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Richard Rodgers Theatre, (5/10/2006 - 7/08/2007)
First Preview: Mar 24, 2006 Total Previews: 35
Opening Date: May 10, 2006    
Closing Date: Jul 08, 2007 Total Performances: 486

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The West African Shore

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher); Associate Producer: Marshall B. Purdy
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: Kevin Lima and Chris Buck; 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
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; Associate Costume Design: Mary Nemecek Peterson; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Associate Sound Design: David Patridge
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
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: Roger Squitero and Javier Diaz; 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
Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Marlyn Oritz; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight Captain: Stefan Raulston; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dialogue and Vocal Coach: Deborah Hecht
Josh Strickland
Broadway Debut
Merle Dandridge
Jenn Gambatese
Jane Porter
Chester Gregory II
Shuler Hensley
Timothy Jerome
Professor Porter
Donnie R. Keshawarz
Mr. Clayton
Daniel Manche
Young Tarzan
Alex Rutherford
Young Tarzan
Marcus Bellamy
Celina Carvajal
Dwayne Clark
Kearran Giovanni
Michael Hollick
Kara Madrid
Kevin Massey
Anastacia McCleskey
Rika Okamoto
Marlyn Oritz
John Elliott Oyzon
Andy Pellick
Stefan Raulston
Horace V. Rogers
Sean Samuels
Niki Scalera
Swings: Veronica deSoyza, Joshua Kobak, Whitney Osentoski, Angela Phillips, Nick Sanchez, Natalie Silverlieb, J.D. Aubrey Smith and Rachel Stern
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 (Mr. Clayton, Tarzan), Kevin Massey (Tarzan), Horace V. Rogers (Kerchak), Nick Sanchez (Terk), Niki Scalera (Jane Porter) and Natalie Silverlieb (Kala)
Tony Award®
2006 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee]
Lighting Design by Natasha Katz
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