June 16


5 Things to Know About the New Cast of “TINA – The Tina Turner Musical”

The hit West End production TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, which has been captivating audiences for the past five years, is welcoming new cast members to the show. Here are five things you need to know about the cast changes and the talented performers joining the production.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical


Karis Anderson and Elesha Paul Moses take on the role of Tina Turner: Karis Anderson, currently part of the ensemble, will now share the iconic role of Tina Turner with Elesha Paul Moses, who continues her stellar performance in the musical. These two talented actresses will bring their unique interpretations to the character, capturing the spirit and energy of the legendary rock ‘n’ roll queen.


Okezie Morro portrays Ike Turner: Joining the cast as Ike Turner is Okezie Morro, a seasoned actor with an impressive theater background. Morro’s portrayal of Ike Turner is sure to bring depth and complexity to the character, exploring the tumultuous relationship between Tina and Ike with authenticity and skill.


Expanded cast and new roles: In addition to the main cast changes, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical introduces several new cast members in key roles. Mark Anderson joins as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Jonathan Carlton takes on the role of record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach, and Vanessa Dumatey steps into the role of Tina’s sister Alline Bullock. These talented performers will contribute their talents to further enhance the storytelling and create a captivating experience for the audience.


Diverse ensemble and talented Ikettes: The ensemble of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is comprised of a talented group of individuals, including Lauren Allan as Toni and Turrell Barrett-Wallace, Joey James, and Thomas Sutcliffe, who continue their roles as Tina’s sons. The Ikettes, Tina Turner’s iconic backing singers, will be played by new cast members Morgan Broome, Amara Campbell, and Abiola Efunshile. The ensemble and Ikettes bring the vibrant energy and incredible dance routines that make this musical a truly memorable experience.


Celebrating Tina Turner’s legacy: TINA – The Tina Turner Musical pays tribute to the extraordinary life and career of Tina Turner, who sadly passed away in May 2023. This production allows audiences to immerse themselves in Tina’s story, from her humble beginnings to her rise to stardom. With its electrifying performances and unforgettable music, the musical celebrates Tina Turner’s resilience, talent, and ground breaking contributions to the music industry.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has become a global sensation, with productions in various countries captivating audiences worldwide. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, the musical continues to receive critical acclaim and draw in audiences who are eager to experience the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s remarkable journey.

Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to Tina Turner’s music, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical promises an exhilarating and inspiring night at the theater. Don’t miss your chance to witness the unforgettable performances of Karis Anderson, Elesha Paul Moses, Okezie Morro, and the entire cast as they bring Tina Turner’s story to life with power, passion, and soul.