Smash-hit Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is set to return to the West End this summer, reopening at the Aldwych Theatre on 28 July.
Full casting has been announced joining Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo as Tina and Ike Turner respectively, with Chanel Haynes to play the role of Tina at certain performances each week.
Further casting includes Joe Evans as Phil Spector and Terry Britten, Irene Myrtle Forrester as GG, Francesca Jackson and Alice Bailey Johnson as Rhonda Graam, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Alline Bullock, Matt Mills as Richard Bullock, Posi Morakinyo as Raymond Hill, Garmon Rhys as Roger Davies, Joseph Richardson as Erwin Bach and Madeline Appiah as Zelma.
Ensemble members include Lori Barker, Kelly Hampson, Chris Grahamson, Paul Mukembo, Alex Okoampa, Samara Casteallo, Mia Musak, Anu Ogunmefun and swings Derek Aidoo, Joshua Da Costa, Livvy Evans, Raquel Jones, DeeArna McLean, Michael Thomas, Saran Webb and Samuel J Weir.
Children’s cast features Tia Murrell, Rae Ann Quayle, Poppy Cunningham, Shai Codrington, Sophia Anne Angiama, Mia Jones, Elias Agbodan George, Remi Dabiri-McQuaid and Romell Barrocks-Bedeau.
The musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism and ageism to become the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. The musical is choreographed by Anthony van Laast, with set and costume design 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.
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