Fela!

Kimmel Center
260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Fela!, the most critically acclaimed musical of the season, received three 2010 Tony Awards?: Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical! His story inspired a nation. His music inspires the world. Fela! tells the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited a generation. Motivated 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.

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http://kimmelcenter.org/events/?id=4032