Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens in Terra Kulture this December
Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens is a sequel to Fela and the Kalakuta Queens and will be staged at Terra Kulture in Lagos from December 14 to January 20.
Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions (BOP) staged the previous version in Lagos, Abuja, Cairo and Pretoria and received much acclaim. Other plays by BOP include Saaro the Musical, Wakaa the musical, Queen Moremi the Musical and others.
While Fela and the Kalakuta Queens was majorly an exploration of the life of Fela Kuti and his wives, Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens has infused the celebration of the unapologetic and prophetic messages enshrined in his music into the original storyline.
According to Bolanle Austen-Peters, “The play which first opened in Lagos in 2017 has now been shown in different countries across the continent. However, we’ve brought it back to Lagos because there has been a lot of clamor for that to be done. The sequel is just as exciting and the major twist to it is that the new play is a fusion of the Kalakuta Queens and Fela’s social messages.”
Get tickets here.
February 28, 2020