Ben Brantley, New York Times
8 reviews, average rating:(4.2 Stars)
One of the most moving and inspiring Broadway shows I've ever seen. It's s... more »
The music of Fela Kuti, the band (Antibalas), and the performance of Ngau... more »
This production instantly became one of the best I have ever seen. The e... more »
Fela! explores the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), the musical reveals Kuti's controversial life as artist, political activist and musician.
Conceived by Bill T. Jones, Jim Lewis & Stephen Hendel, Fela! explores the life of Nigerian artist/activist/composer-performer Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Previews from: 19th October 2009
Opened: 23rd November 2009
Closing: 2nd January 2011
Audience: May be inappropriate for 12 and under. (Strong language and adult subject matter) Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Eugene O'Neill Theater.
Run Time: Two hours and 15 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
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