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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 more)
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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 more)
Gavin Lee, Heidi Blickenstaff, Ashley Brown And More To Celebrate 25 Years of Disney On Broadway At D23 ExpoGavin Lee, Heidi Blickenstaff, Ashley Brown And More To Celebrate 25 Years of Disney On Broadway At D23 Expo
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Disney on Broadway will celebrate its 25th anniversary with an exclusive concert at the annual D23 Expo on August 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tshidi Manye, Quentin Earl Darrington and More in National Black Theatre-Apollo Theater's Concert Reading of WiLDFLOWERPhoto Flash: Tshidi Manye, Quentin Earl Darrington and More in National Black Theatre-Apollo Theater's Concert Reading of WiLDFLOWER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) presented two special performances of the new musical WiLDFLOWER on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at the Apollo Theater Soundstage. WiLDFLOWER, a full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, featured Broadway stars Tshidi Manye (The Lion King) and Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on this Island) performing before a packed house on both night. (more...)

Cast Announced for National Black Theatre & Apollo Theater Concert Reading Of WiLDFLOWERCast Announced for National Black Theatre & Apollo Theater Concert Reading Of WiLDFLOWER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) will present WiLDFLOWER, the staged concert reading of the full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson. The performance, directed by Logan Vaughn and starring Broadway stars Tshidi Manye (The Lion King) and Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on this Island), will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, on the Apollo Theater Soundstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Casts of Disney's FROZEN, ALADDIN and THE LION KING Celebrate Black History Month!Photo Flash: Casts of Disney's FROZEN, ALADDIN and THE LION KING Celebrate Black History Month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, the Broadway casts of The Lion King, Aladdin and Frozen partnered with photographer Darnell Bennett for a very special photo shoot, involving more than 50 cast members. Check out the photos and a behind the scenes video below!  (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years On Broadway Today, November 13THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years On Broadway Today, November 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING celebrates its 21st anniversary today, Tuesday, November 13. (more...)

National Black Theatre Announce Landmark 50th Season Liberation: A Journey Beyond WallsNational Black Theatre Announce Landmark 50th Season Liberation: A Journey Beyond Walls
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's announces its 50th season as it gears up for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site by launching a new programmatic arm entitled "NBT Beyond Walls". "NBT Beyond Walls" will allow National Black Theatre to work outside the confines of it's formal space, to share pedagogy and artistic offerings with various institutions, constituencies and audiences while helping NBT ignite a local, national and international presence. NBT will also utilize this program period to formalize the documentation and archiving of the institution's legacy in order to capture and preserve its contribution and impact on the field. Taking the institution on a journey beyond it's familiar walls the historic 50th Season will be the theme "Liberation: A Journey Beyond Walls," which will comprise seven signature productions and one international partnership. The international partnership is an exciting opportunity to work with the Kulturhuset Stadsteatern (National Theatre of Sweden), which is officially establishing NBT's international extension, the National Black Theatre of Sweden, opens in November of 2018. (more...)

ICYMI: Broadway in Bryant Park Gets a Cool Down with FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING- Watch Full Performances!ICYMI: Broadway in Bryant Park Gets a Cool Down with FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING- Watch Full Performances!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation continues this week. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Disney Takes Over Broadway In Bryant Park - Performances From FROZEN, THE LION KING, and ALADDIN!Photo Coverage: Disney Takes Over Broadway In Bryant Park - Performances From FROZEN, THE LION KING, and ALADDIN!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 3, 2018

Disney took over Broadway in Bryant Park yesterday! Among performances were Aladdin (Telly Leung, Major Attaway, Arielle Jacobs); Frozen (Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, John Riddle, Jeremy Davis, Wendi Bergamini, Zach Hess, Nina Lafarga, Nicholas Ward); The Lion King (Tshidi Manye, Bradley Gibson, Adrienne Walker, Ben Jeffrey, Fred Berman). (more...)

Watch FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING Take Over Broadway in Bryant ParkWatch FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING Take Over Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation continues this week. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, Telly Leung & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park This Week!Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, Telly Leung & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation continues this week. (more...)

Stars From FROZEN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and Many More to Appear at the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet CompetitionStars From FROZEN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and Many More to Appear at the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly!, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island and SpongeBob SquarePants, will make special appearances at the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 23, at 4:30 pm and Tuesday, April 24, at 2 pm. (more...)

Julie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC FoundationJulie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), will honor acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award will be presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's 'Rafiki' Tshidi Manye Kicks Off LION KING Sing-Along in L.A.Photo Flash: Broadway's 'Rafiki' Tshidi Manye Kicks Off LION KING Sing-Along in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming THE LION KING in-home release, a special sing along screening hosted by The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango took place at the famed outdoor venue. The evening kicked off with a special musical performance by the sensational Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in the long-running Broadway production of THE LION KING. (more...)

Broadway Rafiki to Kick Off THE LION KING SING-ALONG in Los AngelesBroadway Rafiki to Kick Off THE LION KING SING-ALONG in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, is teaming up with The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, The Walt Disney Studios and the Walt Disney Signature Collection to host an exclusive screening of The Lion King Sing-Along at the famed outdoor venue today, August 5. (more...)

Peter and the Wolf, Interactive Concerts and More Among Carnegie Hall's 2017-18 Family ProgrammingPeter and the Wolf, Interactive Concerts and More Among Carnegie Hall's 2017-18 Family Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is fast approaching, with many opportunities for families to take part in fun, interactive concerts and other activities that celebrate the joy of music and develop creativity, imagination, and musical curiosity in people of all ages. (more...)

Broadway Rafiki to Kick Off THE LION KING SING-ALONG in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, is teaming up with The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, The Walt Disney Studios and the Walt Disney Signature Collection to host an exclusive screening of The Lion King Sing-Along at the famed outdoor venue on Saturday, August 5. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway's fresh new faces, sensational stars, extraordinary ensembles and venerable veterans will take the stage at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 24, and Tuesday, April 25, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Podcast: New Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlight's THE LION KING
by Disney on Broadway - Mar 13, 2017

The third episode of our Official Disney on Broadway Podcast, The Pride of The Lion King, is now live. In this episode, we chat with company members whose time with the show ranges from 8 months to 17 years. You will hear about what it is like on and off stage for this very special Broadway family. Interviews include Adrienne Walker (Nala), Tshidi Manye (Rafiki), Bonita J. Hamilton (Shenzi), and Rema Webb (Ensemble, Understudy for Sarabi and Shenzi). (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Cast Records for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 23, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can. A project born completely out of love, 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' pairs the casts from famous Broadway musicals with songs that are both classic and new. The result is pure gold that will make you reach for the 'repeat' button over and over again. (more...)

Magical Family Show CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS to Return to Miller Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Last year, Miller Theatre inaugurated a new holiday season tradition: Carnival of the Animals, in a surreally playful production designed and directed by Lake Simons. (more...)

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