A Bronx Tale (play)

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A Bronx Tale is an autobiographical one-man show written and performed by Chazz Palminteri.wikipedia
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Chazz Palminteri

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A Bronx Tale is an autobiographical one-man show written and performed by Chazz Palminteri.
He is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets over Broadway, the 1993 film A Bronx Tale, based on his play of the same name, Special Agent Dave Kujan in The Usual Suspects, Primo Sidone in Analyze This and his recurring role as Shorty in Modern Family.

A Bronx Tale

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After a film version involving Palminteri and Robert DeNiro was released in 1993, in 2007 Palminteri performed his one-man show on Broadway and on tour.
A Bronx Tale is a 1993 American crime drama film adapted from Chazz Palminteri's 1989 play of the same name.

A Bronx Tale (musical)

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A musical version, A Bronx Tale directed by Robert DeNiro opened in 2016 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway and played until December 2018.
A Bronx Tale is a musical based on the play by the same name with a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Glenn Slater.

Solo performance

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A Bronx Tale is an autobiographical one-man show written and performed by Chazz Palminteri.
This ranges from the intensely confessional but comedic work of Spalding Gray, the semi-autobiographical A Bronx Tale by Chaz Palminteri, or Holly Hughes' solo piece World without End, in which she attempts to make sense of her relationship with her mother who had died.

Outer Critics Circle Award

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The play had a sold-out run and Palminteri received a 1989–1990 Special Award from the Outer Critics Circle.
The nominees included Anastasia – 13; Hello, Dolly! — 10; The Band's Visit and Come from Away — 7; Groundhog Day — 5; A Bronx Tale — 4; Falsettos, Holiday Inn, and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 — 3; and Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard — 1.

Alan Menken

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After a ten-year development process, the original one man show was adapted into a new musical with a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Glenn Slater, and premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse (Milburn, New Jersey) on February 4, 2016, before opening on Broadway December 1 later that year.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz was revived in Montreal in 2015, and A Bronx Tale: The Musical, played at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2016.

Walter Kerr Theatre

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The Broadway production began previews on October 4, 2007, and opened on October 25, 2007, at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

Jerry Zaks

It was directed by Jerry Zaks and Produced by Go Productions with Trent Othick being the lead producer, with the set designed by Jim Noone, and the lighting designed by Paul Gallo.

Paul Gallo

It was directed by Jerry Zaks and Produced by Go Productions with Trent Othick being the lead producer, with the set designed by Jim Noone, and the lighting designed by Paul Gallo.

Nick Cordero

The cast features Bobby Conte Thornton as Calogero, Nick Cordero as Sonny, Hudson Loverro as Young Calogero with Athan Sporek as his alternate, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Ariana DeBose as Jane, and Lucia Giannetta as Rosina.
He left Waitress to join the Broadway premiere of the musical A Bronx Tale, as "Sonny" at the Longacre Theatre starting on November 3, 2016.

Autobiography

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A Bronx Tale is an autobiographical one-man show written and performed by Chazz Palminteri.

Coming-of-age story

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It tells the coming-of-age story of Calogero Anello, a young New Yorker torn between the temptations of organized crime and the values of his hardworking father.

New York City

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It tells the coming-of-age story of Calogero Anello, a young New Yorker torn between the temptations of organized crime and the values of his hardworking father.

Los Angeles

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It originally premiered in Los Angeles in the 1980s, before moving Off-Broadway.

Off-Broadway

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It originally premiered in Los Angeles in the 1980s, before moving Off-Broadway.

Broadway theatre

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After a film version involving Palminteri and Robert DeNiro was released in 1993, in 2007 Palminteri performed his one-man show on Broadway and on tour. A musical version, A Bronx Tale directed by Robert DeNiro opened in 2016 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway and played until December 2018.

Longacre Theatre

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A musical version, A Bronx Tale directed by Robert DeNiro opened in 2016 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway and played until December 2018.

Working class

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A Bronx Tale tells the story of Calogero Anello, a young boy from a working class family who gets involved in the world of organized crime.

Organized crime

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A Bronx Tale tells the story of Calogero Anello, a young boy from a working class family who gets involved in the world of organized crime.

American Mafia

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As Calogero gets older, the aura and mystique of the Mafia, and the charms of Sonny, the local mob boss who befriends Calogero (and ends up becoming a father figure to him), become difficult to resist.

Crime boss

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As Calogero gets older, the aura and mystique of the Mafia, and the charms of Sonny, the local mob boss who befriends Calogero (and ends up becoming a father figure to him), become difficult to resist.

Talent agent

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Palminteri states that he began writing the play after being fired from a club when, as a doorman, he refused entry to super agent Swifty Lazar.

Irving Paul Lazar

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Palminteri states that he began writing the play after being fired from a club when, as a doorman, he refused entry to super agent Swifty Lazar.

Academy Awards

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Academy Award winning actor Robert De Niro attended a performance of A Bronx Tale and offered to buy the film rights to the show.

Robert De Niro

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After a film version involving Palminteri and Robert DeNiro was released in 1993, in 2007 Palminteri performed his one-man show on Broadway and on tour. A musical version, A Bronx Tale directed by Robert DeNiro opened in 2016 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway and played until December 2018. Academy Award winning actor Robert De Niro attended a performance of A Bronx Tale and offered to buy the film rights to the show.