The award winning Broadway musical FELA, produced by none other than Jay Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, has returned to the Chicagoland area for another short stint. The story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a legendary Nigerian musician, composer and creator of Afrobeat music, FELA is filled with riveting dancing and musical accounts of his travels across the globe.
In addition to the inspirational dance within the musical, the story behind the man was what has lead this production to the top. Fela, also known for his political involvement, troubles with the law, and love of the ladies, has his story told within the context of this 11 time Tony award nominated Broadway play.
The play will be held at the Arie Crown Theatre from Februrary 19-23, 2013. You can purchase tickets at www.felaonbroadway.com and use code FELA25 for a 25% discount.
The Dance Center at Columbia College and Muntu Dance Theater invite you to really immerse yourself into the dance and culture of FELA with a free dance class with FELA cast members!! This THURSDAY ONLY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013, you can join the cast at Musical Theater Studio. There will be two sessions from 12-1:20pm and 1:30-2:50pm. WHAT AN AWESOME TREAT!! Truly Inspiring!
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