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Pete Townshend



Nationality:    British
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Pete Townshend's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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1940 an army captain meets and marries. He goes back to the front and is captured by the enemy and put in a POW Camp. His wife meanwhile has given birth to a son - Tommy. 1945 the captain is finally released and arrives back home to find his wife celebrating her birthday with her lover. In anger he kills the lover. the event was witnessed by Tommy and the shock of it has made him deaf, blind and dumb.

Music by Pete Townsend; book by Pete Townsend And Des McAnuff. Also known As "the Who's Tommy". Additional material by John Entwistle and Keith Moon. Ken Russell did the film of the original album by The Who in 1975.

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Contained in: "the Best Plays 1992 - 1993" published by Applause Theatre Book Publishers 1993    -

Original Broadway cast recording: RCA (61874) 1992

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