NaTasha Yvette Williams

NaTasha Yvette Williams to Join the Cast of TINA on Broadway

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander, and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, announced today that NaTasha Yvette Williams will assume the role of Zelma beginning Friday, February 4, 2022, in the smash hit TINA – The Tina Turner Musical at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

NaTasha Yvette Williams was most recently seen on Broadway earlier this season in Chicken and Biscuits as Brianna and previously in Chicago as Mama Morton, Waitress as Becky, A Night With Janis Joplin as Aretha and Joplinaire, The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess as Mariah, and The Color Purple as Sofia. She will soon be featured in Netflix’s Partner Track and the upcoming historical thriller ALICE, which opens in movie theaters on March 18, 2022. NaTasha is a proud founding member of Black Theatre United.

Dawnn Lewis, who originated the role of Zelma in the Broadway production will play her final performance on Sunday, January 30, 2022.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical currently stars Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina, Nick Rashad Burroughs as Ike, Kayla Davion as Tina (at some performances), Dawnn Lewis as Zelma, Tony Award nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna and Jessica Rush as Rhonda and also features Juliet Benn, Steven Booth, Gerald Caesar, Julius Chase, Ayla Ciccone-Burton, Holli’ Conway, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Charlie Franklin, Judith Franklin, Josiah Gaffney, Matthew Griffin, Ari Groover, Sheldon Henry, David Jennings, Ross Lekites, Robert Lenzi, Rob Marnell, Jhardon DiShon Milton, NaTonia Monét, Phierce Phoenix, Deon Releford-Lee, Justin Schuman, Allysa Shorte, Eric Siegle, Carla R. Stewart, Skye Dakota Turner, Eric A. Walker Jr., Katie Webber, and Michelle West.

This new musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism, and ageism to become the global Queen of Rock n’ Roll. TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.

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