The musical TINA, about the life and career of Tina Turner, will first go to Broadway in New York before the theaters in the Netherlands on the turn. This told musicalproducent Joop van den Ende in The World Runs By.
The musical is on april 17, premiered at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s theatreland. Last week started the try-outs. Stage Entertainment has all 150.000 tickets sold, reported Joop van den Ende. The first performances went, according to him, fans from all over the world.
Tina Turner had presented the world premiere of TINA in Germany to take place, but the producer has her convinced that the musical a world stage in London deserves and should start with an English version.
On the West End is Adrienne Warren in the lead role. “She has a year and four months, every day, practising vocal performances done and singing lessons followed to be the voice of Tina Turner to approach”, says Van den Ende.