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Tommy

St. James Theatre

Previews Began: March 29, 1993

Opening Night: April 22, 1993

Closing Night: June 17, 1995

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Music: Pete Townshend

Lyrics: Pete Townshend

Book: Des McAnuff

Pete Townshend

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.

Musical Numbers

Overture: 1941…………………………………….Company
Captain Walker…………………………………….Officers
It’s a Boy……………………………Nurses, Mrs. Walker
We’ve Won………..Captain Walker, Allied Soldiers
Twenty-One……………………….Mrs. Walker, Lover,
                                                Captain Walker
Amazing Journey……………………………………Tommy
Sparks……………………………………………….Orchestra
Amazing Journey (Reprise)……………………..Tommy
Christmas…………….Captain Walker, Mrs. Walker,
                                Minister, Minister’s Wife,
                                Ensemble
See Me, Feel Me……………………………………Tommy
Do You Think It’s Alright…………..Captain Walker,
                                                      Mrs. Walker
Fiddle About…………………..Uncle Ernie, Ensemble
See Me, Feel Me (Reprise)……………………..Tommy
Cousin Kevin………………..Cousin Kevin, Ensemble
Sensation………………………………Tommy, Ensemble
Sparks (Reprise)………………………………..Orchestra
Eyesight to the Blind……………..Harmonica Player,
                                                  Hawker, Ensemble
Acid Queen………………………………………The Gypsy
Pinball Wizard……………Local Lads, Cousin Kevin,
                                      Ensemble

Underture (Entr’acte): 1960………………..Ensemble
There’s a Doctor……Captain Walker, Mrs. Walker
Go to the Mirror………………………………..Specialist,
                                              Specialist’s Assistant,
                                 Captain Walker, Mrs. Walker
Listening to You………….Tommy, Tommy (Age 10),
                                       Tommy (Age 4)
Tommy Can You Hear Me………………….Local Lads
I Believe My Own Eyes……………..Captain Walker,
                                                      Mrs. Walker
Smash the Mirror…………………………..Mrs. Walker
I’m Free…………………………………………………Tommy
Miracle Cure………………News Vendor, Local Lads
Sensation (Reprise)………………..Tommy, Ensemble
I’m Free (Reprise)…………………..Tommy, Company
Pinball Wizard (Reprise)…………Tommy, Company
Tommy’s Holiday Camp…………………..Uncle Ernie
Sally Simpson…….Cousin Kevin, Security Guards,
                             Sally Simpson, Mr. Simpson,
                             Mrs. Simpson
Welcome………………………………Tommy, Ensemble
Sally’s Question……………………………Sally Simpson
We’re Not Going to Take It……Tommy, Ensemble
See Me, Feel Me (Reprise)……..Tommy, Company
Listening to You (Reprise)………Tommy, Company
Finale…………………………………….Tommy, Company