The play adds a rock n' roll twist on Shakespeare's classic 'Much Ado About Nothing'
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Billie Joe Armstrong is taking on the Bard for his next side project. According to "The New York Times," the Green Day Frontman is on board to write new songs for Yale Repertory Theater's re-imagining of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing."
The play, titled "These Paper Bullets," adds a rock n' roll twist to the classic as it tells the story of a band from Liverpool dealing with romance and London's music industry. It's scheduled to premiere in March 2014.
Armstrong previously brought his skills to the theater for the 2010 Broadway musical "American Idiot," which was based on Green Day's hit album of the same name.
Armstrong and the band are currently on the road promoting their latest album trilogy, "¡Uno!, "¡Dos!, "¡Tré!"
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