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A rock musical based on The Who's 1969 album, Tommy.

Story: After witnessing his father commit murder, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia. As an adolescent, he discovers a natural knack for pinball, and when his breaking through his catatonia, becomes an international pinball superstar.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: Pete Townshend
Librettist: Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: St. James Theatre
Opening Night: April 22, 1993
Total Performances: 899
Original Cast: Michael Arnold, Anthony Barrile, Bill Buell, Maria Calabrese, Michael Cerveris, Tracy Nicole Chapman, Paul Dobie, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Tom Flynn, Cheryl Freeman, Jody Gelb, Christian Hoff, Paul Kandel, Donnie Kehr, Pam Klinger, Lisa Leguillou, Norm Lewis, Crysta Macalush, Michael McElroy, Marcia Mitzman, Lee Morgan, Alice Ripley, Sherie Scott, Buddy Smith, Carly Jane Steinborn, Timothy Warmen
Director: Des Mconuff
Choreographer: Wayne Cilento
Producer: PACE Theatrical Group, Inc., Dodger Theatricals and Kardana Productions
Musical Director: Joseph Church
Orchestrations: Steve Margoshes
Scenic Design: John Arnone
Costume Design: David C. Woolard
Lighting Design: Chris Parry
Sound Design: Steve Canyon Kennedy

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