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ABC News Interview with Tarzan Stars Featured Online

An "ABC News" interview with Tarzan's Josh Strickland and Jenn Gambatese can now be viewed online.

By visiting this link, viewers can watch Katrina Szish chat with Strickland and Gambatese, who play the vine-swinging title role and his Jane in the lavish Disney musical, which opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on May 10th.

The show also stars Merle Dandridge as Kala, Shuler Hensley as Kerchak, Chester Gregory II as Terk, Timothy Jerome as Professor Porter and Donnie Keshawarz as Clayton. Daniel Manche and Alex Rutherford alternate in the role of Young Tarzan.

Two-time Tony Award-winner Bob Crowley (Aida, Carousel), directs the show; he also designed its scenery and costumes. Oscar- and seven-time Grammy Award-winner Phil Collins has written the music and lyrics, expanding his songs for Disney's film into a complete theatre score. Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) has written the book, based on the novel, Tarzan of the Apes, by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and the Disney film Tarzan.

Choreography is by Meryl Tankard, with aerial design by Pichón Baldinu (De La Guarda). Lighting design is by Tony Award-winner Natasha Katz (Aida) and sound design is by John Shivers. Other members of the creative team include Paul Bogaev (music producer/vocal arrangements) and Doug Besterman (orchestrations).

A cast recording of the show will be released on June 27th (and is available for pre-order on the show's website).

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