Smash-hit musical Tina- The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre in London has hit an important milestone.
The blockbuster show has celebrated its 1,000th West End performance, last Saturday 19 February 2022.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is currently booking to 18 December 2022 and stars Aisha Jawando as Tina.
The musical is a comeback story like no other, about a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism and ageism to become the global Queen of Rock n’ Roll. The show is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical opened in April 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre and has become of the West End’s best loved shows.
Sharing the role of Tina are Aisha Jawando and Chanel Haynes, with Jammy Kasongo as Ike and Madeline Appiah as Tina’s mother Zelma, Joe Evans as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Irene Myrtle Forrester as Tina’s Grandmother GG, Alice Bailey Johnson as Ike and Tina’s manager Rhonda Graam, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, Matt Mills as Tina’s father Richard Bullock, Posi Morakinyo as Tina’s first love Raymond Hill, Garmon Rhys as Tina’s Manager Roger Davies and Joseph Richardson as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach.
Ensemble members are Lori Barker and Daniella Bowen, Chris Grahamson who plays Carpenter, Paul Mukembo who plays Tina’s son Craig and Alex Okoampa who plays Tina’s son Ronnie, the Ikettes are played by Samara Casteallo, Mia Musak and Anu Ogunmefun and swings Derek Aidoo, Joshua Da Costa, Livvy Evans, Raquel Jones, DeeArna McLean, Michael Thomas, Saran Webb and Samuel J Weir.
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is choreographed by Anthony van Laast, with set and costume designs by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Jeff Sugg and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.