OU School of Musical Theatre alumna cast as Tina Turner in German musical
Originally published at OU Daily March 4, 2019
An OU School of Musical Theatre alumna will take the stage in Germany as Tina Turner.
Kristina Chavon Love, 2011 graduate from the musical theatre program, was cast in the German-version of the musical "Tina: Das Tina Turner Musical" to portray the star Tina Turner, according to the program's Facebook page.
The show premiered March 3 in Hamburg, Germany at the Operettenhaus and will run until May 2020.
Turner attended the Hamburg premiere and got on stage with Love and the rest of the cast.
Tina Turner and Kristina Love on stage after the German premiere of the musical ""Tina - Das Tina Turner Musical"". March 03, 2019, Hamburg. More 📷: https://t.co/zCy7XqmmPr pic.twitter.com/69M2IEFIM0 — agefotostock (@age_fotostock) March 4, 2019
The German show is the second version to premiere. The show first premiered in London, U.K. for "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical" in April 2018. Additionally, the show will premiere in America on Broadway in fall 2019.