BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Star Returns to Look Forward To- Andy Karl
by BWW Special Coverage - December 1, 2013
A slew of Broadway favorites will return to Broadway in the upcoming theatre season, including Andy Karl, who will star as 'Rocky Balboa' in Rocky (set to open at the Winter Garden Theatre on March 13, 2014). (more...)
Jennifer Mudge & More Join Andy Karl and Margo Seibert in ROCKY on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2013
Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone jsut announced complete casting for the upcoming musical, Rocky. The previously announced cast members, Andy Karl (Rocky), Margo Seibert (Adrian), Terence Archie (Apollo Creed), Dakin Matthews (Mickey) and Danny Mastrogiorgio (Paulie) welcome principal Jennifer Mudge, who will play Gloria, the girlfriend of Paulie, Adrian's brother. (more...)
Terrence Archie, Dakin Matthews & Danny Mastrogiorgio Join Andy Karl & Margo Seibert in ROCKY on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - November 5, 2013
Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone have announced additional casting for the upcoming musical, Rocky. TERRENCE ARCHIE, who originated the role of Apollo Creed in the world premiere Hamburg production, will reprise his role for Broadway; his final performance in Hamburg will be November 24. DAKIN MATTHEWS will play Rocky's trainer, Mickey, and DANNY MASTROGIORGIO will play Adrian's brother, Paulie. They join previously announced cast members ANDY KARL and MARGO SEIBERT as Rocky and Adrian. (more...)
Sylvester Stallone Says Andy Karl 'Has What It Takes' to Play ROCKY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013
Cutting straight to the punch, Sylvester Stallone, who helped cast Andy Karl as Rocky Balboa in the upcoming Rocky musical on Broadway, raved about the star in a recent interview with the Associated Press. (more...)
Up on the Marquee: ROCKY
by Walter McBride - October 29, 2013
Rocky, which opens on Broadway on March 13, 2014, will be led by Andy Karl (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jersey Boys) as the title character and Margo Seibert, who will make her Broadway debut as Adrian. Preview performances begin on February 11 at the historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Winter Garden Theatre! (more...)
VIDEO: First Commercial for Broadway-Bound ROCKY
by Movies News Desk - September 6, 2013
Rocky, the beloved, Oscar-winning story is coming to Broadway this February. Check out the first commercial for the highly anticipated musical below! (more...)
Official: ROCKY to Open at Winter Garden Theatre on 3/13; Previews Begin 2/11
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2013
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Rocky, will open on Broadway on March 13, 2014, beginning preview performances on February 11 at the historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). Rocky received its world premiere in fall 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, where it earned unanimous critical raves and continues to play to packed houses. (more...)
STAGE 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...)
ROCKY Opens on Broadway at Winter Garden Theatre, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013
Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone have announced that the new musical, Rocky, will come to Broadway in 2014, beginning preview performances in February and officially opening in March at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). Rockyreceived its world premiere in fall 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, where it earned unanimous critical raves and continues to play to packed houses. (more...)
It's Official! ROCKY The Musical is Headed to Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - April 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?
by Stage Tube - April 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...)
STAGE TUBE: ROCKY - THE MUSICAL Releases German Trailer!
by Stage Tube - October 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!
by Stage Tube - October 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!
by Stage Tube - October 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...)
Drew Sarich to Lead Broadway-Bound ROCKY Musical in Germany; Alex Timbers to Direct
by BWW News Desk - June 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 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!
by Stage Tube - March 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!
by Stage Tube - November 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...)
Alex Timbers, Stephen Hoggett, Kelly Devine Join Team ROCKY; Musical Takes Germany By Storm in Nov. 2012
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2011
As BroadwayWorld reported this yesterday, Sylvester Stallone was out signing autographs when he arrived for a press conference to announce the new musical Rocky in Hamburg, Germany. Today, we report that the production will open at the Operettenhaus in Hamburg Germany in November, 2012. As previously speculated, the production is aiming for Broadway in 2013. Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Stephen Hoggett (American Idiot) will direct and choreograph, respectively. The musical features a book by Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and songs by Tony Award-winning team Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (composer) - the creators of Ragtime, The Glorious Ones, and Once on This Island. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sylvester Stallone Promotes ROCKY Musical in Germany
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2011
Sylvester Stallone was out signing autographs when he arrived for a press conference to present the new musical Rocky in Hamburg, Germany. (more...)