TONY AWARD WINNING BROADWAY MUSICAL FELA! AND HUSH TOURS PRESENT A SPECIAL NIGHT TO KICK-OFF CUSTOM DESIGNED TOUR SERIES THURSDAY, AUGUST 12TH, FELA! AT THE EUGENE O’NEILL THEATER

TONY AWARD WINNING BROADWAY MUSICAL FELA! AND HUSH TOURS PRESENT A SPECIAL NIGHT TO KICK-OFF CUSTOM DESIGNED TOUR SERIES THURSDAY, AUGUST 12TH, FELA! AT THE EUGENE O’NEILL THEATER

LEGENDARY HIP HOP ARTISTS COME TOGETHER TO ATTEND
FELA! AND AFTER PARTY AT NEW YORK’S ASPEN SOCIAL CLUB

New York, NY – Tony Award winning Broadway Musical FELA! and Hush Tours are proud to announce a special night on Thursday, August 12th where legendary Hip-Hop pioneers Rakim, Grandmaster Caz, Roxanne Shante and more will attend FELA! The Broadway Musical followed by an after party that will celebrate an ongoing partnership.

The aforementioned Hip-Hop legends as well as artists like Melle Mel, Rahzel, Rahiem, Reggie Reg, Ralph McDaniels, Jeru The Damaja will come together for the 8pm FELA! performance on August 12th in order to meet with FELA! cast members to discuss the upcoming partnership between FELA! and Hush Tours. These artists currently work with Hush Tours providing entertaining educational tours on Hip-Hop throughout its birthplace of New York City.

Come September, this new partnership will allow guests the option to take a Hush Tour that will conclude with a FELA! performance and Q&A with its cast members. Guests will experience and learn the connection between Hip-Hop music and Fela Kuti’s afrobeat influence. Your celebrity tour guide will play familiar Hip-Hop hits followed by the original Fela Kuti song from which the sample is derived. Guests will also be provided with study guide materials and other learning tools prior to the tours that will further the connection between the musical genres.

After the FELA! performance on August 12th, an after party will take place at The Aspen Social Club which will feature pioneer DJ Grandmaster Caz and FELA! cast member Kevin Mambo DJing.

There will also be surprise guest MC’s throughout the evening.

Event Details:

When: Thursday, August 12th, FELA! at the Eugene O’Neill Theater

Where: The Aspen Social Club – located 157 West 47th Street NY, NY 10036

Who: The Broadway cast of FELA! and hip-hop artists Rakim, Grandmaster Caz, Roxanne Shante, Melle Mel, Rahzel, Grand Wizard Theodore, Rahiem, Reggie Reg, Ralph McDaniels and Jeru The Damaja

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