Robert De Niro-Helmed A Bronx Tale Musical Announces Complete Casting

Dec 25, 2015 747

by Hayley Levitt

The complete cast and creative team has been announced for the world-premiere musical adaptation of A Bronx Tale at Paper Mill Playhouse. Performances are set to run from February 4-March 6, 2016, with an official February 14 opening.

Based on Chazz Palminteri's acclaimed one-man show and subsequent 1993 film, A Bronx Tale is set against the backdrop of racial strife and organized crime in the 1960s as an Italian-American teenager must choose between the father who raised him and the mob-boss father figure who fascinates him. The production features a book by Palminteri, music by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, choreography by Sergio Trujillo, and codirection by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar winner Robert De Niro, who directed and starred in the original film.

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