Elesha Paul Moses, Caleb Roberts, More Will Join Cast of London's Tina—The Tina Turner Musical | Playbill

London News Elesha Paul Moses, Caleb Roberts, More Will Join Cast of London's Tina—The Tina Turner Musical

The international hit musical continues at the Aldwych Theatre.

Elesha Paul Moses and Caleb Roberts

The hit West End production of Tina—The Tina Turner Musical will welcome several new cast members beginning June 29 at London's Aldwych Theatre. 

Elesha Paul Moses (Whitney: Queen of the Night) will step into the title role of rock icon Tina Turner, sharing the part with Aisha Jawando, who currently shares the role with Chanel Haynes. Caleb Roberts (Cinderella) will take over the role of Ike.

Also joining the company are Paula Kay as Tina’s mother Zelma, Charis Alexandra as Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, George Jennings as Tina’s manager Roger Davies, and Cordell Mosteller as Tina’s first love Raymond. Ensemble member Kelly Hampson will now play Ike and Tina’s manager Rhonda Graam, Gregory Haney will now play Tina’s father Richard Bullock, and ensemble member Chris Grahamson will now play record producer Phil Spector and lyricist Terry Britten. 

Irene Myrtle Forrester continues as Tina’s grandmother, and Joseph Richardson continues as record company marketing manager Erwin Bach.

Ensemble members are Megan Armstrong, Vanessa Dumatey, Thomas Sutcliffe (who plays Carpenter), Turrell Barrett-Wallace (who plays Tina’s son Ronnie), and Joey James (who plays Tina’s son Craig). The Ikettes are played by Karis Anderson, Marie Finlayson, and Natorii Illidge, and swings are Lauren Allan, Richard Appiah-Sarpong, Joshua Da Costa, Miles Anthony Daley, Livvy Evans, Imogen Rose Hart, Jaz Robinson, Brad Veitch, Saran Webb, and Samuel J Weir.

Based on the life of Grammy winner Tina Turner and produced in association with Turner, Tina—The Tina Turner Musical received its world premiere in April 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre. The Broadway production opened in 2019 and continues that the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and three productions are running in Europe in Germany, Netherlands, and Spain. The North American tour will commence in Rhode Island this September.

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Pulitzer Prize winner Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, the musical is choreographed by Anthony van Laast with set and costume designs by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Jeff Sugg, and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.

Tina—The Tina Turner Musical is produced in the West End by Stage Entertainment, Joop van den Ende, and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner.

 
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