must go on!" rage and love Billie Joe Armstrong ps. I love that your school is called "Raiders"

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