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Nick Rashad Burroughs

Nick Rashad Burroughs to Star as Ike in TINA – The Tina Turner Musical

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander, and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, announced today that original Broadway cast member Nick Rashad Burroughs will assume the role of Ike beginning Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the smash hit TINA – The Tina Turner Musical at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Daniel J. Watts, who was nominated for a 2020 Tony Award for his performance as Ike, will play his final performance on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Nick Rashad Burroughs has been seen on Broadway in Kinky Boots and King Kong and in the National Tour of Something Rotten! His EP Groove Machine featuring the Pop Smash Radio Award-nominated single “Tonight” is available on all music platforms.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical currently stars Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina, Tony Award nominee Daniel J. Watts 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, Nick Rashad Burroughs, 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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