Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is making its way to the Great White Way after a mega successful run on West End. The show premiered in London on April 17, 2018 and became a critical and box office sensation soon after. After the London production, the musical is headed to Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre with previews starting from October 12, 2019. Following global superstar Tina Turner's rise to stardom and her early days creating music with her partner Ike, The Tina Turner Musical is the perfect showcase of everything that makes Tina truly one of a kind. The jukebox musical features the best of Tina Turner's incredible discography including River Deep Mountain High, Nutbush City Limits, Proud Mary, and many other hits. If you're in New York post October, don't miss the opportunity to experience the extraordinary story of a woman who defied all odds to carve out a space for herself in an industry that often relied on looks than talent.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical - About The Show
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, based on the incredible life of internationally renowned singer and songwriter Tina Turner began developing in 2016 in London. After a workshop on December 16th 2016, which was attended by Tina herself, the production was officially announced. After two years of development, the musical officially premiered at the Aldwych Theatre on March 21st 2018. The West End production was nominated for three Olivier Awards, including Best Musical. The show opened in Hamburg, Germany in March 2019, post which the producers began the process of transferring the musical to Broadway. The Broadway adaptation features the same crew as the West End production with book by Katori Hall, choreography by Anthony van Laast, set and costume design by Mark Thompson. The musical is directed by Phyllida Lloyd who also directed the West End production and the film adaptation of Mamma Mia! and The Iron Lady starring Meryl Streep.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical features Adrienne Warren reprising the title role from the West End production. Warren was nominated for an Olivier for the London production. Daniel J. Watts stars as Ike Turner, with Dawnn Lewis and Myra Lucretia Taylor rounding out the cast.
Tina: The Tina Turner - Broadway Story
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is the inspirational story of Tina Turner, one of the most celebrated artists across the globe. The show traces her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee as a struggling singer to her transformation into the legendary Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Born Anna Mae Bullock in 1939, Turner began her singing career in the 1960s and rose to fame after collaborating with her husband Ike Turner. Much later in life, Tina shared that she suffered domestic abuse while married to Ike. The couple parted ways in 1976 and got divorced two years later.
Tina's tumultuous personal life didn't deter the artist in her and she continued her career as a solo artist in the 1980s. With over 11 Grammy Awards and 180 million records sold worldwide, Tina Turner is truly an international superstar. She also holds the record of having the most sold-out concerts for an artist, which is another feather in her cap. The Tina Turner Musical gives audiences a peek into the woman behind the music and tells the story of a woman who rose above her race, gender, and age to fulfill her destiny.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is suitable for kids ages 14 and up. Children under the age of 4 are not allowed inside the theatre.
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Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical - Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Price - $79 onwards
The musical will begin previews from October 12th 2019 with the official opening night set for November 7th 2019.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Reviews
“Whirlwind Turner tribute leaves you breathless.”
- The Guardian
“A discreetly high-tech spectacle, Lloyd’s eye-pleasing production unfolds with the slick sophistication of a modern rock concert.”
- Hollywood Reporter
Note: These reviews are of an earlier edition of the show. For more reviews/info, click here.
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