Michael B Jordan - Sylvester Stallone and Michael B Jordan at Adrian's restaurant on the set of the new Rocky movie 'CREED' in Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - Wednesday 18th February 2015
Rocky Dawuni - Whole Foods Market/Whole Planet Foundation pre-Grammy benefit party at East West Studios - Arrivals at OHM Nightclub, Grammy - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 6th February 2015
Ivan Calderon, Roman Rocky Martines and Luvi Callejas - Undefeated Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev receives his WBO 'Super Champion' belt at Restaurant El Zipperle Hato Rey,PR - San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States - Friday 16th January 2015
Rocky Kanaka and Kelly Hannaford - Photographs of a host of stars and their dogs as they attended 'Cause For Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular' which was hosted by TV network Fox and was held at the Barker Hangar in the Santa Monica Airport, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 22nd November 2014
Fans of Rocky will be delighted to hear the stage version is heading to Broadway.
Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone are bringing Rocky: The Musical to the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway. The stage incarnation of the Oscar winning movie brings together Tony Award winning writer Thomas Meehan (The Producers) with composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, whose collaborations include the musical Ragtime.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show will be begin performances as early as February 2014. Direction comes from Alex Timbers, who's currently working in New York on the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim musical Here Lives Love, which garnered strong reviews from critics last week. Choreography comes from Steven Hoggett (Once) and dance choreography comes from Kelly Devine, of Rock of Ages fame.
"I couldn't be more proud or more excited about this production and how my original story of Rocky Balboa has been brought to spectacular life onstage," said Stallone, who wrote the screenplay for the 1976 feature in which he starred, "The story of Rocky was very much like my life at the time - starting out with nothing, having to fight for roles and recognition.So I put those feelings into the body of a boxer and I had no idea there were so many millions of people that felt the same way."
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