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Mbongeni Ngema

Composer, Writer, Director, Arranger

Mbongeni Ngema, the acclaimed South African composer, playwright, director, choreographer, and producer, was killed in a car crash December 27. He was 68.

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  • Born: May 10, 1955 in Veulam, South Africa
  • Death: Dec 27, 2023

Roles (8)

Sarafina Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1988 Sarafina!
Opened January 28, 1988
  • Book
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • Conception
  • Director
  • Music Arrangements
Asinamali! Playbill - Opening Night, April 1987 Asinamali!
Opened April 23, 1987
  • Writer
  • Director


Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Music Nominee
Tony Award
1988 Best Original Score Nominee
1988 Best Direction of a Musical Nominee
1988 Best Choreography Nominee
1987 Best Direction of a Play Nominee

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