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Oscar winning story of 'Rocky' opens on Broadway

'Rocky' kicks off the fight of the century this Tony Award season.
'Rocky' kicks off the fight of the century this Tony Award season.
Rocky the Musical

Broadway Global and Theatre Chat share breaking news of the fight of the century as the musical that could serve this years knock out, "Rocky" opens on Broadway today! But as we were writing this article Playbill broke news that today's show has been canceled do to electrical issues in NYC's mid town. We have had a few direct hits and misses this Broadway season "After Midnight" is still a contender for Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, even though Fantasia's contract has finished days ago, and k. d. Lang has just put on the guest singer gloves from February 11 through March 9, 2014. "Bridges of Madison County" is still the contender for Best Score and sexiest couple, with Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale. But the dead on Broadway hit for story is "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and War" where it kills in book.

Marketing for "Rocky" say's "Love Wins" so if that is true Rocky Balboa could have been a contender, and still might be for a Tony Award. With over 233,000 You Tube hits this story about a boxer could be the underdog of this Broadway season. Alex Timbers directs this characters have heart. Lyricist Lynn Ahrens shares the Oscar winning journey that the film captured. "Rocky" is a story of a couple who yearn to long for one another, to redeem themselves, and eventually find love. "If we were betting on a box office hit, "Rocky" wins!" Broadway Global.

The global idea that any of us can achieve anything if we just set our minds to it, is the power behind this musical. We already know "Rocky" does not win the fight in the script, but this won't keep those away at the box office, who believe love wins. The title for best Broadway musical is still up for grabs. Disney's "Aladdin" brings a "Whole New World" with previews starting February 26, 2014 and its Official Opening March 20, 2014. "Today "Rocky" opens in previews, and the fight of the Broadway century is on." Theatre Chat.

We all remember the film of a Philadelphia down and out fighter named Rocky Balboa, who gets a chance of a lifetime in the ring. Taking a shot at becoming a champion leaves his last shot for love. The show description of the iconic underdog is shared by five time Tony Award winning creative team which includes Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher), Book writers Thomas Meehan (The Producers), Music by Lynn Ahers & Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island) and Sylvester Stallone (Rocky, the Oscar winning best picture). "Rocky" is now playing at the Winter Garden Theatre located at 1634 Broadway New York 10019. For tickets and information call 800-432-7250 or please visit

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