Lisa has starred in numerous Off-Broadway and Regional musical theater productions throughout the United States. Enjoy some clips from her work in some of the 'classic' musicals, as well as her extensive work in Yiddish and Jewish theater.
As Nancy in "Oliver" - singing "As Long As He Needs Me:"
From the Off-Broadway musical hit, "On Second Avenue," (starring Broadway and film star, Mike Burstyn) - singing "Samet Un Zayd," a song about a poor girl who sells her love for satin and silk:
Singing a sad lullabye in "Ghetto Cabaret," a musical about the uprising in the Jewish Ghetto in Vilna, Lithuania during WWII:
Singing the rowdy and bawdy drinking song, "Oom Pah Pah," as Nancy in "Oliver:"
Singing the French chanson, "Parlez Moi D'Amour" to try distract an angered SS Officer in the musical, "Ghetto Cabaret:"
A melodramatic performance of the Yiddish Theater classic, "Ikh Bin A Mame" (I Am A Mother), from the Off-Broadway hit, "On Second Avenue" (starring Broadway and film star, Mike Burstyn). The song, made famous by the Yiddish Theater star, Jennie Goldstein, tells the painful story of a mother estranged from her child.
Singing "It's A Fine Life" as Nancy in "Oliver:"
A moment of Jewish comedy from the English-Yiddish, Off-Broadway hit, "On Second Avenue," starring film and Broadway star, Mike Burstyn. In this scene, a well-meaning elderly woman, played by Lisa, visits her friend, Mr. Blitz, who lies ailing in the hospital. Clearly she is a bit more wrapped up in her own problems than that of poor Mr. Blitz, played by the great performer and renowned cantor, Bob Abelson.
Singing an English version of the Yiddish song, "Friling" (Springtime), in "Ghetto Cabaret":