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FELA!

Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

792 ratings
4.6 average rating
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334 reviews
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attended Dec 19 2011

Maybe I was expecting too much. The music is good (I went because already know and love Fela and Femi's music) and the dancing very energetic, but the story - while... continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

Terrific show with high energy, audience involvement, fantastic dancing, and some history, too!

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31 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 17 2011

We came as skeptics, being longtime Fela Kuti fans. So, after the first few minutes it felt very strange indeed- sitting in this fancy theatre in comfortable seats... continued

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15 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

This is one of the most powerfully entertaining and informative theatrical performances that we have experienced EVER! The staging was superb; the acting incredible; the... continued

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27 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

loads of fun and great music

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

This show was amazing! The singing and dancing talents were fabulous. The costumes and set design superb. I have seen a lot of musical theater and the voices in this... continued

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29 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

Wow wow wow! LOVED the show! Sahr Ngaujah (Fela Kuiti) is so freaking talented in communicating Fela's talent and struggle. The show isn't a traditional book musical... continued

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

Simple wonderful music, dance and story.

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9 reviews
1 stars
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6 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

Extraordinary!!! The music, the story, the energy, the stage... so touching and moving!!! Far beyond my expectation!!! YOU MUST SEE THIS ONE!!!!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

Bloody brilliant!!
Band and performances were absolutely phenomenal

Miss this and you're nuts

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

WOW. Worth every penny. Amazing everything. Must see.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

FELA! AMEN! Such a fantastic show. It's a great premise (Fela is performing a concert at the Shrine) and the performances gave me goosebumps. I am a huge fan of Fela's... continued

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24 reviews
33 stars
attended Dec 17 2011

This was really a memorable, enlightening and informative afternoon of theatre. The singing was excellent and the dancers were outstanding. Aside from that, the story was... continued

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

Lively, entertaining, emotional true story with fantastic dancers and outstanding singers. Get yourself a ticket.

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 16 2011

You could tell they'd been doing this together for awhile, in perfect harmony, music and choreography-wise. Was not familiar with the story, learned something very worthwhile.

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5 reviews
31 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

Everything about this show was fantastic- the music, the dancing, the singing. Not much of a story, but who cares? I took my 93 year old grandmother, and she even got up and danced! Not to be missed!

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4 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 05 2012

Amazing performance, high energy and informative.. MUST SEE for ALL

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24 reviews
46 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

amazing dancing, fantastic music.

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

Fela tells an important story with phenomenal performances and mind-boggling dance.

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