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Rocky (movie)

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  • How Broadway's Digital Marketers Aim for Buzz Outside the Box

    Sometimes a new Broadway musical makes a social media push with Twitter and Facebook and Instagram -- and sometimes it does it with a real-world, hand-delivered bottle of poison. Well, faux poison, a.k.a. green Kool Aid, in vials (pictured, above) sent...
  • 'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.

    'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode. The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad "The Sopranos" never did a song-and-dance number with Tony. Today's roundup includes the Memorial...
  • Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'
    John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid." But his career didn't start out that way. Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...
  • Idina Menzel Starrer 'If/Then' Navigates the Road to Broadway

    If a show represents the only new musical on the spring Broadway slate that's not tied to a well-known movie property, then will the tuner struggle to attract attention in a crowded season? If the show is "If/Then," then maybe not. Propelled by the...
  • Rising Star again a highlight of Howie night

    Two musical theater triple-threats, two musicians, two classical vocalists and four dancers. That's the field competing this year for the title of Rising Star, an honor bestowed annually at this Saturday evening's Celebration of the Arts. This gala...
  • Broadway Box Office: Neil Patrick Harris Looks Legendary in 'Hedwig' Launch

    If it were possible to gauge a Broadway musical's box office prospects from a single performance alone, then Neil Patrick Harris' turn in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" looks legendary. But we'll have to, ahem, wait for it if we want to know for sure...
  • A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'

     A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'
    August: Osage County Starz/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD beginning April 8 Tracy Letts has now had three of his plays adapted into films. Director William Friedkin made the bizarre "Bug" and "Killer Joe" into something as...
  • Broadway Box Office: Carole King, Neil Patrick Harris Turn Ticketbuyers' Heads

    Famous faces helped keep some Broadway titles buoyant in an ebb-tide week, as Neil Patrick Harris, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston and -- indirectly -- Carole King pumped interest in their respective shows. Harris, for one, proved that the boffo...
  • Broadway Box Office: Daniel Radcliffe Walks Tall in 'The Cripple of Inishmaan'

    Daniel Radcliffe made a little Broadway box office magic last week, pulling in robust numbers in the first two previews of "The Cripple of Inishmaan" during a frame that saw springtime sales and attendance rise overall. For many non-musical plays, the...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Cinderella' Get All Hopped Up on Easter

    The Easter Bunny brought a whopper of a basket to Broadway last week, as the overlap of the holiday with Gotham schools' spring break schedule resurrected sales so boffo they wouldn't be out of place during the year-end yuletide weeks that are the Rialto'...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...