A few nights ago, Jave and I went to see Fela! at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. I missed last year’s run of this musical, so I’m so glad that it was brought back to L.A.’s stage by popular demand.
This musical is unlike any other musical I’ve been to as the fourth wall (i.e., the imaginary wall at the front of the stage) was non-existent. The majority of the story is set in the late ‘70s in a nightclub called The Shrine in Lagos, Nigeria, where Fela Kuti is live in concert. More