Thursday, 16 July 2015

Sneak peek at... Ashley Birchall & Carly Burns in The Who’s Tommy

First images of Ashley Birchall as pinball wizard ‘Tommy’ and Carly Burns as ‘Acid Queen’ in The Who’s Tommy have been released. Check out the images below (click picture to enlarge)

The Who’s Tommy opens at the Greenwich Theatre on 31st July (previews from 29th July) and runs until 23rd August 2015. Based on the iconic 1969 double-album rock opera, which later became a film of the same title, The Who's Tommy is described as an "exhilarating musical about hope, healing, and the human spirit". 

The cast also includes: John Barr as Uncle Ernie, James Sinclair as Captain Walker, Giovanni Spanó as Cousin Kevin, Carrie Sutton as Sally Simpson and Miranda Wilford as Mrs Walker. Danny Becker, Scott Sutcliffe and Alice Mogg complete the cast.

The Who’s Tommy has music and lyrics by Pete Townshend and book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, with additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith MoonIt is staged and directed by Michael Strassen with musical direction by Kevin Oliver Jones and choreography by Mark Smith. It is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Guy James, and Ilai Szpiezak for Szpiezak Productions in association with Greenwich Theatre.


Photo Credit: Claire Bilyard

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