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The Who’s Tommy

July 8 @ 8:00 pm

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Companion Ticket
Gold glimmery letters spell out TOMMY.

The groundbreaking pop-culture musical sensation is reimagined in a new production. Myth and spectacle combine in a fresh reinvention of The Who’s exhilarating 1969 rock concept album, Tommy— including the unforgettable anthems “I’m Free,” “See Me, Feel Me,” “Sensation” and “Pinball Wizard.” After witnessing his father shoot his rival, the young Tommy Walker is lost in the universe, endlessly and obsessively staring into the mirror. An innate knack for pinball catapults him from reticent adolescent to celebrity savior. Tony Award-winning composer Pete Townshend and Tony Award-winning original director Des McAnuff find powerful resonance reexamining this classic story for today.

Your Visit

ASL Performance: 07/07/23 at 8pm – use code SIGN for this performance; Audio-Described Performance: 07/15/23 at 2pm – use code AUDIO for this performance; Spanish Subtitles Performance 07/15/23 at 8pm – use code SPANISH for this performance; Open-Captioned Performance 07/16/23 at 2pm – use code OPEN for this performance; https://www.goodmantheatre.org/accessibility-overview/ to learn more about Goodman’s Accessible Performances

Up-to-date health and safety policies are at https://www.goodmantheatre.org/visit/comfort-well-being/


Goodman Theatre, Albert Theatre
170 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Box Office Additional Information:
TAP Members, ages 13-19, can access $5 tickets on the day of the performance for eligible productions using promo code TAP on goodmantheatre.org. Tickets are subject to availability. All tickets are held at will call, and valid TAP identification must be presented to claim them. Limit two (2) tickets per TAP participant. This offer is available online or in person only.
Box Office Hours:
12noon-5pm, daily


July 8
8:00 pm

More Event Details

2 hours
Content Advisory
The Who’s Tommy contains references to youth trauma after witnessing a violent act, bullying, suggested sexual and substance abuse and references to war. Gunshots will be fired during the show.
Age Recommendations
Recommended for ages 16+ and up

Location Details:

Goodman Theatre is centrally located in Chicago’s Loop at 170 North Dearborn Street, in close proximity to I-55, I-90/94, I-290 and Lake Shore Drive, as well as all major CTA rail lines and many bus routes.

More complete directions, parking and public transit information can be found here: goodmantheatre.org/Visit/Getting-Here/

Review Goodman Theatre’s most current Health and Safety Protocols at goodmantheatre.org/visit/comfort-well-being/