this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further
afield, are the West End transfer of Tina Turner musical Soul Sister at the Savoy Theatre, National Youth Musical Theatre's 13, A New Musical at the Apollo Theatre, and the West End transfer of Kieran Lynn's new play An Incident at the Border:
world's biggest arts festival enters its final week, with plenty of shows still starting up, and a host of awards recently announced adds some extra glamour to proceedings. Keep your eye on www.whatsonstage.com/scotland for our coverage throughout the month.
Jukebox musical featuring Tina Turner's greatest hits, stars Emi Wokoma and Chris Tummings. The show tells the story of Ike and Tina, charting their first meeting and meteoric rise to fame through 1960s and 70s America, their turbulent marriage and Tina's thrilling re-emergence as an international rock star and icon. Until 29 September.
Jason Robert Brown leads a concert to raise money for the NYMT the day after 13, A New Musical closes. Featuring Ramin Karimloo (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies) and screen and stage star Lara Pulver (Sherlock, Spooks, Parade) as well as many NYMT performers. One night only at the Apollo Theatre.