Well, as they say:
“There’s nothing like a three-time Tony Award winning musical about a civil rights titan who used his distinctly original brand of big-band music to fight against injustice to usher in inspiration during the holidays.”
“Amazed by Fela
@SHNSF. Beyond incredible story, music & dance. Thank you to the cast for such a moving performance! “
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Oh, and don’t miss this update: ‘Fela!’ joint sends buzz through audience.
Sahr Ngaujah as Fela Kuti – Photo by: Monique Carboni
Paulette Ivory and Sahr Ngaujah – Photo by: Tristram Kenton
Ever more deets:
Motivated by his mother, a civil rights champion, he defied a corrupt and oppressive military government and devoted his life and music to the struggle for freedom and human dignity.
FELA! is a triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, featuring Fela Kuti’s captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones.
EVERYBODY SAY YEAH YEAH!
For more information on the show click here.
Guidance for Parents – No Children under 5 allowed.
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