Tina the Musical – Based on the life of Tina Turner
Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566
The world premiere of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical in London’s West End
Phyllida Lloyd directs a brand new musical based on the life of multi-award winning music legend Tina Turner.
Broadway’s Adrienne Warren (Shuffle Along, Dreamgirls) will make her West End debut as Tina Turner with Kobna Holdbrook-Smith playing Ike Turner.
From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.
This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.
One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 11 Grammy Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history.
Featuring Tina Turner’s iconic songs, her inspiring, remarkable and moving story is beautifully captured in a new West End musical.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is booking from 21 March 2018 until 16 February 2019 at the Aldwych Theatre, London.
The cast is led by Adrienne Warren (Tina Turner) and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Ike Turner), alongside Madeline Appiah, Lorna Gayle, Tom Godwin, Francesca Jackson, Aisha Jawando, Natey Jones, Gerard McCarthy and Ryan O’Donnell.
Written by Katori Hall,Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins with direction by Phyllida Lloyd, set and costume design by Mark Thompson, choreography by Anthony van Laast and musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck.
★★★★★ “this joyful, lungs-bursting show is simply the best” Daily Telegraph
★★★★ ‘whirlwind Turner tribute leaves you breathless. This is as good as it gets’ The Guardian
★★★★ ‘straight bio made incredible by its star and story’ The Stage
★★★★★ “It is as big and growly as the real Tina Turner in her lion-mane strutting heyday.” Daily Mail
★★★★ “Simply the best way to tell the story of Tina Turner” The Times