VIDEO: Chazz Palminteri and Robert De Niro Visit A BRONX TALE in BostonVIDEO: 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. (more...)

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE at the National Theatre is Disappointingly DisjointedBWW Review: A BRONX TALE at the National Theatre is Disappointingly Disjointed
by Sam Abney - Mar 27, 2019

The first words sung in A Bronx Tale, the tonally uneven and musically disappointing touring show that opened at D.C.'s National Theatre on Tuesday, are literally "this is a Bronx tale." The artistic subtleties don't get much better from there, as the musical (based on a movie based on a one-man show) proceeds to tackle issues from morality to racism with all the delicateness of a mobster smashing someone's head in with a baseball bat. Everything about this production is underwhelming from the performances to the design to the direction and choreography. Ultimately, A Bronx Tale is the perfect example of why we should stop adapting movies into musicals. (more...)

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE Gets A Warm Welcome At Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: A BRONX TALE Gets A Warm Welcome At Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 13, 2019

No doubt about it, A Bronx Tale - the musical version of Chazz Palminteri's original 1989 one man show (he played some 18 characters in the original work) that ultimately led to a 1993 film directed by Robert DeNiro - is one engaging night of theater, telling an intriguing story of a boy who grows to manhood on the mean streets of The Bronx, in the shadow of local wiseguy/mob kingpin Sonny, played here by Joe Barbara with chilling authenticity and palpable, if oily, charm. (more...)

Joey Barreiro Returns to Nashville as Star of the National Tour of A BRONX TALEJoey Barreiro Returns to Nashville as Star of the National Tour of A BRONX TALE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 12, 2019

It's a homecoming of sorts for Joey Barreiro this week as he and his castmates from the national tour of A Bronx Tale - the Broadway musical that's based on a one-man show created by actor/writer Chazz Palminteri - encamp at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center for a week-long stand. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On A BRONX TALE's National TourReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On A BRONX TALE's National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The 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 is now on tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At The National Tour of A BRONX TALEPhoto Flash: First Look At The National Tour of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the 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.  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with De Niro, Palminteri, Zaks & the National Tour of A BRONX TALEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with De Niro, Palminteri, Zaks & the National Tour of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Rehearsals began this week in New York for the upcoming North American Tour of A BRONX TALE. Get a look at the company in action below! (more...)

Joey Barreiro, Richard H. Blake, and More Will Lead A BRONX TALE National TourJoey Barreiro, Richard H. Blake, and More Will Lead A BRONX TALE National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Full casting has been announced for the 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. (more...)

A BRONX TALE Plays Its Final Performance TodayA BRONX TALE Plays Its Final Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

Belmont Avenue is leaving the Great White Way. A Bronx Tale will play its final performance on Broadway today, August 5, 2018. The show will have played 29 previews and 700 regular performances at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The show began previews Thursday, November 3, 2016 and opened Thursday, December 1, 2016. (more...)

Kimber Sprawl Joins A BRONX TALE as 'Jane' Beginning Tonight!Kimber Sprawl Joins A BRONX TALE as 'Jane' Beginning Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

As A Bronx Tale enters its final weeks of Broadway performances, the show welcomes Kimber Sprawl, who will join in the role of Jane beginning tonight, July 17. Christiani Pitts played her final performance on July 15. (more...)

Gerald Caesar, Frankie Leoni and Kimber Sprawl Join A BRONX TALE; Chazz Palminteri to Play Additional PerformancesGerald Caesar, Frankie Leoni and Kimber Sprawl Join A BRONX TALE; Chazz Palminteri to Play Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

As A Bronx Tale enters its final weeks of Broadway performances, the show welcomes Gerald Caesar, Frankie Leoni and Kimber Sprawl to the cast. Nick Cordero, Bradley Gibson, and Hudson Loverro have departed the show. Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri continues in the role of Sonny, now performing Tuesdays through Fridays and Sundays beginning next week. (more...)

A BRONX TALE to Close on Broadway This AugustA BRONX TALE to Close on Broadway This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

It has been announced that A BRONX TALE, the 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, will close on Broadway Sunday, August 5, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Backstage At BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1988 and 2017Photo Coverage: Go Backstage At BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1988 and 2017
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 19, 2018

Last night, June 18, stars came out to relive some of the best Broadway showtunes of 1988 and 2017 at Broadway By The Year. BroadwayWorld attended the show and we're taking you backstage in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Stars Relive 1988 and 2017 in Showtunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Broadway Stars Relive 1988 and 2017 in Showtunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 19, 2018

Last night, June 18, stars came out to relive some of the best Broadway showtunes of 1988 and 2017 at Broadway By The Year. (more...)

A BRONX TALE Announces Digital Lottery Beginning TodayA BRONX TALE Announces Digital Lottery Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Beginning today, A BRONX TALE will offer a limited number of $32 tickets via a digital lottery for select performances at the Longacre Theatre(220 West 48th Street). (more...)

A BRONX TALE To Perform at Belmont Park on Belmont Stakes DayA BRONX TALE To Perform at Belmont Park on Belmont Stakes Day
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The hit Broadway musical A Bronx Tale will perform trackside at Belmont Stakes Day on Saturday, June 9 as part of the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. (more...)

One of the Great Ones! Chazz Palminteri to Join the Cast of A BRONX TALE on BroadwayOne of the Great Ones! Chazz Palminteri to Join the Cast of A BRONX TALE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri will join the cast of his new hit musical A Bronx Tale in the role of Sonny beginning May 24, marking the first time an actor has played the same part in a play, film and stage musical (more...)

Photo Coverage: Betsy Wolfe, Lesli Margherita, and More Perform at BROADWAY BY THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Betsy Wolfe, Lesli Margherita, and More Perform at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 27, 2018

Betsy Wolfe (Falsettos, Waitress), Eddie Korbich (A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, The Drowsy Chaperone), Sal Viviano (The Full Monty, The Life), Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita who has won fans across the length and breadth of Broadway with her starring roles in Matilda & Dames at Sea, Tony Yazbeck (Tony Award nominee for On the Town), Jenny Lee Stern (Rocky: The Musical & Spamilton), and Mia Gerachis (Jekyll & Hyde) performed at Broadway by the Year at Town Hall on March 26th at 8pm. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSYNorth Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for the first production in its 2017-18 season, Gypsy, playing November 14 through 19 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The Year
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde)  two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter  and more took part in for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night. (more...)

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