Afrobeat is no joke: A trio of injured performers in Broadway's delightful Fela! forced the cancellation of last night's show, says a producer. A dance captain was out with a busted wrist, one ensemble member was rushed to the hospital after being elbowed in the eye during yesterday's matinee, and another was having back spasms shortly before curtain. Not to jinx anything, but we're just thankful nobody's been tripped yet during that part where the dancers run through the theater in the dark, and that the guy playing Fela hasn't fallen off that ladder near the end. [ArtsBeat/NYT]
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