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  • Seattle Actor

    May 29, 2013
    Fela!

  • Culture Mob

    May 29, 2013
    Theater Review: Fela ! – educating American about Afrobeat and Nigerian politics

  • Broadway World

    May 29, 2013
    BWW Reviews: FELA at the Paramount –

  • The Stranger

    May 29, 2013
    The Official FELA! After-Party with Big World Breaks and the Good Sin

  • Seattle Times

    May 29, 2013
    ‘Fela!’ musical captures complicated pop star

  • Seattle’s Child

    May 29, 2013
    A Parent’s Review: Fela! at the Paramount Theatre

  • The Stranger

    May 29, 2013
    The King of Afropop

  • King5

    May 29, 2013
    Michelle Williams and Odesola Osakalumi bring Fela! to Seattle

  • King5

    May 29, 2013
    Michelle Williams and Odesola Osakalumi bring Fela! to Seattle

  • Examiner

    May 28, 2013
    Soto passes his passion to other young dancers

  • EURweb.com

    May 18, 2013
    Michelle Williams on her Role in ‘Fela!’

  • Seattle Gay News

    May 17, 2013
    Say ‘Yeah Yeah!’ – An exclusive interview with FELA! cast member Melanie Marshall

  • Pegasus News

    May 9, 2013
    Theater review: Fela introduces the king of Afro-beat in the year’s most unusual musical

  • Dallas News

    May 7, 2013
    Review: Broadway critical hit ‘Fela!’ comes to Dallas

  • Populism

    May 1, 2013
    Theater Review (LA): Fela! at the Ahmanson

  • Examiner

    April 30, 2013
    The Fight Goes on – “Fela!” Returns to the Ahmanson

  • Populism

    April 29, 2013
    Song and Dance

  • Populism

    April 29, 2013
    Song and Dance

  • My Fox Phoenix

    April 23, 2013
    Destiny’s Child singer stars in FELA!

  • ASU News

    April 23, 2013
    ‘Fela!’ Comes to ASU Gammage

  • WBLK 93.7

    April 13, 2013
    Michelle Williams Speaks About Fela & New Album Release [AUDIO]

  • Arts America

    April 3, 2013
    Afrobeat, political commentary FELA! rocks the Palace Theatre

  • Canton Repository

    April 3, 2013
    Theater review: Fela! brings the house down

  • Cleveland.com

    April 3, 2013
    PlayhouseSquare presents a ‘Fela!’ full of fire and fun

  • WLRN

    March 21, 2013
    Fela! An Afro-Beat Musical In Miami

  • CBS Local

    March 21, 2013
    Fela! Moves To Its Own Rhythm At Arsht Center

  • The Miami Herald

    March 20, 2013
    Nigerian bio-musical ‘Fela’ gets crowd onto its feet at Arsht Center

  • Great African Music

    March 19, 2013
    ‘FELA!’ MUSICAL OPENING NIGHT IN MIAMI, FL

  • Broadway

    March 19, 2013
    The Shrine Comes to Miami! Fela!Tour Begins Performances

  • Southflorida.com

    March 18, 2013
    Michelle Williams finds her destiny with road tour of “Fela!”

  • ENV Magazine

    March 10, 2013
    FELA is On Its Way

  • Miami Times

    March 10, 2013
    For Fela’s Gelan Lambert, there’s no place like home

  • Miami

    March 9, 2013
    Gelan Lambert performs in Broadway musical Fela

  • The Shadow League

    March 9, 2013
    Fela Kuti: The Man Every Rapper Wants To Be

  • Miami New Times

    March 7, 2013
    Michelle Williams on Fela!, Blue Ivy, and Handling the Haters

  • Metroland

    March 6, 2013
    Fela!

