Maybe rocking musicals started with "Hair" in 1967, but "American Idiot" comes from a real band's CD. It's more in the "Tommy" mold.
"As we worked through our grief and loss, we decided to do a special program in [Dr. Betsy Sabga's] honor." Voces Novae Conductor Sue Swaney
A fascinating epic of Americana, the show is clever, funny, bawdy and charmingly full of itself.
The amiable Thiel Munro opens the show with some fancy juggling.