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Gugwana Dlamini

 
Bio:
Place of Birth: Durban, South Africa Training: Committed Artists Academy Theatre: Sarafina; Township Fever; Unity in Diversity (South Africa); The Lion King (London, UK Tour, Singapore, USA) Television: Generations: The Legacy (South Africa) Film: Sarafina! Other: Gugwana can be heard ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Place of Birth: Durban, South Africa Training: Committed Artists Academy Theatre: Sarafina; Township Fever; Unity in Diversity (South Africa); The Lion King (London, UK Tour, Singapore, USA) Television: Generations: The Legacy (South Africa) Film: Sarafina! Other: Gugwana can be heard ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Ensemble
Rafiki [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Rafiki [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Ensemble

Rafiki [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Rafiki [Replacement]

Gugwana Dlamini Biography

Place of Birth: Durban, South Africa

Training: Committed Artists Academy

Theatre: Sarafina; Township Fever; Unity in Diversity (South Africa); The Lion King (London, UK Tour, Singapore, USA)

Television: Generations: The Legacy (South Africa)

Film: Sarafina!

Other: Gugwana can be heard on the original Disney movie soundtracks of The Lion King and Dinosaur. She has also performed with Lucky Dube, Vusi Mahlasela, Bayete, Sankomota and Victor Ntoni. Gugwana also appeared in the BBC Radio play Dear Mr Lampard alongside various South African artists.




Gugwana Dlamini News

VIDEO: THE LION KING Tour Celebrates 20 Years on the Road Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING Tour Celebrates 20 Years on the Road
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King just celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall. 

BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall Photo BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall
by Paula Makar - Apr 28, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King is celebrating its 20th anniversary today, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall and plays through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June Photo Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Disney’s The Lion King, St. Louis’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever, will leap onto the Fabulous Fox Theatre stage from Wednesday, June 1 to Sunday, June 19.

THE LION KING is Coming to the Detroit Opera House Photo THE LION KING is Coming to the Detroit Opera House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021

The Lion King, Detroit's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Detroit Opera House stage from January 27 - February 20, 2022.

Photos: See Darian Sanders & Kayla Cyphers in New Images From THE LION KING Tour Photo Photos: See Darian Sanders & Kayla Cyphers in New Images From THE LION KING Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

Disney’s The Lion King North American tour released two new production photos today of Darian Sanders (Simba) and Kayla Cyphers (Nala). 

BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING  at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis Photo BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis
by AniKatrina Fageol - Nov 13, 2021

Disney's The Lion King roars its way back into Memphis and audiences are thrilled to welcome the popular show back to the Orpheum stage! Always a Memphis favorite, the show is pure magic for its audiences, adults and children alike. 

BWW Review: THE LION KING STAMPEDES INTO THE MAJESTIC at Majestic Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE LION KING STAMPEDES INTO THE MAJESTIC at Majestic Theatre
by Bryan Stanton - Oct 27, 2021

The Lion King, a family favorite, performing at the Majestic is just that....Majestic.

Review Roundup: THE LION KING Tour Roars Back to the Stage; What Are The Critics Sayi Photo Review Roundup: THE LION KING Tour Roars Back to the Stage; What Are The Critics Saying?
by Review Roundups - Oct 26, 2021

The cast includes¬†Spencer Plachy¬†as 'Scar,'¬†Gerald Ramsey¬†as 'Mufasa,'¬†Gugwana Dlamini¬†as 'Rafiki,'¬†Nick Cordileone¬†as 'Timon,'¬†J√ľrgen Hooper¬†as 'Zazu,'¬†Ben Lipitz¬†as 'Pumbaa,'¬†Darian Sanders¬†as 'Simba,'¬†Kayla Cyphers¬†as 'Nala,'¬†Keith Bennett¬†as 'Banzai,'¬†Martina Sykes¬†as 'Shenzi' and¬†Robbie Swift¬†as 'Ed.'¬†Jaylen Lyndon Hunter¬†alternates the role of 'Young Simba', along with¬†Charlie Kahler.

THE LION KING Returns To The Orpheum Theatre Memphis Photo THE LION KING Returns To The Orpheum Theatre Memphis
by AniKatrina Fageol - Oct 25, 2021

The Lion King returns to the Orpheum Memphis Theatre this November and Memphis is celebrating some new young talent!

THE LION KING to Resume Performances This October in Cleveland at Playhouse Square Photo THE LION KING to Resume Performances This October in Cleveland at Playhouse Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

The Lion King North American touring company reunited in Cleveland on September 7, for the first time since the shutdown, to begin rehearsals for the tour’s relaunch. The tour is resuming performances at the KeyBank State Theatre for a two-week return engagement beginning Friday, October 1 and playing through Friday, October 15, 2021. 

Gugwana Dlamini Videos

VIDEO: THE LION KING Tour Celebrates 20 Years on the Road VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Tour Celebrates 20 Years on the Road
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King just celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall. 

BWW TV: Gugwana Dlamini Sings from THE LION KING in Shubert Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including The Lion King's Gugwana Dlamini, who performed 'The Circle of Life'- check it out below!


Gugwana Dlamini Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gugwana Dlamini been in?
Gugwana Dlamini has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Gugwana Dlamini been in?
Gugwana Dlamini has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Gugwana Dlamini's first West End show?
Gugwana Dlamini's first West End show was The Lion King which opened in 2021