  • South Florida Times

    March 7, 2013
    MIAMI’S LAMBERT SHINES IN ‘FELA!’ BROADWAY MUSICAL

  • South Florida Times

    March 7, 2013
    MIAMI’S LAMBERT SHINES IN ‘FELA!’ BROADWAY MUSICAL

  • The Backstage Beat

    March 6, 2013
    Fela! at the Fabulous Fox

  • Atlanta Theatre Fans

    March 3, 2013
    Fela! Extended to March 6, 2013 at the Fox Theatre

  • Live Urban Lux

    March 1, 2013
    Fela! Opening Night – Atlanta

  • The Write One Blog

    March 1, 2013
    Ludacris, Real Housewife Kandi & More At Fela Opening Night Atlanta, GA (Fox Theatre)

  • The Grio

    March 1, 2013
    Celebs turn out for ‘Fela!’ musical in Atlanta

  • Straight From the A

    March 1, 2013
    FELA! Hits Atlanta: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly… [PHOTOS + REVIEW]

  • Blac Detroit

    March 2013
    Everybody Say “Yeah, Yeah!”

  • InSite Magazine

    March 2013
    DATE WITH DESTINY
    HOT OFF A DESTINY’S CHILD REUNION AT SUPER BOWL XLVII, MICHELLE WILLIAMS HITS ATLANTA IN FELA!

  • Examiner.com

    February 28, 2013
    Fela Musical spectacular opening night at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

  • Examiner

    February 27, 2013
    Atlanta’s Duain Richmond returns home with Michele Williams for Fela! at the Fox

  • CL Atlanta

    February 26, 2013
    Who’s that familiar Fela?

  • David Atlanta

    February 26, 2013
    ‘Fela!’ A Lifetime in Rhythm and Beat

  • Yahoo!

    February 26, 2013
    Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child is Making Her Miami Stage Debut at the Ziff Ballet Opera House in FELA!

  • Gloss Magazine

    February 25, 2013
    My FELA! Experience

  • Charlotte Observer

    February 25, 2013Mighty ‘Fela!’ stomps into Charlotte

  • Chicago Tribune

    February 21, 2013
    Cast of ‘Fela!’ gives its all in cavernous Arie Crown

  • Chicago Sun-Times

    February 21, 2013
    Operalike ‘Fela!’ rocks the Arie Crown Theatre

  • Chicago Defender

    February 20, 2013
    ‘Fela!’ musical, Rainbow PUSH launch anti-violence initiative

  • CL Atlanta

    February 19, 2013
    Ludacris expands ‘business portfolio’ with ‘Fela!’ and Mayor Kasim Reed

  • The DePaulia

    February 18, 2013
    Melanie Marshall and ‘Fela’ bring Afrobeat to the Chicago stage

  • Red Eye Chicago

    February 18, 2013
    Q&A: Michelle Williams of ‘Fela!’

  • CBS Detroit

    February 17, 2013
    ‘Fela!’ – A Fine Theatrical Event – Comes To Detroit
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  • Huffington Post

    February 17, 2013
    ‘Fela!': Detroit Music Hall Welcomes Musical Celebrating Nigerian Musician And Activist Fela Kuti (PHOTOS)

  • Chicago Tribune

    February 14, 2013
    Now in ‘Fela!,’ Michelle Williams never left the stage

  • My Fox Detroit

    February 14, 2013
    Michelle Williams joins ‘Fela!’ tour in Detroit

  • Daily Herald

    February 13, 2013
    Michelle Williams settles into ‘Fela’ role

  • Chicago Defender

    February 13, 2013Michelle Williams comes home to star in Fela!

  • My Fox Detroit

    February 13, 2013
    Michelle Williams joins ‘Fela!’ tour in Detroit

  • JET

    February 13, 2013
    Michelle Williams Talks “Fela!,” Beyonce Lip-Synch Rumors, Blue Ivy

  • Windy City Media Group

    February 13, 2013
    Michelle Williams talks about ‘Fela!,’ Destiny’s Child

  • N’DIGO

    February 12, 2013
    Destiny’s Child Michelle Williams Stars in Broadway Sensation Fela!

