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March 8, 2013

The Award-Winning Musical FELA! Is Making A Stop At The Merriam Theater, March 12-17

The hit Broadway musical, FELA! is coming to Philadelphia as part of the Kimmel Center’s current Broadway season.

The show will debut at the Merriam Theater on Tuesday, March 12.

This year’s cast includes former popstar, Michelle Williams, who was in the fierce musical trio, Destiny’s Child, alongside Beyonce.

The three-time Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of Fela Kuti, a leader in the Afrobeat musical revolution. The audience is fully immersed in Kuti’s world.

The musical features upbeat music, exuberant dancing and a fascinating mix of politics and theater.

FELA! is produced in association with lots of big names including a few Philly locals, Will Smith and Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson.

The show will run from March 12-17. Tickets and the full schedule are available online.

FELA! at the Merriam Theater
When: March 12-17
Where: Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street
Cost: $20-$85
More info: www.kimmelcenter.org

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