Friday, February 17, 2012

Fela Detroit

  • The tickets for the Broadway production of Fela! showing at theMusic Hall are quickly selling out, but Detroiters have more than one way to get a new perspective on the legendary Nigerian musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • If Music Hall President and Artistic Director Vince Paul has his way, the show will change the way local audiences think of Detroit theater.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren, Detroit. 313-494-5800. Free Fela!: Afrobeat musical about Nigerian musician-activist Fela Kuti, 8 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 2 8 p.m. Sat., 3 7:30 p.m. Sun.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • (WXYZ) - The Tony Award winning Broadway Musical Fela! opens in Detroit at the Music Hall on February 14. WXYZ-TV is proud to be a media partner to the show, which was produced by Shawn Jay-Z Carter and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith.
  • (WXYZ)
  • Award-winning musical about the late Nigerian Afrobeat creator and political activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, continues its just-opened run at Detroits Music Hall Center through March 4. The theater is at 350 Madison Ave. Tickets are $27-$97.
  • (The Oakland Press)
  • But after seeing a script, Stein quickly changed his mind. A good thing, too. "Fela!," which opens a 20-day stand this week at Detroit's Music Hall Center, has been a worldwide smash since it opened off-Broadway in 2008.
  • (News-Herald)
  • HitFix provides breaking news and insider analysis on whats next in Movies, Music, TV and Local Events.
  • (Detroit - HitFix)
  • WXYZ - On Sunday, February 12, Spotlight will report on the making and importance of the Tony Award-winning musical Fela! which is coming to Detroit's Music Hall next week.
  • (WXYZ)

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