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Fela and the Kalakuta queens (Virtual Event)

Hosted by the Consul of the Cape Town French Speakers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Mon 07 Sep 19:00 - 23:30

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In line with carrying a Pan African outlook, for the first time in SA, the State Theatre will be staging the musical chronicling the life and times of the late legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, also known as Fela Kuti, or simply Fela. From birth to life as a social activist and his historic marriage with 27 wives (Queens).

The story of Fela and his Kalakuta Queens is a compelling one. Travelling through the honest and selfless love the icon had with his dancers (Queens), they left their homes to follow him, believing in his vision of building a better community through arts and music.
The musical also explores these women who were an integral part of his band and gives a unique insight into the Kalakuta Republic- showcasing their unique fashion, dance and African identity, and unmasking common misconception about them.

Following a successful premiere in their home country, in Lagos Protected content , Fela and The Kalakuta Queens Musical has without a doubt become a sensation across the globe.

Tickets are available from Webtickets online at only R70.
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