Ger­mans like das punchy mu­si­cal

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - NEWS -

It sounds like an evening in hell, but the Ger­man mu­si­cal ver­sion of Rocky seems to have gone down very well with the crit­ics in Ham­burg. Sylvester Stal­lone turned up for the pre­miere of the show – co-pro­duced by Ukrainian box­ers Wladimir and Vi­tali Kl­itschko – and made all the right semi-in­tel­li­gi­ble noises.

“I re­ally truly be­lieve that this thing here is go­ing to be ex­traor­di­nar­ily suc­cess­ful. I don’t know how it can fail be­cause it’s about the peo­ple,” he drawled. dclarke@irish­

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