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Men of Rocky On Broadway Pose Nude For Out (NSFW)

Rocky On Broadway may be going black in just a few weeks, but some of the male cast members weren’t going to let the curtain close […]

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Katy Perry Climbed the Art Museum Steps in a Pizza Hoodie Last Night, Philly Twitter Roared

(Editor’s Note: Ticket editor Josh Middleton has designated this entry one of the blog’s top posts for 2014.) Pop star Katy Perry finished up her […]

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Cast of Rocky On Broadway Performing on Atlantic City Boardwalk

A new entertainment series, Broadway on the Boardwalk, kicked off in Atlantic City this week. The free show, taking place every Monday in July, brings […]


Is Frank Gehry Really “Apollo Creed-Level Bad for Philadelphia”?

Art Museum and expansion, seen in section. (Philadelphia Museum of Art/Gehry Partners) In a City Lab piece titled “Philly: Let’s Talk About Frank Gehry,” Kriston […]

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Here’s a Model of What Frank Gehry Wants to Do to the Art Museum Steps

This morning I came across the above image, posted on Twitter via Reddit. The Art Museum is calling it a “an option for consideration.” But, […]

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Rocky Gets Four Tony Nominations

Nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards were announced yesterday, and Rocky gets four mentions. Among them is a Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading […]

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PHOTOS: Director and COO of Art Museum Does Rocky Pose on Art Museum Steps

On Monday, March 10th, Rocky Director John G. Avildsen received the City of Philadelphia Special Citation in celebration of the release of “The Rocky Heavyweight Collection” […]

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The People Want Rocky: Why Did it Take the Art Museum and the City’s Tourism Folks So Long to Understand That?

Dan McQuade, God bless you. Your immortal post on Rocky’s run through the streets of Philadelphia has finally shaken the marble pillars that keep the […]

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“Rocky Is a Broadway Knockout”: The Rocky Broadway Musical Reviews Are In

The Rocky Broadway musical opened on Thursday night, and the reviews are in. I saw the very first preview of the show back in February, […]

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Director John G. Avildsen Told Stallone to Lose Weight Before Filming Rocky

The success of Rocky isn’t just due to Sylvester Stallone. Sure, he wrote the scripts and starred in the films — and the character’s enduring […]


Awesome Video: Dot Matrix Printer Playing “Eye of the Tiger” from Rocky III

H/T Gawker

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Rocky Broadway Review: Rocky Wins

On Thursday, February 13th, the new musical version of Rocky premiered on Broadway in New York City, and some 1,500 effusively enthused Rocky fans–including Sylvester […]

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First Preview of Rocky On Broadway Has Been Canceled Due to Melting Ice

Hundreds of people were scheduled to see the very first preview of Rocky the musical at New York’s Winter Garden Theater on Tuesday night, but […]

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VIDEO: Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, Stephen Colbert Sing Rocky Theme

Previews for Rocky on Broadway start next week in New York City, and in honor of the occasion, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, Stephen Colbert […]

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Yo Broadway! It’s Rocky the Musical

Andy Karl knows what you’re thinking. He had the same reservations before agreeing to play Rocky Balboa. How do you turn that film—“Yo Adrian!” and […]