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Full cast for Broadway’s Fela announced

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, Elasea Douglas, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Catherine Foster, Aimee Graham Wodobode, Rasaan-Elijah Green, Abena Koomson, Ismael Kouyate, Gelan Lambert, Farai Malianga, Shakira Marshall, Afi McClendon, Adesola Osakalumi, Jeffrey Page, Daniel Soto, Iris Wilson and J.L. Williams.

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

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 to open on November 23.

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