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Bongi Duma BIO

Broadway: The Lion King. Bongi Duma was born in Durban, South Africa. Credits: Africa Africa; Mighty Zulu Nation across England, Italy and Ireland. Thanks to African heroes Ian Sotrey, Duma Ndlovu, Lebo M and my beautiful Mother. Original cast, The Lion King (Germany).


Bongi Duma STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Bongi Duma Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Additional Music & Lyrics

Bongi Duma Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Music in a Play

Bongi DumaGenerations

Bongi Duma News


New York Stage And Film Reveals 2024 Filmmakers' Workshop Participants & 2024 Awards Recipients

New York Stage and Film announces participants for the 2024 Filmmakers' Workshop and recipients of the 2024 Awards, highlighting emerging talent and their contributions to film and theater.
Margaret Cho, Amber Ruffin & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film 2024 Summer Season

New York Stage and Film has revealed additional casting for its 2024 Summer Season at Marist College, kicking off this July in Poughkeepsie, NY. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Amber Ruffin & Kevin Sciretta's BIGFOOT & More Set for New York Stage And Film 2024 Summer Season

New York Stage and Film has revealed the 2024 summer season at Marist College. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets!
MANDELA: A NEW MUSICAL London Cast Recording Out Now

Center Stage Records has released the original London cast recording of Mandela – A New Musical, recorded live at the Young Vic, is now available on all digital platforms.
Video: Watch Highlights From BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies

Watch highlights from the Red Bucket Follies in an all new video! The variety show, which took place December 4 and 5, honored the 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Photos: RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $4,553,203 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety show, performed December 4 and 5, 2023, honored 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. See photos from the show below!
Photos/Video: Watch Highlights from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Easter Bonnet Competition

The theater community rallied together once again with spirited skits, dynamic dance and brilliant bonnets as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ Easter Bonnet Competition returned April 24 and 25, 2023. The performances celebrated in-theater Red Bucket appeals that raised $3,601,355 for meals and medication, health care and hope for those who need them most.
Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,601,335 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Stars, standouts and the most sensational ensembles of Broadway unveiled their best bonnets and skits at the long-awaited return of the Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised a total of $3,601,335. 
Video: Watch Favorite Moments from BC/EFA's Easter Bonnet Competition

The Easter Bonnet Competition, which has been on a pandemic-induced hiatus since April 2019, marks the celebratory conclusion of six weeks of competitive, in-theater fundraising by 42 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. Watch highlights from past years in these videos!
Christian Borle, Ben Platt, the SIX Queens & More to Join the Return of the Easter Bonnet Competition

Stars, standouts and the most sensational ensembles of Broadway will unveil their best bonnets and skits at next week’s long-awaited return of the Easter Bonnet Competition! See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos/Video: First Look at Michael Luwoye and the Cast of MANDELA in Rehearsal

The world premiere musical Mandela has released all new photos and video from the rehearsal room, featuring a first glimpse and early listen of the soaring new musical ahead of its opening at the Young Vic Theatre. 
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Young Vic's MANDELA

Prior to its world premiere at the Young Vic in November, Mandela, the soaring new musical infused with the rhythms of South Africa begins rehearsals in London. Check out all new rehearsal photos here!
DANCE FOR LIFE Returns To Auditorium, August 13

​​​​​​​Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, presents seven companies and a world premiere finale for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for Life 2022.
Cast Announced For World Premiere of MANDELA at the Young Vic

The Young Vic today announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Mandela, a new musical that tells the story of Mandela the man and the movement behind him.
Chicago Dancers United Announces Dance For Life 2022

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces the program for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for Life 2022, which takes place Saturday, August 13 at 6 p.m. at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago, followed by an after-party at Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
Giordano Dance Chicago Announces Summer Performance At Auditorium Theatre

The Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive) completes its popular Made in Chicago 2021-22 Dance Series with the return of Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) performing its annual summer engagement for one night only, Saturday, June 11, at 7:30pm.  
World Premiere of MANDELA is Part of the Young Vic's Summer-Autumn Season

Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced the upcoming work for Summer and Autumn 2022.
Photos: Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LION KING's Return to Broadway

The Lion King officially returned to Broadway last night! Check out all new photos of the cast taking their first bow back since March 2020!
VIDEO: The Cast of THE LION KING Performs 'Circle of Life' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

In celebration of their Broadway return, the cast of The Lion King performed this morning on Good Morning America! The cast began the performance from all across New York City-- from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Statue of Liberty-- and came together at the GMA studio in Times Square to a standing ovation.
HAMILTON, WICKED, CHICAGO & THE LION KING Resume Broadway Performances Tonight

The circle of life continues on Broadway! Tonight, Tuesday, September 14, Broadway gets its razzle dazzle back when four beloved musicals return to the stage. Tune in to BroadwayWorld for this one short day of non-stop coverage!

Bongi Duma FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Bongi Duma been in?

Bongi Duma has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bongi Duma been in?

Bongi Duma has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Bongi Duma been nominated for?

Bongi Duma has been nominated for Outstanding Music in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Generations.

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