- Venue: Quarry Theatre
- Duration: 2 hours 11 minutes, including interval
- Other: Post Show Discussion Tue 9 May
More Information on The Who’s Tommy (2017)
Based on one of the greatest Rock Operas of all time, The Who’s Tommy is the multi-award winning musical written by Pete Townshend.
Featuring all of the hits from the classic album including I’m Free, Sparks, Amazing Journey and, of course, the legendary Pinball Wizard, a cast of 22 performers and musicians recreate the story that turned The Who from pop group to stadium rockers, and one of the biggest bands of all time.
All performances are fully integrated with Audio Description, British Sign Language and Captions.
Please note this production explores some adult themes.
BSL and Captioned Performance Information
A touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon; for more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk.
Cast & Credits
Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend / Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff / Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon /
A touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon; for more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk
as Acid Queen
as Mrs Walker
as Captain Walker
as Sally Simpson
as Uncle Ernie
as Cousin Kevin
Matthew Jacobs Morgan
“ An exuberant, inclusive and revelatory staging of Pete Townshend's classic rock opera”
“ A wonderful production”
“ this will be a show that sticks with you forever”
“ A must see, a must hear and a very touching theatrical affair”
“ The musical’s dated excesses are made fresh, meaningful and moving and its killer tunes are delivered with blazing rock’n’roll attitude”
“ Bold and boisterous, Tommy is an energetic attack on the senses and provides an edgy, accessible and memorable experience worthy of its long-cherished reputation”
“ visually spectacular production”
“ a spectacle full of surprises”
“ unbelievably slick, electrifying spectacle”
“ aptivating, explosive, mesmerising and emotional”
“ a vibrant, powerful show full of empathy and wonderful performances”
“ This new production of Tommy is truly spellbinding and groundbreaking”
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.
- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Socially Distanced