  • Go Where Hip Hop

    February 11, 2013
    Get To Know: Fela! Chicago

  • The Rock River Times

    February 6, 2013
    Legendary Rock Interviews: Q & A with Rockford’s own Michelle Williams

  • The Detroit News

    February 8, 2013
    Tony award-winning musical ‘Fela!’ captures the spirit of Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer

  • NWI Times

    February 8, 2013
    Theater Heart Beats: Michelle Williams’ new tour in ‘Fela!’ includes Chicago return

  • Daily Mail UK

    February 6, 2013Destiny’s Child are back!

  • mLIVE

    Febrauary 5, 2013
    Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams to star in ‘Fela!’ at Detroit Music Hall

  • Huffington Post

    February 4, 2013Destiny’s Child Super Bowl Performance: Beyonce, Michelle Williams & Kelly Rowland Reunite For Halftime Show

  • Rolling Out

    February 4, 2013
    Michelle Williams talks ‘Fela!’ and ‘accidentally’ opening up about depression

  • Broadway World

    February 2, 2013BWW TV: Michelle Williams and FELA National Tour Cast Meets the Press- Plus a Performance Preview!

  • Encore Atlanta

    February 2013
    Who was Fela Kuti?

  • WDET

    February 2013
    Metro Detroit Dancer Choreographs FELA!

  • Crain’s Detroit Business

    January 30, 2013
    Music Hall brings back Broadway musical ‘Fela!’

  • MTV

    January 28, 2013
    Destiny’s Child Super Bowl Rumors Get Boosted By ‘Fela!’ Clue

  • People

    January 28, 2013Michelle Williams Says Reports of Destiny’s Child Super Bowl Reunion Are Not True

  • Rolling Out

    January 27, 2013
    Gelan Lambert performs in ‘Fela!’

  • The YBF

    January 24, 2013Michelle Williams Rehearses For “FELA”, ADDRESSES “Beyonce-Gate” On “GMA”

  • The Washington Post

    January 20, 2013
    A Destiny’s Child reunion at the Super Bowl? Michelle Williams isn’t telling.

  • Atlanta Theatre Fans

    January 15, 2013
    Fela! Will Play The Fox Theatre February 28 – March 3, 2013

  • Rolling Out

    January 8, 2013 Jay-Z produces ‘Fela!’ Michelle Williams joins cast

  • Essence

    January 6, 2013
    Michelle Williams Joins the National Tour of ‘Fela’

  • Examiner.com

    January 4, 2013
    Michelle Williams Joins Fela!

  • Theater Jones

    January 4, 2013
    DESTINY’S CHILD MICHELLE WILLIAMS SIGNS ON FOR ‘FELA!’ TOUR

  • Billboard

    January 3, 2013
    Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams Joins Musical ‘Fela!’

  • Playbill

    January 3, 2013Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child to Join Fela! National Tour

  • January 3, 2013
    Destiny’s Child Singer Michelle Williams to Join National Tour of Fela!

  • Theater Mania

    January 3, 2013
    Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams to Star in Fela! National Tour

  • Chicago Tribune

    January 3, 2013
    Michelle Williams in the cast of ‘Fela!’

  • New York Magazine

    August 20, 2012 • What Will the Fashion World do with Kim Kardashian? 

  • Amsterdam News

    August 10, 2012 • Harambay kids go to see Fela! 

  • The New York Times

    August 8, 2012 • Closings prove good for Broadway Business

  • AM New York

    August 7, 2012 • The Afrobeat Goes on for Antibalas

  • TimeOut New York

    August 2, 2012 • Fela! Critics Pick

  • The Wall Street Journal

    August 1, 2012 • Fela gets fabulous

  • The Daily News

    August 1, 2012Kim K finds that B’way has text appeal

  • Essence Magazine

    August 1, 2012 • New and Next: Meet Broadway and Fela! Star, Adesola Osakalumi

  • Playbill.com

    August 1, 2012 • LAST CHANCE: What’s Closing This Week

  • The NY Beacon

    August 1, 2012 • Fela! just as powerful the second time around

  • The Urban Daily

    July 31, 2012 • Bronx B-Boy Brings Hometown Flavor To Fela! Musical

  • Arts and Leisure News

    July 27, 2012 • Broadway Reviews: FELA!

