Before the Alan Menken-Glenn Slater-Chazz Palminteri musical A Bronx Tale plays its final performance August 5, the production will welcome several new cast members to the Longacre Theatre.
Gerald Caesar, a previous swing in the musical who has also been seen in the national tour of The Lion King, has joined the company in the role of Tyrone. Frankie Leoni, who will be making his Broadway debut, will play Young Calogero beginning July 5. And Kimber Sprawl, who has been seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, will step into the role of Jane beginning July 17. She succeeds Christiani Pitts, who will play her final performance July 15.
Academy Award nominee Palminteri continues in the role of Sonny, now performing Tuesdays through Fridays and Sundays beginning next week. He will also perform select Saturdays. For Palminteri’s complete schedule, visit ABronxTaleTheMusical.com.
The cast also features Richard H. Blake (Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde) as Lorenzo, Adam Kaplan (Newsies, Kinky Boots national tour) as Calogero, Lucia Giannetta (Les Misérables) as Rosina, and Levi Smith as the Young Calogero alternate. (Nick Cordero, Bradley Gibson, and Hudson Loverro have departed the show.)
The ensemble features Joe Barbara, Michael Barra, Brianna-Marie Bell, Jonathan Brody, Ted Brunetti, Brittany Conigatti, Alex Joseph Grayson, Rory Max Kaplan, Charlie Marcus, Janelle McDermoth, Shannon Mullen, Robert Neary, Brandon O’Neill, Brandi Porter, Paul Salvatoriello, Joseph Sammour, Joseph J. Simeone, Joey Sorge, Dani Spieler, Cary Tedder, Kirstin Tucker, Keith White, and Christopher Henry Young.
The show is produced by Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment.