TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will play its final performance at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theater (205 West 46th Street) on Sunday, August 14, 2022 before kicking off a 30-city nationwide tour on September 14, 2022 in Providence, RI, which will mark the sixth production world of musicals.
“Witnessing my story on the Broadway stage, created by the most talented performers, has been an incredible coda to a storied career,” said Tina Turner. “Thinking back to Opening Night on Broadway nearly three years ago and remembering the love and support I received from my friends and the Broadway community is an experience I won’t soon forget. For this Nutbush, TN native, this was a long overdue homecoming and it was an honor and a privilege to share this story with audiences around the world.”
“Tina’s name has lit up every major marquee around the world, including the lights of Broadway. For all of us, this has been the trip of a lifetime,” Tali Pelman said. “On behalf of all the producers, we are so grateful not only for Tina’s trust in us, but also for everyone who worked with us to make Tina’s dream a reality. We look forward to bringing this essential story to life. and triumphant in cities across America.”
TINA – THE MUSICAL Tina Turner has taken over the national television circuit with appearances on Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, NBC’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS’s Tony Awards, The Wendy Williams Show, The Nick Cannon Show and NBC’s Red Nose Day.
TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL originally opened November 7, 2019, has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. As of its last performance, TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will have played 27 preview performances and 482 regular performances.
There are currently five productions of TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL running around the world. The new musical based on the life of legendary entertainer Tina Turner and presented in association with Tina Turner herself, received its world premiere in April 2018 in London’s West End, where it opened to critical acclaim five stars and broke box office records at the Aldwych. Theatre, before opening on Broadway in November 2019. In March 2019, the German production opened at the Stage Operettenhaus in Hamburg, and the Dutch production opened at the Beatrix Theatre, Utrecht, in February 2020. A third European production opened at Fall 2021 at The Teatro Coliseum in Madrid, Spain and the North American tour will mark the sixth worldwide production of TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL.
TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL currently stars Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina, Nick Rashad Burroughs as Ike, Kayla Davion as Tina (in select performances), Tony nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor Awards, as Gran Georgeanna, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Zelma and Katie Webber as Rhonda and also features Juliet Benn, Steven Booth, Julius Chase, Ayla Ciccone-Burton, Milanis Clark, Holli’ Conway, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Charlie Franklin, Judith Franklin, Josiah Gaffney, Matthew Griffin, Ari Groover, Sheldon Henry, David Jennings, Ross Lekites, Robert Lenzi, Rob Marnell, Stephanie Martignetti, Jhardon DiShon Milton, NaTonia Monét, Deon Releford-Lee, Destinee Rea, Justin Schuman, Allysa Shorte, Eric Siegle, Carla R. Stewart, Skye Dakota Turner, Anthony Wayne and Michelle West.
Written by Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize winner Katori Hall, starring Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award nominee Phyllida Lloyd, with choreography by Tony Award nominee Anthony Van Laast Tony Awards, and sets and costumes by the Tony Award nominee. Mark Thompson, musical supervision, additional music and arrangements by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Tony Award nominee Bruno Poet, sound by Tony Award nominee Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Tony Award nominee Jeff Sugg, orchestrations by Ethan Popp, Tony Award nominee, wigs, hair and makeup design by Campbell Young Associates, Drama Desk Award winner, musical direction by Alvin Hough Jr. and casting by The Telsey Office.
Celebrate the unstoppable woman who dared to dream fiercely, break down barriers and take on the world against all odds. Set to the heart-pounding soundtrack of his most beloved hits, this electrifying sensation will have you soaring to the rafters. The Daily Beast says, “Prepare to be blown away. It’s a miracle the roof didn’t soar into space.”
Produced by Stage Entertainment and Ghostlight Records and featuring the original London cast, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is available worldwide on CD, online and in stores. The CD includes a 20-page booklet, which includes liner notes, synopsis, and production and studio photography. The album was recorded in February 2019 at Angel Studios and RAK Studios, produced by the show’s music supervisor Nicholas Skilbeck and Kurt Deutsch, and co-produced by Tom Kelly. To download or stream the album, or order the CD, please visit http://www.ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/riverdeep-tinaturnermusical.
Tina Turner is a 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 as a duo alongside Ike Turner but was never inducted in recognition of her solo work .
The TINA Emmy-nominated feature documentary is now available to stream on HBO Max. An eye-opening and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, TINA traces her unlikely rise to early stardom, her lifelong personal and professional struggles, and her even more unlikely resurgence as a phenomenon. worldwide in the 1980s. The feature-length documentary is directed by Academy Award-winning directors Dan Lindsay, TJ Martin and Lightbox, the production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn, as well as as Emmy-nominated producer Diane Becker.