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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). (read complete bio)
 

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). (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

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

Photos

Bongi Duma, Kimberly Marable, Syndee Winters, Cameron Amandus, Pearl Khwezi, Jaysin M Photo

Bongi Duma, Kimberly Marable, Syndee Winters, Cameron Amandus, Pearl Khwezi, Jaysin McCollum

From: 
Date:
02/05/2019
Bongi Duma, Stephen Carlile, and Bradley Gibson Photo

Bongi Duma, Stephen Carlile, and Bradley Gibson

From: 
Date:
07/15/2018


Bongi Duma, Michelle Brugal, L. Steven Taylor, Alvin Crawford, Dashaun Young and Garland Days

From: 
Date:
11/08/2009


Disney's The Lion King cast members S'Bu Ngema, Bongi Duma and original Broadway cast member Ron Kunene

From: 
Date:
11/07/2007

 

Stage

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

Bongi Duma Biography

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 Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Bongi DumaGenerations

Bongi Duma News

Chicago Dancers United Announces Dance For Life 2022 Photo Chicago Dancers United Announces Dance For Life 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 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 Photo Giordano Dance Chicago Announces Summer Performance At Auditorium Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

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 Photo World Premiere of MANDELA is Part of the Young Vic's Summer-Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

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 Photo Photos: Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LION KING's Return to Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 15, 2021

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!

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

VIDEO: The Cast of THE LION KING Performs 'Circle of Life' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: The Cast of THE LION KING Performs 'Circle of Life' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 14, 2021

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 Photo HAMILTON, WICKED, CHICAGO & THE LION KING Resume Broadway Performances Tonight
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 14, 2021

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!

Photos and Video: Watch THE LION KING Cast Reunite to Sing 'The Circle of Life' on Fi Photo Photos and Video: Watch THE LION KING Cast Reunite to Sing 'The Circle of Life' on First Day of Rehearsals
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2021

The Broadway cast of The Lion King began rehearsals this week for the company’s reopening next month. As previously announced, The Lion King will resume performances on Tuesday, September 14 at the Minskoff Theatre.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes as THE LION KING Prepares to Return to Broadway Photo VIDEO: Behind the Scenes as THE LION KING Prepares to Return to Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021

The Lion King returns to Broadway next month. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets to an upcoming performance here!

ALADDIN and THE LION KING Set Casts for Broadway Return  Photo ALADDIN and THE LION KING Set Casts for Broadway Return
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2021

The Lion King begins performances on Tuesday, September 14 at the Minskoff Theatre. Aladdin resumes performances on Tuesday, September 28 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Learn more about both productions here!

Bongi Duma Videos

VIDEO: BTS Performs 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' for THE DISNEY HOLIDAY SINGALONG VideoVIDEO: BTS Performs 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' for THE DISNEY HOLIDAY SINGALONG
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2020

Ryan Seacrest returns to host¬†a night of merry music and magic on ‚ÄúThe Disney Holiday Singalong,‚Ä̬†MONDAY, NOV. 30¬†(8:00-9:00 p.m. EST).¬†

VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Bro VideoVIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

BWW TV: Broadway Get Ready to Battle! Go Inside Rehearsals for Idina Menzel's A Broad VideoBWW TV: Broadway Get Ready to Battle! Go Inside Rehearsals for Idina Menzel's A BroaderWay Karaoke Benefit
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2018

As the casts get ready for the big night, we're taking a closer look at what they are preparing for the big battle! Go inside rehearsals with the casts of The Lion King, Frozen, and SpongeBob SquarePants below!


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?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Generations .