Event Tommy
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Venue Bridge Theatre, Coniston, NSW
First Date 1984
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Tommy's deafness, dumbness and blindness is an analogy of contemporary man's ignorance of his inner spirit awareness and his preference for material wealth. The mirror is a metaphor for the continuing search within oneself guided by a leader, perhaps a god (in this case Tommy's father, the final shocking image that removes him from the outside world into an inward search).
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Rock Opera
Name Function Notes
Darryl Anderson Actor
Chris Askew Actor
Michael Coe Actor
Ian Glenn Actor
Rosemary Gunn Actor
Jay Hackett Actor
Justin Jabs Actor
George Leppard Actor
Meryl Leppard Actor
Jim McCallum Actor
Peter Mussared Actor
Rikki Organ Actor
Donna Peterson Actor
Peter Blackburn Choreographer
Richard Roberts Designer
Colin Schumacher Director
Peter Gossner Lighting Designer
Allan McFadden Musical Director
Pete Townshend Writer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information This production of Tommy is the fusion of a large group of local and outside creative people.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 74256