The Who's Tommy

Broadway
Musical
Original
This stage adaptation of The Who's classic rock opera and film tells the story of a deaf, dumb and mute boy who becomes a world-famous Pinball Wizard and the leader of a cult of devotees.
  • Book: Pete Townshend, Des McAnuff
  • Music: Pete Townshend
  • Lyrics: Pete Townshend
People (379)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1993 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1993 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1993 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1993 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1993 Outstanding Orchestrations Winner
1993 Outstanding Set Design Winner
1993 Outstanding Sound Design Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1993 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1993 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1993 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1993 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
1993 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1993 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1993 Book of a Musical Nominee
1993 Choreography Winner
1993 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1993 Direction of a Musical Winner
1993 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1993 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1993 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1993 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1993 Musical Nominee
1993 Original Score Winner
1993 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jun 18, 1995 3 $406,489.00 $0.00 $170,154.00 $37.90 $65.00 10725 1598 8 0 83.89% 34.66%
Jun 11, 1995 2 $236,335.00 $0.00 $6,966.00 $37.56 $65.00 6293 1598 8 0 49.23% 2.24%
Jun 4, 1995 1 $229,369.00 $664,081.00 -$94,333.00 $38.18 $65.00 6007 1598 8 0 46.99% -25.68%
May 28, 1995 52 $323,702.00 $0.00 -$10,314.00 $34.84 $0.00 9290 1598 8 0 72.67% -0.66%