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Club, Palminteri said it was the Bronx-born Tommy Mottola who suggested adapting the film into a Broadway musical.

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Things get worse when he falls in love with a black girl. It was based on a one-man show Palminteri had started performing in Los Angeles in , and then performed it Off-Broadway the same year. A number of plot points father-figure fights, inter-gang group dynamics, neighborhood racial tensions, interracial romance all could garner a slew of separate musicals in their own right. C's neighborhood cronies get involved in theft, use of guns, and racial fights. He based his Zaks-directed one-man show on his own youthful adventures on Belmont and Webster Avenue. One day, Calogero witnesses a murder committed by Sonny in defense of an assaulted friend in his neighborhood. He was perfect for C. On opening night at Belk Theater, the show looked very much like what I saw at the Longacre Theatre two years ago. As an opening song, it does its job very well. And if you take up crime as a career, you look at prison as a business expense. Club, Palminteri said it was the Bronx-born Tommy Mottola who suggested adapting the film into a Broadway musical. Calogero makes peace with his father, and the two walk home together as Calogero narrates the lessons he learned from his two mentors. A group of male vocalists soon joins in snapping along, of course , and the effect is complete. We'll take a look right away. Calogero witnesses a shooting in the street involving local big shot gangster, Sonny, but refuses to betray him to the police.

Chazz Palminteri's "A Bronx Tale" has had one heck of a metamorphosis. The real fabric comes from working men. The story is very personal to the guy who wrote the book, Chazz Palminteri.

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Lorenzo speaks severely to Sonny, returns the money, and angrily warns him to keep away from Calogero. She reminded me of Bronx matrons I encountered in my early years, frazzled, prematurely old and forever attached to a dish towel.

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To protect the anonymity of contributors, we've removed their names and personal information from the essays. Because Sonny studied Machiavelli in jail.

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But the main problem with "A Bronx Tale" as a musical is that it is overstuffed. Despite being a gangster, Sonny loves Calogero and teaches him that being a gangster is too risky and dangerous. An argument ensues and Calogero storms out.

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