October 28, 2020

1995-04-30 – Democrat and Chronicle

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After months of anticnpation, The
' Who's TOMMY is now premiering at
, The Elgin Theatre in Toronto

‘ ’ Originally created in 1969 by Pete

Tu“ nshend and the ground breaking
British band. The Who. TOMMY

opened to rave reviews in Toronto on

March 1.

“The Who's TOMMY is stunning."
wrote Janite Kennedy of the Ottawa
Citizen. Adds John Coulhoum of the
. Toronto Sun. “Budding on the
. 'hedrock of Pete Townshend's now
classic score, this is stateoofotheoart
. theatricality, draped over a simple
hut effective storyline that. at its
L finest, is absolutely hypnotic."

' With music and lywics by Pete
Townshend and a book by Pete
Tosmshend and director Des
MeAnuff, TOMMY shattered box
office records on Broadway. Now is
' your chance to experience the
excitement as McAnuff directs the
'show in Toronto, where. since open'
- . ing night. every show has been
capped by an instantaneous standing
.ovation. “TOMMY is loaded with
' moments to savour." says Stewart
Brown of the Hamilton Spectator. “It's
‘a show I would gladly see again."
‘ Showtimes are Monday Saturday
at 8pm. Matinees on Wednesday and

”Saturday at 2pm. Tickets axailahle

through Ticketmaster. (416) 872
‘5555. Groups of 20 or more call
~ (416) 5934142.