Mr. Bonds played Mufasa in Julie Taymor's Broadway production of The Lion King
. He recently won an LA Weekly
nomination for best ensemble for his work in the Los Angeles premiere of Because They Have No Words
, directed by Emilie Beck. Mr. Bonds also received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Jim in the Los Angeles Deaf West production of Big River
. He has worked with such greats as Stephen Sondheim in Merrily We Roll Along
, William Finn in Romance in Hard Times
and Harold Prince in Parade
, for which Mr. Bonds was nominated for the Drama Desk and the FANY awards. Get to know the Broadway cast of The Color Purple!