Tina The Musical – Official Launch – premieres at Aldwych Theatre to standing ovations
Tina Turner officially launched Tina The Musical in London. Also presented Tony nominee artist Adrienne Warren as Tina in the UK show.
Tina The Musical will be the biggest musical show to hit the West End for some time.
This is how it goes
From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story. It tells of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.
One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 11 Grammy Awards. Tina’s live shows have been seen by millions. Tickets for he Diva’s concerts sold more than any other solo performer in music history.
The Show features her much-loved songs. TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.
Presented in association with Tina Turner.
Tina’s rocked the stages in 11 tours throughout her career. Were you in the crowd?
Box Office: 0845 200 7981
For more go: www.tinathemusical.com
Born Anna-Mae Bullock. Her parents Zelma Priscilla and Floyd Richard Bullock. Tina attends Flagg Grove Community School.
1950: Anna-Mae is 13. Her mother Zelma leaves her abusive relationship with her husband and moves to St Louis. Her father Richard remarries and leaves Anna-Mae in the care of her grandmother.
1956: When Anna-Mae is 16, she moves to St Louis to join her mother and sister Alline. Tina meets IKE TURNER. At Club Manhattan, Ike Turner asks Anna-Mae to join him on stage and sing with his band, The Kings of Rhythm. He’s so impressed with her voice, he asks her to join the band as its first female member.
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