Put together the extravagant, most decadent and completely rebellious life and world of Afropop legend, Fela Kuti, with an amazing cast, dancers, singers and musicians. Wrap them up in Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones‘s amazing staging and choreography and you get “Fela! the Musical.” The plot, based on the book by Jim Lewis, is about Kuti’s controversial life as an artist and political activist. The Music, a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies. FELA! features many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs.
- Fela Kuti and his Wives (stylebubble.co.uk)
- Fela! At The Academy (philadelphia.cbslocal.com)
- Fela! Broadway in Chicago (boomiebol.wordpress.com)
- Broadway Musical ‘Fela’ Extends Run (myfoxchicago.com)