Tina the musical has announced that it will re-open at the Aldwych Theatre on 28 July 2021 following over a year of shutdown.
Based on the life of legendary rock star Tina Turner, Tina the musical will star Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo as Tina and Ike Turner.
Having originally played Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, Aisha Jawando who has been with the company since its world premiere in Spring 2018, will continue in the title role. Jammy Kasongo, who also was a member of original company and then played the roles of Richard and Raymond, steps up to play the role of Ike. Joining them and making her West End debut is Chanel Haynes as the alternate Tina who will perform the iconic role of Tina at certain performances.
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is choreographed by Anthony van Laast, with set and costume designs by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Jeff Sugg and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is fully committed to the safety of our audience, performers, staff and everyone who works at or visits our theatre. To help us welcome audiences back safely, we are taking care to meet Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and are partnered with Society of London Theatre’s ‘See It Safely’ campaign.
Tina – The Tina Turner musical re-opens at the Aldwych Theatre on 28 July 2021.