Karl recalls his highs and lows on stages and reveals the charming side that has made him a huge star.
Some 2014 Tony Award Winners and Nominees sat down for the American Theatre Wing to give their advice to actors. Featuring winners James Monroe Iglehart and Lena Hall and nominees Danny Burstein, Jarrod Spector, Andy Karl, Joshua Henry and Nick Cordero, the video is short and to the point and pretty great.
The Hollywood Reporter got Tony Award nominees Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Andy Karl (Rocky) and Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), best featured actor in a musical nominee James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin) and best actor in a play nominees Chris O’Dowd (Of Mice and Men) and Tony Shalhoub (Act One) to talk about all things theatre. And it’s great! Above is the full version of the chat. Below is bonus video from the conversation where they recall their moves to New York City and their big breaks. Don’t forget to watch the Tony ... Read more
Tony nominated actor Andy Karl talks about his audition for Rocky, taking on the iconic role and staying in fighting shape.
Check out Andy Karl, who is nominated for a Tony, and the cast of Broadway’s Rocky perform ‘Keep on Standing’ on Late Night with David Letterman. Here’s a link to the Original Cast Recording. Looks and sounds great!
Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, the stars of Rocky: The Musical, talked to Today‘s Matt Lauer about the new Broadway musical. Karl talks about the final fight and taking on the iconic role. This is Seibert’s Broadway debut and she’s asked about her callbacks (9 in all!) and more. Check it out!
Famously, the story of the making of the 1976 film Rocky is an example of art imitating life. While writer/star Sylvester Stallone might not have been a professional boxer, he was a down-on-his-luck 29 year-old actor who became an overnight success with Rocky. Over three decades later Rocky is being turned into a Broadway musical, and art is again imitating life. 39 year-old star Andy Karl, a Broadway vet who has jumped from understudy role to supporting role throughout his career on stage, and has finally landed his first opening lead role. He spoke to The New York Times about ... Read more
Yo, Adrian! It was announced yesterday that the two leads of the new Broadway musical, Rocky, have been cast. Andy Karl (Drama Desk nominee for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jersey Boys) will step into the ring as the man himself, Rocky Balboa and Margo Seibert will make her Broadway debut as Adrian in the new musical. Rocky begins previews February 11th and officially opens on March 13th at Broadway’s historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway). Andy Karl can currently be seen in a return performance on Broadway as Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys, following his critically acclaimed performance as ... Read more