Tommy archiveA boy sees his mother having an affair and becomes deaf, dumb and blind. Only the acid queen can cure him - at which point he becomes somewhat of a megalomaniac. Additional material by John Entwistle and Keith Moon. Ken Russell did the film of the original album by The Who in 1975.


Author: Pete Townshend
Book by(s): Pete Townshend, Des McAnuff
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Archive listings for Tommy

Work type: Musical.

Concert Performance - T914006063

The event promises several surprises, the first half of the concert being based on the legendary The Who concert held in 1989, featuring the complete work of Who's Tommy Live featuring vocalists and special guests. After a break, the second half of the show turns into a rock performance with songs from Lifehouse Chronicles. This was anCompany The Who UK. Performer Howard Minns (Uncle Ernie). Performer Stuart Raphel (Cousin Kevin). Performer Terry O'Shea (The Shepherd). Performer Joanna Male (Acid Queen). Performer Mark Lacey (The Stepfather - Frank Hobbs). Performer Joanna Male (Mother - Nora Walker). Performer Roxanne Male (Nurse). Performer Sam Darker (Tommy).
22 May 22Epstein Theatre, Liverpool :: V537
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Presented byDundee Schools Music Theatre.
16 Aug 17 to 19 Aug 17Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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Producer New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich. Producer Ramps on the Moon. Music John Entwistle (additional music). Music Keith Moon (additional music). Lyrics John Entwistle (additional lyrics). Lyrics Keith Moon (additional lyrics). Director Kerry Michael. Design Neil Irish. Choreographer Mark Smith. Musical Director Robert Hyman. Director Nicola Miles-Wildin (associate director). Performer Peter Straker (Acid Queen). Performer Lukus Alexander (Cousin Kevin). Performer Alim Jayda (The Lover). Performer Donna Mullings (Mrs Walker). Performer Garry Robson (Uncle Ernie). Performer Max Runham (Captain Walker). Performer Amy Trigg (Sally Simpson). Performer William Grint (Tommy).
22 Jun 17 to 1 Jul 17Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
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7 Jun 17 to 17 Jun 17Theatre Royal Stratford East, Outer London :: V337
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17 May 17 to 27 May 17Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
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4 May 17 to 13 May 17Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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19 Apr 17 to 29 Apr 17Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
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30 Mar 17 to 15 Apr 17New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
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Director Paul Nicholas. Performer Benjamin Yates. Performer Joe McElderry. Performer Antony Costa. Performer Ashley J Russell. Performer Will Barratt. Performer Melanie Bright.
12 Sep 15 to 26 Sep 15Winter Gardens and Opera House Theatre, Blackpool :: V515
listing details L525169666


