Fela

Full cast for Broadway’s Fela announced

August 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

The upcoming Broadway transfer of Fela, which opens November 23, will star Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo alternating in the title role, Lillias White (Dreamgirls) as Funmilayo and Saycon Sengbloh (Hair, Aida, Wicked The Color Purple) as Sandra. The rest of the company includes Corey Baker, Hettie Vyrine Barnhill, Lauren de Veaux, Nicole Chantal de Weever, [...]

Tony Winner Lillias White Will Join the Cast of Broadway’s Fela

August 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lillias White (The Life, Barnum, Dreamgirls, Cats, Once On This Island, How To Succeed In Business, Chicago) will join the cast of Broadway’s Fela as Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Fela’s mother. As previously announced, Sahr Ngaujah, the actor who starred in the title role Off-Broadway, will repeat his performance in the show’s Broadway run, set [...]

Headed to Broadway, eyeing Broadway and cast albums

June 12, 2009 // 1 Comment

A couple new shows are officially headed to Broadway… Fela!, based on the life of African composer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti, played Off Broadway last fall for a limited engagement to great success. Spring Awakening’s Bill T. Jones directs, with a lot of the same cast lined up for the fall 2008 Broadway run at the Eugene O’Neill [...]
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