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Soul Sister opens at West End’s Savoy Theatre tonight

Tonight, the musical Soul Sister, based on the music and life of Ike & Tina Turner will open at the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End. The musical had a previous, very succesful run at the Hackney Empire, and has now been moved to the center of London’s theater scene! The musical will play at the theater from August 20 until September 29, with the official premiere taking place this Thursday, August 23. The show got great reviews during its previous run – see our posts here and here. If you haven’t seen it yet – you can buy tickets on this website.

After its stand at the Savoy Theatre, the spectacle will go on the road through the UK and Ireland. Continue reading for all the dates of the Soul Sister tour.

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Soul Sister – the press round-up (updated)

Last weekend, the musical Soul Sister based on Tina Turner’s career and her marriage to Ike Turner, opened in London’s Hackney Empire theater. And good news: the musical has received mostly very positive reviews, and especially Emi Wokoma’s portrayal of Tina Turner is applauded. Above, you can find a video of a BBC report on the new musical, thanks to Alan! Below is a selection of reviews that appeared on the web. We congratulate the production team of the musical on their success. What’s more, this is clearly a sign that the audience and critics alike haven’t forgotten about Tina yet – dare we say time for another comeback, Miss Turner?

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Soul Sister musical: Blog Review


As most of you know, yesterday was the opening of the new musical about Ike & Tina Turner in London. Fellow Tina fan Jamie attended it and wrote a review of the musical for the blog. Details about the evening inside the post. If any of you guys also went, leave a comment and share with us your feelings about it! And of course, a big thank you to Jamie for his review !

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Ike & Tina musical Soul Sister premieres in London on April 14

On April 14, the musical Soul Sister, inspired by Tina Turner’s life story and music, will premiere at London’s Hackney Empire theatre. The show stars Emi Wokoma as Tina and Chris Tummings as Ike Turner, and it will feature many of Tina’s biggest hits. Tina Turner, nor anybody from her team is involved in the show, but it might still be an interesting night out for Tina fans in the area! The show runs from April 14 until May 5 with tickets ranging from 10 to 27,50 GBP. For more information on the show check out this article on the website of Playbill. To buy tickets and for more information on show times, visit the website of the Hackney Empire.