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Pete Townshend Leads Performance of The Who’s Tommy on Fallon

Pete Townshend led a special performance of The Who’s Tommy on Wednesday’s night episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

A Broadway revival of the musical is set to open Nederlander Theatre beginning Thursday, March 28th. As a preview, Townshend joined the show’s cast to perform a medley of “Pinball Wizard,” “See Me, Feel Me,” and “Listening To You.”

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Townshend also sat down with Fallon for an extended in interview, where The Who guitarist touched on his early days in the band, smashing guitars, and creating a musical adaptation of Tommy.

The rock opera, penned in 1969 by Townshend, is making its return to Broadway after 31 years. The original Broadway production premiered in 1993 and won five Tony Awards, including Best Direction, Best Choreography, and Best Original Score. It also won a Grammy Award for the Original Broadway Cast Recording. Tickets for the new revival can be purchased here.

Meanwhile, The Who’s Daltrey will embark on a solo tour of North America beginning in June.

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