Fela!'s Broadway Chorus to Receive Equity ACCA Award
The recipients, all of whom were part of the company when the musical opened on November 23, 2009, are Corey Baker, Hettie Vyrine Barnhill, Lauren De Veaux, Nicole de Weever, Elasea Douglas, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Catherine Foster, Raaen-Elijah "Talu" Green, Shaneeka Harrell, Chanon Judson, Abena Koomson, Ismael Kouyate, Gelan Lambert, Jr., Farai M. Malianga, Shakira Marshall, Afi McClendon, Adesola A. Osakalumi, Jeffrey Page, Daniel Soto, Jill Marie Vallery, J.L. Williams, Iris L. Wilson, and Aimee Graham Wodobode.
The other nominated choruses for the awards were: American Idiot, La Cage Aux Folles, Come Fly Away and Memphis. The ACCA award was created to acknowledge the enormous talent and contributions members of a chorus make to a Broadway musical.