MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW

Meet Lorenzo Lamas The Fantasticks New El Gallo

Meet Lorenzo Lamas The Fantasticks New El Gallo
Lorenzo Lamas Fernando Lamas

Lorenzo and Fernando Lamas

Lorenzo Lamas has played many roles throughout his career. He’s starred in two major television shows, “Falcon Crest” and “Renegade,” has been married five times and been the subject of many tabloid stories. The son of Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl, who became the step-son of Esther Williams. Both Williams and Dahl were also best friends of actress Jane Wyman, who knew him since birth, so when he starred in “Falcon Crest” he completed a circle.

Lorenzo Lamas , Arlene Dahl

with his mother Arlene Dahl

Lamas had a supporting role in the 1978 film Grease, as well as Switch, Sword of Justice, Dear Detective, Secrets of Midland Heights, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat and Hotel.

Lorenzo Lamas

Lorenzo Lamas

In August 2007, Lamas starred as the King of Siam in The King and I at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. That fall, he performed at Kean University Premiere Stages in Union, New Jersey, in the title role in Steven Dietz’s Dracula. Lamas performed as El Gallo in The Fantasticks at the Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, in June 2008, directed by Tom Jones. In June 2009, Lamas returned to the Ogunquit Playhouse as Zach in A Chorus Line.

In 2009, he starred in the Asylum’s Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus as Alan Baxter, a government agent who wants to destroy both the Mega Shark and the Giant Octopus to protect the world from their destructive fights. In December 2014 he published his autobiography, Renegade at Heart. In 2015 Lamas was a cast member of the reality TV series Celebrity Apprentice.

Starting October 24 thru November 6 he takes on again the role of El Gallo at the Theater Center.

The Fantasticks

The cast of The Fantasticks

The current cast of The Fantasticks features Andrew Polec as The Boy (Matt), Madison Claire Parks as The Girl (Luisa), Donald Corren as The Boy’s Father (Hucklebee), Dale Hensley as The Girl’s Father (Bellomy), MacIntyre Dixon as The Old Actor (Henry), Michael Nostrand as The Man Who Dies (Mortimer), and Drew Seigla as The Mute. The cast also includes John Thomas Waite, Rob Richardson, and Belinda Allyn.

The Fantasticks, featuring music by Harvey Schmidt and book, lyrics, and direction by Tom Jones, follows a boy and girl who fall in love and then quickly grow apart. The score includes hit songs such as “Try to Remember,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” and “They Were You.”

Off Broadway

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

More in Off Broadway

 Red Bull Theater’s The Alchemist On-Demand, Online

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 23, 2022

 Odd Man Out is Back

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 19, 2022

Get Ready Intimate Apparel Is Finally Back

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 16, 2022

Whisper House Is Back

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 16, 2022

Be An #ArtsHero

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 15, 2022

Notes From Now Songs Of Residence & Renewal

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 15, 2022

Mint Returns to Live Performances With A New Production of Mint’s Longest Running Production The Daughter-In-Law

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 13, 2022

Theatre News: Mr. Saturday Night, To Kill a Mockingbird, Girl from the North Country, Witness and Marin Ireland

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 13, 2022

Keen Company Awards Its First Commission of a New Musical to Adam Gwon(Ordinary Days, Scotland, PA)

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 13, 2022