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'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August
'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August

It wasn't exactly the box-office knockout that producers were hoping for. "Rocky," the high-profile Broadway musical based on the 1976 Sylvester Stallone movie, will close its doors on Aug. 17 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. The show, starring Andy Karl as Rocky Balboa, opened March 13 and will have played 188 regular performances by the time it ends its run. A representative for the musical said in an e-mail that "Rocky" hasn't recouped its costs, citing a capitalization of $16.5 million. The show has seen its box-office numbers decline since the Tony Awards, where it took home one award, for scenic design. "Rocky" was adapted from the...