Friday, October 23, 2009

REVIEW: Tommy Rocks the Victoria Theatre

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It's been 40 years since The Who released its epic rock opera, Tommy, but the tale of betrayal, redemption and pinball still sings in Ray of Light Theatre's production of the musical's Broadway version now playing at the Victoria Theatre.

Tommy, the ''deaf, dumb and blind kid,'' ends up that way after seeing his father kill his mother's lover. The catatonic Tommy's pretty much a piece of furniture for the first half of the show...knocked around by kids and adults and buffeted by a string of people who promise to cure him with religion, medicine and sex.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inthemission/detail?&entry_id=50190#ixzz0Uokma5L9