The Stage Musical
Based on the Disney Film
Music and Lyrics By PHIL COLLINS
Book By DAVID HENRY HWANG
Adapted from the story “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Originally Produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions
TARZAN ® owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Directed by Paul Jacques, Musical Direction by Jubel Obien
Choreography by Zaylin Cano
WHEN: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 11AM-6PM
Check in begins at 10:30.
WHERE: The Mission Gables Bowl House, 168 S. Eureka St. Redlands, CA 92373
Auditions will consist of three phases:
-Singing: 16-32 bars of a Broadway-style song that best shows off your vocal style and strengths. An appropriate pop song is acceptable. Piano accompanist will be available; No CDs please.
-Please sing an appropriate Broadway musical theater song or rock song. NO Sondheim.
–Movement: Be prepared to learn and perform a musical theatre dance routine.
-Seeking movers with strong contemporary and ballet skills; acro and tumbling a plus, but not mandatory.
– Cold read from the script: No monologues. Actors will be asked to read sides from the script.
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN:
KALA-A gentle mother ape. Kerchak’s mate and Tarzan’s protector. Female, age: 30 to 45. Vocal range top: Eb5, bottom: E3.
KERCHACK-The gruff leader of the gorillas and Kala’s mate. Male, age: 40 to 50. Vocal range top: Gb4, bottom: Ab2.
LEOPARD-A fierce carnivore that threatens both gorillas and humans. Male, age: 25 to 35.
YOUNG TARZAN-An innocent young boy; loses his parents and is raised by the apes. Male, age: 8 to 12. Vocal range top: E4, bottom: C3
YOUNG TERK-A sarcastic adolescent ape; Tarzan’s best friend. Male, age: 8 to 12. Vocal range top: B4, bottom: G3
TERK-A sarcastic ape and Tarzan’s best friend. Male, age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: B4, bottom: Eb3.
TARZAN-A vulnerable, fearless young man raised by apes; Terk’s best friend. He falls in love with Jane. Our story’s protagonist. Male, age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: Bb4, bottom: B2.
JANE-An adventurous young English botanist. She falls in love with Tarzan. Female, Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: F5, bottom: F#3.
PORTER-A bumbling English professor of biology. Jane’s father. Male, age: 50 to 60. Vocal range top: C4, bottom: B2.
CLAYTON-A brutish, greedy hunter and guide. Leads Jane and Porter’s expedition. Male, age: 30 to 45.
ENSEMBLE-Apes; Expedition Crew
Tarzan Performances Dates: July 27-30, 2017
Rehearsal Times: Monday through Thursday with alternating Fridays and Saturdays. Monday through Friday times are 6-10PM, Saturdays are 10-4.
Tarzan Rehearsals Begin: May 30th, 2017
For information contact the Director Paul Jacques: email@example.com
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.