From Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’ to ‘a Bronx Tale,’ Ariana DeBose Is a Rising Star

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Currently starring as Jane, the leading lady in the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale, 26-year-old Ariana DeBose has been on the fast-track since she moved to the Big Apple in 2011, when she was only 19.

A Bronx Tale is based on the 1993 movie, which depicts life in an Italian-American community during the turbulent era of the 1960s. The production is directed by two-time Academy Award winner Robert DeNiro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, who is also directing Bette Midler in the current smash Broadway revival of Hello Dolly. A Bronx Tale was written by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, who partly based the story on his childhood. Both DeNiro and Palminteri starred in the 1993 screen drama. The creative team of A Bronx Tale also includes other multiple award winners, including lead producer and music mogul Tommy Mottola. Dubose stars opposite Bobby Conte Thornton, who plays Calogero, Jane’s love interest.

DeBose and Bobby Conte Thornton (Image: Joan Marcus, 2016)

DeBose joined the cast of A Bronx Tale after her …read more      

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