Prepare to emerge yourself in Fela Kuti’s world. You are no longer the quiet theater-goer, watching from a distance, simply taking in a show at the Ordway Center on Tuesday night. You are part of Fela’s shrine – and as such, part of the madness.
It’s hard to sum up the many accomplishments and full history of Fela Kuti in one short article – let alone a two-hour musical. But the touring production, headed to St. Paul this week, has found the perfect approach to showcase this man’s lasting legacy.