Video: Rocky the Musical Opens on Broadway

[Telegraph]

With its full-size boxing ring, giant video screens and techno wizardry,“Rocky” the musical thrilled audiences on Broadway on its opening night.

The musical, based on the 1976 film starring Sylvester Stallone is about a struggling boxer in south Philadelphia who falls for a shy, local girl and gets his once-in-a-lifetime chance to fight the reigning champion.

“I always saw them as kind of poetic street characters,” said Stallone.

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