Two iconic divas will be acknowledged on Broadway next year as the directors of each play aims to inspire and entertain fans through the artists music and way to fame. In London, Olivier award winning playwrighter Kator Hall is working on “TINA- The Tina Turner Musical”. The show starts by highlighting key elements in the early parts of Tuners life in Nutbush, Tennessee and ends by unraveling the journey to the now entitled Queen of Rock n Roll. Though Tina Turner won’t star in it herself she does have a “close association” with the play and it will open March of 2018. Along with working on this production Turner is set to release the second part of her 1986 memoir ‘I, Tina’ entitled “Tina Turner: My Love Story” October of 2018.
Another artist being recognized on Broadway is She Works Hard for the Money singer Donna Summer. Tony Award winner Des McAnuff directs this play “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” in honor of her music and legacy of the 80’s along with choreographer Sergio Trujillo. The play aims to tell the story of the late star’s upbringing in Boston and the journey it took to get to her success as the Queen of Disco. The play is still in production and is set to open in January 2018.