Opened: 21st March 2018
Booking Period: 11th January 2020
Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Venue: Aldwych Theatre
Tina the Musical celebrates the outstanding and acclaimed career of Tina Turner, winner of 11 Grammy Awards, and includes numerous iconic hit songs ‘River Deep – Mountain High’, ‘Proud Mary’, ‘Nutbush City Limits’, and ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It’ which has earned her the title of the Queen of Rock and Roll.
The musical follows Tina’s story from her beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee through a blossoming musical career which pushed the boundaries of gender and race, and a fruitful but turbulent marriage to Ike Turner.
Tina the Musical opened at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre on 21st March 2018, which marked its world premiere.
Leading and Supporting
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner
Aisha Jawando as Alternate Tina
Ashley Zhangazha as Ike Turner
Oscar Batterham as Roger Davies
Maria Omakinwa as Zelma Bullock
Irene Myrtle Forrester as GG
Howard Gossington as Phil Spector/Terry Britten
Francesca Jackson as Rhona Graam
Ava Brennan as Alline Bullock
Jammy Kasongo as Richard Bullock/Raymond Hill
Edward Bourne as Erwin Bach
Ensemble and Swing
Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Daniella Bowen, Chloe Chambers, Joshua Da Costa, Joelle Dyson, Amandla Elynah, Angela Marie Hurst, Ashlee Irish, Hannah Jay-Allan, Cameron Bernard Jones, Sia Kiwa, Leisha Mollyneaux, Joseph Richardson, Lejaun Sheppard, Kibong Tanji, Samuel J Weir, and Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli
Tina the Musical opens on 21st March 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre and it is currently booking until 11th January 2020. The Aldwych Theatre was opened on 23rd December 1905 and has been a host to pantomimes, plays, operas and musicals ever since.
This theatre is owned by the Nederlander Organisation. The best place to buy tickets for Tina the Musical is through the theatre’s website. For more information on your visit to the Aldwych Theatre, read our guide.
Our reviewers were blown away by Tina, giving it a ★★★★★ review, and describing it as “…a true testament to the power-house legend that is Tina Turner and an embodiment of her spirit, endurance and perseverance.” To read the full review, click here.