Shakespeare amid the vines of 'Tarzan' | August 24, 2018 | Mountain View Voice | Mountain View Online |

Mountain View Voice

Arts & Entertainment - August 24, 2018

Shakespeare amid the vines of 'Tarzan'

The 'Tom Cruise of the stage' brings thoughtfulness to the Disney musical

by John Orr

Anybody who saw Jimmy Mason in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Palo Alto Players in 2016 or as the rock star turned washed-up fugitive in "Rock of Ages" in May, also at the Players, knows that he is exactly the rich slice of beefcake needed to star in the title role of the stage musical "Tarzan." The production is based on the story "Tarzan of the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the 1999 animated adaptation.

This story contains 855 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe

Freelance writer John Orr can be emailed at johnorr@regardingarts.com.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.