— The new musical based on the life and music of Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
|Preview||jul 09, 2012|
|Closing||aug 04, 2012|
2 hrs, 30 mins. (1 Intermission)
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Fela! explores Fela Anikulapo Kuti's controversial life as an artist, political activist and revolutionary musician as well as his pioneering blend of jazz, funk and traditional African rhythms that launched the Afrobeat community.
What Is Fela! Like?
Audiences, take note: Fela! is not your grandmother’s musical. With its live band playing throbbing Afrobeat onstage before the show officially begins, this piece is more than a musical; it’s a narrative concert. And the character of Fela assumes the roles of narrator, protagonist and, occasionally ...