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Lori Hammel

 
Bio:
Lori Hammel performed on Broadway and in the National Tour of Mamma Mia! the First National Tour of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and played Ethel Mertz in the National Tour of I Love Lucy Live. Off Broadway productions include Unbroken Circle, The Bardy Bunch (as Carol Brady), I Love You, You’re ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lori Hammel performed on Broadway and in the National Tour of Mamma Mia! the First National Tour of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and played Ethel Mertz in the National Tour of I Love Lucy Live. Off Broadway productions include Unbroken Circle, The Bardy Bunch (as Carol Brady), I Love You, You’re ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company World Premiere, 2018
Galiana
  [US Tour]
National Tour 2014-2015, 2014
Ethel Mertz [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Cheryl
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Violet Newstead (Understudy) [Replacement]
Roz (Understudy) [Replacement]
Margaret (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble [Replacement]
Donna Sheridan (Understudy) [Replacement]
Rosie (Understudy) [Replacement]
Tanya (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Woman #1 [Replacement]
Woman #1 [Replacement]

Photos

Scott Ahearn, Ron Wisniski, Lori Hammel, Zak Risinger, Brandon Williams, Donna Englis Photo

Scott Ahearn, Ron Wisniski, Lori Hammel, Zak Risinger, Brandon Williams, Donna English

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12/08/2018
Lori Hammel, Zak Risinger Photo

Lori Hammel, Zak Risinger

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12/08/2018
Zak Risinger, Donna English, Ron Wisniski, Lori Hammel Photo

Zak Risinger, Donna English, Ron Wisniski, Lori Hammel

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11/28/2018
Brandon Williams, Lori Hammel, Donna English, Zak Risinger Photo

Brandon Williams, Lori Hammel, Donna English, Zak Risinger

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Date:
11/28/2018
Donna English, Brandon Williams, Ron Wisniski, Scott Ahearn, Dathan B. Williams, Elij Photo

Donna English, Brandon Williams, Ron Wisniski, Scott Ahearn, Dathan B. Williams, Elijah Rayman, Zak Risinger, Lori Hammel

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11/15/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company World Premiere, 2018
Galiana

  [US Tour]
National Tour 2014-2015, 2014
Ethel Mertz [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Cheryl

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Violet Newstead (Understudy) [Replacement]

Roz (Understudy) [Replacement]

Margaret (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble [Replacement]

Donna Sheridan (Understudy) [Replacement]

Rosie (Understudy) [Replacement]

Tanya (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Woman #1 [Replacement]

Woman #1 [Replacement]

Lori Hammel Biography

Lori Hammel performed on Broadway and in the National Tour of Mamma Mia! the First National Tour of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and played Ethel Mertz in the National Tour of I Love Lucy Live.

Off Broadway productions include Unbroken Circle, The Bardy Bunch (as Carol Brady), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and Bush is Bad. In the hit Off Broadway production Forbidden Broadway, Lori created endearing comedic impersonations of Broadway’s finest performers and can be heard on the original cast album. She performed Forbidden Hollywood in Singapore and Japan.

Film work includes playing a morning show host in the Coen brother's feature Burn After Reading; An Invisible Sign; She's Lost Control (2014 Berlin Film Festival, SXSW), playing the lead in Coney Island Queen (2014 Cannes Shorts Corner) and the thriller Rapid Eye Movement starring François Arnaud.

TV includes Master of None, The Following, 30 Rock, Difficult People, The Colbert Report and the Today Show. Lori played recurring political pundit Leslie Hillerman on the Onion News Network series, In The Know. She is the creator and star of the series Margo Rose Reports as the clueless yet relentless Broadway Reporter Margo Rose Ferderer. (MargoRose.com)

In 2015 she received an Excellence in Acting Award at the NY Fringe Festival in Gary Apple’s Hell is for Real. She is the recipient of a Jeff Award, two Jeff nominations and two After Dark Awards.

Lori is the 2014 recipient of the SAG-AFTRA Joseph C. Riley Service Award. She co-authored the critically acclaimed guidebook Minding the Edge – Strategies for a Fulfilling, Successful Career as an Actor (2012 Waveland Press) and is a contributing writer for Acting for the Stage (2017 Focal Press).

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Lori Hammel News

Urban Stages Will Present the First Public Reading of Gary Apple's New Comedy LEAVE T Photo Urban Stages Will Present the First Public Reading of Gary Apple's New Comedy LEAVE THE CANNOLI
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

Urban Stages Theater is presenting the first public reading of LEAVE THE CANNOLI, the latest play by Gary Apple as part of their 'New Year, New Plays' series, LEAVE THE CANNOLI is a comedy set in the world of The Godfather and tells the unknown story of how the horse head ends up in the movie producer's bed. Though everyone knows that iconic scene, the film never explains how the horse head actually got there. Playwright Apple, known for his twisted tales, decided to speculate on how it might have happened.

