September 28, 2020

2015-01-04 – Chicago Tribune

2015 01 04 Chicago_Tribune_Sun__Jan_4__2015_

“Tommy”: In its gutsiest
piece of programnfing to date,
the Paramount The atre in
Aurora stages the rock mu-
sical by Pete Townshend,
Which was based on the 1969
album of the same name but,
since the last Broadway re—
vival, now has a book ere dited
t0 Townshend and Des MCA-
nuff. The Paramount has
staged some spectacular
shows over the last couple of
years, and director J im Corti
is likely to turn up the volume
011 “Tommy,” which fe atures
Devin DeSantis in the title role
and Jake Klinkhammer as the
notoriously wicked Uncle
Ernie. Jan. 14 to Feb. 15, Para-
mount Theatre, 23 E. Galena
Blvd, Aurora; paramount