Sarafina!

Broadway
Musical
Original
A South African student who has survived arrest and torture in the apartheid culture is inspired by her teacher to lead her classmates in a musical celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela.
  • Book: Mbongeni Ngema
  • Music: Mbongeni Ngema
  • Lyrics: Mbongeni Ngema
People (126)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Music Nominee
Tony Award
1988 Choreography Nominee
1988 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1988 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1988 Musical Nominee
1988 Original Score Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jul 2, 1989 5 $193,850.00 $0.00 $43,725.00 $25.04 $0.00 7743 1021 8 0 94.80% 16.36%
Jun 25, 1989 4 $150,125.00 $0.00 $2,361.00 $23.43 $0.00 6407 1021 8 0 78.44% 3.98%
Jun 18, 1989 3 $147,764.00 $0.00 $25,439.00 $24.30 $0.00 6082 1021 8 0 74.46% 9.03%
Jun 11, 1989 2 $122,325.00 $0.00 $13,053.00 $22.89 $0.00 5344 1021 8 0 65.43% 6.68%