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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 8



5.0 star rating Dylan James from NYC


One of the most moving and inspiring Broadway shows I've ever seen. It's so completely different than any other Broadway show I've ever seen - the dancing, the music, the sets and lighting leaves you breathless. Don't wanna miss this one!

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5.0 star rating DA Collins from RTP, NC USA


This production instantly became one of the best I have ever seen. The energy, intensity and creativity were incredible. On a scale of 0 -10 the dancing is an amazing 15. My only disappointment is that the experience ended. Seeing it again is a must and I can't wait!

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5.0 star rating Stefani from New York, New York


I attended tonight's performance on a whim as a friend had an extra ticket. I'm thrilled to have learned first hand what all the fuss is about. The most unique, powerful, touching, funny, exuberant musical I have ever seen (and I've seen a lot of theatre!) The male lead was electric and had the audience on our feet. Lillias White is a force of nature to behold! I was moved to tears by her God given voice. What a lucky chance that a friend had an extra ticket. I can now say, after the fact, that I wouldn't have missed it for the world!

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5.0 star rating Heather from USA


That is what I will call great entertainment , very good dancers and the music was great.My evening out was a good show and great food and drinks at B.Smith restaurant a couple blocks away I have told a lot of my friends about the show and encourage them to go see some great entertainment.

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5.0 star rating Nancy Danso from New York, NY, USA


This is one of the best shows I have ever seen.

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4.5 star rating Christine L. from New York CIty, NY


The music of Fela Kuti, the band (Antibalas), and the performance of Ngaujah (the dazzlingly multi-talented performer who portrays Fela) was lively and entertaining. At the same time, the show addresses important political events that occurred not long ago in Nigeria. In response to the one (and only) negative review, the dancing & music are not typical to Broadway or mainstream popular culture - but it is an amazing showcase of a unique vision.

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3.5 star rating Kay from Hampton, VA


I attended the performance on 12/17/10. The view of the stage was superb, however the comfort of the seat was not acceptable. I am a 5"11' woman, the leg space did not allow for anyone over 5"3'. My knees were aching so bad that I considered standing for the entire 2nd act; this distracted from my enjoyment of the performance.

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