Hannah Essex, co-chair of the Society of London Theater and UK Theatre, said: “The theater world pays homage to Tina Turner’s tremendous talent and influence. He has inspired countless generations, not only with his pioneering music career, but also with his ability to break barriers in the face of adversity. He will be greatly missed.”
“Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” is currently playing at the Aldwych Theatre, in the heart of London’s theater district, the West End. Kristina Love plays the iconic singer in the musical.
Having learned the news of the singer’s death, Aşk gathered the cast on the stage and gave the news to the audience. “Tina is partying in heaven tonight and she wants the show to go on,” Love said.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of Tina Turner’s passing today,” an actress from the show told the audience. “Words cannot express the feelings of our company, so today, right now, we look to each other and to you to tell the extraordinary story of this woman.”
“Tina – The Tina Turner Musical,” the soundtrack of Turner’s greatest hits, was written by Olivier Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
Having a long streak of ’60s and ’70s R&B hits, Turner became a big pop star in the ’80s. He died in Switzerland on Wednesday. He was 83 years old.
“The ‘Queen of Rock’n Roll’ Tina Turner died peacefully today at the age of 83, after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland. With him, the world is losing a musical legend and a role model, ”she said. Variation.