New York, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (2019 / '20)

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical - Broadway (New York)

After the huge success at London’s Aldwych Theatre and at the Stage Operettenhaus in Hamburg, Tina announced that the musical will also come to Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. After three very successful weeks of previews, it premiered on November 07 in attendance of Tina, her husband Erwin and many celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Whoopie Goldberg. At the end of the performance, Tina appeared on stage together with the entire cast and thanked everyone for the great show. The role of Tina Turner was played by Adrienne Warren, who moved from London to Broadway.

The New York Times: More important, as far as pure entertainment is concerned, this story comes with songs that can thrill an audience when rendered as Turner sang them; at this, the musical “Tina,” directed by Phyllida Lloyd, happily succeeds. In a performance that is part possession, part workout and part wig, Adrienne Warren rocks the rafters and dissolves your doubts about anyone daring to step into the diva’s high heels.

Rolling Stone Magazine: Tina Turner is a star, and so is Adrienne Warren, who unleashes something volcanic from within herself while channeling the Queen of Rock & Roll. Though Warren shines consistently, the vehicle for her bright performance, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, hits several road bumps while charting the icon’s life from childhood through her Eighties comeback.

Writer: Katori Hall
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Producer: Tali Pelman, James L. Nederlander
Choreographer: Anthony van Laast
Orchestration: Ethan Popp
Venue: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York

Musical Tracks
Act I
  1. Etherland / Sound of Mystic Law
  2. Nutbush City Limits
  3. Don't Turn Around
  4. Shake A Tail Feather
  5. The Hunter
  6. Matchbox
  7. It's Gonna Work Out Fine
  8. A Fool In Love
  9. Let's Stay Together
  10. Better Be Good To Me
  11. I Want To Take You Higher
  12. River Deep, Mountain High
  13. Be Tender With Me Baby
  14. Proud Mary
  15. I Don't Wanna Fight
Act II
  1. Private Dancer
  2. Disco Inferno
  3. Open Arms
  4. I Can't Stand The Rain
  5. Tonight
  6. What's Love Got To Do With It
  7. We Don't Need Another Hero
  8. (Simply) The Best
  9. Finale: Nutbush City Limits / Proud Mary

Tina Turner: Adrienne Warren, Nkeki Obi-Malekwe (alternate) / Ike Turner: Daniel J. Watts / Zelma: Dr. Dawnn Lewis / Gran Georgeanna: Myra Lucretia Taylor / Phil Spector, Terry Britten: Steven Booth / Raymond Hill: Gerald Caesar / Ikettes: Holli Conway, Kayla Davion, Destinee Rea / Roger Davies: Charlie Franklin / Craig: Matthew Griffin / Richard Bullock: David Jennings / Erwin Bach: Ross Levite’s / Carpenter: Robert Lenzi / Young Alline: Gloria Manning / Young Anna Mae: Mehret Marsh, Skye Turner / Ronnie: Jhardon Dishon Milton / Alline: Mars Rucker / Rhonda: Jessica Rush / Young Craig: Antonio J. Watson


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