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Broadway: Tina (Richard Bullock), Once On This Island (Armand); After Midnight (Standby for Dulé Hill & Babyface); Hands On A Hardbody. OFF-BROADWAY: The Secret Life Of Bees. WEST END LONDON: The Genius Of Ray Charles (Lead). NATIONAL: Ragtime (Coalhouse); Miss Saigon (John); Kinky Boots (Simon ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Broadway: Tina (Richard Bullock), Once On This Island (Armand); After Midnight (Standby for Dulé Hill & Babyface); Hands On A Hardbody. OFF-BROADWAY: The Secret Life Of Bees. WEST END LONDON: The Genius Of Ray Charles (Lead). NATIONAL: Ragtime (Coalhouse); Miss Saigon (John); Kinky Boots (Simon ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Casts of TINA Celebrate Tina Turner's Birthday from Around the World Photo VIDEO: Casts of TINA Celebrate Tina Turner's Birthday from Around the World
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 26, 2021

It's Tina Turner's birthday! The casts of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical have come together from around the world to celebrate the icon's birthday.

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Begins Performances in TINA Tonight On Broadway Photo Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Begins Performances in TINA Tonight On Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe is an original Broadway cast member of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, which marks her Broadway debut, after drawing rave reviews for her portrayal of the iconic Tina Turner in the West End production.

Photos: Tony Winner Adrienne Warren Leads TINA Back to Broadway Photo Photos: Tony Winner Adrienne Warren Leads TINA Back to Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - 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.

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces Digital Ticket Lottery Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's digital lottery will open at 9AM the day before the performance and closed at 3PM the day before the performance. Learn how to get digital lotto tickets no.

VIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals Photo VIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 22, 2021

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is rollin' back to Broadway! Rehearsals are underway for the Tony-nominated hit, which is led by Adrienne Warren in the title role, with Daniel J. Watts as Ike, Dawnn Lewis as Zelma, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner at some performances, Tony Award nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna and Jessica Rush as Rhonda.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren Performs 'Private Dancer' from TINA on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Adrienne Warren Performs 'Private Dancer' from TINA on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 15, 2021

Broadway Week continued this evening on The Tonight Show! As Jimmy Fallon announced last week, the show will be celebrating Broadway's return during each episode this week. Next up, Adrienne Warren sang Private Dancer, which Fallon requested last week!

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Will Star in TINA Beginning November 2; Adrienne Warren Departs Oct Photo Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Will Star in TINA Beginning November 2; Adrienne Warren Departs October 31
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 10, 2021

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, have announced that Tina - The Tina Turner Musical will star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe in the title role  beginning Tuesday, November 2, 2021. An original Broadway cast member, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe played Tina in the West End production and plays Tina at certain performances in the Broadway production as the Tina alternate.  

TINA to Return to Broadway with Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and M Photo TINA to Return to Broadway with Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and More; Additional Casting Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway return of Best Musical Tony Award nominee Tina – The Tina Turner Musical!

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Limited Edition Double Orange Vinyl Set Out Today! Photo ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Limited Edition Double Orange Vinyl Set Out Today!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Broadway Records announced today the release of the Grammy Award-nominated 2018 recording of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND as a double record set printed on orange vinyl. This vinyl set includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list and more.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Corde Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Cordero, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Once On This Island on orange vinyl, R&H Goes Pop!, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 8 - New Music From Andy Karl and Orfe Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 8 - New Music From Andy Karl and Orfeh, Joshua Henry, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Andy Karl and Orfeh with Andrew Logan, a debut album from Joshua Henry, a new Randy Rainbow parody, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 1 - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Orange Vinyl, Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 1 - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Orange Vinyl, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

This week's list includes a new limited edition orange vinyl of the 2017 revival cast recording of Once on This Island, as well as a purple vinyl edition of the 1964 cast recording of My Fair Lady. Plus, the latest volume of The Untold Stories of Broadway by Jennifer Ashley Tepper is now available!

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Be Released on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl Photo ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Be Released on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021

This limited-edition vinyl set of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND  includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list, album notes and additional production photos.    

Theater Stories: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Broadway's Most Iconic Stage Couple & Photo Theater Stories: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Broadway's Most Iconic Stage Couple & More About The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! Learn about the iconic stage couple for whom the theater is named after, the multiple jukebox musicals that have made its home on the Lunt-Fontanne stage and more.

Anna Wintour, Yara Shahidi and More to Co-Host Special Performance of TINA: THE TINA  Photo Anna Wintour, Yara Shahidi and More to Co-Host Special Performance of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, have announced that Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief, Vogue U.S.; U.S. Artistic Director and Global Content Advisor, Condé Nast will co-host a cocktail reception alongside Fashion Model & Activist Adut Akech, Fashion Model Cindy Bruna, Writer/Director & Activist Janet Mock ('Pose'), Super Model & Activist Joan Smalls, Fashion Model Paloma Elsesser, and Actor & Activist Yara Shahidi ('Grown-ish') followed by a special performance of Broadway's TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to benefit RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High Photo VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of the hit Broadway musical 'TINA: The Tina Turner Musical,' performed 'River Deep/Mountain High,' led by the incredible Adrienne Warren.

Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth, Arielle Jacobs, Dawnn Lewis, David Jennings and More Atte Photo Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth, Arielle Jacobs, Dawnn Lewis, David Jennings and More Attend HADESTOWN Actors Fund Performance
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2020

The Tony Award winning and Grammy nominated cast of Hadestown donated a special matinee performance at The Walter Kerr Theatre on January 10 to The Actors Fund.

TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Musical Will Open in Madrid in 2020 Photo TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Musical Will Open in Madrid in 2020
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2019

Broadway's TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will open in Madrid, Spain in 2020! A casting notice for the production notes they are currently seeking singers, actors, and dancers for the entire principal cast for the production!

Broadway's TINA Breaks All-Time Box Office Record at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Photo Broadway's TINA Breaks All-Time Box Office Record at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

Broadway's TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL shattered the all-time box office record at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) for the week ending December 1, 2019. TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's gross for the week was $1,834,339.00, the highest for any eight-show week at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Prior to TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, MOTOWN held the house record ($1,708,597.00) set in 2013.

VIDEO: TINA's Kayla Davion Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: TINA's Kayla Davion Takes Over Instagram!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 29, 2019

This is simply the best! We got a special behind-the-scenes look at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade yesterday as Kayla Davion from Tina - The Tina Turner Musical took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for the cast's performance! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

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