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Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW Washington, DC 20004
202-547-1122
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82 events
62 reviews
25 stars
Jose Andeas's Jaleo--the wonderful tapas place--is nearby.
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82 events
62 reviews
25 stars
Gallery Place Metro is right across the street. Parking around here is tough.
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"Fela!"
322 ratings
4.8 average rating
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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 29 2013

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

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Sep 13 2011

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.

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 20 2011

The cast was spectacular! The music was thunderous; thrilling. I enjoyed being engaged as well as a participant in the performance!

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Description

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.