04Feb

Giveaway: Fela! Baby Friendly Matinee at Brooklyn Academy of Music

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is having an encore screening of *National Theatre Live’s FELA! on Thursday, February 10th at 2pm.  This production (filmed live in HD at the National Theatre in London and then broadcast around the world via satellite) sold-out it’s first two screenings in January at BAM.
The screening will be on in two theaters, one theater will be for the general public and the other theater is reserved for new parents/caregivers and will feature a host of baby-friendly amenities including stroller valet, raised house lights, lower volume, and changing tables.

A provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music, FELA! explores the world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), FELA! reveals Kuti’s controversial life as an artist and political activist. Featuring many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs and Bill T. Jones’ visionary staging, FELA! comes via Broadway to London and the National Theatre.

Here is the info:

BAM Rose Cinemas
Tickets: $23; ($21 for Friends of BAM and BAM Cinema Club members)
Children under the age of 2 are free!

*Please note that while there are special baby-friendly amenities at these screenings, the show is not rated and may contain some content not suitable for children. BAM encourages parents and caregivers to use their discretion accordingly.

Now on the Culture Mom, you can enter to win two tickets to FELA! At BAM. Here is how to win:

1) Comment here and leave your contact information (Twitter handle preferred or email) and name of blog (if you have one).

2) Become a fan of  The Culture Mom’s Facebook Page. Then leave a comment on the wall telling me why you want to win the two tickets.

3) Tweet “I hope I win tickets to see National Theatre Live’s FELA! at @BAM_Brooklyn via @theculturemom

4)  Post a link to this contest on your blog (and then leave a comment on this post with your link).

Contest ends midnight Eastern time, February 9th, 2010 at 4pm EST. You will have 24 hours to claim the tickets.

Disclosure: These tickets are being given to me for promotional purposes for this giveaway.  All of the opinions expressed above are my own.  In addition, I was not paid to promote this show.

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