“The Bronx Tale” is a touching story based in the Bronx in the 1960s. A critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical is the perfect recipe for entertainment and when combined with the rich singing and dancing, the overall show itself is nothing short of spectacular.
“A Bronx Tale” provides insight into the rich and turbulent times of 1960s Bronx. In a society riddled with mafia and blood loyalty, the story challenges the very foundations of family, loyalty and love. Featuring music by eight-time Academy award-winner Alan Menken and lyrics by three-time Tony award-nominee Glenn Slater, “A Bronx Tale” promises to be an endearing story performed by a well renowned and celebrated cast in the Broadway world.
Due to its strong language and violent themes, we recommend the show for any fans of drama, thrillers and mafia based productions. Please note, the show might not be suitable for children below 12 years due to adult content.
A Bronx Tale Story
Calogero, a teenager from the Bronx, grows up in a mysterious world fascinated by the ways of the mafia. His father, a straight-arrowed man, instills a great sense of family, loyalty and pride in Calogero as a young boy and hopes to see the boy grow up to become a man as noble and respected as himself.
However, things quickly go awry as Calogero befriends Sonny, the local mobster who initiates him into the gangster world and shows him the criminal ways of life. Calogero is fascinated by the aura and mystique of the Mafia and keeps falling deeper down the rabbit hole. But things take a turn for the worst when he is left awe-struck by Jane, his fellow classmate which leads to events that threaten his entire neighbourhood.
Caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he wants to be, and in an affair with his classmate, what destiny awaits Calogero? Will he make his father proud? Will he do as his heart pleases? And most importantly, will he get the girl? Watch this noire Broadway show to find out.
A Bronx Tale opened on December 1, 2016 to positive reviews. The show has been selling out on a consistent basis, and has grossed $48,754,624 as of December 31, 2017.
The play was nominated for 4 Outer Critics Circle Awards and one Drama Desk Award.
A Bronx Tale Reviews
“A Bronx Tale captures both the milieu it evokes and the colorful characters who populate it with a buoyancy and humor that ultimately win you over.”
– The New York Times
“Entertaining, Authentic & Terrific”
Show Score: 79
About the Show
Know Before You Go
Suitable for audience members age 14 and up. Children under 4 will not be admitted.
Wheelchair Seating Available
The theater has a seating capacity of 1,091. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Longacre Theatre Seating Chart Guide.
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
About Longacre Theatre
The Longacre theatre was constructed in 1913 by revered theatre manager/producer H. H. Frazee with the intention of hosting musical comedies. It was designed by Henry B. Herts, who has famously designed many a Shubert Broadway theaters. Unlike other Shubert theaters, though, the Longacre had a relatively low-key design.
Not one of the bigger Broadway theaters, Longacre has 1,091 seats in total, spread across three major sections, namely orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony. To find out the best seats at best discounted prices, refer to our Longacre Theatre Seating Chart Guide.
A Bronx Tale Discount Tickets
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