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Lindiwe Dlamini, an original cast member of The Lion King, has appeared in Sarafina! (Broadway and national tour). Performances: Radio City Music Hall, Pocahontas in Central Park, Grover Washington, “Arsenio,” “David Letterman,” “Jay Leno,” 1998 Tony Awards® and Essence Awards.

Lindiwe Dlamini STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Performer (Swing)

Shenzi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Shenzi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Shenzi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Broadway Transfer, 1988


[South Africa]
World Premiere, 1987

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Lindiwe Dlamini News

THE LION KING to Welcome New Young Simbas Beginning in June

The Lion King will welcome Donovan Louis Bazemore and Davis Matthews alternating as “Young Simba” beginning Tuesday, June 6. Learn how to purchase tickets to The Lion King!

THE LION KING to Play 10,000th Performance on Broadway This Saturday

The Lion King will play its 10,000th performance on Broadway this Saturday evening, May 6th.

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: Go Inside Sir Tim Rice's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's

See photos of Tony, Oscar, Grammy and Emmy winning lyricist Sir Tim Rice joining the wall of drawings at Sardi’s! 

Video: Elton John Reflects on THE LION KING's Lasting Impact

Watch Sir Elton John reflect on the enduring magic of THE LION KING in celebration of its 25th anniversary.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at THE LION KING 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Lion King celebrated its 25th anniversary last night, Sunday, November 13th and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos of the stars arriving on the red carpet here!

Video: THE LION KING Celebrates 25 Years on Broadway

The Lion King celebrated its 25th anniversary last night, Sunday, November 13th. Check out video footage from the big night here, featuring a performance from Lebo M, plus the stars taking their bows, and walking the red carpet.

VIDEO: THE LION KING Cast Performs Tiny Desk Concert For 25th Anniversary

The cast of The Lion King on Broadway, including L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Brandon A. McCall, Pearl Khwezi, Lindiwe Dlamini, Mduduzi Madela, and S'bu Ngema, performed “Circle of Life,' 'They Live in You,' 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight,' 'Hakuna Matata,' 'Endless Night / Shadowland,' and 'Circle of Life' (Reprise). Watch the video now!

The Entertainment Community Fund to be Lead Seller of Select Number of Tickets to THE LION KING Anniversary Celebration

The Entertainment Community Fund will be the lead seller of a select number of tickets to the upcoming 25th anniversary celebration of The Lion King on Broadway. Now, audiences will have the opportunity to be part of the celebration as this musical theater phenomenon marks its 25 years on Broadway at this special anniversary performance.

Photos: Check Out New Production Images of THE LION KING Ahead of its 25th Anniversary

New production photographs of the current company of The Lion King on Broadway have been released. The Lion King will kick off its 25th anniversary celebration this November!  Check out the photos here!

THE LION KING to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in November

The Lion King will kick off its 25th anniversary celebration this November. While two Broadway juggernauts have previously reached this milestone, The Lion King marks several historic firsts.  Never before has a show in its 25th year been playing in so many productions around the world simultaneously and placed in the Top 5 grossing Broadway shows.

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!

Photos and Video: Watch THE LION KING Cast Reunite to Sing 'The Circle of Life' on First Day of Rehearsals

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

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

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!


Lindiwe Dlamini has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Lindiwe Dlamini has not appeared in the West End

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