Adapted from the 1999 Walt Disney Animation Studios film of the same name, TARZAN follows the journey from ‘boy to man’ of an infant who is raised by gorillas in the jungles of West Africa. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan’s life is mostly monkey business, until a human expedition treks into his tribe’s territory and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time, including Jane, a young English naturalist. As Tarzan develops feelings for Jane, he discovers that his animal upbringing clashes with his human instincts, causing him to struggle with not only his love for Jane but how to protect his family.
Based on Edgar Rice Burrough’s 1912 novel, Tarzan of the Apes, and adapted from Disney’s epic animated feature, TARZAN has heart-pumping music & lyrics by rock legend Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang. The musical opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on May 10, 2006, and features all of the beloved songs from the 1999 TARZAN movie, including the Academy Award-winning “You’ll Be in My Heart,” plus an additional nine songs all written by Phil Collins for the Broadway musical. With a title and music recognized all over the, TARZAN is sure to be a hit with the entire family. Production Personnel & Casting To Be Announced.