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Adesola Osakalumi and Michelle Williams in "Fela!"

Photo by Carol Rosegg.

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Apr 26 – May 5, 2013

Ahmanson Theatre

First, you’ll feel it in your feet. Then you’ll feel it in your soul. That’s the undeniable power of Fela!

Fela! is both rave and theatrical wonder. Thanks to Fela’s captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award® winner Bill T. Jones, this tale of courage, passion and love will shake you: body and soul.

Destiny’s Child Singer Michelle Williams will star in Fela!

Grammy Award winner Michelle Williams, best known as part of the chart-topping pop group Destiny’s Child, will play the role of Sandra in Fela! Ms. Williams made her Broadway debut in 2003 playing the title role in Aida. In addition, she toured with The Color Purple playing Shug Avery and was the first African American actress to play Roxie Hart in Chicago on London’s West End.

Unbridled joy… A poignant human rights statement.

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Performance Length

18mins intermission

Be Aware

This show contains fog, haze, strobe lighting/effects, and smoking of herbal cigarettes. Recommended for children age 16+ Adult language, sexuality, drug use, war.

Children 6 and under who may cry or fidget are never admitted.