Chazz Palminteri Brings A Bronx Tale To Broadway

Young Calogero (Hudson Loverro) swings for the seats as A Bronx Tale cast looks on. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Guys and Dolls may have been the first time anyone saw wise guy exploits brought to the Great White Way, but with A Bronx Tale, creator Chazz Palminteri has a chance to continue that tradition inspired by Damon Runyon and brought to life by Frank Loesser. Palminteri’s creation started out as a late 1980s autobiographical one-man show whose buzz attracted Robert DeNiro, who teamed up with Palminteri to release the 1993 film of the same name.

“We always thought about it, but it always takes that one person to really make something happen,” Palminteri said.

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Read the full story about A Bronx Tale, Palminteri’s one-man show and his restaurant in Manhattan in our sister publication, Boulevard: Belmont Avenue On Broadway

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In addition to being editor of Garden City Life and Syosset-Jericho Tribune, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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