A Bronx Tale
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glen Slater
The world premiere of "A Bronx Tale: The Musical" was produced by Paper Mill Playhouse, in Milburn, New Jersey, Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt, Managing Director
CCBC Dundalk, John E. Ravekes Theatre
A BRONX TALE, THE MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Broadway Licensing
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Content warning: Due to the historical and autobiographical nature of this production, A BRONX TALE contains adult language, racial slurs, and scenes of simulated violence, including racially motivated violence, that some audiences may find disturbing. Recommended for ages 13+
Dundalk Community Theatre is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council. To discover more about the Maryland State Arts Council and how they impact Maryland, visit msac.org.
Scene breakdown/musical numbers
PLACE: The Bronx, New York
THE TIME: 1960 and 1968
Scene 1: Belmont Avenue (1960)
Belmont Avenue | Calogero & Ensemble
Scene 2: City Island (1960)
Look to Your Heart | Lorenzo & Young Calogero
Scene 3: 187th Street & Belmont Avenue / Chez Bippy (1960)
Roll ‘Em | Sonny, Young Calogero & Ensemble
Scene 4: Belmont Avenue (1960)
I Like It | Young Calogero & Ensemble
Scene 5: The Annello Apartment / Chez Bippy (1960/1968)
Giving Back the Money | Lorenzo, Young Calogero, Rosina & Sonny
I Like It (Reprise) | Calogero, Young Calogero, Rosina & Sonny
Scene 6: 187th Street & Belmont Avenue (1968)
Ain’t It the Truth | Calogero, Handsome Nick, Crazy Mario, & Sally Slick
Scene 7: Calogero’s High School (1968)
Out of Your Head | Calogero, Jane & Ensemble
Scene 8: 187th Street & Belmont Avenue / Chez Bippy (1968)
Nicky Machiavelli | Sonny, Rudy the Voice, Eddie Mush, Frankie Coffeecake, Jojo the Whale, & Tony-Ten-To-Ten
These Streets | Lorenzo, Sonny, Rosina & Ensemble
Scene 1: Webster Avenue / Cousins Record Store (1968)
Webster Avenue | Jane, Calogero, Tyrone, Jesse, Denise, & Frieda
Out of Your Head (Reprise) | Jane
Scene 2: Chez Bippy (1968)
One of the Great Ones | Sonny
Scene 3: The Border Between Neighborhoods (1968)
Ain’t It the Truth (Reprise) | Tyrone & Jesse
Scene 4: The Annello Apartment (1968)
Look to Your Heart (Reprise) | Rosina
Scene 5-6: Calogero’s High School / The Neighborhoods (1968)
One of the Great Ones (Reprise) | Calogero
Hurt Someone | The Company
Scene 7: The Neighborhood (1968)
In a World Like This | Calogero, Jane & Ensemble
Scene 8:Chez Bippy (1968)
Scene 9: The Funeral (1968)
The Choices We Make | The Company
Meet the Company
Al Tony is a Pittsburgh native enjoying their first company with DCT. His local credit is Sweet Charity at Cockpit in Court Theatre. Al earned a Minor in Theatre at Penn State and presently pursues a Master’s in Education at Johns Hopkins University. Most days Tony teaches chemistry and drama for Baltimore City Public Schools. His proudest accomplishment is being the father of three beautiful kittens and company. He thanks all the people. Favorite credits include: Director of Annie, cast of The Wedding Singer, Chicago, Anything Goes, and Footloose. Al Tony is Xander.
Noah is thrilled to be making his DCT debut in his first show since before the pandemic! Previous credits include The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Story, and Willy Wonka. When he's not on stage, Noah loves to be creative - building legos, performing magic, and filming movies. Thanks to his mom and dad for getting him to and from rehearsal, his sisters for listening to the ABT cast album over and over, and a wonderful cast and team for welcoming him and making him feel comfortable as the only kid in a very adult show. I like it!