      • All Hip Hop

        July 26, 2012 • Busta Rhymes And Hip-Hoppers Venture To See FELA! On Broadway

          • Africa.com

            July 25, 2012 • FELA! On Broadway: A Celebration of One Man′s Influence

              • NY Daily News

                July 23, 2012 • FELA! Star Adesola Osakalumi Has Role Connection to Nigerian Musician, Political Activist

              • Staten Island Advance

                July 22, 2012 • Fela! is back on Broadway, but why?

              • Urban Bush Babes

                July 21, 2012 • Fela! Review

              • The Huffington Post

                July 16, 2012 • FELA! is Back On Broadway…and it is Fabulous

                  • ABC News

                    July 12, 2012 • Jay-Z Brings FELA! Back to Broadway

                      • Broadway.com

                        July 17, 2012 • Feel the Afrobeat on the Pulsating Opening Night of FELA!

                          • Broadway.com

                            July 17, 2012 • FELA!’s Melanie Marshall on the ‘Dream Come True’ of Traveling the World as Mama Kuti

                              • Fox News

                                July 16, 2012 • Broadway Debut for ‘Dance’ Star

                                  • History News Network

                                    July 16, 2012 • FELA!: A Graphic Musical Look at the History of Military Rule in Africa

                                      • The New York Times

                                        July 13, 2012 • Well-Traveled Revolutionary Returns

                                          • Daily News

                                            July 13, 2012 • A Jolting, Joyous Show

                                              • New Jersey Newsroom

                                                July 13, 2012 •  Sings and Dances Up a Storm of Social Protest

                                                  • AM New York

                                                    July 13, 2012 • FELA! An Extremely Vibrant Celebration of Afrobeat

                                                      • Playbill

                                                        July 13, 2012 • Opening Night Red Carpet Arrivals

                                                          • Playbill.com

                                                            July 9, 2012 • FELA! Brings Afrobeat Back to Broadway for Limited Run Beginning July 9

                                                            • DownBeat

                                                              May 29, 2012 • FELA! Triumphs in Music and Message

                                                              • The New York Times

                                                                June 20, 2012 • Braving Broadway in Summer

                                                                • Tru Magazine

                                                                  June 15, 2012 • FELA! Explosive and Beautiful

                                                                  • Twin Cities Metro

                                                                    June 15, 2012 • FELA! A Testament to the Exuberance and Resilience of the Human Spirit

                                                                    • Twin Cities Daily Planet

                                                                      June 15, 2012 • It’s a Felabration! FELA! Shines at the Ordway

                                                                      • Blog: City Pages

                                                                        June 14, 2012 • FELA! No Zombies Here

                                                                        • Pioneer Press

                                                                          June 14, 2012 • FELA! Tells a Powerful Story with Spectacular Staging

                                                                          • Star Tribune

                                                                            June 13, 2012 • Afrobeat Music is the Weapon in FELA!

                                                                            • Playbill.com

                                                                              June 11, 2012 • FELA! Will Play Limited Summer Return Engagement on Broadway

                                                                              • Houston Press Blog

                                                                                June 6, 2012 • FELA! at Jones Hall: An Immortal Feast

                                                                                • Baltimore Times

                                                                                  May 18, 2012FELA! explodes on stage at Murphy Fine Arts Center

                                                                                  • Maryland Theatre Guide

                                                                                    May 16, 2012Interview with Stephen Hendel from FELA!

                                                                                  • Baltimore Sun

                                                                                    May 16, 2012‘Fela!’ shakes the roof at Morgan State University

                                                                                  • Baltimore Sun

                                                                                    May 12, 2012‘Fela!’ celebrates influential Nigerian musician, activist

                                                                                  • Pitchfork

                                                                                    May 10, 2012Fela Kuti Live in Detroit 1986

                                                                                  • New York Amsterdam News

                                                                                    May 10, 2012On the road with ‘Fela!’ in Boston

                                                                                  • The Bay State Banner

                                                                                    May 3, 2012Fela!

