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‘The Who’s Tommy’ opens at BPA | Kitsap Week

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‘The Who's Tommy' opens at Bainbridge Performing Arts Friday.
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BAINBRIDGE — “The Who’s Tommy,” based on the classic rock opera by Pete Townshend, opens today and continues through Oct. 28 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. North.

The rock opera album was produced in 1969. The musical film “Tommy” was produced in 1975, starring Roger Daltrey in the title role with Ann-Margret, Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Elton John and Jack Nicholson. The film was nominated for two Oscars and won a Golden Globe.  The Broadway version opened in 1993, winning five Tony awards.

The Bainbridge production is directed by Teresa Thuman, with musical direction by Corinna Lapid Munter and choreography by Jessica Low.

Opening night reception is today at 6:30 p.m. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m.

Tickets: $27 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $19 for students, youth, military, and teachers.

Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or (206) 842-8569.

 

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