Peter is celebrating over 40 years as an active member of the performing arts community. He returns to the DCT stage after kicking his legs in A Chorus Line as Larry. You may remember his performance in Side Show, as Sir; Catch Me If You Can, as Frank Abagnale, Sr.; Shrek! The Musical, as Lord Farquaad or as an Ancestor in Addams Family, A New Musical. Now – it’s time to choose Love or Fear! Enjoy! VKM<3
Rachel returns to DCT after one and half productions of Mamma Mia! (Tanya). Other favorite roles include: Charity Barnum (Barnum - Heritage Players), Mrs. Mayor (Seussical - Heritage Players), Lipshitz (Chicago - Silhouette Stages), and Irene Molloy (Hello Dolly - Liberty Showcase Theater). Off the stage, Rachel’s most important job is being a mom to four amazing boys.
Brandon is excited to be joining DCT for the first time. He holds dual BAs in Acting and Directing from Pace University. Outside of acting, he is a playwright and composer with several of his shows debuting in Los Angeles, as well as a digital marketing strategist. Previous recent roles in the Maryland area include: Nick Bottom in Something Rotten! with Scottfield Theatre Company, Mark Cohen in RENT with the Heritage Players, and Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at Tidewater Players. He'd like to thank his incredible family, Gabe (who threatened him to include this), and send his love to his wonderful partner Kaitlin.
Lee is back for his second show at DCT after playing “Zack”, a bucket list role, in A Chorus Line. Lee started his musical career playing trumpet and went on to be a World Champion with The Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. After attending Towson University for Music Performance/Education, Lee pursued theatre in NYC. After a few tours and sailing the Caribbean, Lee returned to his “hometown” of Baltimore. Lee has been in such shows as Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde, Ziegfeld Follies, …St. Louis, Joseph…, The Music Man, and The Secret Garden. Favorite roles include “Anatoly” in Chess (2nd Star Productions), “Adam/Noah” in Children of Eden - WATCH Award nominated show, “Bobby Strong” in Urinetown - Ruby Griffith Award winner for Best Show, and “Daddy Warbucks” in Annie, which won him an award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical by the MD Theater Guide. Lee would like to thank DCT for allowing him to perform with the talented cast and crew of this company, and Bob and Leah for putting up with him every day. Enjoy the show!
Aaron returns to DCT after a 17-year hiatus last appearing here in Baby. Past credits include Walter in Chess, Cliff in Cabaret, Norbert in The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Mark in RENT, Rod in Avenue Q, Malcolm in The Full Monty, and Hinckley in Assassins. Aaron also had the pleasure of directing Side Show and Cabaret, both Central Pennsylvania Broadway World best musical winners. His favorite role to date is that of DAD to the two most beautiful little girls in the world. Love ya LB and Fia.
Wayne is excited to be back at DCT celebrating his 50th year in Baltimore-area community theatre. He was recently seen as Thomas Nostradamus in Something Rotten (Scottfield Theatre Company), Drake in Annie (Scottfield Theatre Company), Isidore Strauss in Titanic-The Musical (Scottfield Theatre Company), Santa Claus/Mr. Greenway in Elf the Musical (Tidewater Players), Senator Fipp in Urinetown (Phoenix Festival Theatre), Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical (Artistic Synergy), Maurice in Beauty & the Beast (Tidewater Players), and Shrek (DCT). Wayne lives in Joppa, MD and recently retired. He thanks his ever-supportive wife, Maggie, and their two children, Kelsey and Adam.
Jim is is excited to return to DCT after last performing in Shrek the Musical. He would like to blame his daughter for getting him into this thing called theatre, and thank his wife for all her support while he does it.
Ryan is excited to make his debut at DCT. His favorite roles include Jean Valjean, John Wilkes Booth, and Sweeney Todd. Though he never played any of those roles, they are his favorites. Local credits include: Pseudolus in Forum, Officer Lockstock in Urinetown both at Heritage Players, and Max Bialystock in The Producers at Silhouette Stages. He would like to thank his beautiful wife Lisa for all her love and support, and Robert for the opportunity to get back on stage after a long hiatus.
Quentin is excited to be a part of his first production at DCT. You may have seen him at Vagabonds Theatre, where he recently performed as Matt in The Fantasticks and Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors. When not performing, you can find Quentin teaching middle school math at Friends School of Baltimore. Love you Mom and Dad!
Ethan is making his debut at DCT after a 2-year hiatus from the theatre. He has performed in shows such as Sweeney Todd, The Wedding Singer, Macbeth and Matilda. He dedicates this performance to his grandparents.
