“The acclaimed Chicago production of The Who’s Tommy directed by Des McAnuff is heading to Broadway.
The newly reimagined production, produced by Stephen Gabriel and Ira Pittelman, will begin previews March 8, 2024, at the Nederlander Theatre, with an opening night set for March 28.
After its opening in June at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, the revival won nine of the city’s Joseph Jefferson “Jeff” Awards and became the highest grossing production in the Goodman’s history. The Chicago engagement ran from June 13 to August 6.
The new production’s creative team includes choreographer Lorin Latarro (Into the Woods)… “Being asked to join the creative team of Tommy is a dream come true,” said choreographer Latarro. “It’s the OG rock musical. Des and Pete are visionaries.” She added that she is “focused on creating a contemporary movement vocabulary that feels like it could be from any era. I am interested in pushing story inside the dances, and still building to dance breaks that have high velocity.” – Deadline