Over 200,000 new tickets have been released for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical.
This musical is based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner and is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End to 27 June 2020.
In the West End, the current cast comprises Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and Ashley Zhangazha who continue as Tina and Ike Turner with Aisha Jawando playing the role of Tina at some performances each week, Madeline Appiah playing the role of Tina’s mother Zelma, Irene Myrtle Forrester as Tina’s Grandmother GG, Howard Gossington as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Francesca Jackson as Ike and Tina’s manager Rhonda Graam, Ava Brennan as Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, Jammy Kasongo as Tina’s father Richard Bullock and Tina’s first love Raymond Hill, Edward Bourne as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach and Oscar Batterham as Tina’s Manager Roger Davies.
Ensemble members are Daniella Bowen, Chloe Chambers, Joelle Dyson, Lejaun Sheppard, Joseph Richardson, Kibong Tanji, Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli, Cameron Bernard Jones who also plays Tina’s son Craig and Ashlee Irish who plays Tina’s son Ronnie, and swings Gavin Alex, Derek Aidoo, Joshua Da Costa, Amandla Elynah, Hannah Jay-Allan, Angela Marie Hurst, Leisha Mollyneaux and Samuel J. Weir.
From 23 September 2019 Aisha Jawando will play the title role, with Tsemaye Bob-Egbe playing the role of Tina at some performances each week.
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe will join the Broadway company later this year to play Tina at certain performances.
About Tina – The Tina Turner Musical:
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, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.