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Michelle Williams And The Cast Of ‘FELA’ Are Coming To The Belk Theater!

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(Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for BET Networks)

(Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for BET Networks)

After recently appearing onstage with fellow Destiny’s Child band mates Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams gets geared up alongside the touring cast of the critically acclaimed musical, FELA to come to Charlotte.

After finding success with previous roles in Chicago, The Color Purple, Aida, and What My Husband Doesn’t Know; Williams was cast in the most celebrated play of the 2010 Broadway season as activist Sandra Isadore.

(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

FELA tells the story of gifted musician and activist, Fela Kuti. The creator of Afrobeat music, Kuti used the power of music to speak out against the tyrannical dictatorships of Nigeria in the 1970s and 1980s.

Described as an inspiring and triumphant tale of courage passion and love, FELA won three Tony Awards in 2010 including Best Choreography, Best Costumes, and Best Sound.

(Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jay-Z along with Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith were producers of the Broadway production.

Don’t miss the excitement! FELA runs at the Belk Theater from Feb. 25-26.

For more information or to purchase tickets Click Here.

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