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LONDON, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- History is littered with examples of brands trying to reinvent themselves to appeal to a new generation, but for one of literature's most successful franchises, all that's required is a return to its roots - literally. Since he first swung onto the world stage in 1912 the bare-chested, savage yet principled character of Tarzan has struck a chord with generation after generation as he fights to protect the jungle, its resources and its inhabitants.
Disney's musical Tarzan has completed its Holland engagement at the Circus Theatre in Scheveningen, just outside Amsterdam after 900 performances.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former "American Idol" contestant who didn't make the finals of the television talent show will play Tarzan in a new musical of the classic jungle story on Broadway next year.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Disney said on Monday it was looking for a sexy man of mystery with a rock singer's voice and a swimmer's physique to play the lead role in a new Broadway musical called "Tarzan." "He is NOT a muscle man, as in the traditional Tarzan type," Disney said in a statement announcing August 29 auditions open to both actors and people with no theatrical experience.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.