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Edgar Rice Burroughs

 
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Date Of Birth:
September 01, 1875
Date Of Death:
March 19, 1950 (74)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
 
Edgar Rice Burroughs Headshot
Date of Birth: September 01, 1875
Date of Death: March 19, 1950 (74)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
 

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TARZAN Comes to The Koorliny Arts Centre Photo TARZAN Comes to The Koorliny Arts Centre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022

With music and lyrics by Genesis drummer and singer Phil Collins, Tarzan is based on the 1999 Disney film and staged by Laughing Horse Productions at the Koorliny Arts Centre. 

BWW Review: SCERA's TARZAN is All About Family Photo BWW Review: SCERA's TARZAN is All About Family
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 5, 2021

Disney’s TARZAN at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is all about family, not only because of its message of familial love and acceptance, but because multiple families are participating onstage and behind the scenes together.  And it’s the perfect show to gather your whole family and see together on the SCERA’s grassy hill under the stars. 

TARZAN The Musical Swings On To SCERA Shell Stage In June Photo TARZAN The Musical Swings On To SCERA Shell Stage In June
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2021

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: Disney's “Tarzan The Musical” to swing onto the stage at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in June.

Hilarious New Miniseries THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE Premieres Tomorrow Photo Hilarious New Miniseries THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE Premieres Tomorrow
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 28, 2021

Set in the current COVID-19 pandemic, this outrageous comedy follows Jane to the African Jungle where she meets and falls in love with the spectacular specimen we all know as the legendary Tarzan.

Rob Eco and Paul Pecorino to Star in New Miniseries THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE Photo Rob Eco and Paul Pecorino to Star in New Miniseries THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 15, 2021

A new seven-part miniseries, titled THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE, is set to debut this month inspired by the infamous film TARZAN THE APE MAN, starring Bo Derek and Miles O’Keefe. The new miniseries is an unauthorized parody told from the point of view of Miss Jane Parker, and will begin weekly installments on Thursday, April 29 at 8 a.m. on YouTube.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

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by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 15, 2021

Frank Frazetta's 1970 'The Princess of Mars' Comes to Market Photo Frank Frazetta's 1970 'The Princess of Mars' Comes to Market
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

In 1970, Frank Frazetta painted two versions of the cover for Edgar Rice Burroughs' A Princess of Mars.

High School Production of TARZAN Canceled Due to Racism Concerns Photo High School Production of TARZAN Canceled Due to Racism Concerns
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

Alexander Hamilton High School has canceled auditions for Tarzan, amid racism concerns. It will now stage the Shakespeare in the Park musical adaptation of 'Twelfth Night,' in its place. 

A New Robert A. Heinlein Book to be Published Based on Newly Recovered Text Photo A New Robert A. Heinlein Book to be Published Based on Newly Recovered Text
by Robert Diamond - Mar 8, 2019

Edgar Rice Burroughs Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/10/16- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2016

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory.

VIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 17, 2016

Alexander Skarsgard stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, hitting theaters July 1, 2016. Below, check out the second official trailer for the action adventure!

VIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in Action-Adventure THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 10, 2015

Alexander SkarsgĂĄrd stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, scheduled for release on July 1, 2016. Watch the trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/10/15- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2015

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Arvada Center's TARZAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2014

The Arvada Center presents the Colorado stage debut of Tarzan® The Stage Musical directed by Gavin Mayer on Friday, July11 (Please note the Friday opening date). Tarzan® The Stage Musical features music and lyrics by British pop icon Phil Collins (drummer and lead singer for rock group Genesis), and is written by David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Aida). Tarzan® The Stage Musical is based on the Disney animated film and the original book by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Performances run through August 3. Check out a first look at highlights below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from TARZAN at the Muny with Nicholas Rodriguez, Kate Rockwell & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2014

The Muny presents the second show of its 96th season, TARZAN, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Nicholas Rodriguez stars in the title role, with Kate Rockwell co-starring as Jane. Joining them are Quentin Earl Darrington as Kerchack, Katie Thompson as Kala, Gregory Haney as Terk,Ken Page as Porter, Michael James Reed as Clayton, Spencer Jones as Young Tarzan, and Nathaniel Mahone as Young Terk. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/10- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2014

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at HCT's TARZAN
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2013

Disney's Tarzan Edgar Rice Burroughs' vibrant jungle boy swings into full action in this recently honed telling of an orphan boy raised by a nurturing family of apes, then surprised by love from a stranger who 'looks like him'! Script by Hwang with Phil Collins' joyful music and lyric...'You'll Be in My Heart'...All about loyalty and belonging. All about family. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/10- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2013

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory.

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for TARZAN 3D
by - Oct 5, 2012

Tarzan is coming to theaters in 2013 from Constantin Film. The 3D animated family adventure stars Kellan Lutz and Spencer Locke. Get a first look below!


Edgar Rice Burroughs Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Edgar Rice Burroughs written?
Edgar Rice Burroughs has written 2 shows including Barsoom! (Source Material), Tarzan (Source Material).