Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will return to the role of St Jimmy in American Idiot on Broadway next year.
Armstrong will feature in 50 performances during January and February from January 1, 2011. Tony Vincent, who started in the role of the sinister drug dealer character, will play his final performance on December 30, 2010.
Armstrong is credited as the co-writer of the rock opera based on his band's album of the same name. Last time he played the role of St Jimmy in September Armstrong helped the box office pull $1,092,334 in just one week.
American Idiot opened at the St James Theatre on April 20 and has received three Tony nominations including Best Musical.