The sensational production of “Fela!” is coming to Atlanta for its limited four-day run at the Fox Theatre from February 28, 2013 to March 3, 2013.
“Fela!” is based on the inspiring life and music of Fela Kuti, a legendary Nigerian musician and activist. Aside from creating the soulful Afrobeat rhythm that inspired his country and the world, Fela Kuti is also known for his defiance and struggle against Nigeria’s oppressive and corrupt military dictatorship. Inspired by his mother who was a civil rights champion, Fela Kuti devoted his music and his life in fighting for human dignity and freedom. “Fela!” is a tale of passion, courage, and love that features Fela Kuti’s inspiring and captivating music.
Catch the performances of “Fela!” nightly at the Fox Theatre at 8 PM from Thursday to Saturday and at 7 PM on Sunday. The special weekend matinee presentations are scheduled at 2 PM. The performance running time is 2 hours 30 minutes with no intermission.
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Fela! Atlanta Cast
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti – Adesola Osakalumi & Duain Richmond
Funmilayo – Melanie Marshall
Sandra – Michelle Williams
Djembe-‘Mustafa’ – Rasaan-Elijah “Talu” Green
Ismael – Ismael Kouyate
J.K. Braimah – Gelan Lambert
Co-Conception/Director/Choreographer/Book Writer – Bill T. Jones
Co-Conception/Book Writer/Additional Lyrics – Jim Lewis
Scenic/Costume Design – Marina Draghici
Producers – Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ruth & stephen Hendel, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Roy Gabay, Edward Tyler Nahem, Daryl Roth, Susan Dietz, Mort Swinsky, Chip Meyrelles, Ken Greiner, Joseph Deitch, Slava Smolokowski, Douglas Smith, & Steve Semlitz/Cathy Glaser
Address: 660 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308
Fox Theatre Capacity: 4678