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Chazz Palminteri

 
Date Of Birth:
May 15, 1952 (70)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Chazz wrote and performed his one-man show, A Bronx Tale, for the first time in 1989 before moving it Off Broadway. Mr. Palminteri went on to write the screenplay and co-star in the screen adaptation of A Bronx Tale alongside Robert De Niro. Mr. Palminteri has more than 55 movies to his credit as an ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 15, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Chazz wrote and performed his one-man show, A Bronx Tale, for the first time in 1989 before moving it Off Broadway. Mr. Palminteri went on to write the screenplay and co-star in the screen adaptation of A Bronx Tale alongside Robert De Niro. Mr. Palminteri has more than 55 movies to his credit as an ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sonny [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Ernesto Roma
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Book

Photos

Chazz Palminteri and Shaina Vencel Photo

Chazz Palminteri and Shaina Vencel

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Date:
03/29/2022
Bryson Jacobi Jackson, Nia Lee Nelson-Williams, Jasmine Lawrence, Chazz Palminteri, K Photo

Bryson Jacobi Jackson, Nia Lee Nelson-Williams, Jasmine Lawrence, Chazz Palminteri, Kaisheem Fowler-Bryant, Mackenzie Meadows, Yasir Muhammad

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03/29/2022
Chazz Palminteri and Mackenzie Meadows Photo

Chazz Palminteri and Mackenzie Meadows

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03/29/2022
Richard Dolce, Jennifer Collester, Gianna Palminteri, Chazz Palminteri, Patti O’Nei Photo

Richard Dolce, Jennifer Collester, Gianna Palminteri, Chazz Palminteri, Patti O’Neill, Kevin O’Neill

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03/29/2022
The cast and creative team of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL with Chazz Palminteri and Thea Photo

The cast and creative team of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL with Chazz Palminteri and Theater Co-Owners Richard Dolce and Kevin O’Neill

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Date:
03/29/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sonny [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Ernesto Roma

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer

Productions

Book[Replacement]

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Book

Chazz Palminteri Biography

Chazz wrote and performed his one-man show, A Bronx Tale, for the first time in 1989 before moving it Off Broadway. Mr. Palminteri went on to write the screenplay and co-star in the screen adaptation of A Bronx Tale alongside Robert De Niro. Mr. Palminteri has more than 55 movies to his credit as an actor, writer and director, including The Usual Suspects, Bullets Over Broadway (Academy Award nomination), Analyze This, Hurlyburly, Mullholland Falls, Faithful (also written by Mr. Palminteri), A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Yonkers Joe, Jolene and most recently Legends starring Tom Hardy. Mr. Palminteri had a recurring role on the hit show Modern Family and has starred in Blue Bloods. Mr. Palminteri directed the HBO series Oz (episode "Unnatural Disasters"), Showtime's Women vs Men, and the feature film Noel starring Susan Sarandon, Paul Walker and Robin Williams.

Chazz Palminteri Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Special Awards Gold Star
Chazz Palminteri
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Special Awards Gold Star
Chazz Palminteri

Chazz Palminteri News

Theatre West Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Theatre West Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Team BWW - Aug 13, 2022

Theatre West, Hollywood's professional theatre company celebrating its 60th Anniversary year, announces its 2022-2023 season. The new season includes a wide variety of theatrical entertainments, with selections for every age group.

Peter Fogel's TIL DEATH DO US FIRST... YOU FIRST! Comes To Andiamo Celebrity Showroom Photo Peter Fogel's TIL DEATH DO US FIRST... YOU FIRST! Comes To Andiamo Celebrity Showroom on December 2, 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

'Til Death Do Us Part... You First! is making its Michigan Premiere at Adiemos Celebrity Showroom on Friday, December 2 2022, at 8 PM.

VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August Photo VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Versatile, the award-winning show, is an Official Selection of Solopalooza 2.022. Written and performed by Kevin Neighbors. Directed and developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson. Produced for Theatre West by Dina Morrone.

Chazz Palminteri Celebrates 35 Years of A BRONX TALE At Town Hall with One Night Only Photo Chazz Palminteri Celebrates 35 Years of A BRONX TALE At Town Hall with One Night Only Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

Actor and playwright Chazz Palminteri will perform A Bronx Tale at New York City's Town Hall on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 8:00PM.  

TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month Photo TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

Too Old. Too Asian. Too Short. is subtitled 'The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl,' but that actually comes up later in Pamela K. Najera's absorbing story.

Peter Fogel's Solo Show TIL DEATH DO US PART... YOU FIRST! Makes Off-Broadway Debut,  Photo Peter Fogel's Solo Show TIL DEATH DO US PART... YOU FIRST! Makes Off-Broadway Debut, Directed By Oscar Nominee Chazz Palminteri
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

On a balmy Saturday night in Florida, Academy Award Nominee and Broadway Legend Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale, Modern Family, Godfather of Harlem) attended a performance of Comedian/Playwright Peter Fogel's hilarious auto-biographical solo show. He was so impressed with its potential -- he offered on the spot to direct it.

AS ALWAYS, JIMMY STEWART Comes to Theatre West on On July 9th and 10th Photo AS ALWAYS, JIMMY STEWART Comes to Theatre West on On July 9th and 10th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

As Always, Jimmy Stewart is set to play at Theatre West on Saturday, July 9th at 8pm and Sunday, July 10th at 3pm. Theatre West is located at 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068. The show is written by Steve Nevil and Ted Snyder, directed by Ted Snyder, and produced by Dina Morrone for Theatre West. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Group ticket rates for parties of 15 or more are $30 per person. For tickets, call the box office at (323) 851-7977 or visit http://theatrewest.org. The show runs for 85 minutes and is suggested for audiences aged 12 to adult.

