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BRIEF: Billie Joe Armstrong makes live appearance at Vogue Theatre in San Francisco Oct. 18

October 18, 2013

YellowBrix

Oct. 18--Fans of Billie Joe Armstrong can get a double-dose of the Green Day frontman -- in person and on the big screen -- Oct. 18 at the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco.

The theater at 3290 Sacramento St. has announced that Armstrong will be on hand to introduce the 7 p.m. screening of the documentary "Broadway Idiot."

The film, which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival earlier this year, follows the creation of the stage musical "American Idiot" from its conception to its debut at Berkeley Repertory Theatre to a hit run on Broadway. The musical was adapted from Green Day's acclaimed album of the same name.

Tickets to the screening are $8-$10.50 and available at the theater's website, www.cinemasf.com/vogue. The film also screens at 9 p.m. Oct. 18 and plays at the theater through Oct. 24.

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