“ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA”Based on the motion picture Once Upon a Time in America (courtesy of New Regency Productions, Inc.) and the novel The Hoods written by Harry Grey.
“ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA”
“Once Upon a Time in America” is a 1984 gangster film directed by Sergio Leone. The dramatic development interweaves three time periods of the hero's boyhood, adolescence, and the onset of old age, against the backdrop of a 20th-century American society undergoing tremendous upheaval. The masterpiece, whose plot is interwoven with suspense elements, has entranced countless fans over the last 35 years. With the scripting and directing of Shuichiro Koike, the father of numerous musical works, Futo Nozomi and the other members of the Snow Troupe, with their proven talent, will bring to life the world’s first ever adaptation of this work to the musical theater. We hope you will look forward enthusiastically to the birth of this new musical piece that depicts immigrant boys living in the slums of New York in a nostalgic feel, with a focus on the bonds of friendship and love, and their development into a gang, building up to a tragic conclusion.