                                                                                  • The MetroWest Daily News

                                                                                    May 3, 2012THEATER REVIEW: Theatergoers can’t stay in their seats during ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • The North Shore Tab

                                                                                    April 30, 2012Fela! Now performing at the Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College

                                                                                  • EDGE Boston

                                                                                    April 30, 2012Theatre: Fela!

                                                                                  • The Boston Globe

                                                                                    April 27, 2012Stage Review: ‘Fela!’ dazzles at Cutler Majestic

                                                                                  • Jim Sullivan Ink

                                                                                    April 25, 2012“Fela!”: Controversial King of Afro-Pop Agitprop Rises Again in Boston

                                                                                  • The Boston Globe

                                                                                    April 22, 2012Bill T. Jones on making ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • Forest Park Review

                                                                                    April 15, 2012A complicated FELA!
                                                                                    Broadway cast members visit Forest Park; new book released

                                                                                  • Color Magazine

                                                                                    April 15, 2012Musical celebrating life and music of Fela Kuti comes to Boston

                                                                                  • Ebony Magazine

                                                                                    April 12, 2012The Magic of FELA!

                                                                                  • Chicago Tribune

                                                                                    April 12, 2012Facets of Africa, now on Chicago stages

                                                                                  • Windy City Media Group

                                                                                    April 11, 2012Melanie Marshall on the show ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • Playbill

                                                                                    April 5, 2012Fela! Tour Brings the Pulse and Politics of Nigerian Music Star Fela Kuti to Life

                                                                                  • WTTW Chicago (PBS)

                                                                                    April 5, 2012Video: Web-Exclusive Video of Fela!

                                                                                  • NBC Chicago

                                                                                    April 4, 2012Video: Cast member Jermaine Rowe discusses FELA! on The Talk

                                                                                  • Windy City Times

                                                                                    April 4, 2012Fela! THEATER REVIEW

                                                                                  • Chicago Sun-Times

                                                                                    April 4, 2012FELA’S FELLAS — Show’s musicians step out for local gigs to celebrate Afrobeat

                                                                                  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

                                                                                    April 3, 2012“Fela!” World Tour Stops in Chicago

                                                                                  • Chicago Reader

                                                                                    April 3, 2012Revolution, the musical

                                                                                  • Chicago Tribune

                                                                                    March 30, 2012The life and theater of Fela Kuti

                                                                                  • Chicago Daily Herald

                                                                                    March 30, 2012Talented, energetic Ngaujah drives engaging ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • Chicago Tribune

                                                                                    March 29, 2012VIDEO: Theater review: ‘Fela!’ a swirl of African jams, justice

                                                                                  • WCIU – The U

                                                                                    March 27, 2012VIDEO: Aly at ‘Fela!': interview with cast member Jermaine Rowe

                                                                                  • ABC Local

                                                                                    March 22, 2012VIDEO: ‘Fela': a musical with a message

                                                                                  • The Philadelphia Inquirer

                                                                                    March 22, 2012Rousing ‘Fela!’ earns its !

                                                                                  • PREQUENCY.com

                                                                                    March 21, 2012Photos: FELA! Afterparty in Philly

                                                                                  • National Weekly

                                                                                    March 21, 2013
                                                                                    Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child come to Miami with award winning Broadway musical

                                                                                  • The Business Insider

                                                                                    March 21, 2012Fela! is Occupy Wall Street Put to Music

                                                                                  • The Jewish Exponent

                                                                                    March 21, 2012A Jolly — ‘Great!’ — Fela

                                                                                  • Chutzpah Magazine

                                                                                    March 2012The Most Happy Fela!

