Rocky: Musical Info & Synopsis


Rocky tells the story of Rocky Balboa, a boxer with big dreams. Set in the streets of Philadelphia, Rocky 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 celebrates 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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