TINA: The Tina Turner Musical



  • Follow the life and times of Tina Turner from humble beginnings to the Queen of Rock n' Roll!

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical

There can be no question regarding the singing prowess of superstar Tina Turner. She has managed to enthral fans with her lovely voice for decades. However, do you know the story behind her rise to fame? As a hardcore fan or someone who simply enjoys her music, you must experience Tina Turner musical Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.

A biographical tale to impress audiences

While there are several biographical musicals on Broadway, the Tina Turner Musical is truly special. Rather than trying to impress fans with spectacular set pieces, the director in this production simply focuses on relaying the interesting facts about the singer’s life. The supremely talented Phylidda Lloyd is helming this project, while the script belongs to Olivier Award-winning playwright Katoria Hall.

Moreover, to ensure justice to the musical, the performers in the production have been handpicked. Cast members include Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Adrienne Warren, Dawnn Lewis, Daniel J. Watts and many more.

The musical’s premiere was such a hit amongst the audience that it garnered continuous cheers until the very end. Even the 12-time Grammy Award-winning Tina Turner has personally endorsed and commended the production for its authentic take on her life. You can expect to see Tina take on several social evils to get to the top of her game, such as racism, gender prejudice and domestic abuse.

Tina Turner Musical Broadway
See the Tina Turner Musical on Broadway

The Tina Turner story

Before the globally popular singer achieved success, she had to endure several hurdles. The Tina Turner musical Broadway starts by focusing on her life before fame. Watch how she started her musical career by adopting the name Little Ann during the 1950s. The story then moves on to 1960s. Giving audiences a glance into her personal life with husband Ike turner before showcasing the huge success she achieved at this time.

Domestic abuse and a slowly declining career led to her ugly divorce with Ike. Between 1972 and 1980, she struggled to stay afloat as most of her recent songs failed to impress audiences. However, Tina managed to turn the tide, coming back with hugely popular songs, such as What’s Love Got to Do With It and Let’s Stay Together.

Booking information

The musical lasts 2 hours and 45 minutes and comprises of an intermission. The evening show starts at 7 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, while on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, this show begins at 8 pm. Matinee show options include Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 pm and on Sundays at 3 pm.

The venue can seat around 1500 people at once, making it one of the larger theatres in New York. However, avoid taking a chance and book early lest sold out Tina Turner musical Broadway shows prevent you from experiencing the musical. Remember that outside food is strictly prohibited within the theatre premises.

The theme and story of the production are suitable for people aged 14 years and above. Another important thing to remember is that the venue has an always-on air conditioning that can make the internal temperatures too low for some. Ensure you carry warm clothing for protection against the cold.


  • Show Information

    Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner
    Daniel J. Watts as Ike Turner
    Dawnn Lewis as Zelma
    Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna

    Directed By
    Phyllida Lloyd

    Written By
    Katori Hall

    Top Songs
    ‘Nutbush City Limits’, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’, ‘Be Tender With Me Baby’.

  • Performance Times

    Please check the calendar for available times and dates.

  • Getting your tickets

    You will receive your tickets via email shortly after booking. Please exchange your e-tickets for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the venue.

  • Theatre Information

    The theatre has a seating capacity of 1,082. It is wheelchair accessible, and has an in-house bar, cloakroom, and an Assistive Hearing System.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.