Lisa recently completed a long run as Heidi Hansen in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. Previously, she’s starred as Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia!, Elphaba in Wicked, Cleo in Twyla Tharp’s The Times They Are A-Changin’, Amneris in Aida, and Marion Halcolmbe in The Woman in White. Additional New York credits include the role of Helena in All’s Well That Ends Well at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare Lab and Claire in Roundabout’s Ordinary Days. Regional credits include Tatiana Racon in the world premiere of Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors (McCarter/Cleveland Play House), Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, Gertrude in Hamlet, Ivy in August: Osage County, Anna in Sister Play (The Magic Theatre), Betty Blake in The Will Rogers Follies (Pioneer Theatre), Victoria in Victor Victoria (Ogunquit Playhouse), Sally in Cabaret (PlayMakers), Kennedy Center’s Broadway: Three Generations – Side Show (Violet), Chicago’s Wicked (Elphaba), Into the Woods (Witch – PlayMakers), The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown (Mom – Orange County PAC), Evita (Eva), The Last 5 Years (Cathy), A Little Night Music (Petra – Goodspeed), and Brigadoon (Meg – Goodspeed). Lisa is now on the Acting faculty at Missouri State University’s acclaimed Department of Theater and Dance. Training: MFA in Classical Acting from the Academy for Classical Acting.
- Missouri State University
After a successful run as “Heidi Hansen” in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway, Lisa is teaching and directing full-time at Missouri State University. She was recently profiled in the University Blog, and in a lovely video featuring her experience on Broadway.
- Dear Evan Hansen
Lisa will be returning to the Broadway stage to play “Heidi Hansen” in the Tony Award winning production of DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
- Home Street Home
Lisa will be joining a star-studded group of artists this summer up at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Connecticut. She will be in the developmental workshop production of Home Street Home, a new punk-rock musical written by Soma Snakeoil, Fat Mike, David Goldsmith and Jeff Marx. Directed by Richard Israel.