Fela! Reviews

Seen this show? Why not help your fellow New York City Theater visitors.

Write a review

Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 8

Page:12All

Sort:

5.0 star rating Dylan James from NYC

TRANSFORMING BROADWAY

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!

Helpful? Yes - 105No - 93 Report

5.0 star rating DA Collins from RTP, NC USA

OVERWHELMINGLY SURPRISED!

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!

Helpful? Yes - 90No - 89 Report

5.0 star rating Heather from USA

EXPECTIONAL ENTERTAIMENT !!

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.

Helpful? Yes - 85No - 89 Report

5.0 star rating Stefani from New York, New York

ASTONISHING!

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!

Helpful? Yes - 87No - 92 Report

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

SPECTACULAR***

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.

Helpful? Yes - 93No - 90 Report

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

EXCEPTIONAL!

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

Helpful? Yes - 82No - 89 Report

3.5 star rating Kay from Hampton, VA

A LITTLE DISAPPOINTED

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.

Helpful? Yes - 83No - 93 Report

Page:12All

About New York City Theater: We are an independent show guide with no affiliation to any venue or show. Some of the tickets offered for sale are resale tickets that may be priced above or below face value.

Next available performances

View all times and dates

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word!

Get the T-shirt!

Official Fela! broadway souvenir merchandise

Fela! t-shirts
Fela! books
Fela! mugs
Fela! cds

Please note: The term Eugene O'Neill Theatre and/or Fela! as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other tradermarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre and/or Fela! and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Eugene O'Neill Theatre and/or Fela! and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.