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Lisa Vroman

 
Bio:
Lisa starred for several years on Broadway as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. As Christine, she garnered Theatre Critics' awards for the role in a record breaking run in San Francisco, and did a return engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Ms. Vroman starred as Rosabella in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lisa starred for several years on Broadway as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. As Christine, she garnered Theatre Critics' awards for the role in a record breaking run in San Francisco, and did a return engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Ms. Vroman starred as Rosabella in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2006
Rosabella
  [San Francisco (Regional)]
ACT Production, 1999
Lucy Brown
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1992
Christine Daaé [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1990
Christine Daaé [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1990
Other Roles
Actress
Girlfriend
Hotel Cashier
Rose's Friend
Giulietta Trapani (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Christine Daaé [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Performer

Lisa Vroman Biography

Lisa starred for several years on Broadway as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. As Christine, she garnered Theatre Critics' awards for the role in a record breaking run in San Francisco, and did a return engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Ms. Vroman starred as Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella, making her New York City Opera debut with Paul Sorvino playing the title role. She played the role of Charlotte in A Little Night Music with Michigan Opera Theatre, starring Leslie Uggams and Ron Raines. She starred as Lili Vanessi in Kiss Me Kate with both Glimmerglass Opera and the MUNY Theater of St. Louis, and played Marian Paroo in The Music Man with Shirley Jones (Mrs. Paroo) and Patrick Cassidy (Harold Hill) at The Bushnell Theatre in Hartford CT. Lisa sang the role of Birdie in Regina with Utah Opera, conducted by Keith Lockhart; made her New Jersey Opera debut as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus (directed by Ira Siff); and premiered and recorded two Comic Operas by composers John Musto (Bastianello) and William Bolcom (Lucrezia) with the New York Festival of Song.



Her Broadway debut was in Aspects of Love, and she was the first to play both Fantine and Cosette in Les Miserables. For PBS she was featured with Colm Wilkinson and Michael Ball in Cameron Mackintosh's Hey, Mr. Producer! at the Lyceum Theatre in London, a Royal Gala attended by Queen Elizabeth II. She sang the role of Johanna in the San Francisco Symphony's Emmy Award winning Sweeney Todd in Concert, with Patti Lupone and George Hearn. Both are available on DVD. Lisa starred as Laurey in Oklahoma, filmed live in concert for the BBC Proms Festival at Royal Albert Hall in London, and starred as Mary Turner in Gershwin's Of Thee I Sing/Let 'em Eat Cake in concert with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, directed by Pat Birch. Other roles have included Lucy Brown in Threepenny Opera at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco with Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Dussault, and Anika Noni Rose; Laurie in The Tender Land at the Cabrillo Music Festival, with Marin Alsop, conducting; Maria in The Sound Of Music with Tulsa Opera; Josephine in HMS Pinafore and Yum-Yum in The Mikado with the Utah Opera; and Anna 1 in The Seven Deadly Sins with the Utah Symphony,, Florida Symphony, Portland Symphony, and Parnassus Symphony. She has sung Maria in West Side Story, Guenevere in Camelot, Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel, Christine in Maury Yeston's Phantom, Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, and Amalia Balash in She Loves Me, as well as many other well known musical roles.

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Her many performances have included a multi-city concert tour of China; concerts of Cole Porter's 1928 La Revue des Ambassadeurs with L'Opera de Rennes in France; and playing the role of Maria Callas in Terence McNally's award winning play, Master Class.

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Lisa is a George London Competition Grant recipient and a 1999 Minerva Award recipient from the State University of New York at Potsdam. She received an Undergraduate degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, a Masters degree in Fine Arts, Opera Performance from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and was recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Music from SUNY Potsdam. She has become an active mentor and sought-after clinician with many colleges and universities across the country and around the world.



