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A host of new performers step into London's Tina — The Tina Turner Musical April 15 at the Aldwych Theatre. Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, seen in the new Off-Broadway musical Alice by Heart , succeeds Tony nominee Adrienne Warren in the title role. The 2018 graduate of University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theater and Dance is making her West End debut in the role. Warren, who has played the title role since the show’s world premiere, will lead the Broadway production , which will open in the fall. Ashley Zhangazha, who was last onstage in Death of a Salesman at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, steps into the role of Ike Turner. The two actors are joined by Maria Omakinwa as Tina’s mother Zel... Full story

15 April