40th Anniversary of the original film and the 50th Anniversary of The Who.Producer Katy Lipson (Katy Lipson (for Aria Entertainment). Producer Guy James. Producer Ilai Szpiezak (in association with Greenwich Theatre). Director Michael Strassen. Design Nik Corral. Lighting David Howe. Musical Director Kevin Oliver Jones. Choreographer Mark Smith. Performer Ashley Birchall (Tommy). Performer John Barr (Uncle Ernie). Performer Carly Burns (Acid Queen). Performer James Sinclair (Captain Walker). Performer Giovanni Spano (Cousin Kevin). Performer Carrie Sutton (Sally Simpson). Performer Miranda Wilford (Mrs Walker). Performer Danny Becker. Performer Scott Sutcliffe. Performer Alice Mogg.
29 Jul 15 to 23 Aug 15Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
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Concert Performance. This powerful tale of a deaf, mute and blind pinball player who becomes an international messiah bursts onto the stage in this multi-award winning adaptation of the original chart-topping rock album. Featuring the hit songs including Pinball Wizard and See Me, Touch Me. Tommy was first performed by The Who in 1969, was originally conceived by Peter Townsend and Kit Lambert. The production has music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff and additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon. This concert performance is in aid of the Pure Theatre Development Fund, which has been set up with the aim of funding the development of new writing in musicals and straight theatre. The fund will facilitate workshops and readings of new writing and will be launched in conjunction with this exciting production. Running time: 2hrs 30minsPresented byPure Theatre Productions. Director Raz Shaw. Choreographer Adam Cooper. Music Iain Vince Gatt (musical supervision). Musical Director Andrew Hilton. Director Anne Vosser (casting). Performer Joe McElderry (Tommy). Performer Daniel Boys (Captain Walker). Performer Hannah Jane Fox (Mrs Walker). Performer David Hunter (Cousin Kevin). Performer Glenn Carter (Uncle Ernie). Performer Zoe Birkett (The Acid Queen).
12 Nov 12Prince Edward Theatre, West End :: V408
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Company Who's Who.
12 Dec 09Picturedrome, Holmfirth :: V01083329886
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Company NSMP.
17 Oct 07 to 20 Oct 07Pavilion Theatre, Worthing :: V726
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Company Ariel Company Theatre.
5 Jun 07 to 9 Jun 07The Hawth, Crawley :: V720
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Company Lytton Players.
23 May 07 to 26 May 07Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage :: V53
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Company Starmaker Theatre Company.
6 Mar 07 to 10 Mar 07South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
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Company Stage One Theatre Company.
19 Jul 06 to 22 Jul 06Kenneth More Theatre, Outer London :: V313
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Company Whizz Kids.
31 May 06 to 3 Jun 06ADC Theatre, Cambridge :: V18
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Producer Bill Kenwright. Music John Entwistle (additional music and lyrics). Music Keith Moon (additional music and lyrics). Performer Jonathan Wilkes (Tommy). Performer Vivienne Carlyle (Mrs Walker). Performer Damien Edwards (Captain Walker). Performer Tom Newman (Uncle Ernie). Performer Alan Crawford (Cousin Kevin). Performer Landi Oshinowo (The Acid Queen). Performer Brian Joseph McCann. Performer David Stoller. Performer Rebecca Jo Hanbury. Performer Lee Mead. Performer Rachel Tucker. Performer Jamie Tyler. Performer Andy Pelos. Performer Sophie Norris.
6 Jun 05 to 11 Jun 05Theatre Royal, Nottingham :: V462
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23 May 05 to 28 May 05New Victoria Theatre, Woking :: V709
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16 May 05 to 21 May 05Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
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9 May 05 to 14 May 05Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool :: V534
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2 May 05 to 7 May 05Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent :: V124
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25 Apr 05 to 30 Apr 05Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
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11 Apr 05 to 23 Apr 05New Theatre, Cardiff :: V823
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4 Apr 05 to 9 Apr 05Palace Theatre, Manchester :: V490
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28 Mar 05 to 2 Apr 05King's Theatre, Glasgow :: V613
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21 Mar 05 to 26 Mar 05Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea :: V42
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7 Mar 05 to 12 Mar 05Belgrade Theatre, Coventry :: V153
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28 Feb 05 to 5 Mar 05Mayflower Theatre, Southampton :: V774
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16 Feb 05 to 26 Feb 05Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham :: V145
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Cancelled - T01106978930

14 Mar 05 to 19 Mar 05Hull New Theatre, Hull :: V934
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Performer Paul Keating.
23 Mar 98 to 4 Apr 98King's Theatre, Glasgow :: V613
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2 Mar 98 to 14 Mar 98Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V571
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23 Feb 98 to 28 Feb 98Hull New Theatre, Hull :: V934
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5 Jan 98 to 17 Jan 98His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen :: V585
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1 Dec 97 to 20 Dec 97Palace Theatre, Manchester :: V490
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17 Nov 97 to 29 Nov 97Mayflower Theatre, Southampton :: V774
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15 Nov 97 to 30 Nov 97Empire Theatre, Sunderland :: V577
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Director Des McAnuff. Choreographer Wayne Cilento. Performer Paul Keating.
13 Oct 97 to 25 Oct 97New Theatre, Oxford :: V802
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Performer Paul Keating. Performer Kim Wilde.
20 Feb 96 to 8 Feb 97Shaftesbury Theatre, West End :: V415
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Other listings

10 Mar 12 to 17 Mar 12The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)), Glasgow :: V1877914677
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22 Jun 98 to 27 Jun 98Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
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16 Feb 98 to 21 Feb 98Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool :: V534
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2 Feb 98 to 14 Feb 98Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds :: V975
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27 Oct 97 to 8 Nov 97Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol :: V856
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27 Sep 97 to 11 Oct 97New Victoria Theatre, Woking :: V709
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