Chazz Palminteri brings 'A Bronx Tale' one-man show to Pittsburgh

Nov 06, 2022 732

BY: Paul Guggenheimer

What do a charismatic mob boss, an Italian-American boy being brought up in a law-abiding family, and Bill Mazeroski have in common? They all factor into actor, writer, director and producer Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale.” Before it was a movie, it was a one-man stage play and the 70-year-old Palminteri is bringing it to Pittsburgh’s Byham Theater next Friday and Saturday (Nov. 11 and 12) as part of a national tour revival.

Any 9-year-old baseball fan living in the Pittsburgh area during the fall of 1960 undoubtedly enjoyed one of the most thrilling moments of their lives on Oct. 13. That’s when Bill Mazeroski hit his famous bottom of the ninth inning home run in the deciding seventh game of the World Series to give the Pirates a championship clinching victory over the New York Yankees.

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