"Fela!' at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas

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by JAMIE TOBIAS / WFAA

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Posted on May 16, 2013 at 11:20 AM

Updated Thursday, May 16 at 1:25 PM

There's an explosion of music and dance at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, through May 19th. It's the Tony-award winning musical "Fela!" Adesola Osakalumi plays Fela Kuti, who created a music movement in 1970's Nigeria that inspired the world. Michelle Williams plays American activist Sandra Isadore, who pushed him to politicize his lyrics, and fell in love along the way. Jamie Tobias talked to the stars who are winning over audiences on tour around the country.

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