A while back, BAMirror encouraged Southern Tier theater buffs to tune into the Tony Awards on June 13 and root for Bill T. Jones, director and choreographerof the new musical "Fela!" The story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti tied for the most nominations -- 11 -- with the revival of the musical “La Cage aux Folles.” What we didn't realize at the time was that "La Cage" also had local ties. Jones studied both theater and dance at the State University of New York at...
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