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Rocky

Rocky

by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone

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Rocky

Rocky




A new musical is based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, which starred co-librettist Sylvester Stallone in the title role.


Story:

Rocky brings to life the story of struggling small time Philly boxer, Rocky Balboa, who gets a once-in-a-lifetime shot to go the distance against heavyweight champ Apollo Creed.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Lynn Ahrens

Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Stephen Flaherty

Librettist

Librettist
Thomas Meehan

Librettist

Librettist
Sylvester Stallone



  • Premiere
  • 1976 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 13, 2014
Total Performances
180
Original Cast
Andy Karl, Margo Seibert, Terence Archie, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Dakin Matthews, Jennifer Mudge
Director
Alex Timbers
Choreographer
Kelly Devine
Producer
Sylvester Stallone and Stage Entertainment
Musical Director
Chris Fenwick
Orchestrations
Stephen Trask and Doug Besterman
Scenic Design
Chris Barreca
Costume Design
David Zinn
Lighting Design
Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design
Peter Hylenski
Video Design
Dan Scully and Pablo N. Molina

1976 Film Version

Movie Name
Rocky
Type
Non-Musical
Director
John G. Avildsens
Screenplay
Sylvester Stallone
Starring
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: 30th Anniversary Edition

CD
The Rocky Story: The Original Soundtrack Songs From The Rocky Movies


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray

Blu-Ray
Full Motion Picture Collection (Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V, Rocky Balboa)


Other

Merchandise




2014 Tony Award Nominations

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Andy Karl
Best Choreography
Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2014 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Andy Karl
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

2014 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Distinguished Performance Award: Andy Karl
Distinguished Performance Award: Margo Seibert

2014 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Choreographer
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Andy Karl

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