'Fela!' The Musical Returns To Broadway TODAY For 4-Week Engagement

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by Tambay A. Obenson
July 9, 2012 9:02 AM
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Just a reminder since it was a month ago when this was first announced, and today is the day it returns...

Good news for you New Yorkers who never got to se the Tony Award-winning musical during its 14-month run on Broadway, before closing last year...

Fela! returns to Broadway today, for a four-week engagement at the Al Hirschfeld Theater (part of the show’s ongoing world tour).

The biographical staging of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, which stars Tony nominee Sahr Ngaujah, under the direction of Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones, is scheduled to run from July 9 to August 4, before shipping off to Australia and Japan. 

Fela! opened on Broadway in November 2009, received 11 Tony nominations that season, and won 3 - for choreography, costumes (for a musical) and sound design (for a musical).

Since closing, Fela! has been touring (and continues to tour) the world.

Tickets for performances July 9-12 are $47-$92. For performances July 13-Aug. 4, tickets are $47-$132.

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting Telecharge.com, by phone (212) 239-6200. or in-person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street at 8th Avenue.

Pefect show for the summer. I saw it; loved it; recommend it; see it!

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