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Opening Night: Sylvester Stallone Brings Rocky to Broadway

Andy Karl, Ahrens & Flaherty, Alex Timbers, and Sly himself tell us about the new musical based on the famed film franchise. logo

When Rocky won the 1976 Academy Award for best picture Sylvester Stallone had no idea of the potential behind the iconic inspirational story. After five sequels the story has finally made the leap from screen to stage. Under the direction of Alex Timbers and with music by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Rocky is the blockbuster musical Broadway has been waiting for. Watch as we chat with Sly himself about bringing the story to the stage. And hear from the actors originating these iconic roles on Broadway.