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National Theatre (Olivier) (London, )
(Waterloo) South Bank


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A provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music, FELA! explores the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

Using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), FELA! reveals Kutiís controversial life as an artist and political activist.

Featuring many of Fela Kutiís most captivating songs and Bill T. Jonesí visionary staging, FELA! Ė an original new creation Ė comes via Broadway to London and the National Theatre.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast FELA! Around the WorldNational Theatre Live to Broadcast FELA! Around the World
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2010

National Theatre Live continues its season with the award-winning Broadway and London production of Fela! starring Sahr Ngaujah (2010 Tony Award nominee for Best Actor; Obie Award) directed & choreographed by Bill T. Jones (2010 Tony Award for Best Choreography). National Theatre Live is an initiative by the UK's National Theatre to broadcast live performances onto cinema screens around the world. (more...)