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Palminteri Brings 'A Bronx Tale' To Schenectady

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Proctors in Schenectady will take on a downstate feel on Sunday, March 22 when Academy Award-nominated actor Chazz Palminteri performs his one-man show A Bronx Tale, which became a beloved movie of the same name directed by Robert de Niro.

Palminteri — who wrote the play and screenplay and played the gangster Sonny in the film — is doing the play as a benefit for his Child Reach Foundation.

A member of the Actors Studio, Palminteri has had a long career on stage and screen, including his Oscar-nominated turn in Bullets Over Broadway, The Usual Suspects, Analyze This, Modern Family, and dozens more.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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