Skip navigation

Jay-Z, Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith have been nominated for Tony Awards for their part in producing Broadway hit musical Fela!

 The new musical Fela!, which began life Off-Broadway, is about Fela Kuti, the legendary Nigerian musician and activiast, who used his soulful and stirring Afrobeat rhythms to spark a generation to fight for change, defy opression & government corruption.

Both Fela! and the revival of La Cage aux Folles, earned 11 nominations a piece, the most of any production of the season.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: