Broadway: TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL (Lunt-Fontanne)

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by Gregory Bernard on May 16, 2021

in Theater-New York

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 ($79.00 – $199.00) are now on sale at Ticketmaster. There is a digital lottery, The performance schedule 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.making a limited number of $45 tickets available at Lottery.

This new musical, based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, 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. This new musical, a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity, 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.

Ms. 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.

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