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The most pointed changes to In the Heights are also the most political ones, largely centering on the minor character of Sonny.

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Onstage, Sonny’s radical idealism was sweet, funny, and nonthreatening.

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On suspension from the Clawville Police Department, Sonny has been boozing it up and getting by as a private detective operating out of a hotel room.

Kerry Shale, who voices Sonny, delivers an outstanding Humphrey Bogart impersonation.

Although Sonny has been counting down the days until his retirement, he decides to accept the case.

We thought that Sonny was inspiring us and he was out there and responding and sweating and playing his tail off.

When Cosby looked up, he saw that Sonny Stitt, the famed alto sax player, had joined the bandstand.

The answer to that musical question could well be, “For about 70 years before you were born, sonny!”

Pacino—Dad called him “Al”—played Sonny, a desperate guy who robbed a bank in Brooklyn.

The movie was about what happened in the inside of the bank with Sonny and the hostages.

Sonny Williams, cool as ice behind the business end of a Tommy gun.

"Well, sonny, I hope you will sleep soundly and well after saying your prayers like the goodest of little boys," sneered Hunt.

I discover that everything is Los Angeles in my compartment, with the exception of my cousin and Sonny.

"Well, sonny, I wouldn't say but you're about right," he replied at length.

No, sonny, religun's fur everybody an' ye kan't thro preachin' bricks ye don't hit somebody.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sonny, such as: child, kid, little one, young one, youngster, and youth.

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