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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

 
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Headshot

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Chorus

Writing

Lyricist
Composer

Photos

Joseph Shabalala, leader of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who performed in the Tony nomina Photo

Joseph Shabalala, leader of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who performed in the Tony nominated THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU, at the opening night party with director Eric Simonson. 1992

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Date:
06/25/2020
Buddy Fambro, Nondumiso Tembe,  Frank
Russell, Ladysmith Black Mambazo Photo

Buddy Fambro, Nondumiso Tembe, Frank Russell, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Date:
11/14/2019
Nondumiso Tembe, Buddy Fambro, Frank Russell, Ladysmith Black Mambazo Photo

Nondumiso Tembe, Buddy Fambro, Frank Russell, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Date:
11/14/2019
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Erik Hellman Photo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Erik Hellman

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Date:
11/14/2019
Nondumiso Tembe, Ladysmith Black Mambazo  Photo

Nondumiso Tembe, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Date:
11/14/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Chorus

Writing
Lyricist
Composer

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Song of Jacob Zulu
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Ladysmith Black Mambazo , The Song of Jacob Zulu

Ladysmith Black Mambazo News

Beach Road Weekend Festival Announces Full Schedule Photo Beach Road Weekend Festival Announces Full Schedule
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 1, 2022

Friends of Martha's Vineyard Concerts today announced the day by day schedule for Beach Road Weekend. Featuring more than two dozen acts including Beck, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Billy Strings and more, the festival takes place August 26-28, 2022 at Veteran's Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven. In addition, the initial schedule for the 2022 MV Concert Series was announced with more than 20 concerts across Martha's Vineyard including the Loft.

The Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Builds Management Team
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

The Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the not-for-profit organization known as MOSSO, have engaged a management team to assist them in producing live classical music concerts for Greater Springfield and Western Massachusetts.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and David C. Bohnett Chief Executive Officer Chair Chad Smith today announced the adventurous slate of programs for the 2022/23 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

SOMI & Gregory Porter to Release 'Love Taste Like Strawberries' Photo SOMI & Gregory Porter to Release 'Love Taste Like Strawberries'
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2022

On February 11th and just in time for Valentine’s Day, Grammy-nominated vocalist SOMI will release her new single, “Love Tastes Like Strawberries,” featuring two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter and vocalist Gregory Porter. The track is from Somi’s fifth studio album, Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba. Pre-save the new album now!

World Stage Theatre Company Presents THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU Photo World Stage Theatre Company Presents THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2022

World Stage Theatre Company's Season of Our Humanity continues with a very special production of The Song of Jacob Zulu by Tug Yourgrau and directed by Kelli McLoud-Schingen. 

February Concerts Announced At The Royal Conservatory Of Music Photo February Concerts Announced At The Royal Conservatory Of Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

The 21C Music Festival continues with the return of Canadian violinist Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, the superb all-female string ensemble featuring some of Canada's best musicians, on February 25 with a program titled Elle – 25th Anniversary Concert.

SOMI to Release New Album ZENZILE: THE REIMAGINATION OF MIRIAM MAKEBA Photo SOMI to Release New Album ZENZILE: THE REIMAGINATION OF MIRIAM MAKEBA
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

On March 4, 2022, Grammy-nominated vocalist, and songwriter Somi will release her new album, Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba, a celebration of the late Makeba’s invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice. The album, which will be released on the artist’s Salon Africana label, features Somi’s renditions of some of Makeba’s best-known songs—both Makeba’s own compositions and covers.

World Stage Theater Company to Stage THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU Photo World Stage Theater Company to Stage THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 22, 2022

The World Stage Theatre Company is set to stage The Song of Jacob Zulu from January 27th until February 6th, 2022. The production will take place at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103.

Marcus Performing Arts Center To Receive $30,000 NEA Grant To Advance REDI Action Pla Photo Marcus Performing Arts Center To Receive $30,000 NEA Grant To Advance REDI Action Plan
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

Marcus Performing Arts Center has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its MPAC Presents programming. Specific funding from the NEA will help support the Marcus Performing Arts Center's new arts and culture series of Dance, Jazz, Student Matinee, and special music performances this season. Marcus Performing Arts Center's project is among 1,248 projects across America totaling $28,840,000 that were selected to receive this first round of fiscal year 2022 funding in the Grants for Arts Projects category.

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by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2022

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Videos

Milky Chance Releases Video for 'Oh Mama' VideoMilky Chance Releases Video for 'Oh Mama'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 25, 2019

Milky Chance – the German duo known for their global hits and eclectic electro-pop sound – released the music video for 'Oh Mama' off of Mind The Moon, their latest studio album via BMG.


Ladysmith Black Mambazo Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ladysmith Black Mambazo been in?
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ladysmith Black Mambazo been in?
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ladysmith Black Mambazo been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Song of Jacob Zulu and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Song of Jacob Zulu .

How many shows has Ladysmith Black Mambazo written?
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has written 1 shows including The Song of Jacob Zulu (Lyricist).