New cast for Tina the Musical’s third year at the Aldwych Theatre
Aisha Jawando will continue in the titular role in Tina the Musical at the Aldwych Theatre, as a new cast will join the production from 17th March. They’ll star in the West End musical as the show enters its third year in London, with performances to January 2021.
Tina Turner and Ike Turner on stage
Aisha Jawando will continue in the role of Tina Turner, after originating the role of Alline Bullock in the show’s original West End cast. Previously, Jawando has starred in The Lion King, The Book of Mormon and Motown the Musical.
Chanel Haynes will make her West End debut as the alternate Tina. She’s sung at the 2008 Grammy Awards in a line-up that included Tina Turner herself, but she’s also starred in a production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill as Billie Holliday.
The role of Ike Turner will be played by Jammy Kasongo, with London theatre credits including Grand Hotel at the Southwark Playhouse and Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.
New Tina casting to take over next month
The new adult cast of Tina the Musical will take over from 17th March. The cast will also feature Joe Evans as Phil Spector and Terry Britten, Irene Myrtle Forrester as Grandmother GG, Francesca Jackson as Rhonda Graam, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Alline Bullock, Matt Mills as Richard Bullock, Posi Morakinyo as Raymond Hill, Garmon Rhys Roger Davies, Joseph Richardson as Erwin Bach and Lucy Vardi as Zelma.
Lori Barker, Daniella Bowen, Chris Grahamson, Paul Mukembo, Alex Okoampa, Samara Casteallo, Mia Musak and Anu Ogunmefun complete the cast.
About Tina the Musical
Detailing the life of the 12-time Grammy Award-winning singer, the autobiographical musical charts Tina Turner’s rise to superstardom, defying her age, gender and race to become the global queen of rock and roll.
Tina the Musical opened in the West End in April 2018, receiving three Olivier Award nominations in 2019 including best musical.
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