Venue Details

3791 Star Starred
Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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4.7 average rating
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7 reviews
28 stars
attended Feb 26 2009

I never saw a one-man show before this one. This sets a pretty high mark on the wall. Chazz is a very good storyteller. There was no intermission, but before you knew it, the show was over after about 1 1/2 hours. Chazz was up on stage just by...continued

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attended Feb 24 2009

This was a very fun and entertaining play. First of all, being from NY I just had to see it, but besides that Chazz Palminteri is very talented. He managed to drag me into the story and I felt like I was really seeing and feeling all of the...continued

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attended Feb 24 2009

It was an amazing performance ....his story-telling is fantastic and the characters that he grew up with were portrayed so vividly that I can picture everyone from the block. The show has alot of poignant moments and a window into an era gone by....continued

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Website

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Description

Chazz Palminteri brings 18 characters to vivid life in this gripping tale of a rough childhood on the Bronx streets. A Bronx Tale was first mounted Off-Broadway in 1989 and helped establish Palminteri as a writer and actor with a distinct voice. After starring in a feature film adaptation alongside Robert DeNiro, Palminteri brings his original one-man play to a city near you with direction by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.

Says Chazz: “A Bronx Tale is a fictionalized story based on a true incident. When I was a young boy growing up in the Bronx, I witnessed a man shoot another man right in front of me while I was sitting on my stoop. At that time, I thought they were fighting over the parking space in front of my building. I never did find out what they were fighting over, but it doesn’t matter now anyway. That incident was how _A Bronx Tale _began."

About the Ticket Supplier: Warner Theatre

The Warner's special place in the history of Washington began in the 1920s when dozens of grand theaters and moviehouses lit up downtown. Built first for vaudeville and silent movies, the Theatre was opened as the Earle Theatre in 1924.

The Earle switched to a movies-only policy in 1945 and in 1947, owner Harry Warner, one of the Hollywood's Warner Brothers, visited Washington and told his tour guide Julian Brylawski (one of the original builders) that since he owned the theatre, his name should be on the marquee. Thus the Earle Theatre became the Warner Theatre.