Christopher makes his DCT debut, returning to the stage after 5 years. Credits include Spring Awakening (Melchoir) and Titanic (Mr. Andrews) at Loyola University. Special thanks to all who have supported him and continue to push him to get back on stage.
Myles is making his DCT debut after taking a short hiatus from theatre. Some of his favorite credits include: Harry U/S in Company with Young Artists of America, Tom Collins in Rent: School Edition with Street Lamp Productions, and Patrick Star in SpongeBob the Musical with Children’s Playhouse of Maryland. Myles is a senior in high school and plans to study musical theatre or music education in college.
Kennedy is a junior at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts in the Vocal Magnet. She first hit the stage as Molly in Annie at her elementary school. She then followed up with Sister Act, playing Deloris and Lost and Foundling playing Free Samples and a part of the ensemble. Beyond the stage, she participates in several choirs at Patapsco including: Chamber, Gospel, Concert and Great Expectations Show Choir. Additionally, Kennedy is a part of the school’s step team and majorette team.
Eric Is excited to be performing in his second production with DCT! You may have seen him previously as Danny Zuko in Grease with PFT, Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors with Tidewater, or Johnny in American Idiot at Streetlamp. Eric would like to thank his friends and family for their support, as well as the production team for their continued support.
A'nya is a freshman at CCBC Essex and this is her first show with DCT! She attended Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts for theatre. Her last show was Sister Act, in which she portrayed Deloris Van Cartier. Some other credits include: The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong, Fall Film Series, Matilda, High School Musical, and Awesome 80s Prom. Away from the stage, A’nya is either training new Oak Crest Dining employees, or spending time with her loved ones.
DeaJah is thoroughly enjoying her experience in her first production with DCT. You may have seen DeaJah in her previous performances: Footloose and Legally Blonde at Saint Demetrios Suburban Players or a nun in Scottfield Theater Company’s production of Sister Act. DeaJah loves being a part of plays, especially musicals, and is currently studying to become a Social Worker.
Shaelyn is thrilled to make her debut with Dundalk Community Theatre! Shaelyn has performed in the past as Mushnik, in Little Shop of Horrors with Smalltownstars Theatre, and as a Gangster in Guys and Dolls with Carroll Community College. Shaelyn would like to thank her parents, her Mom mom, and YOU for supporting theatre!
John is excited to actually be seen on stage again after 7 years of just working behind the scenes at multiple theaters. Past acting credits include: John in Godspell (Artistic Synergy of Baltimore), "Charlie Brown" in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (Mornington Players), "Jeff" in Go Back for Murder (Dundalk Community Theater), John in Godspell (Mornington Players), and The Body of Uncle Anthony in Lucky Stiff (Cockpit in Court). Past stage managing credits include: Godspell (Phoenix Festival Theater), Disaster! (Cockpit in Court), Avenue Q (Cockpit in Court), Assassins (Phoenix Festival Theater), The 39 Steps (Dundalk Community Theater), The Wedding Singer (Cockpit in Court), All Shook Up (Dundalk Community Theater), The Shadowbox (Teatro101), and Daddy’s Dyin’... Who’s Got the Will? (Cockpit in Court). Past directing credits include: Nunsense 2 (Artistic Synergy of Baltimore). Many thanks and much love to all three of my angels!
Tristin is excited to be making her DCT debut. Tristin has her BA in Dance Science from Muhlenberg College and has studied acting under Larry Singer, and Shakespeare under Troy Dwyer. Previous roles include: Pennywise in Urinetown, Hildy Johnson in The Front Page, and Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible at Friends School of Baltimore. Film credits include: Francine in Sweet as Cream by Mary Budnitz.
Ethan is thrilled to be part of his first production at DCT. He has performed in several productions with his schools including The Fiddler on the Roof, Aladdin Jr., Sixty-Seven Cinderellas, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown as well as local productions of Seussical and The Addams Family with Mount Carmel Players. Away from the stage, Ethan studies and instructs youth in the martial art of taekwondo and is a sophomore at Towson High School.
Hunter is happy to be returning to the DCT stage after performing in A Chorus Line as Kristine this past spring. Other past DCT credits include Mamma Mia!, Side Show, and A Year With Frog and Toad. Hunter is always happy to be working with the wonderful individuals of DCT, and would like to thank the cast and crew as well as her supporters including her family and boyfriend.
