February 10, 2011

AFI’s Davey Havok and “American Idol” Justin Guarini join American Idiot

Davey Havok, the lead singer and front man of the rock band AFI, will make his Broadway debut in the role of St. Jimmy for a limited two-week engagement beginning on March 1.

Justin Guarini (“American Idol” runner-up, “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”) inherits the role of Will from Michael Esper.

Van Hughes (“9 to 5,” “Hairspray”) will succeed John Gallagher Jr. as Johnny.  Libby Winters, makes her Broadway debut as the Extraordinary Girl, taking over from Christina Sajous.

Current cast members John Gallagher Jr., Michael Esper and Billie Joe Armstrong will play their final performances on February 27, with Christina Sajous departing a day earlier on February 26.