If it weren’t true, the story of how actor Chazz Palminteri got the show he wrote, “A Bronx Tale,” made as a film would seem like a Hollywood fable. In the mid-1980s, Palminteri was acting but not getting the kind of roles he wanted. Taking his fate into his own hands, he penned a one-man play inspired by his childhood and the Bronx neighborhood wh...

When “A Bronx Tale, the Musical” opens at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal on Oct. 29, Sayreville native Michael Ferlita will take on the role of Calogero. Ferlita, who was part of the 20th anniversary tour of the musical “Rent,” is a 2012 graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School. He credits the opportunities he had in school produ...

The Palace Theater is kicking off the 21-22 Webster Broadway series in a big way with the legendary Chazz Palminteri presenting his one-man tour de force, the semi autobiographical, A BRONX TALE for two performances October 1 and 2 at 8:00pm. This is the story that led to the eponymous movie of the same title and the Broadway musical, that played t...

A Bronx Tale,” an original one-man show written for the stage and performed by actor Chazz Palminteri, will be presented Sunday, March 20, 2022, 7:30 p.m., at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $55. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Well known for “A Bronx Tale,” Palminteri originally per...

It may not be entirely true that every Irishmen wants to own a bar but a great number of Italian entertainers have wanted to get into the restaurant business, as have Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Robert DeNiro, Lou Costello, Francis Ford Coppola, Madonna, Paul Sorvino, Liberace, Sonny Bono and Lady Gaga to name a few. So, when approached by veteran...

Chazz Palminteri is perhaps best known as an actor, but he is also a gifted screenwriter, producer, and playwright. He was born in the Belmont neighborhood in the NYC borough of the Bronx on May 15, 1952. Belmont was once a big Italian neighborhood. Italian American rocker Dion DiMucci and Italian American actress Anne Bancroft were also from the n...

Chazz Palminteri is best known for memorable roles in "A Bronx Tale", "Bullets over Broadway", "The Usual Suspects." Not only has he conquered the Big Apple through entertainment, he has also done so in terms of the dining scene. At his namesake restaurant, located at 30 W 46th Street, Palminteri pays homage to his Sicilian heritage, with classic d...

After some delay, an Oscar nominee from the Lower Hudson Valley with a hit New York City restaurant is opening up a restaurant in the Mid-Hudson region. In December, Hudson Valley Post reported Chazz Palminteri was in the final stages of opening up a restaurant on Main Street in White Plains. At the time of our report, an opening date for Chazz Pal...

Out there… Academy Award-nominated actor Chazz Palminteri and his wife, Gianna, of Bedford, N.Y., were thanked for their charitable work with the Cabrini Mission Foundation at a reception at the Bedford Playhouse in Bedford, N.Y. After their daughter Gabriella led a high school project to donate supplies to the foundation last year, the Palminteri...

Bedford resident Chazz Palminteri, known for his 1993 film "A Bronx Tale," as well as other roles, most recently as Shorty in ABC's "Modern Family," will open an Italian restaurant in White Plains. According to business partner Jack Sinanaj, Chazz Palminteri Restaurant & Pizza, will take over what had been Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza. (Anthony's clo...