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STAGE TUBE: First Look at New German Pre-Broadway ROCKY CommercialSTAGE TUBE: First Look at New German Pre-Broadway ROCKY Commercial
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2013

The world premiere of Rocky took place November 18 in Hamburg under the direction of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tony nominee Alex Timbers. It will transfer to Broadway in Feburary 2014. Check out the pre-Broadway commercial below! (more...)

It's Official! ROCKY The Musical is Headed to Broadway's Winter Garden TheatreIt's Official! ROCKY The Musical is Headed to Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

The paper reports that 'the Broadway version is expected to cost about $15 million, according to Bill Taylor of Stage Entertainment USA, which is producing 'Rocky' on Broadway with Mr. Stallone.' and that 'The Broadway production is expected to be fairly similar to the one in Hamburg, Mr. Taylor said, including the finale - Rocky's climatic fight against Apollo in a regulation-size boxing ring - and the use of music from the movies, like Bill Conti's theme music and 'Eye of the Tiger.' (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is ROCKY Musical Headed to The Winter Garden?Rialto Chatter: Is ROCKY Musical Headed to The Winter Garden?
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2013

Immediately, speculation began at what might replace MAMMA MIA! in the theatre, which was previously home to CATS. Today, Michael Riedel reports that Broadway might see a Spring transfer of the ROCKY musical, now running in Germany. He writes that '"Rocky das Musical" cost $20 million to stage in Germany. Sources say the price tag could hit nearly $30 million in New York. With so much money to recoup, the show would inevitably have to land at one of Broadway's largest theaters.' (more...)

ROCKY- THE MUSICAL Eying a Broadway Run?ROCKY- THE MUSICAL Eying a Broadway Run?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

ROCKY - The Musical, featuring Drew Sarich and Wietske van Tongeren, made its world premiere in Hamburg on November 18. Featuring direction by Tony nominee Alex Timbers, the show is eying a Broadway run according to the New York Times. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drew Sarich and More in ROCKY DAS MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Drew Sarich and More in ROCKY DAS MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

The world premiere of ROCKY premiered today, November 18 in Hamburg under the direction of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tony nominee Alex Timbers. Check out the photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ROCKY - THE MUSICAL Releases German Trailer!STAGE TUBE: ROCKY - THE MUSICAL Releases German Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2012

ROCKY - The Musical has released its German trailer, featuring leading actors Drew Sarich and Wietske van Tongeren as Rocky and Adrian, as well as Uwe Dreves as Rocky's coach Mickey. Watch it below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Drew Sarich and More Filming ROCKY - THE MUSICAL Trailer!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Drew Sarich and More Filming ROCKY - THE MUSICAL Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2012

Several weeks ago, ROCKY's leading actor Drew Sarich and fellow star Wietske van Tongeren, who plays Adrian, met with filmmakers to bring new life to the 1976 film, shooting some of its most well-known scenes for the musical's trailer. Go behind the scenes at the shoot below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with ROCKY's Terence Archie in Germany!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with ROCKY's Terence Archie in Germany!
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2012

Four weeks before the premiere of ROCKY - THE MUSICAL, its ensemble and a live German orchestra present songs from the show. Broadway's Terence Archie sings for the first time as an actor in German and talks about getting into character in the video below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Alley's DEATH OF A SALESMAN is a Beautifully Tragic Pristine ProductionBWW Reviews: The Alley's DEATH OF A SALESMAN is a Beautifully Tragic Pristine Production
by David Clarke - Oct 12, 2012

With stunning emotional clarity, The Alley Theatre is presenting Arthur Miller's quintessentially American and classic family drama DEATH OF A SALESMAN as part of their 2012-2013 season. The play premiered in 1949 and has become a show of legendary status in the development of American dramatic theatre. It most recently enjoyed a successful Broadway revival that closed on June 2, 2012 and starred Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ROCKY Stars Preview Musical Numbers in GermanySTAGE TUBE: ROCKY Stars Preview Musical Numbers in Germany
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2012

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY met the German press, including a mini-concert by the show's stars! The show will open this November in Hamburg under the direction of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tony nominee Alex Timbers. (more...)

Drew Sarich to Lead Broadway-Bound ROCKY Musical in Germany; Alex Timbers to DirectDrew Sarich to Lead Broadway-Bound ROCKY Musical in Germany; Alex Timbers to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY has set casting for its German premiere, which will open this November in Hamburg under the direction of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tony nominee Alex Timbers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with ROCKY - THE MUSICAL; Set for Broadway 2013STAGE TUBE: Backstage with ROCKY - THE MUSICAL; Set for Broadway 2013
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2012

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY opened in Germany this year prior to a Broadway run in 2013; the cast for the developmental lab featured Andy Karl as Rocky, Glenn Flesher as Pauly and Tricia Paoluccio as Adrienne. Check out the behind the scenes video with rehearsal footage and interviews with co-producer Vladimir Klitschko discussing how his team turned the stage into a boxing ring below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of ROCKY - THE MUSICAL!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of ROCKY - THE MUSICAL!
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2012

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY is set to open in Germany in 2012 prior to a Broadway run in 2013; the cast for the developmental lab featured Andy Karl as Rocky, Glenn Flesher as Pauly and Tricia Paoluccio as Adrienne. Check out the behind the scenes video below! (more...)

Stage Tube: Sneak Peek at ROCKY - THE MUSICAL!Stage Tube: Sneak Peek at ROCKY - THE MUSICAL!
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2011

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY had a presentation earlier this month in Hamburg, Germany. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

EXCLUSIVE RIALTO CHATTER: Andy Karl Starring as ROCKY in New Developmental LabEXCLUSIVE RIALTO CHATTER: Andy Karl Starring as ROCKY in New Developmental Lab
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 11, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that a new reading of the long in development Rocky musical is taking place this week in the city. Starring in the workshop is Andy Karl as Rocky, Glenn Flesher as Pauly and Tricia Paoluccio as Adrienne. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPRING AWAKENING The Final Curtain CallPhoto Coverage: SPRING AWAKENING The Final Curtain Call
by Pablo Pimienta - Jan 19, 2009

After an amazing run from Off-Broadway sleeper to Tony Award winning Best Musical Spring Awakening ended its run on Broadway last night, Sunday, January 18, following the 7pm performance. BroadwayWorld was there to cheer on the ground breaking musical as it bid Broadway farewell. When Spring Awakening closed, it had played 859 performances and 29 previews. Its eight 2007 Tony? Awards, including Best Musical, made Spring Awakening one of the biggest Tony winners in the past decade. In addition to the Tony Award wins, Spring Awakening won four Drama Desk Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the NY Drama Critics Award for Best Musical, the Drama League award for Distinguished Production of a Musical, and the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, among other notable citations. (more...)

Einstein's Gift Begins Performances Saturday October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2005

Performances begin this Saturday for the Epic Theatre Center / United States Premiere of Einstein's Gift, a new play by Vern Thiessen, at the Acorn Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Thiessen's Einstein's Gift Opens Off-Broadway on October 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2005

Vern Thiessen's play Einstein's Gift will open on October 6th to conicide with the centennial celebration of Einstein's Miracle Year and the 50th anniversary of his death (more...)

Casting Announced for off-Bway's Einstein's Gift
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2005

Casting has been announced for the upcoming off-Broadway production of Vern Thiessen's Einstein's Gift, with Shawn Elliot and Aasif Mandvi to star (more...)

 
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