|TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Reopens on Broadway 10/8|
|Posted by: Official_Press_Release 01:11 pm EDT 05/11/21|
|TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL WILL REOPEN ON BROADWAY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021 AT THE LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE
TICKETS NOW ON SALE
NOMINATED FOR 12 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL
“MIND-BLOWING AND LIFE CHANGING. A story that needs to be shared, especially today." – ABC News
“TINA is one fine specimen in the best showbiz tradition of the Great Big Broadway Musical! The music is FANTASTIC, the staging is DELUXE, the central figure is a cultural icon and Adrienne Warren is SENSATIONAL.” – Variety
“I’VE RARELY HEARD AN AUDIENCE WITH THIS MIGHTY A ROAR.” – NY Times
“Writer Katori Hall has created A MUSICAL THEATER MASTERPIECE.” – Amsterdam News
(New York, NY) Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, announce that Best Musical Tony Award nominee TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will reopen at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Friday, October 8, 2021. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, tickets for TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
“I am thrilled that our musical will be reopening on Broadway. I remember with such warmth and appreciation the extraordinary welcome I received at our Opening Night. It felt like a homecoming. I know the role my story serves; I hope the retelling of it is inspirational, a reminder of our capacity for resilience and a celebration of our ability to overcome adversity together.” - Tina Turner
“We are overjoyed at the prospect of opening the doors of the Lunt-Fontanne Theater once more. But to reopen does not mean to return, to resume, to revert. The purpose of theatre is to bring people together through story-telling. It has been a year of unfathomable challenges and hardship in America and on Broadway, especially for our BIPOC community. TINA is the essential story for our times, and we are proud to live up to its message with action, as a new chapter commences of a better and more united, diverse, equitable and inclusive Broadway.” - Tali Pelman, Producer
"I always knew that the curtain would rise again on the story of Tina Turner. This titan, this ground-breaker, this icon has been a beacon for those of us who are artists and those of us who are survivors. It is fitting that during this moment of reckoning and re-shaping our world and industry, TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will re-open by affirming the voice of a black woman who never gave up. In these continued challenging times, may the story of her fall and triumph light a fire in our feet, in our hearts, and in our imaginations. These are the types of stories I want to see as we re-imagine and demand a more inclusive and equitable Broadway." – Katori Hall, Playwright
Directed by Tony nominee Phyllida Lloyd and written by Tony nominees Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, choreography is by Tony nominee Anthony van Laast, with set and costume designs by Tony nominee Mark Thompson, musical supervision, additional music and arrangements by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Tony nominee Bruno Poet, sound by Tony nominee Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Tony nominee Jeff Sugg, orchestrations by Tony nominee Ethan Popp, wigs, hair and makeup design by Campbell Young Associates and casting by Telsey + Company.
Full casting will be announced shortly.
This new 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 a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.
This new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner and presented in association with Tina Turner herself, received its world premiere in April 2018 in London, where it opened to five-star reviews and has broken box office records at the Aldwych Theatre. In March 2019, the German production opened at Stage Operettenhaus in Hamburg, and the Dutch production opened at the Beatrix Theater, Utrecht, in February 2020. A third European production is due to open at the Teatro Coliseum in Madrid, Spain in Fall 2021.
Produced by Stage Entertainment and Ghostlight Records and featuring the original London cast, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is available worldwide on CD, both online and in stores. The CD features a 20-page booklet, which includes liner notes, synopsis, and production and studio photography. The album was recorded in February 2019 at Angel Studios and RAK Studios, produced by the show’s Music Supervisor Nicholas Skilbeck and Kurt Deutsch, and co-produced by Tom Kelly. To download or stream the album, or order the CD, please visit http://www.ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/riverdeep-tinaturnermusical.
Tina Turner is a 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 as a duo alongside Ike Turner, but has never been inducted in recognition of her solo work.
The feature documentary TINA is now available to stream on HBO Max. A revealing and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, TINA charts her improbable rise to early fame, her personal and professional struggles throughout her life and her even more improbable resurgence as a global phenomenon in the 1980s. The feature documentary is from Academy Award-winning directors Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and Lightbox, the production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn, together with Emmy-nominated producer Diane Becker.
Tickets for Broadway’s TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL range from $79.00 – $199.00 and are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
Recognizing flexibility is key in our guests’ return to Broadway. As a result of COVID-19, Nederlander is implementing an exchange and refund policy for guests of all of its venues in NYC. This policy will provide flexibility in the event a guest may be unable to attend a show due to illness, travel restrictions, or any other circumstances. Our guests may feel confident purchasing tickets in advance knowing this exchange or refund policy is in effect if they cannot attend the date and time originally purchased. When you request an exchange or a refund, the request will be approved with no questions asked and no additional service fees assessed provided the request meets the terms and conditions outlined herein. For more information on the refund and exchange policy visit www.broadwaydirect.com/exchanges-refunds/.
TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL and the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre will follow New York State, New York City and CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all actors, production staff, theatre employees, and audience members. As public health conditions and the State's guidance for performing arts and live entertainment changes, the theatre will remain flexible and adapt to applicable health protocols, such as face coverings, health screening, enhanced air filtration and ventilation, and rigorous cleaning and disinfection.
To learn more about Broadway’s commitment to a safe and responsible return for our audience, visit www.broadwaybrighter.com.
Powered by Broadway Direct, TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL offers a digital lottery, making a limited number of $45 tickets available at https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/tina-ny.
The performance schedule for TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is as follows: Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3PM. There will be no matinee performances on Saturday, October 9, Sunday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 13.
For More Information, visit www.TinaOnBroadway.com. Follow @TinaBroadway on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
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