Fela on Broadway!

 

A spectacularly inspiring and triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, FELA! is based on the life of Fela Kuti, who created Afrobeat—a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies—and mixed these sensual eclectic rhythms with simple but powerful lyrics that openly assailed Nigeria’s corrupt and oppressive dictatorships. Featuring many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs performed by a combined cast of the original Broadway production and the Royal National Theatre production all under Bill T. Jones’s visionary staging, FELA! reveals Kuti’s life as an artist and human rights activist and celebrates his pioneering music in what has been hailed as one of the most exciting, exhilarating and vital stage experiences in recent memory.

 The traces of her yesterday still resonate in her voice. You could feel the charms of her laughter ringing in your ears, her words, carefully and cautiously piercing the telephone receiver. Sandra Isidore, despite age and time, is stunning and aging with grace. This woman, regarded as the empress of Afrobeat music fortress, still sings. Sandra, like Afrobeat music, is panoramic. She can be stubbornly evasive but delightfully submissive, or pretends to be. However, get ready to seize the moment with persistence.. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.

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