Photo Coverage: First Look at TARZAN in the Berkshires
Berkshire Theatre Group, celebrating its 90th milestone season, presents the musical Tarzan with book by David Henry Hwang, and music & lyrics by Phil Collins, based on the story "Tarzan of the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Disney film, Tarzan. Directed by Travis Daly and with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo and choreography byAvital Asuleen, performances begin TONIGHT, July 26, 2018 for a limited engagement through August 16, 2018 at The Colonial Theatre (BTG Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA). Sponsored by: Lead Sponsor, Greylock Federal Credit Union, Greylock Insurance Agency; Co-Sponsor, David and Susan Auerbach in memory of Neil Ellenoff, Lyon Aviation, Phyllis Parvin, Richard M. Ziter M.D., The Berkshire Eagle, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Shubert Foundation.
Featuring hit music by rock legend, Phil Collins, such as the Academy Award-winning "You'll Be in My Heart," as well as "Two Worlds," Tarzan swings and sings onto the Colonial stage. A magical and memorable theatrical experience for the whole family, Tarzan follows the story of an orphaned boy, raised by gorillas in the jungle. Struggling to find balance between his human instinct and animalistic education, Tarzan's life is altered forever when he encounters his first human, the curious and wonderful, Jane. Directed by Travis Daly (The Music Man,Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins) and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Music Man), this adored musical features over 100 talented Berkshire youth.
For additional information, please visit the website at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org, or by calling (413) 997-4444.
Photo Credit: Emma Rothenberg-Ware
): Kelsey Marlowe Jessup, TIM JOnes and Zack Marshall
Haley Aguero and TIM JOnes