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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Tarzan the Stage Musical Based on the Disney Film

  • Tarzan the Stage Musical Based on the Disney Film

    Biography

    Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Tarzan’s life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his troop’s territory and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

    Credits
    Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins. 
    Book by David Henry Hwang. 
    Adapted from the story “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs. 
    Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions. 
    Tarzan® owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and used by permission. ©2011 Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and Disney. All Rights Reserved.
    Directed by Roderick Justice.
    Choreographed by Roderick Justice and Paula Rakestraw
    Music Directed by Jamey Strawn.

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Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Tarzan’s life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his troop’s territory and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

Credits
Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins. 
Book by David Henry Hwang. 
Adapted from the story “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs. 
Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions. 
Tarzan® owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and used by permission. ©2011 Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and Disney. All Rights Reserved.
Directed by Roderick Justice.
Choreographed by Roderick Justice and Paula Rakestraw
Music Directed by Jamey Strawn.