A new booking period for Tina-The Tina Turner Musical has been announced, following the successful reopening of the show earlier this year, with performances now due to run at the Aldwych Theatre until at least December 18th. 2022. It has also been announced that Tina the Musical is to begin a new partnership with Refuge, a charity committed to helping people affected by domestic abuse that is celebrating 50 years since the opening of its first shelter.
To celebrate the new partnership and collaboration, a special charity performance of Tina the Musical will be staged on October 10th, with alternate 'Tina' and Refuge supporter Chanel Haynes attending the show. Commenting on the partnership earlier, Haines said: “After hearing [Tina Turner’s] story, I vowed, I would use this opportunity to shine light on those that need it most. That’s when I found Refuge. Refuge is a lighthouse, and I want to be one of God’s daughters that fuels its flame.”
Tina-The Tina Turner Musical charts both the private and public life of rock star Tina Turner, who was forced to consistently face down racism and sexism and defied all odds to go on to become a vocal sensation and global superstar. Aisha Jawando will continue in the starring role of Tina Turner in the popular jukebox musical that is packed full of classic Tina Turner songs including “Nutbush City Limits.” and “Proud Mary.”
Other notable members of the cast include Jammy Kasongo in the role of Ike Turner, and Joe Evans who plays Phil Spector along with Terry Britten, Alice Bailey Johnson and Francesca Jackson as Rhonda Graam, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Alline Bullock, Irene Myrtle Forrester as GG, Matt Mills as Richard Bullock, Garmon Rhys as Roger Davies, Posi Morakinyo as Raymond Hill, Madeline Appiah as Zelma, and Joseph Richardson as Erwin Bach.
Tina-The Tina Turner Musical was written by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, and Kees Prins, and is directed by Phyllida Lloyd featuring choreography by Anthony van Laast, scenic and costume designs by Mark Thompson, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and lighting design by Bruno Poet.
Performances of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical will continue at the Aldwych Theatre until December 18th 2022.