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Performance

VenuePrince Edward Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From12th November 2012
To12th November 2012
When20:00
PricesFrom £15.00. To £65.00.
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Tommy

TommyT01182756702
A 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 Pete Townshend
Book by Des McAnuff


Archive :: production:T01182756702, musical:S1737, venue:V408

Production details

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 30mins

Company

Presented 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)

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