MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 10, 2006
Closing Date
Jul 08, 2007
1st Preview
Mar 24, 2006
1st Preview
Mar 24, 2006
Previews
35
Performances
486
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(May 10, 2006 - Jul 08, 2007)

Setting
The West African Shore

Music by Phil Collins; Lyrics by Phil Collins; Book by David Henry Hwang; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Based on the Disney film "Tarzan", Screenplay by: Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker and Noni White; Based on the story ''Tarzan of the Apes" by: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Based on the Disney film "Tarzan", Directed by: Chris Buck and Kevin Lima; Vocal arrangements by Paul Bogaev; Dance arrangements by Jim Abbott; Musical Director: Jim Abbott; Music Produced by Paul Bogaev
Directed by Bob Crowley; Choreographed by Meryl Tankard; Aerial Design by Pichón Baldinu; Associate Director: Jeff Lee; Assistant Choreographer: Leonora Stapleton; Assistant Aerial Designer: Angela Phillips
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Bob Crowley; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by John Shivers; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Soundscape: Lon Bender; Special Creatures: Ivo Coveney; Associate Scenic Design: Brian Webb; Scenic Design Associate: Rosalind Coombes; Assistant Scenic Design: Frank McCullough; Associate Costume Design: Mary Nemecek Peterson; Assistant Costume Design: Daryl Stone; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Assistant Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: David Patridge; Assistant Sound Design: Jeremy Lee; Make-Up Design Assistant: Angela Johnson; Automated Lighting Programmer: Aland Henderson
Company Manager: Randy Meyer; Associate Co. Mgr: Eduardo Castro
Production Supervisor: Clifford Schwartz; Technical Supervisor: Tom Shane Bussey; Project Manager: Lizbeth Cone; Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert M. Armitage, Tanya Gillette and Julia P. Jones
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Jim Abbott; Associate Conductor: Ethan Popp; Synthesizer Programmer: Andrew Barrett; Keyboard 1: James Abbott; Keyboard 2: Ethan Popp; Keyboard 3: Martyn Axe; Drums: Gary Seligson; Percussion: Javier Diaz and Roger Squitero; Bass: Hugh Mason; Guitar: J.J. McGeehan; Cello: Jeanne LeBlanc; Flutes: Anders Bostrom; Reeds: Charles Pillow; Trumpet: Anthony Kadleck; Trombone: Bruce Eidem; French Horn: Theresa MacDonnell; Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service
Automation by Foy Inventerprise, Inc
Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Marlyn Oritz; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Assistant Dance Captain: Stefan Raulston; Fight Captain: Stefan Raulston; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dialogue and Vocal Coach: Deborah Hecht; Production Assistant: Ryan J. Bell and Sarah Bierenbaum; Music Production Assistant Brian Allan Hobbs
Josh Strickland
Broadway Debut
Tarzan
Jane Porter
Kerchak
Mar 24, 2006 - Mar 2007
Professor Porter
Mr. Clayton
Young Tarzan
Alternate
Young Tarzan
Alternate
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Darrin Baker (Kerchak, Professor Porter)
Understudies: Celina Carvajal (Jane Porter), Dwayne Clark (Terk), Kearran Giovanni (Kala), Michael Hollick (Kerchak, Mr. Clayton, Professor Porter), Joshua Kobak (Tarzan, Mr. Clayton), Kevin Massey (Tarzan), Horace V. Rogers (Kerchak), Nick Sanchez (Terk), Niki Scalera (Jane Porter) and Natalie Silverlieb (Kala)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (May 10, 2006 - Jul 08, 2007)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Francesca Panagopoulos
Production Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi; Stage Manager: Kenneth McGee; Assistant Stage Mgr: Allison A. Lee
Dance Captain: Marlyn Ortiz (circa. Jan 2007 - ?)

Cast

Young Tarzan
Alternate
Kerchak
Mar 28, 2007 - Jul 08, 2007
Dylan Riley Snyder
Broadway debut
Young Tarzan
Sep 15, 2006 - ?
Alternate
Ensemble
circa. Jan 2007 - ?
Andrea Dora
Broadway debut
Ensemble
circa. Jan 2007 - ?
Ensemble
Mr. Clayton
Ensemble
 
Moth
Waterfall Ribbon Dancer
Nicholas Rodriguez
Broadway debut
Ensemble
circa. Jan 2007 - ?
 
Lead Song of Man Vocals
Standby: Christopher Carl (Kerchak, Professor Porter)
Understudies: Andrea Dora (Kala), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan) and Natalie Silverlieb (Jane Porter)
music by Phil Collins; lyrics by Phil Collins
Act 1
Sung By
Two Worlds
Voice of Tarzan and Ensemble
You'll Be in My Heart
Kala and Ensemble
Jungle Funk
Instrumental
Who Better Than Me?
Terk and Young Tarzan
No Other Way
Kerchak
I Need to Know
Young Tarzan
Son of Man
Ensemble and Tarzan
Son of Man (Reprise)
Terk, Tarzan and Ensemble
Sure As Sun Turns to Moon
Kala and Kerchak
Waiting for This Moment
Jane Porter and Ensemble
Different
Tarzan
Act 2
Sung By
Trashin' the Camp
Terk and Ensemble
Like No Man I've Ever Seen
Jane Porter and Professor Porter
Strangers Like Me
Tarzan, Jane Porter and Ensemble
For the First Time
Jane Porter and Tarzan
Who Better Than Me? (Reprise)
Terk
Everything That I Am
Young Tarzan, Tarzan, Kala and Ensemble
You'll Be in My Heart (Reprise)
Tarzan and Kala
Sure As Sun Turns to Moon (Reprise)
Kala
Two Worlds
Jane Porter, Tarzan and Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2006 Nominee
Lighting Design by Natasha Katz
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