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2864 Star Starred
Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW Washington, DC 20004
202-547-1122
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 322 members
Review from Marva Johnson

Recommend people read a little on FELA subject to better understand the flow of the show.

reviewed Jan 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

The event was very interactive and the performance was excellent. Fela gave a great historical overview of the struggles of Nigeria. It was very enlightening.

reviewed Sep 13 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Rita

Wonderful event, very entertaining. Lots of fantastic dancing and singing. I would go to see this show again!

reviewed Sep 25 2011 report as inappropriate
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Winner of 3 Tony Awards!

From Producers Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, Will Smith, and Jada Pinkett-Smith

FELA! is the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited a generation. Inspired by his mother, a civil rights champion, he defied a corrupt and oppressive military government and devoted his life and music to the struggle for freedom and human dignity. FELA! is a triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, featuring Fela Kuti’s captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony-Award® winner Bill T. Jones.

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