Tarzan: Musical Info & Synopsis


Tarzan tells the story of a young man who was raised by gorillas after his family’s tragic shipwreck. But his journey takes a turn when he encounters Jane, a spirited human explorer. As Tarzan grapples with his dual identity, he must also face the dangerous forces that threaten both his home and the humans he has come to care for. Tarzan offers a blend of adventure and romance, bringing brings to life the tale of a man who is finding his place in the world.

Musical Information

Musical Type: 1999 Film / Contemporary Musical (2006)

Cast Size: 13+

Genre: Adventure

Setting: Africa

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Phil Collins

Book: David Henry Hwang

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2006)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Animals, Based on a Movie, DisneyFamily, One-Word

Similar Musicals

If you’re looking to discover new shows, here are some musicals like Tarzan.


Once on This Island

The Lion King

The Little Mermaid

Return to the complete A-Z musicals list »