| Original Off-Broadway Cast.
A provocative hybrid of dance and Broadway musical, FELA! features the Afrobeat music of Fela AnikulapoĖKuti, a book by Jim Lewis and the direction and choreography of Tonyģ Award winner Bill T. Jones.
FELA! uses stirring Afrobeat music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), to tell the story of Kutiís controversial life as artist, political activist and revolutionary musician. Featuring many of Fela Kutiís most captivating songs and Bill T. Jonesís visionary staging, FELA! is the most original new musical on Broadway.