May 14, 2013… The Stratford Festival will attempt to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for greatest number of pinball machines being played simultaneously at a single venue this Thursday in Toronto.
Pinballapalooza will also feature live performances by the cast of Tommy, on stage now in the Stratford Festival’s sensational production, directed by the show’s original Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff, who worked with Pete Townshend to transform The Who’s concept album into the multiple Tony-winning Broadway musical.
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Location: First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto
Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Record attempt time: 12:40 p.m.
Live performances: 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. on the Waterfall Stage
Record presentation: 1:30 p.m.
Photos and video may be taken at all of the above times.
Contact: Amy White 226.921.5665
Tommy, now in previews at the Festival’s Avon Theatre, opens May 30 and runs until October 19. Tickets are available through the box office at 1.800.567.1600 or online at www.stratfordfestival.ca
Try the Stratford Festival’s online Tommy Pinball game: tommypinball.com.
More information: http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/landingpages/tommy/Default.aspx