Fela! to Receive April Run in Lagos
The show is about Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's controversial life as artist, political activist, and revolutionary musician. It features his rousing music performed live onstage by Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson. The production also features musical arrangements and additional music by Johnson and Jordan McLean.
The musical was initially seen Off-Broadway in 2008, prior to transferring to Broadway, where it received 11 Tony nominations, and won three awards, including for Jones' choreography.