Fela!

Eugene O'Neill Theatre
230 W 49th St, New York, NY 10019
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

This Tony Award-winning new musical, based on the life of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Bill T. Jones, with a book by Jim Lewis and Jones. The winner of the Tony Awards for Best Choreography, Best Costumes and Best Sound, as well as the Outer Critics Circle and Astaire Awards for Best Choreography and the Lucille Lortel Awards for Best Choreography and Best Musical, Fela! was conceived by Tony Award-winner Bill T. Jones, Jim Lewis and Stephen Hendel. Fela! is the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited a generation. Inspired 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. Student Rush Tickets: $27.00 | Available at the Box Office only two hours prior to each performance | Limit 1 ticket per current and valid student ID Cash only | May be partial or obstructed view | May not be available for all performances | Subject to availability.

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Fela!

Nov 23, 2009
This bio-musical about Afrobeat founder Fela Anikulapo Kuti is given an exuberant and richly rewarding production from director/choreographer Bill T. Jones. Read More

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