is about to add "theater"
to its resume!
A stage adaptation of the band's highly successful American Idiot will be opening the 2009-10 season of the Berkeley Repertory Theater.Billie Joe Armstrong
co-wrote the show's book with Spring Awakening's Michael Mayer.
Operating in the same rock opera/concept vein as The Who's Tommy and Pink Floyd's The Wall, American Idiot is "a nihilistic coming-of-age story drenched in post-9/11