Venue Details

57 Star Starred
Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-893-1999
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 41 members
Review from World Traveler
52 events 48 reviews

The upper level (least expensive) seats did not afford us the ability to see things taking place on the second level of the stage. Therefore, some of the content was missed, and some of the people in my party did not fully understand what was...continued

reviewed Mar 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sheila Brown
16 events 4 reviews

Had a blast. Love the music and dancers. Also, an eye opener of political events over in africa.

reviewed Mar 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ada Barrow
13 events 4 reviews

It was the most WONDERFUL Musical I have EVER saw. Thanks for coming to Philadelphia.

reviewed Mar 17 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“The hot (and seriously cool) energy that comes from the musical gospel preached by the title character of FELA! feels as if it could stretch easily to the borders of Manhattan and then across a river or two. There should be dancing in the streets!” —The New York Times  
“It breaks down conventional barriers between stage and auditorium and joins passion and politics. The dancing is ecstatic, the music lifts the spirits, and the stage is alive with movement.”  —The Guardian

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