‘The Who’s Tommy’ is Ready to Rock at Oakland University

The Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present the thrilling rock opera Tommy by legendary British rock icons The Who at Varner Studio Theatre from March 21 – 24 and March 27 – 31, 2019.

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Winner of five Tony Awards, the story is set over a period of 25 years. Tommy is a story about hope, healing and the human spirit; while also exploring issues of mental health, abuse, and celebrity. The Who’s Tommy is fast-paced, exhilarating rock opera featuring music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, along with book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff. Directed by David Gram. Musical Direction by Alissa Hetzner and Andrew Toering, and Choreography by Don Brewer.

Tickets are $12 for students and 10 a.m. matinee and $22 for the general public. Purchase tickets at StarTickets.com. All ten performances of Tommy are shadow-signed for the Deaf by Synergy on Stage.

Performance schedule:
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2 p.m.

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