In the video above, A Bronx Tale book writer Chazz Palminteri and producer Tommy Mottola discuss the creation of the song “I Like It,” from the new musical at the Longacre Theatre. Watch the discussion as well as Hudson Loverro’s performance of the tune.
The Broadway company is currently led by Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero as Sonny, Christiani Pitts as Jane, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Bobby Conte Thornton as Calogero, Lucia Giannetta as Rosina, Bradley Gibson as Tyrone, and Will Coombs and Jonah Mussolino, who share the part of Young Calogero.
A Bronx Tale has a book by Academy Award nominee Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy winner and Oscar and Tony nominee Glenn Slater. It is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo.