‘A Bronx Tale’: Full of sound and fury, signifying stereotypes

Jan 15, 2015 1041

On Jan. 31, at the Levoy Theater in Millville, actor Chazz Palminteri stages a revival of his original play "A Bronx Tale" (which was turned into a popular 1993 movie with Robert De Niro).

The chief appeal of the show, particularly for Italian Americans of a certain era, is to wax nostalgic over memories of "the old neighborhood" — that is, for the many Little Italys that once dotted the American landscape but which have since become either tourist traps or yuppie playgrounds.

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