Fela1
4.6 / 5 Rated by 810 members
Review from Dacquiri T Smittick

This show is so awesome. It has everything you could want out of a new musical. I saw the show in NYC twice so when I saw it was coming to LA i jumped on the opportunity to see it yet again. Goldstar always has the best shows at the best prices. I...continued

reviewed Dec 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Antonygutierrez

Incredible! Bill T shows us exactly what he earned the MacArthur Award for. Pure Genius. All the elements made for an amazing experience that is not to be missed.

reviewed Dec 13 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jennifer

There isn't a bad seat in this theatre! The music was awesome. The dancing spectacular! This show is a must see!!

reviewed Dec 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Mark Farber

Great energy, dynamic male lead, terrific afro-beat choreograpy by Bill T Jones. Story meanders and gets lost in the telling.

reviewed Dec 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gina Simpson

FELA was spectacular! The performances of Sahr Ngaujah (FELA), Melanie Marshall (Funmilayo, FELA's mother) and Paulette Ivory (Sandra) were extraordinary!! The music makes you want to get up and dance. The cast invites you to do just that.
The...continued

reviewed Dec 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Beverly Kelly

Fela is wonderful, I really enjoyed this performance. There is audience participation and the talent is unbelievable, I highly recomend everyone see it.

reviewed Dec 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from odalesque17

Loved loved loved the show. The most fun I have ever had at a musical. It was like seeing a show at the Shrine, live and full of energy. However, be mindful of the seats you buy. I paid for what I thought was Orchestra and the random throw of...continued

reviewed Dec 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

What a great show! Pretty amazing singing and dancing, I highly recommended it.

reviewed Dec 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jasmine

Fantastic Show!

reviewed Dec 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Anthony B

From the first drum beat, this show had me moving, grooving and wishing I had African blood! I LOVED this show. The energy is like a moving train that will not stop and the music....the music is hypnotic and life breathing! Its a MUST see and a...continued

reviewed Dec 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jazzy

amazing show!

reviewed Dec 24 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ellen M.

Simply fantastic! What an amazing, energetic evening. This show is not perfect, but it is immensely entertaining and educational. I knew nothing of Fela Kuti before seeing this show, and now I don't know how I went so many years without...continued

reviewed Dec 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Rose Rothstein

Interesting story with wonderful music. Not enough variety to the dancing and singing for me. I also missed quite a few words both in song and in speaking.

reviewed Jan 01 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from alicejg

I went to Fela! expecting an interactive, inspiring theatrical event. While the first act did live somewhat up to those expectations I found the second act monotonous and therefore, quite long. All it focused on was the government attacking Fela....continued

reviewed Dec 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gerilynn Berg

GREAT show!!! Highly recommend it.

reviewed Dec 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jon Joyce

An amazing theater event. Production was superb, and the talent was top rate. So glad I went....

reviewed Dec 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Corrina L.

So much fun should be illegal. Superbly produced, acted, danced, etc., etc. "Fela" even involved the audience at one point having everybody stand up and dance. The only caveat is that sometimes his African accent was hard to understand, and the...continued

reviewed Dec 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Culture Cat

This musical is phenomenal! High energy singing, dancing, and a great afro-latin jazz band playing the music. The actor who portrays Fela, is sensational! You do not want to miss this show! There is a small amount of racy language, so I would not...continued

reviewed Dec 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from William M Hiser

First act is incredible, second act is a kind of dream scene with lots of special effects and dancing (very good), but short on story. All in all it was very good.

reviewed Dec 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Rosa Santana

AMAZING! The actor portraying Fela was INCREDIBLE! You deserved a Tony for that performance! LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this musical. If you want to have a great time, go see Fela at the Ahmanson! You won't regret it. By the way, Goldstar, I LOVED my...continued

reviewed Dec 23 2011 report as inappropriate
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