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CD REVIEW: A Bronx Tale – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater Reviewer: Mark Clegg Based on the 1989 one-man play, the new musical version of A Bronx Tale has a startling pedigree. The musical’s book is by Chazz Palminteri who not only wrote the original play, but also wrote the screenplay for (and starred in) the 1993 movie adaptation. The show is co-directed ...

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CD REVIEW: Bullets Over Broadway The Musical – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Book: Woody Allen Music adaptation and Additional Lyrics: Glen Kelly Reviewer: Mark Clegg Broadway and the business of show have always been popular subjects for musicals. The Producers, Crazy for You, Singin’ in the Rain and Kiss Me Kate all successfully found drama and, more to the point comedy in the staging (or filming) of a musical. Interestingly, Bullets Over ...

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Bullets over Broadway – St James Theatre, New York

Writer: Woody Allen Director and Choreographer: Susan Stroman Reviewer: Stephen Bates Some things are so obvious that it is a mystery why they have never happened before. It has always seemed natural that Woody Allen’s lifelong love affair with New York and his passion for the music of the golden age of the 1920s and 30’s would come together to ...

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