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Tshidi Manye

 
Bio:
Tshidi toured Europe and Japan with M. Bongeni Ngema in the hit musical Sarafina. Other stage credits: Broadway: The Lion King. Rafiki in Lion King (Toronto), Daughter of Nebo by Hillary Bletcher, Mfowethu by Gibson Kente, The Stick by Aubrey Sekhabi. Honored to have performed with legendary artists ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tshidi toured Europe and Japan with M. Bongeni Ngema in the hit musical Sarafina. Other stage credits: Broadway: The Lion King. Rafiki in Lion King (Toronto), Daughter of Nebo by Hillary Bletcher, Mfowethu by Gibson Kente, The Stick by Aubrey Sekhabi. Honored to have performed with legendary artists ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rafiki [Replacement]
Rafiki [Replacement]
Rafiki [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rafiki [Replacement]

Rafiki [Replacement]

Rafiki [Replacement]

Tshidi Manye Biography

Tshidi toured Europe and Japan with M. Bongeni Ngema in the hit musical Sarafina. Other stage credits: Broadway: The Lion King. Rafiki in Lion King (Toronto), Daughter of Nebo by Hillary Bletcher, Mfowethu by Gibson Kente, The Stick by Aubrey Sekhabi. Honored to have performed with legendary artists such as Paul Simon, David Byrne, Hugh Masekela, Jabu Khanyile, Vusi Mahlasela. Album: Sisters of Joy.




Tshidi Manye News

Photos: ALADDIN, THE LION KING & More Take the Stage at Broadway in Bryant Park Photo Photos: ALADDIN, THE LION KING & More Take the Stage at Broadway in Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 4, 2022

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.

Photos: Broadway in Bryant Park Returns with the Casts of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SIX, DIAN Photo Photos: Broadway in Bryant Park Returns with the Casts of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SIX, DIANA and More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 24, 2021

Just yesterday, 106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park returned this for a one-day-only event! Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's Cubby & Christine, from the Cubby & Christine Morning Show, this year's annual presentation of open-air lunch hour performances was presented by Mercedes-Benz and Orgain.

VIDEO: Watch THE LION KING's Brandon A. McCall Takeover Our Instagram! Photo VIDEO: Watch THE LION KING's Brandon A. McCall Takeover Our Instagram!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 15, 2021

The Lion King is back on Broadway! Simba himself, Brandon A. McCall, took over our Instagram for the big day on September 14. He gave our followers a behind the scenes look at the show's performance on Good Morning America, their return to Broadway, and most importantly, his Broadway debut!

VIDEO: THE LION KING Returns to Broadway- Watch Highlights! Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING Returns to Broadway- Watch Highlights!
by Team BWW - Sep 15, 2021

Broadway is officially back with four more musicals triumphantly making their return to the stage last night, September 14. The circle of life continues at the Minskoff Theatre, where the cast of The Lion King took their first bows since March 2020. Below, watch as creator Julie Taylor addresses the audience with a heartfelt speech before the show, catch clips from the beloved opening number, and enjoy as the cast takes their bows! 

Photos: Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LION KING's Return to Broadway Photo Photos: Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LION KING's Return to Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 15, 2021

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!

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

VIDEO: What's the Best Disney Song to Describe Quarantine? The Stars of THE LION KING Photo VIDEO: What's the Best Disney Song to Describe Quarantine? The Stars of THE LION KING and ALADDIN Answer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2021

We asked the stars of Disney on Broadway's The Lion King and Aladdin which Disney song best describes their quarantine experience. Check out their responses!

VIDEO: The Cast of THE LION KING Performs 'Circle of Life' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: The Cast of THE LION KING Performs 'Circle of Life' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 14, 2021

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 Photo HAMILTON, WICKED, CHICAGO & THE LION KING Resume Broadway Performances Tonight
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 14, 2021

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!

VIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Align Onstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre Photo VIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Align Onstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2021

Broadway has been dark for well over a year, but the circle of life will go on! The Lion King and Aladdin will return to Broadway this fall and both companies will welcome back nearly all of the cast members who were performing when Broadway shut down last March, along with exciting fresh faces, including new actors in the starring roles of Simba in The Lion King and Aladdin and Jasmine in Aladdin.

Tshidi Manye Videos

VIDEO: THE LION KING Returns to Broadway- Watch Highlights! VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Returns to Broadway- Watch Highlights!
by Team BWW - Sep 15, 2021

Broadway is officially back with four more musicals triumphantly making their return to the stage last night, September 14. The circle of life continues at the Minskoff Theatre, where the cast of The Lion King took their first bows since March 2020. Below, watch as creator Julie Taylor addresses the audience with a heartfelt speech before the show, catch clips from the beloved opening number, and enjoy as the cast takes their bows! 

VIDEO: What's the Best Disney Song to Describe Quarantine? The Stars of THE LION KING VideoVIDEO: What's the Best Disney Song to Describe Quarantine? The Stars of THE LION KING and ALADDIN Answer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2021

We asked the stars of Disney on Broadway's The Lion King and Aladdin which Disney song best describes their quarantine experience. Check out their responses!

VIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Align Onstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre VideoVIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Align Onstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2021

Broadway has been dark for well over a year, but the circle of life will go on! The Lion King and Aladdin will return to Broadway this fall and both companies will welcome back nearly all of the cast members who were performing when Broadway shut down last March, along with exciting fresh faces, including new actors in the starring roles of Simba in The Lion King and Aladdin and Jasmine in Aladdin.

VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Bro VideoVIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

STAGE TUBE: BC/EFA's 2013 Easter Bonnet Competition Raises Over $4.2 Million - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2013

The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised a staggering $4,250,542 - eclipsing the previous high of $3,734,129 set in 2007. The grand total was announced Tuesday after six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 47 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. Four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots), two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (Lucky Guy) and Grammy Award winner Cyndi Lauper (Kinky Boots) were on hand to announce the grand total at this year's Easter Bonnet Competition, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 19 intricate, custom-made bonnets. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: THE LION KING'S 15th Anniversary Special - Watch Taymor's Rehearsal, Schumacher's Story & the Special Anniversary Curtain Call!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 19, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event THE LION KING celebrated its 15th Anniversary Sunday evening with a one-night only celebratory performance benefitting The Actors Fund. Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six Tony¬ģ Awards for their work on the show, reunited for the sold out performance.

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.

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Visits the White House
by Robert Diamond - Sep 16, 2008

President George W. Bush and President John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana joined cast members from Disney's Tony Award-winning Broadway production of THE LION KING on stage in the Rose Garden at the White House Monday evening, Sept. 15, 2008, following their performance at the State Dinner in honor of President Kufour's visit to the United States.


Tshidi Manye Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tshidi Manye been in?
Tshidi Manye has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tshidi Manye been in?
Tshidi Manye has not appeared in the West End