London National Theater Simulcast
Date: Thursday January 13 2011, 7:00 pm
Link to Info: www.ntlive.com
Winner of three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Choreography. A provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music, FELA! explores the world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), FELA! reveals Kuti’s controversial life as an artist and political activist. Featuring many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs and Bill T. Jones’ visionary staging, FELA! ‘ an original new creation ‘ comes via Broadway to London and the National Theatre. 2 hrs., 45 min. 1 Intermission.
Full Cast: Lydie Alberto, Sherinne Kayra Anderson, Jonathan Andre, Rolan Bell, Cindy Belliot, Nandi Bhebhe, Kwame Peter Crentsil, Catia Moto da Cruz, Jacqui Dubois, Scarlette Douglas, Poundo Gomis, Paulette Ivory, Aisha Jawando, Wanjiru Kamuyu, Nyron Levy, Melanie Marshall, Shelley-Ann Maxwell, Sahr Ngaujah, Pamela Okoroafor, Tamara McKoy Patterson, Thierry Picaut, Jermaine Rowe, Ira Mandela Siobhan, Craig Stein, Ricardo Coke, Thomas Jazmine, Jarret Thorpe. Directed and choreographed by Bill T. Jones.
Ticket prices are $22, $26, and $29 — Reserved seating. Call
978-546-7391 or visit www.rockportmusic.org.