Richard H. Blake News

Date of Birth: May 17, 1975 (41)
Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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BWW CD Review: A BRONX TALE (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Entertaining, But Not UnforgettableBWW CD Review: A BRONX TALE (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Entertaining, But Not Unforgettable
by David Clarke - Mar 29, 2017

Ghostlight Records' recent release of A BRONX TALE (Original Broadway Cast Recording) perfectly captures the spirit of the Broadway show. The record sounds reminiscent of JERSEY BOYS with music and lyrics that pulsate with a heart that reminds listeners of HAIRSPRAY. The up-tempo tracks, enthusiastic performances, and pop and funk sounds of the 60s flood the album. This ensures audiences will be tapping their toes to the infectious beats, even if the songs don't stick to their ribs after the CD ends. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Company Celebrates Cast Recording Release!Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Company Celebrates Cast Recording Release!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 27, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE will be released by Ghostlight Records beginning today, March 24, 2017. CDs will be in stores beginning in May 12 and the album will be available for streaming beginning June 23. To pre-order the CD, please visit sh-k-boom.com/a-bronx-tale. The cast celebrated the milestone for the show, and BroadwayWorld was there to join in the fun. Check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'! (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway RoundupBWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway Roundup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 7, 2017

Perry T's latest New York Roundup includes six Broadway shows; NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET, HAMILTON, A BRONX TALE, IN TRANSIT, PARAMOUR, and ON YOUR FEET! plus three off-Broadway shows; PRUDENCIA HART, SPAMILTON, and CAGNEY (more...)

A BRONX TALE Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring; Pre-Order Now!A BRONX TALE Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring; Pre-Order Now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE will be released by Ghostlight Records, beginning March 24, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Marks 100 Performances on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: A BRONX TALE Marks 100 Performances on Broadway
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 2, 2017

A Bronx Tale opened on Broadway Thursday, December 1, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and just celebrated its 100th performance yesterday, March 1st. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next MonthDrama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

???????Drama Desk Award-winner, Lisa Howard will be performing as part of the Broadway Spotlight II concert scheduled for Monday, March 6 at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. (more...)

HAMILTON's Lexi Lawson Joins SEASONS OF LOVE ConcertHAMILTON's Lexi Lawson Joins SEASONS OF LOVE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Lexi Lawson, currently playing 'Eliza Schuyler' in Broadway's Hamilton, will join starry alumni of the Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway companies of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT. (more...)

Richard H. Blake, Alison Luff, Alton Fitzgerald White and More Set for 'BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT' at Ocean State TheatreRichard H. Blake, Alison Luff, Alton Fitzgerald White and More Set for 'BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT' at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Producer Stephen DeAngelis, who brought five amazing Broadway performers to Ocean State Theatre in October, returns with an all new concert featuring another five great 'straight-from-Broadway' performers - including Rhode Island's own Richard H. Blake. (more...)

Carrie Manolakos Signs on for BROADWAY AT W's 'Inauguration Love-in'Carrie Manolakos Signs on for BROADWAY AT W's 'Inauguration Love-in'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Singer-songwriter and actress, Carrie Manolakos, will be the surprise special guest singer for the previously announced 'Aftermath: A Rock and Roll Inauguration Love-In' concert featuring Hamilton's Nik Walker and Friends. (more...)

Stars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day ConcertStars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On February 12th, Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway alumni of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT will present Seasons of Love, a special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit musical at The Cutting Room. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of A BRONX TALE Perform 'Belmont Avenue' on 'Today'VIDEO: Cast of A BRONX TALE Perform 'Belmont Avenue' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This morning,  the cast of Broadway's A BRONX TALE performed the energetic number 'Streets of the Bronx' on NBC's today. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This morning, Robert DeNiro, Tommy Mottola, Chazz Palminteri and Jerry Zaks stopped by NBC's TODAY to discuss the new Broadway musical A BRONX TALE. (more...)

HAMILTON's Nik Walker to Bring Post-Inauguration 'Love-In' Concert to Broadway at WHAMILTON's Nik Walker to Bring Post-Inauguration 'Love-In' Concert to Broadway at W
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

42 Seven Productions (Broadway at W), W NY Times Square, and IndieFork kicks off the 2017 season with the new and exciting Live in the Living Room headliner series featuring Hamilton's Nik Walker and friends from Broadway's blockbuster hits HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and A BRONX TALE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with A BRONX TALEPhoto Coverage: In the Recording Studio with A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. See photos from the recording session below! (more...)

Broadway's A BRONX TALE Hits the Recording StudioBroadway's A BRONX TALE Hits the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's A BRONX TALE to Perform on NBC's 'Today'DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's A BRONX TALE to Perform on NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Robert DeNiro, Tommy Mottola, Chazz Palminteri and Jerry Zaks will stop by NBC's TODAY to discuss the new Broadway musical A BRONX TALE, followed by a performance from the cast. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside A BRONX TALE's Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside A BRONX TALE's Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of A Bronx Tale's sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony before the production's opening night performance, and you can catch the coverage below! (more...)

BWW Review: Nick Cordero Leads Robert De Niro/Jerry Zaks-Directed A BRONX TALE To BroadwayBWW Review: Nick Cordero Leads Robert De Niro/Jerry Zaks-Directed A BRONX TALE To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2016

When the new musical based on Chazz Palminteri's autobiographical solo play, A BRONX TALE had its world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse earlier this year, it boasted a solid first act, a terrific star performance by Nick Cordero, an Alan Menken/Glenn Slater song that every Sinatra-styled saloon singer will want to grab. It also featured some of those traditional second act problems that often plague new musicals looking for a Broadway home. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Arrives on Broadway... and They Like It!Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Arrives on Broadway... and They Like It!
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

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