FELA!, the musical based on the life of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti is coming to Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a two-and-a-half week run starting on March 27th. Seat prices range from $96 - $230 per person; tickets are on sale now.
The night before their final Chicago performance (on April 8th), the Fela Band, which features members of the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra and the musical cast, will perform at Lincoln Hall! Tickets go on sale tomorrow (1/13), at noon CST.
All FELA! dates and a video of Black Star joining the cast in San Francisco, below..
FELA! THE MUSICAL - 2012 TOUR DATES
December 13 - January 22, 2012 Los Angeles, CA - Ahmanson Theatre
January 26 - January 29, 2012 Washington, DC - Warner Theater
February 14 - March 4, 2012 Detroit, MI - Music Hall
March 20 - March 25, 2012 Philadelphia, PA - Kimmel Center
March 27 - April 8, 2012 Chicago, IL - Oriental Theatre
April 7, 2012 - Fela Band - Lincoln Hall
June 5 - June 10, 2012 Houston, TX - Jones Hall
June 12 -June 17, 2012 St. Paul, MN - Ordway Center For Performing Arts