Molly is proud to announce that this is her first DCT production. She has performed in many community productions such as Legally Blonde (Vivienne), SpongeBob The Musical (Plankton) and Frozen (Elsa). She has been inducted as a member of the International Thespian Society for her dedication to theatre over the past 4 years. Away from the stage, Molly is a theatre major at Harford Community College.
Lisa is very excited to be back performing at DCT after being seen in Shrek back in 2018. She was last seen in 9 to 5 at Tidewater Player in Havre De Grace. Lisa has performed all over the Baltimore area including Spotlighters Theater, Cockpit in Court at CCBC Essex, Silhouette Stages, as well as many others. Favorite roles include: Bebe in A Chorus Line, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, Nellie in Jekyll and Hyde and Caroline Neville in Titanic, just to name a few. Lisa was also very honored to be cast in the national community theater premiere of Tuck Everlasting in 2017. Lisa is very excited to finally be back on stage with her husband Ryan. Thank you so much to Robert for this wonderful opportunity.
Caden is a sophomore at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts in the Vocal Magnet program. Although this is his first production with DCT, he has been doing theatre since he was 4 years old. Other theatre credits include: Michael in Elf, TJ in Sister Act and the Jester in Once Upon a Mattress.
Rob is very excited to return to direct his sixth show for DCT, having previously directed Side Show, Catch Me If You Can, The Addams Family, All Shook Up and The Full Monty. He is very active in Baltimore theatre as both a director and actor. Director: Love’s Labour’s Lost, Legally Blonde, Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged!, Proof, Spring Awakening, Company, The Shadowbox, Lost In Yonkers, Crazy For You, Urinetown, Songs For A New World, Assassins, and The Life. Actor: One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (McMurphy), Proof (Hal), Dog Sees God (C.B.), The Shape of Things (Adam), Curtains (Johnny Harmon), A Chorus Line (Zach), The Mercy Seat (Ben), La Cage Aux Follies (Phaedra), Mr. Roberts (Ensign Pulver), Lost In Yonkers (Uncle Louie), Hamlet (Horatio), An Actors’ Nightmare (George Spelvin), Macbeth (Malcolm), Children of a Lesser God (James Leeds).
Nathan is a Maryland-based Music Director for musical theatre. He is the current resident assistant conductor at Toby’s Dinner Theater of Columbia. He is on faculty at Towson University as one of the adjunct professors for the musical theatre program. In addition to keyboard conducting, teaching vocals, and re-orchestrating music, he is an engineer at Northrop Grumman by day. He is very thankful to his parents for making sure was always involved with music growing up.
Rachel is a trained dancer, choreographer, teacher and artist. This is her first time working with DCT. She is currently the Dance Team/Cheerleading Coach at the Friends School of Baltimore and a Dance Instructor for Baltimore DanceTech. Rachel is a graduate of The University of the Arts (Magna Cum Laude) and the George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. She has been a freelance choreographer for the prime students at G.W. Carver High School and the dance ensemble at the Friends School. Previously, she has been an instructor for AileyCamp Baltimore and The Maryland Academy of Dance. She has been a company member with SoundXpressed. In 2021, Rachel auditioned for and was selected as a dancer for the Dissonance Dance Theatre’s Ambassador Project in College Park, MD. The film “Mute: Dance Silenced By Covid” was the winner as the Best Dance Film for the Cannes World Film Festival. Rachel also performs with the Infinite Grace Liturgical Dance and in the Masters Liturgical Dance Ministry at New All Saints Roman Catholic Church.
TraceyAnn is thrilled to be working with the wonderful production team and cast of A Bronx Tale. Previously at DCT, she stage managed A Chorus Line, Intimate Apparel, both productions of Mamma Mia, There's No Business Like Show Business, Side Show, A Year with Frog and Toad, The Bridges of Madison County, A Few Good Men, Something's Afoot, and Rumors, and was Properties Manager for A Year with Frog and Toad, Side Show, Catch Me If You Can, Something's Afoot, and My Fair Lady at Dundalk Community Theatre. TraceyAnn also stage managed Night Watch, And Then There Were None, The Unexpected Guest, and Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre. Her directing credits include Shadowlands at DCT, Three Tall Women at Cockpit and Court Summer Theatre, Rimers of Eldritch at McDaniel College, Arsenic and Old Lace at Vagabonds Theatre, and Billy Would Have Been Thirty Today for the Baltimore Playwrights’ Festival. Away from the stage, TraceyAnn works as the Lead Teacher for Lansdowne High School’s Distance Learning Program.
