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NEWS: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & Ashley Zhangazha are the new leads in West End’s Tina The Musical

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Nkeki Obi-Melekwe will play Tina Turner in the West End production of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical from 15 April 2019. Joining the company from the same date will be Ashley Zhangazha as Ike Turner. Adrienne Warren, who has played the title role in London since the show’s world premiere, will lead the Broadway production opening in autumn 2019.

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NEWS: Adrienne Warren & Kobna Holdbrook-Smith continue in Tina musical as cast recording & booking extension announced

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As more than 200,000 tickets are released for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre and booking is extended until 21 December 2019, the producers have also announced there will be an upcoming recording of an original cast album.

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NEWS: Tina finds her Ike, Further casting announced for Tina The Musical

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The cast that will join Adrienne Warren, playing the title role in the world premiere of TINA The Tina Turner Musical has been announced, including, making his musical debut, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner. The production, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, starts performances at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre on 21 March 2018, with a press night on 17 April. TINA also features Madeline …

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PHOTOS: Emma Rice, Donmar Shakespeare & Our Ladies win inaugural Tonic Awards

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The winners were announced at the ceremony last night (29 March 2017) for the inaugural Tonic Awards, at the May Fair Theatre hosted by Jenni Murray DBE. The Awards were initiated to celebrate the achievements of game-changing women who are redefining theatre and the performing arts. The winners honoured at this evening’s event are: Rosemary Squire, Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, …