An unbidden association suddenly springs uncontrollably to mind: The ensemble all dressed like Rocky recall the ensemble all dressed like Spider-Man in “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.” The two musicals have much in common, superficially. Both are based on an iconic brand, a money-making franchise in another medium. Both are a story about a main character that everyone considers a loser, who starts off as a shmo – as an everyday you or me — and becomes a hero….and gets the girl-next-door of their dreams. Both end in a climactic fight scene. The different theater artists adapting both thought it a good idea to translate the story using elaborate stagecraft with state-of-the art technology. But there's a crucial difference....Rocky Review: The Italian Stallion on Broadway
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