The Life And Times Of A. Einstein to Play at Theatre West Photo The Life And Times Of A. Einstein to Play at Theatre West
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

'The Life and Times of A. Einstein' is a funny, offbeat comedy about a day in the life of the famous scientist, as seen through the eyes of his secretary, Ellen. As his secretary, chauffeur and bodyguard (she shoots, too!), Ellen shields him from the press, keeps him on time for appointments, runs his household, and tries unsuccessfully to hide her passion and feelings for him.

A BRONX TALE: One Man Show Starring Chazz Palminteri, Tickets On Sale May 20 at Byham Photo A BRONX TALE: One Man Show Starring Chazz Palminteri, Tickets On Sale May 20 at Byham Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces single tickets will go on sale on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.ET, for Red Tail Live Presents A BRONX TALE: One Man Show starring Chazz Palminteri featuring performances on November 11 and 12, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA. 

Shoshana Bean, Jenn Colella & More to Take Part in Event Launch of Canine Cancer Init Photo Shoshana Bean, Jenn Colella & More to Take Part in Event Launch of Canine Cancer Initiative
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

On Monday, May 23rd, from 12:30 ‚Äď 2:30 p.m. ET, dog lovers from throughout the area are invited to gather at Madison Square Park (entrance at 23rd Street and Broadway) to celebrate the launch of a first-of-its-kind Canine Cancer Initiative called Take C.H.A.R.G.E.

Chazz Palminteri Videos

VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL at the John W. Engeman Theater VideoVIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL at the John W. Engeman Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

The John W. Engeman Theater is presenting A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

VIDEO: Kevin O'Neill Issues Video Update On John W. Engeman Theater VideoVIDEO: Kevin O'Neill Issues Video Update On John W. Engeman Theater
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2022

Watch as Executive Producer Kevin O'Neill gives an update on air filtration and the upcoming season at The John W. Engeman Theater! The venue has replaced all their air filtration systems, and has gone to great measures that exceed the state and CDC guidelines using MERV-16 filters.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute VideoVIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Chazz Palminteri in Scenes from A BRONX TALE on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Chazz Palminteri in Scenes from A BRONX TALE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2007, when Chazz Palminteri's autobiographical one-man show A Bronx Tale came to Broadway. 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. It originally premiered in Los Angeles in the 1980s, before moving Off-Broadway. After a film version involving Palminteri and Robert DeNiro was released in 1993, a musical version of the story opened on Broadway in 2016.

VIDEO: EPIX Releases the Trailer for GODFATHER OF HARLEM Starring Forest Whitaker  VideoVIDEO: EPIX Releases the Trailer for GODFATHER OF HARLEM Starring Forest Whitaker 
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2019

Premium network EPIX released a new teaser trailer¬†for¬†the highly anticipated new series, GODFATHER OF HARLEM. The 10-episode, hour-long drama series is inspired by the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he¬†forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X (Nig√©l Thatch) ‚Äď catching Malcolm's political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart. GODFATHER OF HARLEM is a collision of the criminal underworld and the civil rights movement during one of the most tumultuous times in American history.

VIDEO: Chazz Palminteri and Robert De Niro Visit A BRONX TALE in Boston VideoVIDEO: Chazz Palminteri and Robert De Niro Visit A BRONX TALE in Boston
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2019

Two iconic stars made a surprise appearance at last night's performance of A Bronx Tale in Boston. The show's creator, Chazz Palminteri, and co-director Robert DeNiro (who also directed, and starred in, the film) took the stage following curtain call to give a speech.

BWW TV: Hear the Story and Watch a Sneak Peek of A BRONX TALE on Tour! VideoBWW TV: Hear the Story and Watch a Sneak Peek of A BRONX TALE on Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 3, 2018

Rehearsals are underway for the upcoming North American Tour of A Bronx Tale, 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, directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo.

VIDEO: Chazz Palminteri Chats 'Bringing Back His Voice' for A BRONX TALE VideoVIDEO: Chazz Palminteri Chats 'Bringing Back His Voice' for A BRONX TALE
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

Chazz Palminteri is no stranger to Broadway, but his takeover in A Bronx Tale led him back to voice lessons in addition to the role he knows well. PIX 11 chatted with Palminteri about his return to the stage, check out the video below!

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Celebrates Pride: 'I Made a Decision Early On to Be Open About E VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Celebrates Pride: 'I Made a Decision Early On to Be Open About Everything'
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2018

This June, 2018 Tony nominee Ariana DeBose is celebrating Pride with Logo, chatting about how she tries to create an inclusive space for her fanbase. Watch the full interview below!

VIDEO: On This Day. February 14: A BRONX TALE Gets Its World Premiere at Paper Mill P VideoVIDEO: On This Day. February 14: A BRONX TALE Gets Its World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2018

On this day in 2016, the coming of age story of A Bronx Tale made its world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.


Chazz Palminteri Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Chazz Palminteri been in?
Chazz Palminteri has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Chazz Palminteri been in?
Chazz Palminteri has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Chazz Palminteri been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Bronx Tale , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Bronx Tale Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) .

What awards has Chazz Palminteri won?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards)and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

How many shows has Chazz Palminteri written?
Chazz Palminteri has written 3 shows including A Bronx Tale (Playwright), Human (Playwright), A Bronx Tale (Book).