Gender
Male
Born
Jun 01, 1956
Verulem, SOUTH AFRICA
Director Composer Writer Conception Lyricist Arranger
Relations
Husband of
Leleti Khumalo
  • CREDITS
    Sarafina! (Jan 28, 1988 - Jul 02, 1989)
    • Music by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Book by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Conceived by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Music arranged by Mbongeni Ngema
    MusicalOriginal
    Asinamali! (Apr 23, 1987 - May 17, 1987)
    • Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
    • Written by Mbongeni Ngema
    PlayOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Choreography

    1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
    Conceived by Mbongeni Ngema
     

    Best Direction of a Musical

    1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
    Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
     

    Best Original Score

    1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
    Music by Mbongeni Ngema
    Lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    1987 | Nominee  | Asinamali!
    Directed by Mbongeni Ngema

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Music

    1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
    Music by Mbongeni Ngema
Sarafina! (Jan 28, 1988 - Jul 02, 1989)
  • Music by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Book by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Conceived by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Music arranged by Mbongeni Ngema
MusicalOriginal
Asinamali! (Apr 23, 1987 - May 17, 1987)
  • Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Written by Mbongeni Ngema
PlayOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
Conceived by Mbongeni Ngema
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
Directed by Mbongeni Ngema
 

Best Original Score

1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
Music by Mbongeni Ngema
Lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema
 

Best Direction of a Play

1987 | Nominee  | Asinamali!
Directed by Mbongeni Ngema

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Music

1988 | Nominee  | Sarafina!
Music by Mbongeni Ngema

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