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Katori Hall

 

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[West End, 2021]
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[West End, 2018]
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Photos

Lamar Roberts, Katori Hall, Steve H. Broadnax III Photo

Lamar Roberts, Katori Hall, Steve H. Broadnax III

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02/25/2020
Katori Hall, Nick Scandalios Photo

Katori Hall, Nick Scandalios

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02/03/2020
Tali Pelman, Phyllida Lloyd, Katori Hall, Anna Wintour Photo

Tali Pelman, Phyllida Lloyd, Katori Hall, Anna Wintour

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02/03/2020
Cindy Bruna, Joan Smalls, Yara Shahidi, Adut Akech, Janet Mock, Katori Hall, Phyllida Photo

Cindy Bruna, Joan Smalls, Yara Shahidi, Adut Akech, Janet Mock, Katori Hall, Phyllida Lloyd, Tali Pelman, Anna Wintour

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02/03/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
Author

[West End, 2018]
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Writing
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Katori Hall Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Book of a Musical
Katori Hall, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best New Play Gold Star
Katori HallThe Mountaintop

Katori Hall News

AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season Photo AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Ava: The Secret Conversations will join the Geffen Playhouse 2022/2023 season lineup to complete the full season.

Photos: Megan Thee Stallion Makes Guest Appearance in P-VALLEY on Starz
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

Check out photos from from Megan Thee Stallion‚Äôs appearance in last night‚Äôs penultimate episode of ‚ÄúP-Valley‚ÄĚ season two. The Grammy winner, who also wrote and recorded the original song featured in the episode, entitled ‚ÄúGet It On The Floor,‚ÄĚ was seen in the role of Tina Snow on the critically acclaimed STARZ drama.

TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Comes to Sydney in May 2023 Photo TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Comes to Sydney in May 2023
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Produced by TEG DAINTY in special collaboration with Stage Entertainment, Tali Pelman and Tina Turner, the musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race to become the global Queen of Rock n' Roll. TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity. ¬†

Special Events Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Special Events Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Playwrights Foundation has announced the special events for this summer's 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), allowing audiences members and theater industry leaders additional opportunities to engage with new theater; connect with the playwrights, directors, and artists participating in 2022 BAPF; and mingle with fellow theater lovers.

PBS Announces SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS Documentary Series Photo PBS Announces SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS Documentary Series
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

The series features novelist Jesmyn Ward; country music artist Lyle Lovett; poet and memoirist Natasha Trethewey; 'Raya and the Last Dragon' screenwriter Qui Nguyen; The Hate U Give author Angie Thomas; singer and guitarist Brittany Howard; playwright Katori Hall; and ‚ÄúStranger Things‚ÄĚ series creators Matt and Ross Duffer.¬†

Naomi Rodgers, Zurin Villanueva, and More Will Lead the North American Tour of TINA - Photo Naomi Rodgers, Zurin Villanueva, and More Will Lead the North American Tour of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

Casting has been announced for the North American tour ofTINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL. The tour will hold technical rehearsals and launch at¬† the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on September 11, 2022 and go on to¬† visit 30 cities in its first year.¬†

Show Of The Week: Exclusive Prices for TINA-THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Show Of The Week: Exclusive Prices for TINA-THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 25, 2022

Get Exclusive Prices For TINA-The Tina Turner Musical, with tickets from just £29 at the Aldwych Theatre

Tickets Go On Sale For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at PPAC This Week Photo Tickets Go On Sale For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at PPAC This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

Tickets for TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will go on sale on Wednesday, July 20 at 10A at the PPAC Box Office, online, and by phone at 401.421.2787.

Leading Actors/Directors Will Headline 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival This Month Photo Leading Actors/Directors Will Headline 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Playwrights Foundation has announced the artistic teams for this summer's 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) which will be presented as a hybrid (in-person and streamed) festival July 29 - August 7, 2022.

Studio Theatre Extends HOT WING KING Through August 7 Photo Studio Theatre Extends HOT WING KING Through August 7
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

Due to popular demand, Studio Theatre is adding performances to its season-ending production of The Hot Wing King; the production now runs through August 7, 2022.

Katori Hall Videos

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and the cast of Tina: the Tina Turner Musical took to the stage on the Wendy Show this morning to perform 'Proud Mary'. Obi-Melekwe was later joined by guest-hosts Leah Remini and Michele Visage for an interview after the performance.

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 22, 2021

Watch Nkeki Obi-Melekwe make her national television debut as Tina Turner with the cast of TINA: The Musical, performing a medley of 'Nutbush City Limits' and 'Proud Mary' this morning on Good Morning America.

VIDEO: Go Inside TINA's Reopening Night on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside TINA's Reopening Night on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Oct 9, 2021

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL officially reopened at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) last night, October 8, 2021. Watch below as we take you inside the big night, which included a curtain speech by Pulitzer Prize Winner and Tony Nominee Katori Hall, the full cast curtain call, and encore performances of 'Nutbush City Limits' and 'Proud Mary'.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

PBS NewsHour correspondent Karla Murthy recently sat down with the show's writer and members of the cast, including Tony-award winner Adrienne Warren, to talk about the show and Tina Turner's journey to become one of the most celebrated recording artists in history.

VIDEO: Tristan Mack Wilds & Luke James Honor First Preview of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED M VideoVIDEO: Tristan Mack Wilds & Luke James Honor First Preview of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2021

Mack gave thanks to playwright and Broadway’s newest voice, Keenan Scott II, and in honor of the first performance, Luke James sang and acapella blessing to the cast and the production and to all the Broadway theaters and their casts.

Video Flashback: Relive Adrienne Warren's TINA Journey, in Honor of the Show's Second VideoVideo Flashback: Relive Adrienne Warren's TINA Journey, in Honor of the Show's Second Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2020

On April 17, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical celebrated 2 years since its world premiere in London. In honor of the anniversary, the company is flashing back to Adrienne Warren's Tina Journey, the miniseries the show created when it first began.

BWW TV: Watch Secretary Hillary Clinton Deliver Closing Speech at 3rd Annual Women's  VideoBWW TV: Watch Secretary Hillary Clinton Deliver Closing Speech at 3rd Annual Women's Day On Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2020

On Monday, in celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway welcomed Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver The Closing Keynote Address at The 3rd Annual Women's Day On Broadway: The Decade Ahead And How Women Will Shape It  at The New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City.

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA VideoVIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Ahead of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical's official opening on Broadway November 7, the cast of the musical stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak peak!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview VideoVIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.

VIDEO: Watch Angela Bassett Talk About Her Recent Birthday VideoVIDEO: Watch Angela Bassett Talk About Her Recent Birthday
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019

On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden,' James asked Angela Bassett about her recent birthday and what possessed her to celebrate with a pile of broccoli with a candle in the middle; and, Angela tells James about the birthday gift she received from her husband that will come in handy all NBA season. And, Jim Gaffigan talks about keeping track of birthdays for five children every year. Watch the clip below!


Katori Hall Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Katori Hall written?
Katori Hall has written 5 shows including Hoodoo Love (Playwright), The Mountaintop (Playwright), Hurt Village (Playwright), The Hot Wing King (Playwright), Tina (Playwright).

What awards has Katori Hall been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Mountaintop .

What awards has Katori Hall won?
Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Mountaintop.