Fela and the Kalakuta Queens

Fela and The Kalakuta Queens is a demonstration of the rich cultural heritage that Nigeria is blessed with. The play, which tells the story of legendary musical icon and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, reveals the sensational life of the world-renowned queens of Kalakuta, unmasking common misconceptions about them.

The story of Fela and his Kalakuta queens is a compelling musical narrative of the honest and incomparable love and connection the icon had with his dancers (queens), who left their homes to follow him, believing in his vision of building a better community through arts and music.

Fela and the kalakuta Queens (South Africa)

Fela & the Kalakuta Queens chronicles Fela’s birth and activism. It explores the life of the legend Fela, and the women that were an integral part of his band. A unique insight into Kalakuta Republic reveals the women and their unique fashion, dance and African identity.

DATE AIRED: 27th March – 7th April, 2019

VENUE: Opera Theatre, South Africa

Fela and the kalakuta Queens (Abuja)

After a successful run in Lagos, the critically acclaimed musical, Fela and the Kalakuta Queens, opened in Abuja, on Friday 8th June 2018, courtesy of the MTN Foundation and Bolanle Austen-Peters Production (BAP). The Musical “Fela and The Kalakuta Queens” is a demonstration of the rich cultural heritage that Nigeria is blessed with.

The play which tells the story of legendary musical icon and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti, reveals the sensational life of the world renowned Queens of Kalakuta, unmasking common misconceptions about them.

Fela and the kalakuta Queens (Lagos)

Fela and The Kalakuta Queens is a demonstration of the rich cultural heritage that Nigeria is blessed with. The play, which tells the story of legendary musical icon and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, reveals the sensational life of the world-renowned queens of Kalakuta, unmasking common misconceptions about them.

The story of Fela and his Kalakuta queens is a compelling musical narrative of the honest and incomparable love and connection the icon had with his dancers (queens), who left their homes to follow him, believing in his vision of building a better community through arts and music.