Based on a true story: Chazz Palminteri's autobiographical 'A Bronx Tale' finds new life as a musical

Mar 04, 2019 729

BY: Brandy McDonnell

For three decades, Chazz Palminteri has been reliving his life story, first as a one-man play, later as a film and now as a Broadway musical. “It’s because they’re archetypes, these characters, the father, the son. You don’t have to be from the Bronx, you don’t have to be Italian-American. ‘A Bronx Tale’ was a huge hit in Japan; you know, figure that out. ... It just touched and it touches people … and it’s been doing that for 30 years.

The musical, I think, is the best of all,” said the writer, director and Oscar-nominated actor. The North American tour of the Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale,” which launched in October, will play Oklahoma City Tuesday through March 10 at the Civic Center.

Read more


You may be interested