E. Mani Cadet

E. Mani Cadet was born in Miami, Florida, but was raised in Jean-Rebel, Haiti.  Where he simmered in the rich tradition of his family’s Haitian culture and that his passion for music, and acting was ignited. “Mani” is a seasoned performer having achieved great acclaim in opera, musical theater and as a concert entertainer. Mr. Cadet has performed on such world-renowned stages as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Martinique Opera, Bergenz Opera, The Music Theatre of Wichita, Adrienne Arsht Center, Broadway and Off- Broadway tours and productions, Some of Mani’s beloved roles include: “Tamino” in The Magic Flute, “Don Jose” in Carmen, “Agwe” from Once on This Island, “Old Deuteronomy” in CATS, and “Gitlow Judson” in Purlie. Most recently Mani performed a productions of The Wiz as the cowardly Lion,  Little Shop of Horrors as the “The Voice of Audrey II” and the role of “W.E.B. Dubois” in Knock me a Kiss by Charles Smith at WBTT. Mani’s upcoming performance schedule includes: A concert of African-American Spirituals sung by Mr. Cadet entitled Witness, A Spiritual Journey, Ghost, The Musical in Eustis, Soothsayer/Menus in a production at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre of Antony and Cleopatra, and Zeus in Rock Odyssey.