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Training: Westminster University London. Theatre credits include: Nativity the Musical (Birmingham Rep), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre London), Rent (Two Box Productions), The Magic of Motown (UK Tour), The Christmas Crooners (UK Tour) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream ... (read complete bio)
 
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Training: Westminster University London. Theatre credits include: Nativity the Musical (Birmingham Rep), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre London), Rent (Two Box Productions), The Magic of Motown (UK Tour), The Christmas Crooners (UK Tour) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream ... (read complete bio)
Full Casting Announced for the West End Return of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Full Casting Announced for the West End Return of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

The hit production of¬†TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL¬†will re-open at the Aldwych Theatre on 28 July 2021 following over a year of¬†shutdown across the West End.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Released on Vinyl Today Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Released on Vinyl Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT¬†and¬†GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS¬†have¬†announced that¬†Tina ‚Äď The Tina Turner Musical:¬†Original Cast Recording¬†is available on vinyl today¬†Friday, March 26. Featuring Tony Award-nominee¬†Adrienne Warren¬†and the original London cast, the album was released for download, streaming and CD formats in 2019.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Out on Gold-Colored Vinyl Toda Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Out on Gold-Colored Vinyl Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 4, 2020

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that Tina - The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is being released as a special gold-colored vinyl edition today, Friday, September 4.

Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo Will Lead TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in London Photo Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo Will Lead TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in London
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo will lead the cast as Tina and Ike in TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL as the hit production enters its third year in the West End. Joining them and making her West End debut is Chanel Haynes as the alternate Tina.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Releases its Original Cast Recording on CD Today Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Releases its Original Cast Recording on CD Today
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Tina a?" The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is available worldwide on CD, both online and in stores, starting today, Friday, October 11. Featuring the original London cast, the album was released for download and streaming earlier this year. The release will coincide with the musical's first Broadway preview at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Saturday, October 12. The CD features a 20-page booklet, which includes liner notes, synopsis, and production and studio photography. The album was recorded in February 2019 at Angel Studios and RAK Studios, produced by the show's Music Supervisor Nicholas Skilbeck and Kurt Deutsch, and co-produced by Tom Kelly. To download or stream the album, or order the CD, please visit ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/riverdeep-tinaturnermusical.

West End Production Of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical Extends Booking To June 2020 Photo West End Production Of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical Extends Booking To June 2020
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019

Over 200,000 new tickets are released for sale today (9 September 2019) for TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner which is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End to 27 June 2020.

Aisha Jawando To Lead TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Beginning October 8 Photo Aisha Jawando To Lead TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Beginning October 8
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2019

Aisha Jawando, who has been with the Company since its world premiere in Spring 2018, steps up to play the title role in¬†TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL¬†from 8¬†October 2019.¬† Having originally played Tina's sister Alline Bullock, Jawando has subsequently performed the iconic role of Tina at certain performances.¬†

Photo Flash: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Celebrates One Year on the West End Photo Photo Flash: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Celebrates One Year on the West End
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina Turner) and Ashley Zhangazha (Ike Turner) led the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on stage last night (24 April 2019) as the hit West End show celebrated its first birthday.

TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Cast Recording Available Now Photo TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Cast Recording Available Now
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original London Cast Recording is available for digital download and streaming today Friday, March 29. 

Full Second Year Cast Announced For West End Production Of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUS Photo Full Second Year Cast Announced For West End Production Of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 26, 2019

Final casting is announced today (26 March 2019) for the second year West End Company of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL.  Based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, this hit production is playing to packed houses at the Aldwych Theatre and currently booking to 21 December 2019.

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe And Ashley Zhangazha Announced As New Leads Of TINA Photo Nkeki Obi-Melekwe And Ashley Zhangazha Announced As New Leads Of TINA
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2019

The Daily Mail reports that Adrienne L. Warren and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith have extended their run in the hit bio-musical, Tina about the life and legacy of music icon Tina Turner until April 13.

Official: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Open on Broadway in Fall 2019! Photo Official: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Open on Broadway in Fall 2019!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 3, 2018

The producers of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, the new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner are pleased to announce that over 200,000 new tickets will go on sale on Monday 24 September 2018, taking bookings to 20 July 2019.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Open in Germany in 2019; Plans Underway for Broad Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Open in Germany in 2019; Plans Underway for Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2018

The producers of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, the new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner are pleased to announce that over 200,000 new tickets will go on sale on Monday 24 September 2018, taking bookings to 20 July 2019.

TINA Extends Booking To February 2019 Photo TINA Extends Booking To February 2019
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2018

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, is pleased to confirm that 140,000 new tickets will go on sale today (Wednesday 18 April 2018) at 12noon BST. The production which officially opened at the Aldwych Theatre last night, is now booking to 16 February 2019.

Photo Flash: First Look at Adrienne Warren as TINA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Adrienne Warren as TINA
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2018

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner continues at the Aldwych Theatre and is currently booking to 20 October 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at Adrienne Warren in the UK Premiere of TINA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Adrienne Warren in the UK Premiere of TINA
by Julie Musbach - Mar 23, 2018

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner is now previewing at the Aldwych Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Adrienne Warren starring in the title role as Tina Turner. View the photo below!

Children's Cast Announced for World Premiere of TINA Photo Children's Cast Announced for World Premiere of TINA
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, officially opens at the Aldwych Theatre on 17 April 2018, with previews beginning on 21 March 2018 , is now booking to 20 October 2018.

Photo Flash: Tina Turner Joins the Cast of TINA in Rehearsal Photo Photo Flash: Tina Turner Joins the Cast of TINA in Rehearsal
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2018

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, officially opens at the Aldwych Theatre on 17 April 2018, with previews beginning on 21 March 2018 is now booking to 20 October 2018.

New Block of Tickets for TINA Go Onsale Today Photo New Block of Tickets for TINA Go Onsale Today
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2018

Stage Entertainment has confirmed that due to exceptional public demand over 100,000 new tickets will go on sale today (Friday 26 January 2018) at 12noon GMT for TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner. Officially opening at the Aldwych Theatre on 17 April 2018, with previews beginning on 21 March 2018, the show is now booking to 20 October 2018.

West End Production of TINA to Hold Open Auditions for Young Tina Turner Photo West End Production of TINA to Hold Open Auditions for Young Tina Turner
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2018

The West End production of TINA will hold open auditions on Saturday 13 January 2018 for the opportunity to portray Anna Mae, the 11 year-old Tina Turner, with the adult cast of the musical. The company are looking for black and mixed race girls between the ages of 9 12 years old, under 4' 10 with good acting skills and a fantastic singing voice.

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