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Lorenzo Lamas Gets Ready to Join The Fantasticks

Lamas will take on the role of El Gallo in the classic musical.

Lorenzo Lamas is the new El Gallo of The Fantasticks.
(© Seth Walters)

Golden Globe-nominated actor Lorenzo Lamas (Falcon Crest) previewed his upcoming engagement in The Fantasticks on October 18. Lamas will take on the role of El Gallo October 24-November 6 at the Theater Center.

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."

Robert Felstein is the musical director and pianist, and Marge Fitts is the harpist. Al Parinello and Catherine Russell produce.

Lorenzo Lamas (center) poses with his Fantasticks costars.
(© Seth Walters)

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