“Fela!”, “Ruined” Top Lortels

felaFrom now until June 7, the night of the Tonys, New York’s theatre-award season is in full swing. Things got underway last night, when the Lucille Lortels, for excellence off-Broadway, were handed out. “Fela!”, Bill T. Jones’s show about Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti starring Sahr Ngaujah (pictured), scored well in the musical department, and “Ruined,” Lynn Nottage’s drama about the Congo, did well in the play section. Full list of winners here.

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