Tina the Musical – Based on the life of Tina Turner
Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566
ABOUT Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
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.
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe stars as Tina Turner with Ashley Zhangazha playing Ike Turner.
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 until 11 January 2020 at the Aldwych Theatre, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
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.
WHO’S IN IT? TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL CAST
The cast is led by Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina Turner) and Ashley Zhangazha (Ike Turner), alongside Maria Omakinwa, Irene-Myrtle Forrester, Howard Gossington, Francesca Jackson, Ava Brennan, Jammy Kasongo, Edward Bourne and Oscar Batterham. Aisha Jawando will play the role of Tina at some performances each week.
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