BWW Flashback: ROCKY Pulls Its Final Punches on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - August 17, 2014
Broadway's new Rocky musical plays its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre today, August 17th, after 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Rocky received its world premiere in fall 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, where it continues to play to packed houses. The musical opened on Broadway on March, 13, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back to the show's beginnings on the Great White Way! (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: UMe's ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Fights from the Heart
by David Clarke - August 15, 2014
While the Broadway production of Rocky is going down for the final count on Sunday, August 17, the show and its bombastic score are continuing to delight audiences on a nightly basis in New York City. Whether you've seen the show or not, UMe's release of Rocky BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is sure to pump you up and entertain you. (more...)
ROCKY's Sexy Boxing Ensemble Takes It Off for OUT!
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2014
Rocky may be on it's way out, with its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre scheduled for Sunday, August 17th, but some of the show's ensemble cast is just starting to heat up. Okieriete Onaodowan, Adam Perry, Adrian Aguilar & James Brown III just posed for a sexy photo series by Out's Cedric Terrell. Click here to check out all of the steamy images! (more...)
ROCKY's Margo Seibert Brings BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' tonight, July 28, 2014. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Backstage with Gennady Golovkin & Michael Buffer at ROCKY!
by Walter McBride - July 24, 2014
Boxing's fastest rising star, Middleweight World Champion, GENNADY 'GGG' GOLOVKIN will battle two-time world champion DANIEL 'The Real Deal' GEALE in his triumphant return to 'The Mecca of Boxing', Madison Square Garden SATURDAY, JULY 26 and televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. Golovkin and legendary announcer Michael Buffer both made cameo appearances in different kind of ring last night- at Broadway's Rocky, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special appearance. Check out photo coverage from backstage with the cast below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Boxing Star Gennady Golovkin's Makes Stage debut in ROCKY!
by Walter McBride - July 24, 2014
Boxing's fastest rising star, Middleweight World Champion, GENNADY 'GGG' GOLOVKIN will battle two-time world champion DANIEL 'The Real Deal' GEALE in his triumphant return to 'The Mecca of Boxing', Madison Square Garden SATURDAY, JULY 26 and televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. Golovkin and legendary announcer Michael Buffer both made cameo appearances in different kind of ring last night- at Broadway's Rocky, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special appearance. Check out photo coverage from Golovkin in his Broadway debut below! (more...)
ROCKY's Margo Seibert to Bring BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' on July 28, 2014. (more...)
Breaking News: ROCKY to Close on Broadway in August
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014
This Just In... The Broadway musical of Rocky has been knocked out by a declining box office and will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, August 17th after 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Stage Entertainment is currently exploring future productions across the U.S. as well as internationally. (more...)
Twitter Watch: Joan Rivers Visits Broadway's ROCKY
by BWW Staff - July 12, 2014
On Twitter Watch, Joan Rivers wrote 'Cooper, Ben and I had an amazing time seeing @RockyBroadway last night. The cast is wonderful and the show is FUN!' (more...)
BWW TV: ROCKY Cast Fights From the Heart in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 12, 2014
This week's event featured performances from the cast of Rocky, including: Andy Karl,Margo Seibert, Terence Archie, Wallace Smith, David Macdonald, Sasha Hutchings, Vasthy Mompoint and Kristin Piro. Click below to watch clips of 'Patriotic,' 'Fight From the Heart,' and 'Happiness.' (more...)
Photo Coverage: Medal of Honor Recipient Corporal Kyle Carpenter Visits ROCKY
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 25, 2014
The cast of Rocky, including Tony Nominee Andy Karl, Terence Archie and Margo Seibert just welcomed a special guest to the Winter Garden Theatre. Medal of Honor recipient Cpl Kyle Carpenter joined the company on stage during the curtain call, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special night below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: ROCKY Cast Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - June 10, 2014
The cast of Rocky, including Tony Nominee Andy Karl, Terence Archie and Margo Seibert just celebrated a major milestone- 100 performances at the Winter Garden Theatre. The celebration included a special cake by Carlo's Bakery, setting of the hit TLC Show CAKE BOSS, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special event. Check out photos below! (more...)
ROCKY's Christopher Barreca Wins Tony for Best Scenic Design of Musical
by BWW Special Coverage - June 8, 2014
Christopher Barreca won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Rocky. This is Christopher Barreca's first Tony nomination. His past scenic design work on Broadway includes Search and Destroy, Marie Christine, and The Violet Hour. (more...)
ROCKY Brings the Fight to the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2014
This year's Tony Awards will literally be a knockout! According to the Associated Press, Broadway's Rocky will be preforming the iconic boxing match between Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed right on the Radio City Music Hall's stage. (more...)
VIDEO: Sylvester Stallone Narrates All-New ROCKY TV Spot
by Stage Tube - June 2, 2014
In an all-new TV spot, Sylvester Stallone, screenwriter of the Oscar-winning Best Picture Rocky tells audiences why he thinks the new Broadway production based on the film is a must-see. (more...)
Photo Flash: ROCKY and Serendipity 3 Celebrate National Rocky Road Day with KNOCK-OUT Sundae
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014
Broadway's Rocky and Serendipity 3 celebrated Rocky Road Ice Cream Day, with the heart-stopping launch of The Rocky - KNOCK-OUT sundae. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Vasthy Mompoint of 'Rocky'
by Adrienne Onofri - May 28, 2014
'Rocky' is Vasthy's 2nd show this season, after 'Soul Doctor', and her sixth Bway show where she's been in the original company. (more...)
ROCKY Original Cast Album Released Today, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014
Universal Music Enterprises, Stage Entertainment USA, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Sylvester Stallone announced today the forthcoming release of the new original Broadway cast recording of Rocky, on May 27th, 2014 (UMe). Rocky has an original score by the Tony® Award-winning team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Once On This Island), who are the album's producers; additionally the score incorporates the iconic songs 'Eye Of The Tiger' and 'Gonna Fly Now.' The musical, which opened Thursday, March 13th at the historic Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian (making her Broadway debut), Terence Archie as Apollo Creed and features a superb ensemble. (more...)
BWW TV: ROCKY's Andy Karl Gives Knock-Out Performance at STARS IN THE ALLEY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and below you can check out 'Fight From the Heart' as performed by Rocky's Andy Karl! (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Andy Karl
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2014
Below you can check out photos of Andy Karl, nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for Rocky, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)
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