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I was born in East Harlem, the very lair of gangsterdom, but I had very little to do with that original sin.
The recent anti-romantic spin on gangsterdom in Goodfellas and The Sopranos is a counterpoint to this, which seems to further normalise organised violence--gangsters are troubled folks like you and me, with ungrateful kids and a Prozac prescription.
Nagrin agreed to restage the piece, a jazzy ode to gangsterdom complete with dangling cigarette.