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Musical librettos just keep getting bigger and more expensive. The last few Lloyd Webber opuses have been extraordinarily padded with press-agent prose and murky production stills and in price. The theatrical expansion of the Who's late-1960s rock opera about a traumatized, apparently "deaf, dumb, and blind kid" who yet becomes a "Pinball Wizard" sees the Lloyd Webbers and raises them. The pictures are profuser and clearer; there are swatches of prose fore, twixt, and aft Tommy's three acts that are not mere puffery; the layout is of artbook quality; and look at that price tag. In addition to better, there's more: rehearsal stills and little half-page remarks by the director, the dramaturge, a cast member, etc.; and a CD-in-pasted-pocket of composer Townshend singing the one song new to the stage production. It's a pretty snazzy package that, face it, no musical theater collection should be without. Ray Olson
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Book Description Pantheon, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0679430660
Book Description Pantheon Books October 1993, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. From the multi-platinum 1960s album to the cult movie of the '70s to the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash hit musical--Tommy is the official history of The Who and their legendary rock opera. This book ties into the national tour and includes essays by music and theater critics, plus an exclusive Pete Townshend CD. 150 photos, many in color. Seller Inventory # 139563
Book Description Pantheon, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0679430660
Book Description Pantheon. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0679430660 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0257956
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