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Liisi LaFontaine

 
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Liisi LaFontaine was a finalist on The Winner Is (NBC) as part of a singing duo The LaFontaines with her mother Nita Whitaker. Her stage credits include Ti'Moune in Once on This island (LACHSA production), Mimi in Rent (Skylight theater) and Trisha in Dog Sees God (Skylight Theater). Her first EP ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Liisi LaFontaine was a finalist on The Winner Is (NBC) as part of a singing duo The LaFontaines with her mother Nita Whitaker. Her stage credits include Ti'Moune in Once on This island (LACHSA production), Mimi in Rent (Skylight theater) and Trisha in Dog Sees God (Skylight Theater). Her first EP ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2021
Satine
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2016
Deena Jones

 

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Performances
  [West End]
2021
Satine

  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2016
Deena Jones

Liisi LaFontaine Biography

Liisi LaFontaine was a finalist on The Winner Is (NBC) as part of a singing duo The LaFontaines with her mother Nita Whitaker. Her stage credits include Ti'Moune in Once on This island (LACHSA production), Mimi in Rent (Skylight theater) and Trisha in Dog Sees God (Skylight Theater). Her first EP titled Golden is now available on iTunes.




Liisi LaFontaine News

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Photo Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

Review Roundup: MOULIN ROUGE! Opens in London; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: MOULIN ROUGE! Opens in London; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 21, 2022

Moulin Rouge! officially opened in London on 20 January at the Piccadilly Theatre. The cast of Moulin Rouge! is led by Liisi LaFontaine and Jamie Bogyo in the roles of Satine and Christian.

BWW Review: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre Photo BWW Review: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 21, 2022

There can be few shows that have been quite so pushed from pillar to post by Covid. The West End version of Moulin Rouge! The Musical has stuttered, started and stopped a dizzying number of times. After winning 10 Tony awards on Broadway, the long-awaited adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s extravagant 2001 film is now officially open at a red velvet-swathed Piccadilly Theatre in a blaze of sparkle and light.

Wake Up With BWW 1/19: THE KITE RUNNER and A STRANGE LOOP Broadway Dates Confirmed, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/19: THE KITE RUNNER and A STRANGE LOOP Broadway Dates Confirmed, and More!
by - Jan 19, 2022

Today's top stories include a confirmed Broadway production of The Kite Runner. The stage adaptation of the book will play July 6 through October 30, 2022 at the Hayes Theatre. Plus, the full casting and dates have been announced for the Broadway premiere of A Strange Loop. 

Photos: First Look at All New Production Photos From MOULIN ROUGE! in London Photo Photos: First Look at All New Production Photos From MOULIN ROUGE! in London
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

All new production photos have been released for Moulin Rouge! in the West End. The musical opens on 20 January at the Piccadilly Theatre. The cast of Moulin Rouge! is led by Liisi LaFontaine and Jamie Bogyo in the roles of Satine and Christian.

VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
by Eleni Cashell - Jan 7, 2022

We chat to the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical about bringing the spectacular spectacular to the West End.

MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 4, 2022

Though hardly an ideal start to the new theatrical year, we want to applaud all of the incredible casts, creatives, backstage and front-of-house staff who are working so hard to keep shows on. If you can support productions, please do ‚Äď whether revisiting an amazing long-running show or checking out something new. And speaking of which: here are some of the most intriguing London additions for this month. Keep checking back for our reviews, interviews and features!

MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes West End Performances and Reschedules Opening Night Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes West End Performances and Reschedules Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021

Performances of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will resume this evening at the Piccadilly Theatre with a new official Opening Night set for Sunday 9 January 2022.

VIDEO: Jamie Bogyo & Liisi LaFontaine Perform 'Come What May' From MOULIN ROUGE! Photo VIDEO: Jamie Bogyo & Liisi LaFontaine Perform 'Come What May' From MOULIN ROUGE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will officially open at the Piccadilly Theatre on December 8. Liisi LaFontaine and Jamie Bogyo lead the production in the roles of Satine and Christian.

MOULIN ROUGE! Becomes First Show in the West End to Require Masks for Audiences Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Becomes First Show in the West End to Require Masks for Audiences
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

Moulin Rouge! The Musical has become the first show in the West End to require that their audiences wear face coverings throughout the show. Mask-wearing is asked of audiences in the West End, but it is not mandatory. 

Liisi LaFontaine Videos

VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
by Eleni Cashell - Jan 7, 2022

We chat to the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical about bringing the spectacular spectacular to the West End.

VIDEO: Alex Newell, Kara Lindsay, Isabelle McCalla, and More Perform 'The New World'  VideoVIDEO: Alex Newell, Kara Lindsay, Isabelle McCalla, and More Perform 'The New World' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2020

A group of stars have performed a new virtual cover of The New World from Jason Robert Brown's Songs For a New World.

BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together' VideoBWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2020

Ryan McCartan (The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again, Heathers), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, a?oeThe Flasha??), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels, Encores' Promenade), Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening, a?oeDaybreaka??) and more have lent their voices to a new concept album Within Earshot: Anthems for the In-Between.

VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson VideoVIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson
by Alan Henry - Jul 3, 2018

ArtsEmerson has announced that Born for This - A New Musical will take the stage this summer for a limited engagement, June 15 - July 15 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Downtown Boston. With original music and lyrics by six-time GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning icon BeBe Winans book by Charles Randolph-Wright, BeBe Winans, and Lisa D'Amour, and direction by Charles-Randolph Wright (Motown the Musical), Born For This celebrates the incredible true story of BeBe Winans - a young man who follows his heart and finds his destiny.

VIDEO: The Cast of DREAMGIRLS Performs on THIS MORNING VideoVIDEO: The Cast of DREAMGIRLS Performs on THIS MORNING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

Last week on the summer finale of This Morning, the cast of West End's Dreamgirls performed 'One Night Only!' starring Marisha Wallace as 'Effie White'. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: DREAMGIRLS Amber Riley and Liisi LaFontaine Bring the Belt on 'Listen' Duet
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2017

Amber Riley and her DREAMGIRLS co-star, Liisi LaFontaine, dropped in on The Radio 2 Arts Show this week in support of their West End run in in the first ever UK production of the 1980's classic musical, Dreamgirls. Watch the video below to catch a re-tooled version of the Oscar-nominated song, 'Listen', originally performed in the film version of the musical and originated by Beyonce.  

BWW TV: It's Only the Beginning - Watch Highlights from DREAMGIRLS, Starring Amber Riley, in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2016

The long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls opens tonight, Wednesday 14 December at the Savoy Theatre in London, 35 years after originally opening on Broadway. Below, watch highlights just in time for this evening's premiere, plus click here for a new batch of production shots!

BWW TV: Watch Amber Riley Perform 'I Am Changing' from the UK Premiere of DREAMGIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2016

An exclusive new video has been released in advance of the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls which will have preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November and Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.


Liisi LaFontaine Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Liisi LaFontaine been in?
Liisi LaFontaine has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Liisi LaFontaine been in?
Liisi LaFontaine has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Liisi LaFontaine's first West End show?
Liisi LaFontaine's first West End show was Dreamgirls which opened in 2016