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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...
  • 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...
  • Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Marshall Among the Nominees for Broadway's Astaire Awards

    "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" topliner Neil Patrick Harris, "Cabaret" choreographer and co-director Rob Marshall, "Aladdin" genie James Monroe Iglehart and "Rocky" star Andy Karl are among the performers nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards,...
  • Zac Efron: How well do you really know the 'Neighbors' star?

    Sure, you've seen him take off his shirt in 17 different magazines, your DVD of "17 Again" is scratched from repeat viewings, and you sneak listens to the "High School Musical 2" soundtrack when you think no one's around. But how well do you really know...
  • Outer Critics Circle Applauds Broadway's "Gentleman's Guide," Bryan Cranston

    The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards. The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
  • Broadway Box Office: The Street Sticks to Its Guns Against TV Upfronts and 'Godzilla'

    Univision, ESPN, "Godzilla": All tried to take a bite out of Broadway last week, but Main Stem box office fought them off. Upfronts, the TV industry's annual sales pitch to advertisers, can't help but overlap a bit with Broadway, whose venues can seem as...
  • How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?

    How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?
    How many musicals can you name that have been centered on a sport? And how many succeeded? "Damn Yankees" remains the champ with 1,019 performances, but there have been other attempts at making sport figures sing. >>"Lysistrata Jones" in 2011 centered...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • 'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August

    It wasn't exactly the box-office knockout that producers were hoping for. "Rocky," the high-profile Broadway musical based on the 1976 Sylvester Stallone movie, will close its doors on Aug. 17 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. The show, starring...
  • How To Be A Young Producer on Broadway

    At 26 years old, the young Broadway producer Megan Savage has two Tony Awards to her name. And a day job. Savage -- a member of the producing team for this year's Tony favorite "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" as well as last year's winning play,...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tony Awards Steer Tourist Traffic to 'All the Way,' More

    Summer tourism helped tune up Broadway ticket sales last week, as Tony Awards attention prodded demand at titles including "All the Way," "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Beautiful." As overall Rialto...