Ghostlight Records celebrates the cast album of the new musical A Bronx Tale with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 E. 86th St.) on May 12 at 4 PM. The date also marks the album’s in-store release. The recording was previously available in digital formats.
Barnes & Noble is scheduled to welcome cast members Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose, Lucia Giannetta, Bradley Gibson, and Hudson Loverro, in addition to the show’s composer Alan Menken, lyricist Glenn Slater, and book writer Chazz Palminteri.
Fans who purchase the CD at the Upper East Side store will be offered priority seating. Call (212) 369-2180 for details. CDs are also available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running.
The new CD is executive produced by Tommy Mottola and produced by Ron Melrose and Menken, with Rick Kunis serving as executive in charge of production. The disc was recorded and mixed by Lawrence Manchester, with music supervision and arrangements by Ron Melrose and orchestrations by Doug Besterman. The CD package includes a 40-page, full-color booklet with complete lyrics, production photos, and an essay by Menken, along with notes from Robert De Niro, Palminteri, director Jerry Zaks, Slater, and choreographer Sergio Trujillo.
Check out footage from the new musical below:
(Updated May 12, 2017)