Tina: Simply The Best @ Sibaya Casino, 15 December – 7 January 2017
Presented by Showtime Australia
From the company that brought you international hit tribute shows such as The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show, The Michael Jackson HIStory Show and Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic, comes a brand new live show that is set to rock you all the way back to the 1960s.
Tina: Simply The Best, which features well-known cast members from previous Showtime Australia hit shows, will makes its international performance début at the popular Sibaya Casino in Durban, this December.
Performing in the Izulu Theatre from Friday 15 December 2017 until Sunday 7 January 2018, Tina: Simply The Best is set to recreate the powerful and energetic vocals and stage presence of the Queen of Rock, Tina Turner.
This live rendition features all the popular tracks that had audiences standing in their seats, as well as the the soulful and rhythmic blues songs that had everyone belting their hearts out from one of the world’s most-loved female rock legends over the past few decades.
Tina: Simply The Best features the songstress’s greatest hits including: What’s Love Got to Do with It, River Deep – Mountain High, Proud Mary, (Simply) The Best, Nutbush City Limits and more.
South African-born songstress, Caroline Borole, will take on the role of Turner in this dazzling two-hour show. Backed by a world-class live band on stage, Borole will perform over 15 of Turner’s most popular tracks.
The professional South African singer and actress was handpicked by Showtime Australia director, John Van Grinsven, to tackle Turner’s trademark growls, grunts and raspy vocals on stage.
“Tina is not like a lot of other performers out there. She really puts on a show when she’s on stage, so when one tries to emulate her, you have to make sure you study her down to the tee,” explains Borole.
The outrageously-confident Borole will be accompanied by four energetic dancers to help create the ultimate Tina Turner concert experience. Borole and her dancers, will twist and twirl their way around stage to a live backing band, making this show Simply the Best!
Tickets for this spectacular show can also be purchased via Computicket at either www.computicket.com or via Checkers and Shoprite retail stores, countrywide, and are priced at R250 each.
MORE ABOUT CAROLINE BOROLE
For Caroline Borole, music has been a major influence in her life. The South African-born songstress credits her family for shaping her own personal musical style, through listening to a wide range of musical genres during her childhood.
At the tender age of 10, Caroline’s father introduced her to The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner – a record that sparked her interest in the jazz and blues genres. After numerous weekends of the record on repeat, it didn’t take too long before Borole began idolising the iconic female musician; taking note of Turner’s outrageous confidence and high energy.
After studying musical theatre at university, Borole ventured into the entertainment industry – landing notable roles on television shows and musical productions, including appearances on Generations, On The Couch, Under African Skies.
One of career highlights was taking on a starring role as Effie White in the South African national production of the musical, Dreamgirls.
Eventually, Borole found her way to becoming a member of Showtime Australia. The singer began touring as a backup singing for two of the company’s largest productions; The Greatest Love of All: Whitney Houston Show & the Michael Jackson History Show. When Showtime Australia decided to produce and launch a new show, Tina Turner: Simply The Best, Borole knew it was her chance to take the spotlight.
Initially taking on the role of Tina Turner was a challenge at first for Borole, but she maintains that her passion is performing and she will happily endure the painful workout to leave her heart on the stage for the audiences of Tina Turner: Simply The Best.