New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)
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...)
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...)
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, 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...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
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.
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...)
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...)
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...)
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.
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...)