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A proud native of Florence, Alabama, Garrett received his B.A. in Music and Creative Writing from Emory University and M.A. in Music Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London on a Marshall Scholarship. Recent credits include Vertus in HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME directed by Kenny Leon (True Colors Theatre), Anthony in HALF TIME directed by Jerry Mitchell (Paper Mill Playhouse), Chad Deity in THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY (Asolo Rep), White Rabbit/Knight in LOOKINGGLASS ALICE (Baltimore Center Stage), Delray in MEMPHIS (Mason Street Warehouse), Benny in IN THE HEIGHTS (Aurora Theatre/Theatrical Outfit), Jimmy Early in DREAMGIRLS (Atlanta Lyric Theatre), Mr. Franklin/Mr. Venus in PASSING STRANGE (Playhouse on Park), Simon in ACAPPELLA THE MUSICAL (Alliance Theatre), and Will in THE DOVE (York Theatre Company). Psalm 115:1 — www.garrett-turner.com — @garrettmturner

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[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2023
Young Cyrus

[US Tour]
North American Tour, 2022
Ike Turner

[Broadway]
2021
Performer

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
East Coast Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Performer


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Meet the Graduates of Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

From performers to stage managers to producers and writers our graduates go on to incredible achievements in film, theatre, television and more. Hear from a few of our USA-based graduates about what they’ve been up to.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of PAY THE WRITER At Pershing Square Signature Center

Craig Bierko, Bebe Neuwirth, Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, Maulik Pancholy, Noah Ricketts, Sharon Brown, Seth Rudetsky, Erik Bottcher, Julian Elijah Martinez, Kevyn Morrow, and Frank Wood among others, attended Opening Night of Pay the Writer on August 21, 2023. See photos from the opening night celebration!

Photos: First Look at PAY THE WRITER Starring Bryan Batt, Marcia Cross, Ron Canada, and More

Production photos have been released for Pay the Writer. The world premiere of the new comedy-drama by New York Times Bestselling Author Tawni O’Dell (Back Roads) stars Ron Canada (Network, Wedding Crashers, “The West Wing”), Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives,” “Melrose Place”), and Bryan Batt (“Mad Men,” 12 Years a Slave, Jeffrey). Check them out here!

PAY THE WRITER Begins Previews Sunday, August 13 With Sold-Out WGA Benefit Performance

Previews for Pay the Writer will begin this Sunday, August 13 at 7:30 PM with a sold-out performance benefiting Writers Guild of America. Due to the overwhelming support shown for the show and WGA, the producers have added two additional benefit performances on Monday, August 14 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 PM.

Brenda Braxton Joins Production Team of PAY THE WRITER

Learn more about how Broadway star Brenda Braxton joins the production team of 'Pay the Writer' and adds her talent to this captivating show. Find out what her role is and how her involvement enhances the production.

Ron Canada, Marcia Cross, and Bryan Batt Will Lead PAY THE WRITER Off-Broadway

Pay the Writer, the world premiere of a new comedy-drama by New York Times Bestselling Author Tawni O’Dell, will open August 21, 2023 Off-Broadway at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

Interview: Garrett Turner Says TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Wharton Center is an Unmatchable Story That Will Change Your Life

April 18th through the 23rd only, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical comes to Wharton Center for the first time. Tina premiered in London in 2018 before moving to Broadway in 2019. Last fall, the national tour started its journey in theatres across North America.

Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at The Bushnell

A jukebox musical depicting the true life story of the award-winning Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll, Tina Turner is now playing at The Bushnell through April 16th. Don't miss this incredibly moving, tour-de-force musical featuring an unforgettable cast and electrifying performances.

THE DREAMER Opens This Month at HERE Arts Center

What if Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream sprang forth from the psyche of a 12-year-old girl? What if the classic, beloved comedy was her subconscious being set free from societal power pressures, social constructs, and leads her out of the shadows of doubt and chaos into transformed identity? The Neo-Political Cowgirls bring The Dreamer to HERE Arts Center spring 2023.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Comes To Playhouse Square April 25 - May 14

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will play the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square for 24 performances from April 25 to May 14 as part of the 2022-2023 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square.

Review: TINA- THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at James M. Nederlander Theatre

What did our critic think of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at James M. Nederlander Theatre?

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Rock The Bushnell, April 11-16

Twelve-time Tony Award nominated TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will play eight performances from April 11 to April 16, 2023 at The Bushnell in Hartford. Tickets are on sale now.

Review: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Orpheum

What did our critic think of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Orpheum? This new musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism and ageism to become the global queen of rock 'n' roll. Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.

Review: TINA at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis

What did our critic think of TINA at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis? Valentine's Day was a special evening for Memphis theatre-goers. Rock and roll lovers flocked to the Orpheum Theatre to hear iconic hits such as 'Proud Mary' and 'What's Love Got To Do With It'. Theatre lovers crowded the theatre for incredible costumes, stunning lighting designs, and some extremely powerful voices on the stage. And you only have until this Sunday to experience it. I'm of course speakng about Tina the Musical.

Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL IS “SIMPLY THE BEST...” TICKET IN TOWN at Straz Center For The Performing Arts

Over the past several years, jukebox musicals have taken the “Great White Way...” by storm. From shows such as “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” “Jagged Little Pill,” “Moulin Rouge,” “Girl from the North Country,” and more recently “& Juliet,” “MJ the Musical,” all tell a story surrounded by a book of songs exploring the discography/career of musicians such as Alanis Morissette, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, and Bob Dylan to name a few.

Playhouse Square Announces Public On-Sale For TINA- THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, January 20 for 24 performances from April 25 to May 14 as part of the 2022-2023 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square.

Review: In THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, the Jukebox Genre Tries for More Than Just Rags-to-Riches at the Dr. Phillips Center

Both the movie and the musical stand out because, while the rock legend ascends from rags to riches by the end, the story is less interested in Turner's journey to stardom than in her liberation from years of violent physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her husband and musical partner, Ike Turner...

Review: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical follows the life and career of legendary recording artist Tina Turner. The story begins with her upbringing in Nutbush, Tennessee, continues with her tumultuous relationship with Ike Turner, and ends with her transformation into the global queen of rock 'n' roll. In case anyone's wondering, this is a different dramatization from the 1993 Academy Award nominated biographical film, What's Love Got to Do With It.

TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Play Limited Engagements in the SF Bay Area

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will play limited engagements at two venues in the San Francisco Bay Area—August 1–27, 2022 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theatre, as part of BroadwaySF’s 2022/23 season and August 29–September 3, 2023 at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts, as part of Broadway San Jose’s 2022/23 season.

Tickets For TINA �" The Tina Turner Musical at the Orpheum Theatre Are on Sale This Week

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will make its Minnesota debut for 16 performances from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season.

Garrett Turner FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Garrett Turner has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Garrett Turner has not appeared in the West End.

Garrett Turner's next show will be Pay The Writer which opens on 8/21/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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