Rocky: Musical Info & Synopsis


Rocky tells the story of Rocky Balboa, a boxer who gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight the heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed. With the support of his loyal trainer, Mickey, and the love of Adrian, a shy pet shop worker, Rocky trains relentlessly to prove himself in the ring. Rocky is an inspiring celebration of the human spirit and the power of determination.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1970s / USA (Pennsylvania)

Creative Team

Music:  Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens

Book: Thomas Meehan, Sylvester Stallone

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2014)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Based on a Movie, Dramatic, One-Word, Pop/RockSports

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