(Left to Right) Shannon Burch (St. Jimmy), Mark Alford (Johnny) and Dani Hobbs (Whatshername) from the Lakewood Playhouse Production of "Green Day's American Idiot"
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"Oh, it's the same 15 plays, repackaged every five years."
"Where are the cutting edge shows that younger people will want to see?"
"How many times can you see "Oliver?"
Defenders and supporters of live community theater will recognize these statements and queries. On the heels of them comes the cry...