The Legend lives on!!! This fall, Fela Kuti will be brought back to life in a Broadway Musical Series. Fela’s music has been a major influence on the world culture over the past 4 decades. In addition to being a world renowned artist, Fela is also very well known as a political activist, speaking out about injustices in the earlier Nigerian/African governments, and colonial influences.
The musical is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones, and Fela Kuti is played by Sahr Ngaujah.
The musical will showcase and explore Fela’s controversial life as artist, political activist and revolutionary musician. The show will feature numerous Fela Kuti songs, and promises to be a one in a lifetime experience. This is a must-see if you can.
For more info on the musical, showtimes, and ticket information, please visit http://www.felaoffbroadway.com
Check out a couple of pics and a video promo below: