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Sarafina! Production History

Sarafina! Show Information

Previews: January 19, 1987 (11 previews)
Opening:January 28, 1988
Closing:July 02, 1989
# Performances:597
Theatres: Cort Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1/19/1987 - 7/2/1989
Cort Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1/28/1988 - 7/2/1989
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical

Other Productions of Sarafina!

1987   South Africa World Premiere
South Africa
1987   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
Off-Broadway
1988   Broadway Broadway Transfer
Broadway
1991   West End London Production
West End

Sarafina! - 1988 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Hugh Masekela
1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Mbongeni Ngema
1988 Tony Awards Best Choreography Ndaba Mhlongo
1988 Tony Awards Best Choreography Mbongeni Ngema
1988 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Mbongeni Ngema
1988 Tony Awards Best Musical Lincoln Center Theater
1988 Tony Awards Best Musical Gregory Mosher
1988 Tony Awards Best Musical Bernard Gersten
1988 Tony Awards Best Musical Lucille Lortel
1988 Tony Awards Best Musical The Shubert Organization
1988 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Mbongeni Ngema
1988 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Hugh Masakela
1988 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Leleti Khumalo