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Rujeko Dumbutshena

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer






Rujeko Dumbutshena News

BroadwayWorld.com's Guide to January 2011 Show Closings
by BWW - Jan 1, 2011

BroadwayWorld offers highlights of the several productions which will complete their Broadway runs in January.

Photo Coverage: FELA! Receives Equity's ACCA Award
by Walter McBride - Sep 30, 2010

On Tuesday, September 28, FELA! received Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) fourth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The award, the only industry award of its kind, honors the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. The award ceremony was held in the Council Room, at Equity's headquarters in the heart of Times Square on Tuesday. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below.

FELA! Receives Equity's ACCA Prize for Outstanding Chorus, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

FELA! will receive Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) fourth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The award, the only industry award of its kind, honors the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. The award ceremony will be held in the Council Room, at Equity's headquarters in the heart of Times Square on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

FELA! to Receive Equity's ACCA Prize for Outstanding Chorus, 9/28
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 21, 2010

FELA! will receive Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) fourth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The award, the only industry award of its kind, honors the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. The award ceremony will be held in the Council Room, at Equity's headquarters in the heart of Times Square on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Photo Coverage: Patti LaBelle Opens in FELA!
by Monica Simoes - Sep 15, 2010

Multi-Grammy Award-winner and international recording superstar Patti LaBelle opened in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fela! last night, September 14. LaBelle will perform in Fela! through its scheduled closing on January 2, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand for LaBelle's opening night curtain call and after party and brings you photo coverage below!

Photographer Sues FELA! For Unauthorized Photograph Use
by Abigail Arnold - Jul 29, 2010

Photographer Marilyn Nance is suing the musical FELA! for unauthorized use of one of her photographs, the New York Post reports.

FELA! to be Honored by New York City 7/29
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 29, 2010

The cast and crew of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will be honored by New York City Council Members Jimmy Van Bramer and Julissa Ferreras on the Steps of City Hall on Thursday, July 29.

Photo Coverage: 2010 Astaire Awards Honors Jones, Ortega et al.
by Monica Simoes - Jun 8, 2010

Amid an electrifying evening of dance by the greatest talents of Broadway and film, the 2010 Fred & Adele Astaire Award winners were announced at the 28th annual awards ceremony at the Gerald W. Lynch at John Jay College. The Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award named for the late esteemed critic and co-founder of the Awards was presented to the legendary director and choreographer Kenny Ortega by Grammy winner Roberta Flack. Host for the evening was Ben Vereen.

FELA! Records Cast Album Today; Gets 6/8 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2010

Fela! the new Broadway musical, will record its cast album today, March 8. The recording will be made at Clinton Recording studies. The cast album is set to be released on June 8.

FELA! To Perform At The Village Voice OBIE Awards 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

The Village Voice announced today that the hit Broadway musical FELA! will perform at the 55th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards on Monday, May 17, 2010, at Webster Hall. FELA!-which is produced by Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter and Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, among others-is a musical based on the life and music of the iconic African composer and performer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

Rujeko Dumbutshena Videos

STAGE TUBE: Easter Bonnet 2010
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2010

On Monday, April 26 and Tuesday, April 27, BC/EFA hosted the 24th ANNUAL EASTER BONNET COMPETITION. This year, the competition raised an impressive $3,265,700 by the 64 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Tour companies benefiting Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Since it began in 1987, the 23 editions of the EASTER BONNET COMPETITION have raised over $42 million for BC/EFA. BroadwayWorld brings you the official video of the event, including interviews and clips of the most talked-about numbers.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Releases New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Fela!, the critically acclaimed new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening), with a book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones. Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo play the title character at alternate performances, while the world renowned Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson, perform Kuti's rousing music live onstage.

STAGE TUBE: MIRACLE WORKER's Abigail Breslin & FELA! Cast Visit 'The View'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2010

Broadway dominated The View yesterday, March 3. Following an interview with The Miracle Worker's Abigail Breslin, the Fela! cast took the stage to perform 'Zombie' for viewers. Valerie Bertinelli filled in for Whoopi Goldberg, alongside View regulars Barbra Walters, Joy Behar, Sherri Sheperd and Elizabeth Hasselbeck. Audience members were sent home from the taping with a pair of tickets to see the Fela!. The View airs weekdays at 11:00am EST on ABC.

STAGE TUBE: FELA!'s Director and Choreographer Bill T. Jones Profiled on NBC Nightly News
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2010

As a nod to Black History Month, during the course of the week NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams pays tribute to a series of history makers, including FELA!'s Bill T. Jones. In the video piece below, Anne Curry profiles Jones and speaks to the Tony Award-winning director and choreographer him about his career, achievements and the tremendous success of FELA!

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Video Diaries‚Ä"A Day in the Life of a Swing
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2010

See what it's like to dance in the shoes of one of Fela!'s 'swing' performers in this video diary.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Performs On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2010

Fela!, the new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will open on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street) tonight. Performances began on Monday, October 19

STAGE TUBE: Sting and Alicia Keys Rave About FELA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Sting and Alicia Keys were amongst other well-known music and entertainment personalities to visit the Broadway sensation Fela! during its first week run, and the praise for this dazzling production was unanimous.


Rujeko Dumbutshena Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rujeko Dumbutshena been in?
Rujeko Dumbutshena has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Rujeko Dumbutshena been in?
Rujeko Dumbutshena has not appeared in the West End