The cast is led by Naomi Rodgers (Frozen) and Zurin Villanueva (The Lion King, Mean Girls, Shuffle Along, The Book of Mormon) who will evenly share the role of Tina Turner, each playing four (of eight) performances a week. Also starring are Garrett Turner as Ike Turner, Roz White as Zelma Bullock, Ann Nesby as Gran Georgeanna and Lael Van Keuren as Rhonda.
The producers, Tali Pelman from Stage Entertainment and James M. Nederlander, said: “We can’t wait to introduce America to the two megawatt superstars—Naomi Rodgers and Zurin Villanueva — who will share the role of Tina on the road. They are joined by Garrett Turner in the role of Ike, and an incredibly talented company who will together tell Tina’s extraordinary and triumphant story in cities across the country.”
The ensemble includes Daelyanna Kelly Benson, Antonio Beverly, Taylor A. Blackman, Aliyah Caldwell, Lillian Charles, Max Falls, Zachary Freier-Harrison, Reyna Guerra, Gordia Hayes, Andre Hinds, Takia Hopson, Ayvah Johnson, Geoffrey Kidwell, Parris Mone’t Lewis, Nia Nelson-Williams, Gracie Phillips, Nicole Powell, Terance Reddick, Shari Washington Rhone, Kris Roberts, Jacob Roberts-Miller, Aniya Simone, Chris Stevens, Jeff Sullivan and Carlton Terrence Taylor.
The tour will hold technical rehearsals and launch at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on September 11, 2022 and go on to visit 30 cities in its first year.
|Providence, RI||PPAC||September 11-18, 2022|
|Boston, MA||Boston Opera House||September 20–October 2, 2022|
|Washington, DC||National Theatre||October 4-23, 2022|
|Cincinnati, OH||Aronoff Center||October 25–November 6, 2022|
|Buffalo, NY||Shea’s PAC||November 8-13, 2022|
|Baltimore, MD||Hippodrome Theatre||November 15-20, 2022|
|Philadelphia, PA||Academy of Music||November 22–December 4, 2022|
|Detroit, MI||Detroit Opera House||December 6-18, 2022|
|Charlotte, NC||Belk Theater||December 27, 2022–January 1, 2023|
|Durham, NC||DPAC||January 3-8, 2022|
|Orlando, FL||Dr. Phillips Center||January 10-15, 2023|
|Fort Lauderdale, FL||Broward Center||January 17-29, 2023|
|Tampa, FL||Straz Center||January 31–February 5, 2023|
|New Orleans, LA||Saenger Theatre||February 7-12, 2023|
|Memphis, TN||Orpheum Theatre||February 14-19, 2023|
|Atlanta, GA||Fox Theatre||February 21-26, 2023|
|Minneapolis, MN||Orpheum Theatre||March 1-12, 2023|
|Chicago, IL||Nederlander Theatre||March 14–April 2, 2023|
|Pittsburgh, PA||Benedum Center||April 4-9, 2023|
|Hartford, CT||The Bushnell||April 11-16, 2023|
|East Lansing, MI||Wharton Center||April 18-23, 2023|
|Cleveland, OH||Connor Palace||April 25–May 14, 2023|
|Des Moines, IA||Des Moines Civic Center||May 16-21, 2023|
|Salt Lake City, UT||Eccles Theater||May 30–June 4, 2023|
|Las Vegas, NV||Smith Center||June 6-11, 2023|
|Los Angeles, CA||Pantages Theatre||June 13–July 9, 2023|
|Costa Mesa, CA||Segerstrom Center||July 11-23, 2023|
|San Diego, CA||Civic Theatre||July 25-30, 2023|
|San Francisco, CA||Golden Gate Theatre||August 1-27, 2023|
|San Jose, CA||Center for the Performing Arts||August 29–September 3, 2023|
An uplifting comeback story like no other, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock n’ Roll. The show is directed by Tony Award nominee Phyllida Lloyd with choreography by Tony Award nominee Anthony van Laast, set and costume designs by Tony Award nominee Mark Thompson, original musical supervision, additional music and arrangements by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Tony Award nominee Bruno Poet, sound by Tony Award nominee Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Tony Award nominee Jeff Sugg, tour musical supervision by Alvin Hough, Jr., orchestrations by Tony Award nominee Ethan Popp, wigs, hair and makeup design by Drama Desk Award winner Campbell Young Associates, and casting by The Telsey Office.
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