THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on sale at the Durham Performing Arts Center, September 22

DPAC has announced that TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL is on stage for eight performances from January 3-8, 2023, as part of DPAC’s Truist Broadway.

Tickets start at $35 (+ taxes and ticket fees) and go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m.:

DPAC is offering Durham residents special access to $15 to $20 + tax tickets for select reserved seats at TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL. These tickets can be purchased over the phone or in person at the Blue Cross NC – Ticket Center at DPAC, and Durham residents must request DPAC for All tickets to access this special offer. These tickets are available up to one month before each event, while supplies last. Visit the DPAC for All page on DPACnc.com for more information about this special program.

The cast is led by Naomi Rodgers (Frozen) and Zurin Villanueva (The Lion King, Mean Girls, Shuffle Along, The Book of Mormon) who will equally split the role of Tina Turner, each performing four (out of eight) performances per 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 set 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 ‘ Lewis, Nia Nelson-Williams, Gracie Phillips, Nicole Powell, Terance Reddick, Shari Washington Rhone, Jacob Roberts-Miller, Aniya Simone, Chris Stevens, Jeff Sullivan and Carlton Terrence Taylor.

“It’s been years since I toured in the United States and I’m so excited that my own musical can now bring my music and my story to my fans in their hometowns across America. C It’s a homecoming and it’s very special to me,” Tina said. Turner.

“We are thrilled to begin this new chapter for TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL. The North American tour will see the show enjoy its sixth worldwide run since opening in the West End in 2018, a testament to the extraordinary legacy of Tina. This tour clearly has a special resonance for Tina herself, and now more than ever, we look forward to uplifting audiences across America with her joyous and triumphant story,” the producers said. , Stage Entertainment’s Tali Pelman and Jimmy Nederlander. “We can’t wait to introduce America to the two megawatt superstars – Naomi Rodgers and Zurin Villanueva – who will co-star as Tina, Garrett Turner as Ike, and the incredibly talented company hitting the road on tour!”

Produced by Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL was written by Tony Award-nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning Katori Hall, starring Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins.

TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award nominee Phyllida Lloyd, with choreography by Tony Award nominee Anthony Van Laast, set design and costumes by Tony Award nominee Mark Thompson, music supervision musical, arrangements and incidental music 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, orchestrations from Tony Award nominee Ethan Popp, wig, hair and makeup design by Drama Desk Award winner Campbell Young Associates and casting by The Telsey Bureau.

An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke down barriers and became the queen of rock n’ roll.

One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards and her concerts have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo artist in history. music.

This new musical based on the life of legendary entertainer 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 received broke box office records at the Aldwych Theatre. In March 2019, the German production opened at the Stage Operettenhaus in Hamburg and the Dutch production opened at the Beatrix Theater in Utrecht in February 2020. A third European production opened in autumn 2021 at the Teatro Coliseum in Madrid, Spain.

TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL opened on Broadway on November 7, 2019, was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The production reopened at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theater on October 8, 2021, following the industry’s 18-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Broadway production ended performances on Sunday, August 14.

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, online and in stores. The CD includes 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.

When she was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in October 2021, Tina Turner became one of only three women in the institution’s history to be inducted twice (she was originally inducted in 1991, alongside Ike Turner).

The TINA Emmy-nominated feature documentary is now available to stream on HBO Max. An eye-opening and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, TINA traces her unlikely rise to early stardom, her lifelong personal and professional struggles, and her even more unlikely resurgence as a phenomenon. worldwide in the 1980s. The feature-length documentary is directed by Academy Award-winning directors Dan Lindsay, TJ Martin and Lightbox, the production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn, as well as Emmy-nominated producer Diane Becker.

Please visit DPACnc.com to view the TINA – THE Tina Turner MUSICAL performance schedule.