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From Durban South Africa, Pearl performed in The Lion King Madrid (2016-2018). She also toured with the KZN Youth Choir (2012-2015) competing in Poland and Italy where she won best female soloist in the Florence International Choir Festival (2013).

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Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]

Nala [Replacement]

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Vincent Jamal Hooper Joins THE LION KING as 'Simba' This Month

The Lion King will welcome Vincent Jamal Hooper as Simba beginning Tuesday, September 26. This marks his Broadway debut. Learn more about Hooper and The Lion King here!

Photos: ALADDIN, THE LION KING & More Take The Stage At Broadway in Bryant Park

The 2023 Broadway in Bryant Park series is currently under way, bringing the best of Broadway back together for free performances, every Thursday in July. Today's performances included the upcoming Broadway musical How to Dance in Ohio (Pre-show), Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King, with 106.7 LITE FM Host Delilah.

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!

Photo: Queen Latifah Visits THE LION KING on Broadway

Check out a photo of Queen Latifah visiting THE LION KING! See how to purchase tickets to The Lion King.

Video: THE LION KING Celebrates 25 Years With Spanish-Language Performance of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?'

The Lion King's 25th Anniversary on Broadway continues its celebration, globally with this all-new video of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' performed in Spanish, featuring Pearl Khwezi, who stars as Nala in the Broadway production, and Agustín Argüello, who stars as Simba in the Madrid production. 

Photos: Broadway Comes to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Check out photos of Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl, the Broadway cast of The Lion King, Natasha Yvette Williams, J. Harrison Ghee, and Adrianna Hicks and the cast of Some Like It Hot, and Will Swenson and the cast of A Beautiful Noise performing on the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade now!

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!

VIDEO: Elton John Sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' From THE LION KING on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Sir Elton John honored The Lion King's 25th Anniversary on Broadway this morning by singing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' on Good Morning America. Before the performance, John shared how he first became involved in the musical and how it went on to change his life. Watch a complete video performance now!

THE LION KING to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA With Elton John on Thursday

The Lion King will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Broadway this Thursday, November 10, with a performance on Good Morning America. The segment will also feature an appearance by the musical's composter, music superstar Elton John. The Broadway production currently stars Pearl Khwezi, L. Steven Taylor, Brandon A. McCall and more.

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!

Photos: ALADDIN, THE LION KING & More Take the Stage at Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! iHeartMedia New York's 106.7 LITE FM kicked of its 2022 season of the beloved series today with FREE performances all August long.

VIDEO: THE LION KING's Pearl Khwezi is On the Rise!

There is a new lion queen in The Lion King! South African native Pearl Khwezi recently assumed the role of 'Nala' in The Lion King on Broadway, in which she previously appeared in the ensemble and covered both Rafiki and Nala. Watch as Pearl chats more about her new starring role and so much more!

Pearl Khwezi to Assume the Role of Nala in THE LION KING Beginning Tonight

The Lion King has announced that Pearl Khwezi will assume the role of Nala in the Broadway production beginning tonight, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Adrienne Walker played her final performance last month.

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!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 February 3

At This Performancea?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies and alternates from Moulin Rouge; Sing Street; Hamilton; The Book Of Mormon; Aladdin ; Tootsie and The Lion King on Monday, February 3rd at 7pm.


Pearl Khwezi has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Pearl Khwezi has not appeared in the West End

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