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Oprah Winfrey Joins Tina Turner at 'Tina' Opening on Broadway

Oprah Winfrey links arms with the legendary Tina Turner while heading into the opening night performance of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Thursday (November 7) at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City.

Tina was also joined by her husband Erwin Bach at the event.

More stars who stepped out for the opening included Gayle King, Whoopi Goldberg, Deborah Cox, Martha Stewart, and theater owner/fashion icon Jordan Roth. The Good Fight‘s Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, and Bernadette Peters all attended the event as well!

Tina is a new musical about the life of the entertainer and it stars Tony nominee Adrienne Warren.

FYI: Tina is wearing a Giorgio Armani Privé tulle gown.

35+ pictures inside of Tina Turner, Gayle King, and more at the opening… More Here! »

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Adrienne Warren Joins Cast of Broadway's 'Tina' Musical for a Photo Call as Rehearsals Begin!

Adrienne Warren poses for pics at a photo call for the upcoming Broadway show Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Tuesday (September 3) in New York City.

The 32-year-old actress, who was personally picked by Tina Turner to portray her in the musical, was joined by co-stars including Daniel J. Watts and Dawnn Lewis. They are currently in rehearsals!

Adrienne played the role of the music icon in the London production of the musical and she received an Olivier Award nomination for her work. She’s also a previous Tony nominee for her work in the Broadway show Shuffle Along.

Tina follows the life story of Tina Turner from her youth in Tennessee, through her relationship with Ike Turner, and then her comeback as a rock ‘n roll icon in her 40s.

Preview performances for Tina begin on October 12 at New York City’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The official opening night is on November 7 and tickets for the show are on sale now!

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Adrienne Warren to Play Tina Turner in Broadway Musical 'Tina'

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is heading to Broadway and Adrienne Warren will be playing the title role in the show!

The 31-year-old Tony-nominated actress is currently starring in the show in London’s West End through April 13 and she will reprise her role for New York audiences in the Fall.

“I’m so proud of everything that Adrienne has achieved over the last year in the West End,” Tina Turner herself said in a statement. “She has given it everything she’s got, she has poured her soul into it, and she deserves every success. I am thrilled she will be reprising her role in New York, and I cannot wait to see her on that Broadway stage on Opening Night.”

The theatre, dates and further casting for New York will be announced in the coming months.

Adrienne previously starred on Broadway in the musicals Bring It On and Shuffle Along.

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Tina Turner's Son Craig Turner Dead, Commits Suicide at 59

Craig Turner, the firstborn son of the legendary singer Tina Turner, has died of an a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 59.

TMZ reports that Craig was pronounced dead at the scene just after noon on Tuesday (July 3) at his home in Studio City, Calif.

Tina gave birth to Craig when she was 18 and he was adopted by her ex-husband Ike Turner when they got married.

In recent years, Tina has been living in Switzerland, but she is in Paris right now for fashion week events. You can see photos in the gallery of her attending the Giorgio Armani Prive show on Tuesday morning.

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Tina Turner Makes Rare Public Appearance to Support Opening of Musical Based on Her Life

Tina Turner hits the red carpet to attend the opening night performance of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Tuesday (April 17) at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England.

The legendary 78-year-old entertainer was joined by her husband Erwin Bach to watch a performance of the musical based on her life.

Tony-nominated actress Adrienne Warren as playing Tina and Variety says that she “ignites the theater.”

“Her stunningly powerful, extraordinarily controlled performance is way beyond mere perfect impersonation. Eyes flashing in hope or burning with determination, the stage burns with both her energy and the spirit she’s channeling. And she has complete command of her character’s pain and pathos and, best of all, the stillness when needed,” the outlet wrote. What a rave!

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Ellen DeGeneres Has the Most Random Squad Ever! (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres is not too happy about not being a member of Taylor Swift‘s squad… so she has started her own!

The talk show host debuted her squad during her Friday (October 9) episode and she has some of the most random, but awesome, people in her group!

Fuller House stars Candace Cameron Bure, Andrea Barber, and Jodie Sweetin, Carrot Top, Tina Turner, The News! from Huey Lewis and The News, Bob Harper, Isaac from The Love Boat, Nick Carter and Alf are all in the squad.

“She has a squad. She’s got herself a squad did you know that? And you know what a squad is, right? It’s a posse for white people. Kendall Jenner is in the squad, Selena Gomez is in it,” Ellen said. “Guess who’s not in it? This gal. Right here. It’s messed up alright. Yeah. Yeah. Don’t get me riled up. I mean I don’t even wanna be in Taylor‘s dumb squad. Because I’m announcing today and people didn’t know this. I have my own squad and it’s even squaddier than her squad.”

Selena even switched squads for the episode!


Meet Ellen DeGeneres’ Squad