Broadway Center Stage: The Who's Tommy


Based on the iconic 1969 album soon to be celebrating its 50th anniversary, this semi-staged concert production ofThe Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing, and the human spirit. This five-time Tony Award®–winning one-of-a-kind musical tells the story of the pinball-playing, “deaf, dumb, and blind” boy who triumphs over his adversities. Music and lyrics by Pete Townshend; book by Des McAnuff and Pete Townshend; additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Please note: Broadway Center Stage performances are presented as semi-staged concerts. The actors will carry scripts in hands for various scenes of their performance. 

Presented by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Show Type
Running Time
150 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For Up to 15 Price Ranges
$69 - $199

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Box Office Phone: 202-467-4600

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 04/24/2019 - 04/28/2019
Sunday 02:00pm08:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday 08:00pm--
Thursday 08:00pm--
Friday 08:00pm--
Saturday 02:00pm08:00pm-
Important Dates


  • 04/24/2019 - 8:00pm
  • 04/27/2019 - 2:00pm

Open Caption

  • 04/28/2019 - 2:00pm
Performer Role
Production Personnel
Pete Townshend
Book Writers
Des McAnuff
Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend
John Entwistle and Keith Moon


The Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
2700 F Street, Washington, DC 20566

Getting There

  • Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue/Orange Line)
  • Free Kennedy Center shuttle bus available from the Foggy Bottom Metro to Kennedy Center


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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