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Loren will soon be seen in the National Tour of The Band's Visit. A native of Los Angeles, Loren began his career as a teenager and has accumulated more than 40 years of film, stage, and television credits. In his early years he played the evil hall monitor Fritz Hansel in the cult classic film ... (read more)
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Birth Place: Woodland Hills

Bio:
Loren will soon be seen in the National Tour of The Band's Visit. A native of Los Angeles, Loren began his career as a teenager and has accumulated more than 40 years of film, stage, and television credits. In his early years he played the evil hall monitor Fritz Hansel in the cult classic film ... (read more)
Tony-Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play Smith Center This Summer Tony-Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play Smith Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

One of the most Tony Award-winning musicals in history, THE BAND'S VISIT is coming to The Smith Center in Las Vegas from June 23-28. Tickets for the Las Vegas engagement of the 32-city North American tour start at $29 and go on sale March 13 at TheSmithCenter.com, in-person at The Smith Center box office, or by calling 702.749.2000. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT On Sale February 28 at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center THE BAND'S VISIT On Sale February 28 at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is proud to announce that THE BAND'S VISIT, one of the most Tony Award-winning musicals in history, will be coming to the Fox Cities from May 5 to May 10. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

The Fabulous Fox Theatre will have THE BAND'S VISIT, one of the most Tony Award®-winning musicals in history, come to St. Louis from February 25 - March 8. The tour of the critically acclaimed and 10-time Tony Award-winning production launched at the Providence Performing Arts Center on June 25, 2019 and continued on to play Washington, DC starting July 9, 2019. THE BAND'S VISIT will play over 32 cities in its first season including Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour; What Did The Critics Think? Review Roundup: THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour; What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island! (more...)

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Proctors Invites Audiences to Get Re-Acquainted With People We've Probably Never Met Before. BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Proctors Invites Audiences to Get Re-Acquainted With People We've Probably Never Met Before.
by Marc Savitt - Jan 4, 2020

THE BAND'S VISIT is a heartfelt, critically acclaimed (one of only four musicals in Broadway history to win the unofficial a?oeBig Sixa?? Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical) of how the smallest moments can have the largest impact.  The characters have unusual names and speak differently from a?oetypical Americansa?? and those we typically see on our stages, but their story is both charming and delightful. It reminds us that as human beings we are far more alike than we are different. (more...)

Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT
by Review Roundups - Dec 26, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country! After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. THE BAND'S VISIT celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Broadway In Louisville BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Broadway In Louisville
by Keith Waits - Dec 13, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Band's Visit is an unusually styled musical based on the 2007 Israeli film. Performed without an intermission, it features Arabian-flavored musical numbers and a mostly upbeat plot. It premiered on Broadway in 2017 and is one of only four musicals to win the 'Big Six' Tony Awards, which include Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical. (more...)

10-Time Tony Award-Winner THE BAND'S VISIT Premieres In Cleveland Next Month 10-Time Tony Award-Winner THE BAND'S VISIT Premieres In Cleveland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Playhouse Square is proud to announce that THE BAND'S VISIT, one of the most Tony Award-winning musicals in history, is coming to Playhouse Square's Connor Palace for a three-week engagement, November 5-24, 2019, as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series. To purchase tickets, visit playhousesquare.org, call 216-241-6000 or visit the Playhouse Square Ticket Office (1519 Euclid Ave.). (more...)

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is currently on stage at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre! Check out the cast performing music from the show! (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Makes Its Way to Marcus Center THE BAND'S VISIT Makes Its Way to Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee announces that THE BAND'S VISIT, one of the most Tony Award-winning musicals in history, will be coming to Milwaukee from November 26 to December 1. The tour of the critically acclaimed and 10-time Tony Award-winning production launched at the Providence Performing Arts Center on June 25, 2019 and continued on to play Washington, DC starting July 9, 2019. THE BAND'S VISIT will play over 32 cities in its first season including Milwaukee. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT On Sale At Broadway In Boston This Monday THE BAND'S VISIT On Sale At Broadway In Boston This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Broadway In Boston is proud to announce that tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT, one of the most Tony Award-winning musicals in history, will go on sale this Monday, September 16, 2019. With a Tony- and Grammy-winning score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, THE BAND'S VISIT rejoices in the way music makes us laugh, makes us cry, and ultimately, brings us together.  THE BAND'S VISIT will play the Citizens Bank Opera House March 24 a?" April 5 as part of the Lexus 2019-2020 Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT to Play at Walton Arts Center THE BAND'S VISIT to Play at Walton Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Welcome to nowhere! 2018 Tony Award-winner for 'Best Musical,' The Band's Visit will play at Walton Arts Center May 19-23, 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show's leads Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay in action! Check out the video (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The North American Touring company of The Band's Visit celebrated their official opening night at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC last night. Check out photos from the evening! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Chilina Kennedy And Sasson Gabay in THE BAND'S VISIT Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Chilina Kennedy And Sasson Gabay in THE BAND'S VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show's leads Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay in action! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/13: Further IN THE HEIGHTS Film Casting, and More! Wake Up With BWW 6/13: Further IN THE HEIGHTS Film Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

Good morning BroadwayWorld! (more...)

BWW TV: THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road! BWW TV: THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road!
by TV - On the Road - Jun 12, 2019

The award-winning Israeli film actor Sasson Gabay will reprise the role of 'Tewfiq' in the upcoming North American tour of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT, the role he created in the 2007 film of the same name and most recently played on Broadway.Joining him for the tour is critically acclaimed 'Beautiful' actress Chilina Kennedy in the role of 'Dina', a role which won a Tony Award for original star Katrina Lenk in 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sasson Gabay, Chilina Kennedy & More Get Ready to Launch THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour! Photo Coverage: Sasson Gabay, Chilina Kennedy & More Get Ready to Launch THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour!
by Monroe George - Jun 11, 2019

The award-winning Israeli film actor Sasson Gabay will reprise the role of 'Tewfiq' in the upcoming North American tour of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT, the role he created in the 2007 film of the same name and most recently played on Broadway.Joining him for the tour is critically acclaimed 'Beautiful' actress Chilina Kennedy in the role of 'Dina', a role which won a Tony Award for original star Katrina Lenk in 2018. (more...)

Tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour On Sale June 7 Tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour On Sale June 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT will go on sale on Friday, June 7. THE BAND'S VISIT won 10 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited two-week engagement September 3-15, 2019. (more...)

Actors Shakespeare Company Presents WILL & BESS Reading Actors Shakespeare Company Presents WILL & BESS Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2019

The equity professional Actors Shakespeare Company will present a world premiere reading of WILL & BESS by Loren Lester on Wedesday, June 5 at 7pm at the Episcopal Actors Guild. (more...)

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