The Tommy tour will open June 11, and play to June 15, at the Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg. Pete Townshend will attend the opening night. Pete Townshend has stated 80-90% of the original cast from the Toronto production will be going on tour. The production will criss-cross Canada for the summer and fall of 1996, performing in six major cities. Next up is Ottawa, showing June 20 to July 5, playing at the National Arts Centre, Confederation Square. (Tickets range in price C$23.-$75. Call (204) 780-3333 or any Ticketmaster outlet in Canada. Groups of 20 or more call 1-800-724-6420.)
The remaining five cities will be disclosed in press conferences over the summer. There are potential plans in the works to take the tour beyond Canada and into other countries.