Preview Songs from Rocky Original Broadway Cast Album
By Adam Hetrick
The original cast recording of the new Broadway musical Rocky, featuring a score by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, will be released May 27 by UMe. Several songs from the album are now available for preview.
Featuring a score by Ragtime Tony Award winners Ahrens (lyrics) and Flaherty (music), Rocky has a book by Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, Hairspray). Ahrens and Flaherty are also the album's producers.
The score incorporates the songs “Eye Of The Tiger” and “Gonna Fly Now" from the "Rocky" films.
The musical, which opened March 13 at the Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian and Terence Archie as Apollo Creed. Read the reviews here.
The complete track listing follows:
Tony nominee Alex Timbers directs the production, which features choreography by Tony nominee Steven Hoggett and Kelly Devine with orchestrations by Stephen Trask and Tony winner Doug Besterman, musical supervision by David Holcenberg and musical direction by Chris Fenwick.
The musical is produced by Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, The Shubert Organization, Kevin King-Templeton, James L. Nederlander & Terry Allen Kramer, Roy Furman, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Zane Tankel, Lucky Champions, Scott Delman, JFL Theaticals/Judith Ann Abrams, Latitude Link, Waxman/Shin/Bergère and Lauren Stevens/Josh Goodman.
Here's a look at the show:
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