The CD will be available at the Longacre Theatre, 220 West 48th Street, beginning April 14, and it will arrive in stores in May 12. To pre-order the CD, visit sh-k-boom.com/a-bronx-tale.
The new recording is produced by composer Alan Menken and Ron Melrose; the executive in charge of production is Rick Kunis. The CD, which was mixed by Lawrence Manchester, has music supervision and arrangements by Ron Melrose and orchestrations by Doug Besterman. Tommy Mottola is the executive producer.
A Bronx Tale, which opened December 1, 2016, features a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Menken, lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-direction by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, and choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo.
The cast is headed by Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero (Waitress, Bullets Over Broadway) as Sonny, Richard H. Blake (Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde, Matilda The Musical) as Lorenzo, Bobby Conte Thornton (My Fair Lady at Bay Street Theatre) as Calogero, Ariana DeBose (Hamilton, Bring It On, Motown The Musical) as Jane, Lucia Giannetta (Les Misérables, Leap of Faith, A Bronx Tale at Paper Mill Playhouse) as Rosina, Bradley Gibson (Rocky, Chicago national tour) as Tyrone, and Hudson Loverro (Kinky Boots national tour, A Christmas Story at Paper Mill Playhouse) as Young Calogero.
(Updated March 24, 2017)