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Michelle Williams, ‘Fela!’: Former Destiny’s Child Member Joins Touring Musical Ensemble

NEW YORK (AP) - Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams is joining the latest national tour of the musical "Fela!"

Producers said Thursday the singer, who starred on the UPN sitcom "Half & Half," will be onstage when the tour opens at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 29.

"Fela!" - a biography of Nigerian musician and political activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti - will then play 16 cities, inc

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Jay-Z, Will Smith’s ‘Fela!’ Musical Sued by Photographer

Jay-Z and Will Smith's Broadway musical, 'Fela!' is being sued by a New York City photographer who claims that one of her images was used in the play without permission.

Brooklyn photog, Marilyn Nance is seeking $150,000 in compensation for an iconic photo of Fela K

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Jay-Z, Will Smith-Produced ‘Fela!’ Musical Wins Three Tonys

Broadway musical 'Fela!' continues to garner awards and acclaim. The musical, which was produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith, and directed/choreographed by stage legend Bill T. Jones, took home three of the 11 Tony Awards it was nomin

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Jay-Z and Will Smith-Funded ‘Fela!’ Snags 11 Tony Nods

The Jay-Z and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith-funded musical 'Fela!' was nominated for a whopping 11 Tony Awards when the nominations were announced early Tuesday (May 4). The production, based on the life of Nigerian musician-turned-activist Fela Kuti, received rave reviews when it opened at New York's Eugene O'Neill theater on November 23, 2009,

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