Presented by JayZ and power-couple Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, FELA! tells the story of courage, love and passion. The production, which received three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical, is a retelling of the life of Fela Kut, the legendary Nigerian singer. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones with a book by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, based on music and lyrics by Fela Kuti himself, with additional music by Aaron Johnson and Jordan Mclean and additional lyrics by Jim Lewis, the production was well received by both critics and audiences alike. The musical ran off-Broadway for one month in 2008 and premiered on Broadway on November 23, 2009. Fans everywhere seek FELA! tickets for a dazzling night in the theater.