Rocket Boys the musical is theatre’s new musical based on Homer Hickam’s best-selling memoir, Rocket Boys, which was made into the Universal motion picture October Sky. With book by Homer Hickam Jr., stage adaptation by Chris Budinich, music and lyrics by Diana Belkowski and Dan Tramon (members of the BMI Lehman-Engel workshop and Disney / ASCAP musical theatre workshop winners for both Flyer the Musical and Rocket Boys the Musical) and direction by Carl Anthony Tramon, Rocket Boys the musical tells Homer Hickam’s story of growing up in the coal mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia.

Rocket Boys the musical