The musical has now released over 200,000 new tickets for its run at the Aldwych Theatre.
It has been announced that the musical based on the life of singer Tina Turner is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre until the 27th June 2020.
In addition, it has been confirmed that from the 20th September, the children’s cast is set to comprise of Miah Hasselbaink , Athea Andi eleven years old from Surrey and Ayani Lingibe-Ajavon who share the role of Young Anna Mae; Mimi Etete-Edge, Perola Da Cunha and Jasmine Djazel nine years old from Wandsworth share the role of Young Alline; and Cameron Mukasa-Brown , Theo Lee and Romell Barrocks-Bedeau will share the role Young Craig.
Meanwhile, the current adult cast for the production includes: 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. From the 23rd 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. Adrienne Warren, who originated the role here in the West End, will lead the Broadway cast with performances beginning 12th October 2019.
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.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. The production is choreographed by Anthony van Laast, with set and costume designs by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Jeff Sugg and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical continues to play at the Aldwych Theatre. To book tickets click here or visit: Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Encore Tickets, From the Box Office, West End Theatre Breaks and See Tickets.