Why See Tina - The Tina Turner Musical?
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Biographical musicals are all the rage both on Broadway, and in the West End. The latest to join the glitz of the stage is Tina - The Musical, set to premiere in London in March 2018, Based on the rise of iconic songstress Tina Turner, this new production has lined up Mamma Mia and The Iron Lady director Phyllida Lloyd to helm, with a book by Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. Choreography will be designed by Anthony van Laast with musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck. It's Simply The Best creative lineup for this new star project!
Turner's turbulent rise to fame is the stuff of music legend, with her iconic songs often masking the dramatic goings-on behind the scenes. Her inspiring story was first told in the 1993 made-for-TV movie What's Love Got to Do with It, which followed her rise to fame, and her struggle to break free from her abusive husband and manager Ike Turner. Now considered to be one of music's best-selling artists of all time, she has also been referred to as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, having garnered 11 Grammy Awards, including eight competitive awards and three Grammy Hall of Fame awards since her early recording days in the Fifties.
Adrienne Warren will take on the role of the iconic Tina Turner. Warren is a Tony nominated power-house whose stage appearances include, Shuffle Along (Tony nominated for featured Actress in a Musical), Bring It On and Dream Girls.
Previews from: 21 March 2018
Opening night: 17 April 2018
Cast and Creative
Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner
Madeline Appiah as Zelma Bullock
Lorna Gayle as GG
Tom Godwin as Phil Spector and Terry Britten
Francesca Jackson as Rhonda Graam
Aisha Jawando as Alline Bullock.
Natey Jones as Richard Bullock and Raymond Hill
Gerard McCarthy as Erwin Bach
Ryan O'Donnell as Roger Davies.
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