Chazz Palminteri's HUMAN Optioned for Broadway


Chazz Palminteri has revealed that his play HUMAN, in which he plays five characters, has been optioned for Broadway.

"I wrote another play for Broadway that just got optioned called Human that will be coming to Broadway in probably about a year," said Palimteri to "I’m very excited about that. I play five characters. I wrote it for myself as a play, because I wanted to do Broadway again. And so then I wrote the script for the film version, and we’ll be working on that too."

A well-known actor, writer and director, Palminteri has more than 50 movies to his credit including “The Usual Suspects,” “Analyze This,” “Hurly Burly,” “Mulholland Falls,” “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” and Woody Allen’s “Bullets over Broadway,” which earned him a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination in 1995. On television, Palminteri has starred in a number of high-profile roles including USA Network’s series “Kojak,” TNT’s “Boss of Bosses” and as famed Sicilian prosecutor Giovanni Falcone in the HBO film “Excellent Cadavers.”

His, A Bronx Tale, which he wrote and performed for Off-Broadway in 1989, was revived for a limited Broadway run in 2007. He has also starred in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui on Off-Broadway in 2002.

Read the interview here

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