Playbill for TOMMY

TOMMY

Season: 53 (1998 - 1999)

Run Date(s): Jul. 29, 1999 - Aug. 22, 1999

Description: The Who's classic rock-opera hits Lincoln like seismic tidal wave of pure electric power and fun. This new adaptation has music and lyrics by Pete Townshend with book by Townshend and Des McAnuff. Originally produced at the LaJolla Playhouse, LaJolla, CA; Des McAnuff, Artistic Director. WeĆ­re keeping it alive, Pete.

Cast

Tommy/Narrator

L. Evan Rail

Uncle Ernie

Scott R Glen

Sally Simpson/Lass

Laura Diffenderfer

Four-Year Old Tommy

Jay DuPont

Ten-year Old Tommy

Alec Sorensen

Lover/First Lad/Guard/Ensemble

Matthew Landis

Second Lad/Guard/Ensemble

Mark Grell

Hawker/First Barrister/Kevin's Dad/Ensemble

Monte Michelsen

First Officer/Specialist/Lad/Guard/Ensemble

Michael Bergstrom

Nurse/Lass/Harlot/Ensemble

Stephanie Sheridan

Nurse/Lass/Harlot/Ensemble

Melanie Hall

Minister/Mr.Simpson/Ensemble

Paul Schmieding

Minster's Wife/Mrs. Simpson/Ensemble

Karen Chuplis

Judge/News Vendor/Guitar 2/Ensemble

Stephen Buhler

Soldier/Lad/Ensemble

Benjamin Marker

Lass/Ensemble

Meredith Jacobs

Kevin's Mom/Ensemble

Linda Nettland

Guard/Lad/Ensemble

Scott Raymond

Lass/Ensemble

Alexandra Kissel

Lass/Ensemble

Mandy Murphy

Captain Walker

Dave Jackson

Cousin Kevin

Joe Lee

Harmonica Player/DJ/Lad/Ensemble

Damien Thompson

Second Officer/Second Barrister/Lad/Guard/Ensemble

Aaron DuPree

Lad/Guard/Ensemble

Aaron DeGraff

Nurse/Lass/Harlot/Specialist Assistant/Ensemble

Kristi Peters

Lass/Ensemble

Jillian Jakub

Lass/Ensemble

Cory Leavitt

Lass/ensemble

Liliana Kualapai

Crew

Director

Robin McKercher

Music Director

Darius Makaitis

Lighting Designer

John Himmelberger

Costume Designer

Cate Wieck

Stage Manager

Liz Banset

Assistant Director

Jason Weixelman

Assistant Stage Manager

Jason Slaughter

MakeUp Designer

Paul Pearson

Sound Designer

Dave Krenk

Set Designer

Robin McKercher

Set Construction Crew

Liz Banset

Set Construction Crew

Christine R.X. Bolles

Set Construction Crew

Tom Curtright

Set Construction Crew

Aaron DeGraff

Set Construction Crew

Alan DuPont

Set Construction Crew

Kristipher Filarski-Wilson

Set Construction Crew

Heather Hupp

Set Construction Crew

Dave Jackson

Set Construction Crew

Jillian Jakub

Set Construction Crew

Carissa Kahler

Set Construction Crew

Amber Kramer

Set Construction Crew

Joe McCracken

Set Construction Crew

Laura Nisley

Set Construction Crew

Joel Story

Set Construction Crew

Damien Thompson

Set Construction Crew

Nick Turner

Set Construction Crew

Jason Weixelman

Set Construction Crew

Josh Weixelman

Set Construction Crew

Carl Wilson

Assistant Technical Director

Christine R.X. Bolles

Dance Captain

Laura Diffenderfer

Dance Captain

Aaron DuPree

Dance Captain

Liliana Kualapai

Hair Designer

Paul Pearson

Run Crew

Amy Beck

Run Crew

Scott Braly

Run Crew

Kat Calderon

Run Crew

Randy Cantrell

Run Crew

Jennifer M. Fah

Run Crew

Allison Frenzel

Run Crew

John Keady

Run Crew

Ellie Luebbe

Run Crew

Scott Shamblin

Microphone Operator

Laura Nisley

Sound Board Operator

Laura Nisley

Light Board Operator

Brad Boesen

Property Master

Christine R.X. Bolles

Technical Director

Patric Vendetti

Musician

Darius Makaitis

Musician

Gary Hall

Musician

Ben Armstrong

Musician

Mandie Craigie

Musician

Stephen Buhler

Photos

Cousin Kevin bullying Young Tommy
The Pinball Wizard
"I Believe My Own Eyes" ... Capt. Walker & Mrs. Walker
Cousin Kevin and the Young Lads at the Pinball Gallery
"Tommy, can you hear me?"
1st Local Lad: "Ever since I was a young boy ...."
Aftersmash ... Tommy: "I'm Free"
Little Tommy is examined during "Sparks"
The full ensemble performing "Christmas"
Uncle Ernie and Young Tommy  in "Fiddle About"
The Acid Queen
Young Tommy confronted by the seedness of the London street in "Eyesight to the Blind"
Tommy, Young Tommy, and Little Tommy in the "Finale"
Sensation
Tommy protects Sally Simpson from his own guards

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