Based on the famed 1976 Academy Award-winning Best Picture. In this classic story of love and redemption, Rocky Balboa, a down and out South Philly prize fighter, regains his pride when he falls in love with a shy girl named Adrian and accepts a chance to fight for the heavyweight championship of the world.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, a score by Lynn + Stephen, and direction by Alex Timbers.
NOMINATED FOR 4 TONY AWARDS
NOMINATED FOR 7 DRAMA DESK AWARDS
NOMINATED FOR 6 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS, including
BEST BROADWAY MUSICAL and BEST BOOK
NOMINATED FOR 3 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS
ROCKY premiered on November 18, 2012 at the TUI Operettenhaus Theatre, Hamburg, Germany, and transferred to Broadway’s Wintergarden Theatre where it opened on March 13, 2014.
“Everything you want and more. ROCKY turns an unlikely film into a Broadway musical with both spectacle and heart. It leaves audiences punch-drunk with pleasure!”
-Time Magazine, Newsday, NBC, Fox News, Time Out NY, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, New York Post, Daily News, Hollywood Reporter
“The world premiere of ROCKY has bowled over critics.