Mykal Kilgore, Taylor Iman Jones, and More Join The Who's Tommy
Casey Cott will lead the cast of the musical's short run at the Kennedy Center.
Complete casting has been announced for the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy, set to run April 24-29 in the Eisenhower Theater.
As previously announced, Casey Cott (Riverdale) will play the title role alongside two-time Tony winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten!) and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton) as Captain Walker and Mrs. Walker, respectively, Manu Narayan (Merrily We Roll Along) as Uncle Ernie, Wesley Taylor (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Cousin Kevin, and The Voice alum Kimberly Nichole as the Gypsy.
The cast will additionally feature Olutayo Bosede, Charl Brown, Rory Donovan, Declan Fennell, Samantha Gershman, Mykal Kilgore, Hudson Loverro, Taylor Iman Jones, Nick Martinez, Michael Milkanin, Trina Mills, Khori Michelle Petinaud, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, Matthew Varvar, Kaleb Wells, Sharrod Williams, and Kristin Yancy.
Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing, and the human spirit. With music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, book by Des McAnuff and Pete Townshend, and additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon, this five-time Tony-winning musical tells the story of the pinball-playing, "deaf, dumb, and blind" boy who triumphs over adversities.
Josh Rhodes directs and choreographs, with music direction by Lynne Shankel, set and projection design by Paul dePoo, lighting design by Jake DeGroot, costume design by Andrea Hood, sound design by Kai Harada.