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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 DandridgeKala
Jenn GambateseJane Porter
Chester Gregory IITerk
Shuler HensleyKerchak
Timothy JeromeProfessor Porter
Donnie R. KeshawarzMr. Clayton
Daniel MancheYoung Tarzan
Alex RutherfordYoung Tarzan
Marcus BellamyEnsemble
Celina CarvajalEnsemble
Dwayne ClarkEnsemble
Kearran GiovanniEnsemble
Michael HollickEnsemble
Kara MadridEnsemble
Kevin MasseyEnsemble
Anastacia McCleskeyEnsemble
Rika OkamotoEnsemble
Marlyn OritzEnsemble
John Elliott Oyzon Ensemble
Andy PellickEnsemble
Stefan RaulstonEnsemble
Horace V. RogersEnsemble
Sean SamuelsEnsemble
Niki ScaleraEnsemble
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 WorldsVoice of Tarzan and Ensemble
You'll Be in My HeartKala and Ensemble
Jungle FunkInstrumental
Who Better Than Me?Terk and Young Tarzan
No Other WayKerchak
I Need to KnowYoung Tarzan
Son of ManEnsemble and Tarzan
Son of Man (Reprise) Terk, Tarzan and Ensemble
Sure As Sun Turns to MoonKala and Kerchak
Waiting for This MomentJane Porter and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Trashin' the CampTerk and Ensemble
Like No Man I've Ever SeenJane Porter and Professor Porter
Strangers Like MeTarzan, Jane Porter and Ensemble
For the First TimeJane Porter and Tarzan
Who Better Than Me? (Reprise) Terk
Everything That I AmYoung Tarzan, Tarzan, Kala and Ensemble
You'll Be in My Heart (Reprise) Tarzan and Kala
Sure As Sun Turns to Moon (Reprise) Kala
Two WorldsJane Porter, Tarzan and Ensemble