A Bronx Tale: The Musical play heads to Southern California in March

A Bronx Tale

Credit: A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale is known to many as a film starring Robert De Niro (Joker) and Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects) about an Italian-American boy who is torn between two worlds in the Bronx. Before it was a film, it was a one-man play by Palminteri that premiered in the ’80s, which is based on his life story. It then evolved into a musical stage play in 2016. The musical is now touring across the nation, and it will be headed to Southern California. Theatre lovers will get to see it at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa from March 10-17.

De Niro expressed interest in buying the film rights to the play. Palminteri would agree to sell the film rights if he was able to write the screenplay and play the role of Sonny, the mob boss who takes the young Italian-American under his wings. The film would garner positive reviews from critics, and it would later catapult Palminteri’s career as an actor. The two actors would collaborate again, and thus, the musical was born.

A Bronx Tale: The Musical is set in the Bronx in the 1960s, and a young man is caught between two worlds. One is a life where his father teaches him about hard work, and the other is under the influence of a mob boss.

The musical premiered on Broadway in 2016 and was co-directed by De Niro and Jerry Zaks, who directed the one-man show on Broadway.

Disney fans will definitely recognize the composer attached to the project, Alan Menken, who has composed the score for The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast.

The play features choreography by Sergio Trujillo.

To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.scfta.org/events/2020/a-bronx-tale. Catch A Bronx Tale: The Musical at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa on March 10-17.

The post A Bronx Tale: The Musical play heads to Southern California in March appeared first on Nerd Reactor.





from Nerd Reactor

0 comments:

Video Games Movies / Film Music Nerd News Nerd Star Trek Trailers DC Comics Sci-Fi Television / TV Comic Books Movie News DC Cinematic Universe Movie Trailers News Comedy / Humor TV News Nintendo Wii Batman Technology Batman v Superman Superman Celebrities Music Videos Comic Strips Syko.org TV Promos Wonder Woman Animation Marvel Comics Social Media Sports Arizona / AZ Stargate Superbowl Football Linkin Park Man of Steel Science Suicide Squad Xbox 360 DC Films Editorials Government Nintendo DS Box Office Comic Book News DC Television Universe Green Lantern Harley Quinn Microsoft Rock News Suns Twitter Videos Basketball Blogosphere Business DC Extended Universe Daily Deals Food / Beverage Marijuana Marvel Cinematic Universe PlayStation 3 Spider-man Staff News Super Bowl 50 The Joker Video of the Day Warner Bros. Web Development Wonder Woman Angry Birds Apple Aquaman Archie Comics Auctions Batgirl Birds of Prey Bizzaro Bizzaro Girl Bluetooth Books Bryan Fuller C4MULA CBS California California / CA Cartoons Chester Bennington Crime Customization DC Entertainment DC TV Dead by Sunrise Deaths Deep Space Nine Ebay Email Facebook Fanmade Features Federation Financial Florida / FL Fringe Gmail Google+ Greg Berlanti Hawkman Health Japan Julien-K Literature Luxury Martian Manhunter Mobile / Wireless Multiplayer Multitouch Music News NSFW Nevada / NV Nintendo 3DS No Warning Operating Systems Orgy PSN Papa Roach Pete's Dragon Press Releases Rap Music Reviews Rockstar Seth Macfarlane Software Software Update Sony Star Trek Beyond Streaming Media Supergirl Syko Sam SykoDeals SykoPoetry Tech News The Avengers The CW The Flash The Flintstones Themes Transportation Trekkers Trekkies Trekspertise United Family Music Voyager Walmart Warehouse 13 Website Tools Windows Windows 10 Windows Media Xbox Live iMac