Fela! Opens On Broadway

Fela! officially opened on Broadway Monday night and by most accounts it was spectacular (check out the NY Times’ review of the show’s move to Broadway since its debut last year). Stars like Ben Stiller, Jay-Z, Spike Lee, Jeffrey Wright, Danai Gurira and more came out to fete opening night. Playbill.com has some great flicks. Society HAE also put up a dope review that also features behind-the-scenes footage. Check it […]

 

Jay, Will and Jada fund Fela!

Officially Fela fever has risen to the uppermost echelons of pop culture. The rumour that Jay-Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith will put some cash on the Broadway music Fela! based on the afro-beat legend’s life is true. Billboard confirms in this story where Rikki Stein, Fela Kuti’s former manager predicts, “There’s going to be an enormous incentive for people to investigate Fela when they know that Jay-Z and Will […]

 

FELA! on Broadway Discounted Tickets

We’re obviously jazzed about Fela! coming to Broadway. Our friends over at Move Forward Music (they also rep Blitz The Ambassador) have hooked up kids in the know with a special code to get a discount for the show. These are nearly 50 % off the regular ticket price. Here’s your savings with the code: FE4NFP9 10/19/09 – 11/21/09 $52 (reg. $99) 12/1/09 – 01/31/10 $67 (reg. $112-$122) You can […]