Sophia is a junior at the Friends School of Baltimore. She discovered her love of tech theater in middle school and has worked on set construction and decoration for The Lion King Jr. and The Trail To Oregon!, as well as work as set designer and assistant stage manager for She Kills Monsters, The Game’s Afoot, and All Shook Up. Currently, she’s the technical director and set designer for Murder on The Orient Express. She’d like to thank her parents for driving her to every rehearsal.
Eva has costumed several shows for Dundalk Community Theater including: A Chorus Line, A Year with Frog and Toad, Catch Me If You Can, The Graduate, and The Bridges of Madison County. Around the region, you may have also seen her work in shows such as Sweet Charity, Night Watch, And Then There Were None, Toward Zero, Avenue Q, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Don’t Drink The Water, A Few Good Men, and The Full Monty.
Marc has been involved in theatre for over 40 years and has been responsible for designing or technically directing over 350 productions. With B.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Technical Theatre and Design from Towson University, he has been the full time Technical Director for CCBC Dundalk since 1980. In addition, he is the theatre technical consultant for the CCBC Catonsville and Essex theatre facilities. Marc has received numerous technical theatre achievement awards from The United States Institute of Theatre Technology. Several of his production designs have been displayed in juried expositions including A Little Night Music and The Cemetery Club for technical achievement and Bus Stop for Scenic and Lighting Design. Marc’s scenic and lighting designs for the CCBC Essex production of Zombie Prom were part of the finalists in the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and his lighting design for the DCT production of I Do, I Do, won “Best Lighting Design” at the Maytime International Theatre Festival in Ireland.
Amy is always happiest when working at her home theatre, DCT. Amy has Performed, Stage Managed, Floor Supervised, Propped, Set Dressed, Actor Dressed, as well as sold concessions and raffles for more than 20 years here at DCT. During the day, Amy is the Administrative Assistant for the Psychology Department at Towson University. All day, every day, she is the devoted mother of Timothy and wife to Glen.
Theatre Patrons Association
The Theatre Patrons Association of DCT is comprised of audience members who want to share a “special” appreciation to the theatre experience.
A TPA gift is a demonstration of gratitude and encouragement
to our actors, directors, designers and volunteers.
Tim & Carole Evans
Barbara & Charles Meyer
Ruth Anthony | Janice Evans | Carole H. Fogle
Nancy Ginn | Ellen Hoadley | Charlotte Jankowiak
Tom & Sophia Montgomery | Annette Sussman
Karen Bayne | Frances Bochenek | Darlene Durst
Sandra Forman | Nancy Hughes | Colleen Kuhn
Regina Lapetina | Sandra Lucas | Mary Morris
Suzanne Mosteller | Donna Russell | Francis & Adele Scheidt
Ellen M. Smith | Dolores Stump | Patricia Warnick
DUNDALK COMMUNITY THEATRE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kelly Williams Carlson | Artistic Managing Director
Dr. William Watson, Dean of Arts & Communication/Producer
Marc W. Smith | Technical Director
Sarah Chrzanowski | President
Emily Machovec| Vice-President
Cheryl Vourvoulas | Recording Secretary
Angelique Causey | Corresponding Secretary
Lisa L. Boeren | William Feuer
Gordon Lord | Amy Sacks | Lauren Stuart
Dr. Sandra L. Kurtinitis, President, CCBC
Dr. Joaquin Martinez, Provost & Vice President of Instruction
Melissa Hopp, Vice President, Administrative Services
Dr. William Watson, Dean of Arts & Communication
Professor Nick Van Horn, Chair, Performing Arts and Humanities
Dr. Anne Lefter, Director, Performing Arts
Cathy Kratovil, Communications Assistant
Moe Conn, Technical Director, CCBC Catonsville
Jason Randolph, Technical Director, CCBC Essex
The Friends School of Baltimore
Kevin Ecker, Mitchell Wiedefeld Funeral Home