October 20, 2020

1999-04-04 – Hartford Courant

1999 04 04 Hartford_Courant_Sun__Apr_4__1999_

MICHAEL
SEELBACH.
on plat
form,
leadsthe
t‘ast of The
Bushnell’s
produc-
tion of
"The
Who’s
Tommy:
Broadway
in
Concert."

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heavy on plot.
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tho hat‘k of the stage“. 'I‘ht‘
music. of the Whu, whtt'h ts
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definitely appeal 10 tum
tigers and baby houmvt‘s
alike. .-t‘l)llSTit‘ and (’[H‘IHI'
guitars. bass. drums. a kw
board and a french horn
create a foottapping expo-
t‘ivnce. Highlights intrltttle
“Pinball Wizard“ and a
sonically OXDIOSN" “Wilt“.
Michael Seolhath star
rim: as Tommy. tivmon»
stt‘atos his rangn as a vocal-

Stage Revnew.

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'hv Who's Tammy
Bt’tnathx ay m (‘mtcorf‘ mn-
«3th HS I‘Un tmlat with
shows at 2 and 7:50 pm.
hitm‘matmn' (860) 987-5900.

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St lnm/ in W257 Hartfnul.