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Lisa Gajda

 
Bio:
Broadway: Catch Me If You Can (u/s Carol), Elf, Finian's Rainbow (u/s Susan), Guys and Dolls, Pal Joey (u/s Gladys), Cry Baby (u/s Mona, Pepper), The Times They Are A Changin', Spamalot, Movin' Out, Taboo, Urban Cowboy, Sweet Smell Of Success (u/s Rita), Kiss Me Kate, Fosse, How To Succeed In ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Catch Me If You Can (u/s Carol), Elf, Finian's Rainbow (u/s Susan), Guys and Dolls, Pal Joey (u/s Gladys), Cry Baby (u/s Mona, Pepper), The Times They Are A Changin', Spamalot, Movin' Out, Taboo, Urban Cowboy, Sweet Smell Of Success (u/s Rita), Kiss Me Kate, Fosse, How To Succeed In ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
Carol Strong (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Rose
Susan Mahoney (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer (Swing)
Mona (Understudy)
Pepper Walker (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Bambi Jo
Ensemble/Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Wickette [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

Lisa Gajda (recipient for 'Chaplin')  with David Westphal & Merwin Foard  attending t Photo

Lisa Gajda (recipient for 'Chaplin') with David Westphal & Merwin Foard attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony celebrating Merwin Foard recipient for 'Annie' at the Palace Theatre in New York City on 11/08/2012

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Date:
03/16/2020
Lisa Gajda (recipient for 'Chaplin')  with David Westphal & Merwin Foard attending th Photo

Lisa Gajda (recipient for 'Chaplin') with David Westphal & Merwin Foard attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony celebrating Merwin Foard recipient for 'Annie' at the Palace Theatre in New York City on 11/08/2012

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Lisa Gajda from 'Tuck Everlasting' Photo

Lisa Gajda from 'Tuck Everlasting'

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Date:
04/29/2016
Lisa Gajda from 'Tuck Everlasting' Photo

Lisa Gajda from 'Tuck Everlasting'

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Date:
04/29/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble

Carol Strong (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Rose

Susan Mahoney (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer (Swing)

Mona (Understudy)

Pepper Walker (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Bambi Jo

Ensemble/Other Roles

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Wickette [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Lisa Gajda Biography

Broadway: Catch Me If You Can (u/s Carol), Elf, Finian's Rainbow (u/s Susan), Guys and Dolls, Pal Joey (u/s Gladys), Cry Baby (u/s Mona, Pepper), The Times They Are A Changin', Spamalot, Movin' Out, Taboo, Urban Cowboy, Sweet Smell Of Success (u/s Rita), Kiss Me Kate, Fosse, How To Succeed In Business, Tommy. Television: 2012 Tony Awards¬ģ opening number, Fashion Rocks (with Duran Duran), Viva Variety (Swimsuit Squad), MTV Music Awards (with Paula Abdul), 63rd and 64th Academy Awards¬ģ.




Lisa Gajda News

The Green Room 42 Announces Holiday Lineup Photo The Green Room 42 Announces Holiday Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up through the holidays and New Year’s Eve. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.

Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House Photo Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

On Monday, December 6, Situation, in collaboration with The Mayor‚Äôs Office of Media and Entertainment, invites the next generation of changemakers to peek behind the curtain of Broadway‚Äôs vast job market in this special, virtual ‚Äúopen house‚ÄĚ for college students, recent grads, and aspiring young professionals.

LISTEN: ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast Launches New Mini-Series About Access To Care Photo LISTEN: ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast Launches New Mini-Series About Access To Care
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST has announced its special mini-series Access to Care. Therapy is a wonderful tool and can be a great way to facilitate healing. However, we acknowledge that therapy is a privilege, and is not always accessible or affordable to those that need it the most.

Lineup Announced for BECOMING BROADWAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO A CAREER IN THEATRE Virtua Photo Lineup Announced for BECOMING BROADWAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO A CAREER IN THEATRE Virtual Open House
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2021

On Thursday, October 28, Situation, in collaboration with The Mayor‚Äôs Office of Media and Entertainment, invites the next generation of changemakers to peek behind the curtain of Broadway‚Äôs vast job market in this special, virtual ‚Äúopen house‚ÄĚ for college students, recent grads, and aspiring young professionals.

LISTEN: Tony Nominee Bobby Steggert Wraps Up Season Three of ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST P Photo LISTEN: Tony Nominee Bobby Steggert Wraps Up Season Three of ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

In this Season Three finale episode, Tony Award-nominee turned psychotherapist, Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Big Fish) sits down with podcast host Allison Sheff (Smokey Joe’s Café) to discuss artists’ changing identities and social anxiety in the rehearsal room.

Get a First Listen to Caitlin Kinnunen on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast Photo Get a First Listen to Caitlin Kinnunen on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

Caitlin Kinnunen will be this week’s guest on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST podcast. Kinnunen sits down with podcast host Allison Sheff (Smokey Joe’s Café) to talk about her early experiences with panic attacks on stage, making peace with your anxiety, and the necessary changes we’d like to see in the industry to better support artists' mental health. 

ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast Season Three Launches With Lisa Gajda Photo ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST Podcast Season Three Launches With Lisa Gajda
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

Broadway veteran turned therapist Lisa Gajda (Tuck Everlasting, Fosse) is this week's guest on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST podcast.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Photo Flash: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Bucks County Playhouse's "The Rocky Horror Show" - on stage through Sunday, October 28. Hunter Foster directs this production after also directing this season's record breaking "Million Dollar Quartet" and "42nd Street". Choreography is by Playhouse Artistic Associate, Lorin Latarro. 

Lisa Gajda Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broad VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2018

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

BWW TV: MISS SAIGON Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2017

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our second annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Miss Saigon. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's Jake Ryan Flynn helped to present this year's award, and you can check out how it all went down below!

BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE's Darren Lee Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 28, 2016

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our first annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Allegiance. Darren Lee accepted the award on behalf of his cast, with the help of Broadway favorite Sean Palmer and you can check out how it all went down below!

STAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally Mayes
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY. Below, check out rehearsal footage from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Liz McCartney Sings 'Talk Amongst Yourselves' at TABOO Reunion Concert!
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2014

Exactly ten years after closing on Broadway, Boy George's TABOO returned to New York for a very special two-night-only engagement benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The concert starred Matthew Rowland (Boy George) and Samuel Buttery (Leigh Bowery), both of whom reprised their performances from the 2012 revival of TABOO at the Brixton Clubhouse in London. Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar) took on the role of 'Philip Sallon.' In the video below, original 'Big Sue' Liz McCartney sings 'Talk Amongst Yourselves.'

STAGE TUBE: First Look at TABOO: TEN YEARS LATER at 54 Below - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2014

Get a first look at official footage from the 10th Anniversary Concerts of the Boy George musical TABOO, which reunited members of the original Broadway cast at 54 Below on February 7 and 8, 2013 (ten years to the day of the final New York performance). Click below!

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New Television Promo for Broadway's CHAPLIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened earlier this week, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. The show just released a brand new television promo and BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of CHAPLIN with Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened last night, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. BroadwayWorld's own Richie Ridge was there for the big opening, where he chatted with Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Christiane Noll and more! Check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Jonas Brothers Support Rob McClure at CHAPLIN Opening!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened last night, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. In the video below, Nick and Joe Jonas chat about supporting their good friend Rob McClure at the big opening. Check it out below!


Lisa Gajda Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lisa Gajda been in?
Lisa Gajda has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Lisa Gajda been in?
Lisa Gajda has not appeared in the West End