A Bronx Tale is a musical based on the play by the same name with a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Glenn Slater. After a ten year development process, the original one man show was adapted into a new musical and premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse (Milburn, New Jersey) on February 4, 2016, before opening on Broadway December 1 later that year.
The musical is co-directed by Robert De Niro, who directed the original film, and Jerry Zaks, who directed the one man show on Broadway in 2007. The show also features choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Tommy Mottola serves as the production's leading producer.
The production includes sets by Beowulf Boritt, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Howell Binkley, and sound by Gareth Owen. The cast features Bobby Conte Thornton as Calogero, Nick Cordero as Sonny, Hudson Loverro as Young Calogero with Athan Sporek as his alternate, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Ariana DeBose as Jane, and Lucia Giannetta as Rosina.
The musical began previews on Broadway on November 3, 2016, VM before officially opening on December 1, 2016, at the Longacre Theatre where it continues to run today. On August 31, Christiani Pitts joined the cast after original serving as understudy for Jane, while Adam Kaplan joined the cast as Calogero on November 9, 2017. They succeeded Bobby Conte Thornton and Ariana DeBose. Other cast members included "Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero as Sonny, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Lucia Giannetta as Rosina, and Bradley Gibson as Tyrone."
"Belmont Avenue" - Calogero and Ensemble
"Look to Your Heart" - Lorenzo and Young Calogero
"Roll 'Em" - Sonny, Young Calogero and Ensemble
"I Like It" - Young Calogero and Ensemble
"Giving Back the Money" - Lorenzo, Young Calogero, Rosina and Sonny
"I Like It (Reprise)" - Calogero, Young Calogero, Sonny and Ensemble
"Ain't It The Truth" - Calogero, Handsome Nick, Crazy Mario and Sally Slick
"Out of Your Head" - Calogero, Jane and Ensemble
"Nicky Machiavelli" - Sonny and Ensemble
"These Streets" - Lorenzo, Sonny, Rosina and Ensemble
"Webster Avenue" - Jane, Calogero, Tyrone, Jesse, Denise and Frieda
"Out of Your Head (Reprise)" - Jane
"One of the Great Ones" - Sonny
"Ain't It The Truth (Reprise)" - Tyrone and Jesse
"Look to Your Heart (Reprise)" - Rosina
"One of the Great Ones (Reprise)" - Calogero
"Hurt Someone" - The Company
"In a World Like This" - Calogero, Jane and Ensemble
"The Choices We Make" - The Company
The principal original cast of the Broadway production.
Notable Broadway Replacements
Adam Kaplan as Calogero
Christiani Pitts as Jane