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Tommy: The Musical

3.96  ·  Rating Details  ·  45 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
New Hardcover with dust jacket
Hardcover, 173 pages
Published October 19th 1993 by Pantheon
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May 12, 2009 Kat rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: The Who fans, Broadway fans
I've seen the Broadway musical The Who's Tommy three times, the most I've ever seen a single show (although Rent and Spring Awakening might be catching up soon). This book is a great companion to the musical, as it follows the progression of taking The Who's original music and turning it into a hit Broadway show.

The book is filled with a lot of photos of the band, behind-the-scenes shots of the original Broadway cast rehearsing the show, and production photos of the musical on stage. As with mos
Mar 31, 2007 jacky rated it really liked it
Recommended to jacky by: April Newman
I became obsessed with The Who in seventh grade. I was introduced to this book then, but I don't think I read it until I owned my copy which was a couple of years later. Its a great book for lovers of the musical. It has all the words, stage directions, great photographs, and other extras like the original casts thoughts and a background on the Who. The one I got came with a single of Pete Townsend singing "I Believe My Own Eyes," which was new for the musical.
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Beautiful photos and great tidbits, reviews, interviews, etc from the Broadway production, as well as the complete libretto. Definitely one for the coffee table
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Pete Townshend (born Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend), is an award-winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, and writer.

Townshend made his name as the guitarist and principal songwriter for rock band The Who. His career with them spans more than 40 years, during which time the band grew to be considered one of the greatest and most influential rock bands of all time, in additi
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