A Chat with Glenn Slater: Giving Voice to Belmont Avenue

A Chat with Glenn Slater: Giving Voice to Belmont Avenue

“I had a very specific role in the show: to be the person who listened,” A Bronx Tale lyricist Glenn Slater told me.  In listening, he discovered the voice of Belmont Avenue.

A Bronx Tale opened on Broadway in December 2016; and now after 500 plus performances (and a North American Tour just announced), the show is still going strong.

I recently caught up with Slater by phone to discuss the show’s success and the creative process of adapting Chazz Palminteri’s popular film “A Bronx Tale” to Broadway.

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