The star-powered producing team of Broadway's Fela! hosted an after-show reception at the Palm West Steakhouse May 20.
Fela! currently features Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo in the title role, Tony winner Lillias White (The Life, Dreamgirls, Once On This Island) as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's mother, Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, and Hair's Saycon Sengbloh as his love interest, Sandra. The show is produced by Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, Ruth & Stephen Hendel, Roy Gabay, Edward Tyler Nahem, Slava Smolokowski, Chip Meyrelles/Ken Greiner, Steve Semlitz/Cathy Glazer, Daryl Roth/True Love Productions, Knitting Factory Entertainment and Susan Dietz. In association with Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson.
Here is a look at the celebration:
Jay-Z, Will Smith, Beyonce and More Celebrate Fela!