The Who's Tommy

Opened Sep 2, 2008
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The first rock opera ever created, The Who's Tommy is a powerful story of a traumatized deaf, dumb and blind boy who achieves spiritual enlightenment and gains a following once freed from his affliction. Since the groundbreaking concept album's 1969 release, Tommy has enjoyed multiple reincarnations over the years ranging from a symphonic treatment by the London Orchestra in 1972, a 1975 film adaptation directed by auteur director Ken Russell, and a 1993 reinterpretation for Broadway with theater director Des McAnuff at the helm. Each production has reinterpreted the Who's story and themes in unique ways.

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Full Cast, Creative Team Set for The Who's Tommy at Dallas Theater Center - Aug 11, 2008

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