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FELA!

Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

798 ratings
4.6 average rating
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9 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

Infectious, irresistible and non-stop! Everyone in the audience was on their feet, chanting, clapping, dancing along. A celebration in music, drums, dance and song, Fela's life. Sahr Ngaujah brought the house down! Don't wait, get your tickets and...continued

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17 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 08 2012

Just saw the Fela! show last night. I Love Those Dancers! The show is ridiculously RICH: music, acting, dancing, production value! BE SURE to see it when it hits your city!

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9 events
6 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 18 2012

Mesmerizing and energy-filled. The magic started the moment we entered the theater with the casual staging of having the band for the performers already in "club" mode, playing to the audience. The the electricity started with the incredible...continued

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15 events
6 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 13 2011

Musical performances were amazing! The choreography was exceptional, as well as lighting, costumes, etc. Would have liked more insight into Fela, the man, but will do some research on my own. I was not familiar with his politics prior to seeing...continued

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18 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

Tremendous, energetic, fascinating! Sahr Ngaujah, as Fela, was in total command. What a terrifically talented cast, great musicians, choreography. Hope to see it again.

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20 events
6 reviews
22 stars
attended Dec 21 2011

What an exciting theater experience! The actor who played Fela was amazing- energetic, sexy, powerful & lots of charisma! The dancers were amazing -graceful, sensual and extraordinary athletes. Made me stand up and groove too! The...continued

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15 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

Loved the energy of the play and the music.

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9 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

amazing choreography. The music was phenomenal and so was the cast.

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11 events
5 reviews
3 stars
MC
9 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

High energy dancing, mixed with dialogue was in interesting way to hear the story of Fela. A little on the long side though...

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6 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 17 2011

Please go see this unique and fun show! The seats were good at cheap prices. You'll be glad you did!

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10 events
5 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 19 2012

SPECTACULAR, AMAZING, MAGICAL, INCREDIBLE, BRILLIANT!!!! Must see no matter what! Dancing, Singing, music and message was moving and flawless... so grateful to experience this show!

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21 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 20 2011

The Broadway production of FELA; produced by "jay-Z and Will & Jada Pinkett Smith was an excellent experience! The dancing leads and ensemble were on point, the movements flowed,making it all seem effortless. We spoke to a few people who had seen...continued

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24 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

The first act is absolutely fabulous. Not to be missed. The second act is good but not as good as the first. Overall this play is entertaining and fun. Worth going to see it.

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13 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 11 2012

the show was amazing..i am well versed on the music of fela kuti and was delighted at the quality of the voices, the band and the dancing.
show ws much more politically charged, that i thought it was going to be.

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19 events
5 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 20 2011

The stood and sat mesmerized. Kudos to the performers go worked it. It was more than I expected. Glad I was able to attend!!

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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

This is not your typical seat back and enjoy the play event, this show is high energy and at times interactive which aids in the transformation to another time and place. The storytelling, acting, dancing and music were all outstanding. The...continued

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8 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 20 2011

This show was EXCELLENT! It was very informative and entertaining. My husband plans on seeing it again with some of his buddies. I told several co-workers about it and they were making plans to see it too.

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Cher
8 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 16 2011

This was a fascinating display of Fela's life & music. The cast really brought his music to life. It gave me a deeper appreciation of his music. I also learned some things about his personal life that I was unaware of before attending this event....continued

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11 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 04 2012

This was an exciting performance. The singers were magnificent. The dancing was fun. They got the crowd involved. It was both entertaining and educational. Be sure to catch it when it comes to your town.

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