Trailer for Fela! NT Live Screening (Video)

PlayBlog   Trailer for Fela! NT Live Screening (Video) The National Theatre production of Fela!, the musical celebrating the life of Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti, will be broadcast around the U.K. and the world as part of the NT Live series of screenings beginning Jan. 13, 2011. A special trailer for the screening has been released.

The London Fela! stars Sahr Ngaujah, repeating his Tony-nominated performance from the Broadway production (original director and Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones also fulfills his duties once again). The cast also features Aulette Ivory and Melanie Marshall, with the ensemble completed by Lydie Alberto, Cindy Belliot, Nandi Bhebhe, Ricardo Coke Thomas, Scarlette Douglas, Jacqui Dubois, Poundo Gomis, Jazmine Jarret Thorpe, Aisha Jawando, Wanjiru Kamuyu, Nyron Levy, Ira Mandela Siobhan, Shelley-Ann Maxwell, Tamara McKoy Patterson, Catia Moto da Cruz, Pamela Okoroafor, Jermaine Rowe and Craig Stein.

To catch a preview of the Fela! screening, look below:

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