URBAN STAGES WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Begins on December 11 Photo URBAN STAGES WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Begins on December 11
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and Tom Toce , Musical Director) announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2019, which will begin Wednesday, December 11 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th St., East of 8th Ave.)

Urban Stages Presents 11th Annual Award-Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Photo Urban Stages Presents 11th Annual Award-Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS 2019
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019

New York: Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and Tom Toce , Musical Director) announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2019, which will begin Wednesday, December 11 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th St., East of 8th Ave.)

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATIONS Opens at The Triad Photo Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATIONS Opens at The Triad
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, is back this season after a five-year absence.

CHRISTMAS IN HELL At The York Theatre Company Opens Tonight Photo CHRISTMAS IN HELL At The York Theatre Company Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). The eight-member cast features Scott Ahearn (Under the Knife: A Farce, Theater for the New City) as Richard, Donna English (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Broadway) as Mrs. Huvey, Lori Hammel (Mamma Mia!, Broadway) as Galiana, Elijah Rayman (Oliver, Goodspeed Opera House) as Davin, Zak Risinger (The Cradle Will Rock, Howl! Arts) as Carl, Brandon Williams (Gettin' the Band Back Together, Broadway) as Lucifer, Dathan B. Williams (Show Boat, Broadway) as Detective Zanderhoff, and Ron Wisniski (Beauty and the Beast, Broadway) as Principal Bolton.

Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ('The Simpsons'), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) andmusic direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). The eight-member cast features Scott Ahearn (Under the Knife: A Farce, Theater for the New City) as Richard, Donna English (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Broadway)as Mrs. Huvey, Lori Hammel (Mamma Mia!, Broadway) as Galiana, Elijah Rayman (Oliver, Goodspeed Opera House) as Davin, Zak Risinger(The Cradle Will Rock, Howl! Arts) as Carl, Brandon Williams (Gettin' the Band Back Together, Broadway) as Lucifer, Dathan B. Williams (Show Boat, Broadway) as Detective Zanderhoff, and Ron Wisniski (Beauty and the Beast, Broadway) as Principal Bolton.

York Theatre Co's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begins Performances Tomorrow Photo York Theatre Co's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begins Performances Tomorrow
by Julie Musbach - Dec 3, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). 

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Company of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 28, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 15, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino

Scott Ahearn, Donna English, and More Lead Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Scott Ahearn, Donna English, and More Lead Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). 

Lori Hammel Videos

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa, Jane Monheit and Christiane Noll Sing 'Always' Tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2012

Broadway's Eden Espinosa, Jane Monheit, and Christiane Noll performed 'Always' by Scott Alan in a tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary and the people of Newtown, Connecticut, from the Broadway and New York theatre community. Click below to watch.

STAGE TUBE: Lori Hammel Gets the Tony Awards Buzz
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2011

Last week, the Tony Awards announced presenters for the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The 2011 Tony Awards will air live on CBS, on Sunday, June 12th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

STAGE TUBE: THANK YOU...NEXT Episode 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2010

The second episode of the webisode 'THANK YOU...NEXT,' which involves the casting process of an upcoming new Broadway musical, has just been released. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Umphress, Mindelle, et al. Featured in THANK YOU...NEXT Webisode
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2010

Raymond J. Lee and Ben Gettinger recently released the first installment of their webisode titled, 'Thank You...Next.'

BWW TV: NYMF presents - The Road To Ruin Part II
by Craig Brockman - Sep 15, 2008

Is America going to hell in a basket? Find out in THE ROAD TO RUIN (The 1928 Exploitation Musical), where sex delinquents, neglectful parents, blackmailing- nymphomaniacs, bottled water and corporate Christians conspire to bring down Little Sally Canfield, 'The Nicest Girl at Central High.'

BWW TV: NYMF presents - The Road To Ruin
by Craig Brockman - Sep 2, 2008

Is America going to hell in a basket? Find out in THE ROAD TO RUIN (The 1928 Exploitation Musical), where sex delinquents, neglectful parents, blackmailing- nymphomaniacs, bottled water and corporate Christians conspire to bring down Little Sally Canfield, 'The Nicest Girl at Central High.'


Lori Hammel Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lori Hammel been in?
Lori Hammel has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lori Hammel been in?
Lori Hammel has not appeared in the West End