Ghostlight Records celebrated the cast album of the new musical A Bronx Tale with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble May 12—the day of the album’s in-store release.
The afternoon welcomed 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.
In the video above, Ariana DeBose and Bobby Conte Thornton sing “In a World Like This.” Other performances from the event follow:
“Look to Your Heart,” performed by Richard H. Blake and Hudson Loverro:
“I Like It,” performed by Hudson Loverro:
“One of the Great Ones,” performed by Nick Cordero:
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 photos from the Barnes & Noble celebration below: