Tarzan the Musical
Friday Aug 15, 2014
UNM Main Campus (Popejoy Hall)
Albuquerque, NM 87122
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The story of a boy who washes up on the shores of West Africa, is soon orphaned and then nurtured by a tribe of apes. Runs through 8/16.
Tarzan,Â Book by David Henry Hwang, Music & Lyrics by Phil Collins,Directed by Jessica Barkl, Choreography by Jonathan Ragsdale,Vocal direction and live orchestra conducted by Andrew Alegria.
Based on Disney's animated film and Edgar Rice Burrough's series about Tarzan of the Apes, this new full-length Broadway musical tells the story of a boy who washes up on the shores of West Africa, is soon orphaned, and then nurtured by tribe of apes. As a young man Tarzan is discovered by humans. He struggles with his identity, wondering where his family ties should be bound. This epic coming-of-age tale features aerial work and feet-stomping dance, sure to please audiences of all ages.