                                                                                  • Philadelphia Inquirer

                                                                                    March 18, 2012“Fela!” coming to Philadelphia for eight shows

                                                                                  • Courier-Post

                                                                                    March 17, 2012Fela is ready to capture hearts in Philadelphia

                                                                                  • Philadelphia Tribune

                                                                                    March 16, 2012Jones brings ‘Fela’ to life at Academy of Music

                                                                                  • NJ.com

                                                                                    March 16, 2012Nicole Chantal de Weever thrilled to perform in ‘Fela!’ in Philadelphia

                                                                                  • Knight Arts

                                                                                    March 6, 2012Fela & his “musical inspiration

                                                                                  • Detroit Free Press

                                                                                    February 25, 2012Editorial: Take a bow, Music Hall and Detroit, for ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • CBS Local Detroit

                                                                                    February 17, 2012‘Fela!’ – A Fine Theatrical Event – Comes To Detroit

                                                                                  • The Huffington Post

                                                                                    February 17, 2012Photos: ‘Fela!': Detroit Music Hall Welcomes Musical Celebrating Nigerian Musician And Activist Fela Kuti

                                                                                  • Metro Times Detroit

                                                                                    February 14, 2012Fela’s last laugh

                                                                                  • Wiles Magazine

                                                                                    February 9, 2012Fela!

                                                                                  • The Detroit News

                                                                                    February 9, 2012Fela!: musical about father of Afrobeat comes to Music Hall

                                                                                  • Crain’s Business Detroit

                                                                                    January 29, 2012Music Hall hits big time with ‘Fela!’

                                                                                  • The Scoop LA

                                                                                    January 18, 2012Fela! A magical performance

                                                                                  • Daily Times Nigeria

                                                                                    January 17, 2012Fela continues to make waves

                                                                                  • The Nation

                                                                                    January 16, 2012On the trail of protestors

                                                                                  • Vibe.com

                                                                                    January 16, 2012Pardon the Introduction – Fela’s Lead Talks Kuti’s Legacy, Importance of the Musical (interview with Adesola Osakalumi)

                                                                                  • BrooklynVegan Chicago

                                                                                    January 12, 2012FELA! The Musical is coming to the Oriental Theatre; Fela Band performing @ Lincoln Hall

                                                                                  • Los Angeles Times (blog)

                                                                                    January 10, 2012Recreating Fela Kuti’s Nigerian Club at the Troubadour

                                                                                  • LA Weekly

                                                                                    December 29, 2011Fela! at Ahmanson Reviewed

                                                                                  • Beverly Hills Courtier

                                                                                    December 23, 2011George Christy talks about Fela!, Stevie Wonder, Mitzi Gaynor and more…

                                                                                  • Our Weekly

                                                                                    December 22, 2011FELA! Simply Fabulous

                                                                                  • Ventura County Star

                                                                                    December 22, 2011A most amazing Fela!

                                                                                  • okayafrica.com

                                                                                    December 21, 2011The Fela Tour has gone Hip Hop (photos of Nas, Kanye, and Stevie Wonder)

                                                                                  • Blip.tv

                                                                                    December 19, 2011Video: Fela star Sahr Ngaujah in Studio Q

                                                                                  • Culture Spot LA

                                                                                    December 18, 2011Review: FELA! at Ahmanson Theatre

                                                                                  • Hollywood Progressive

                                                                                    December 18, 2011FELA!- Occupy Africa!

                                                                                  • Stageandcinema.com

                                                                                    December 18, 2011National Theatre Review: FELA! (Starting at the Ahmanson Theatre, LA)

                                                                                  • Los Angeles Times

                                                                                    December 16, 2011Theatre Review: Fela! at the Ahmanson Theatre

                                                                                  • LA Observed

                                                                                    December 16, 2011Fela’s long connection with Los Angeles

                                                                                  • KQED.ORG

                                                                                    November 22, 2011Fela! Is that rare Broadway musical that earns its exclamation point

                                                                                  • SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

                                                                                    November 18, 2011Fela! review: Embodiment of exhilaration

                                                                                  • SF WEEKLY

                                                                                    November 18, 2011Fela! at the Curran is much more than a great concert


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