With a repertoire that ranges from Stravinsky to Weill to Broadway, Lisa is a frequent guest soloist with theater and opera companies, and orchestras including San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, the National, Malaysia, Seattle, Hong Kong, Cleveland, Nashville, Pacific, Utah, Dallas, the Boston Pops with Keith Lockart, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, and the Philly Pops with Peter Nero. She made her debut at The Hollywood Bowl in Disney's 75th celebration, singing and dancing with legend Dick Van Dyke in a medley from Mary Poppins, (John Mauceri, conductor). She guest starred with SONY artist Greek tenor Mario Frangoulis in his NYC debut concert at City Center; and has performed many times with the New York Festival of Song, including a tribute to Broadway director Harold Prince. Lisa has sung in concert with composer Stephen Schwartz, organist David Higgs, and the Empire Brass Quintet. Her solo CD, Broadway Classic, features Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and 47 of San Francisco's finest orchestral players. Lisa had the honor of singing at the Profiles in Courage Award dinner in Boston at the JFK Library, as a guest of the Kennedy family. She has also sung on separate occasions for Queen Elizabeth, former presidents Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, and former Vice President Al Gore.




Lisa Vroman News

Single Tickets For The RPO 22-23 Season Go On Sale Next Week Photo Single Tickets For The RPO 22-23 Season Go On Sale Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will put single tickets for its 2022-23 Season on sale on July 19 and for one day only will offer 30% off the purchase price. 

Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall Photo Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, will celebrate the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 PM in Springfield Symphony Hall. The Sondheim Celebration, conducted by Tim Stella, will feature Broadway stars Hugh Panaro and Lisa Vroman.

Richard P. Garmany Fund Donates $15,000 to MOSSO for Stephen Sondheim Celebration Photo Richard P. Garmany Fund Donates $15,000 to MOSSO for Stephen Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

 The Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will be the lead sponsor of MOSSO’s, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, celebration of the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

Mosso Celebrates The Broadway Music Of Stephen Sondheim This Month At Symphony Hall Photo Mosso Celebrates The Broadway Music Of Stephen Sondheim This Month At Symphony Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, will celebrate the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 PM in Springfield Symphony Hall.

Broadway Veteran Lisa Vroman at the Hylton on 5/14! Photo Broadway Veteran Lisa Vroman at the Hylton on 5/14!
by - May 5, 2022

Special Offer - Broadway Veteran Lisa Vroman at the Hylton on 5/14!

Robert Petkoff, Ta'Nika Gibson and Brandon Chu Will Lead CAMELOT at the Muny Photo Robert Petkoff, Ta'Nika Gibson and Brandon Chu Will Lead CAMELOT at the Muny
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

The Muny announced today that Robert Petkoff, Ta'Nika Gibson and Brandon Chu will star in the enchanting and romantic legend, Lerner and Loewe's Camelot, June 22-28, 2022. This triumphant story is directed by Matt Kunkel, choreographed by Beth Crandall, with music direction by Abdul Hamid Royal.

MOSSO Announces Summer Concert Series at Symphony Hall Celebrating Stephen Sondheim a Photo MOSSO Announces Summer Concert Series at Symphony Hall Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Williams
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, have announced details of their upcoming summer concerts at Symphony Hall. MOSSO will celebrate the music of Stephen Sondheim and John Williams. These concerts mark the first time in almost twenty years that the musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra have performed summer concerts in Springfield.

Rochester Philharmonic Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Rochester Philharmonic Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Maestro Delfs continues to bring excitement and a new spirit of rebirth to the RPO with creative programming and an inclusive leadership style.

Sarasota Orchestra Presents March Concerts with Passion, Lyricism and a Little Suspen Photo Sarasota Orchestra Presents March Concerts with Passion, Lyricism and a Little Suspense
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra's March concerts include a star-studded line-up of Broadway soloists on its second Pops program, an alluring Masterworks program featuring works that embody the ‚Äúsound‚ÄĚ of America and a unique, mystery-themed Great Escapes performance that takes listeners on a suspenseful journey.¬†

Final Round of the 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition to Stream in August Photo Final Round of the 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition to Stream in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music today announced streaming distribution plans for the final round of the 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition, the internationally renowned theatrical singing contest, which is set to take place before an invitation-only audience in New York City on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

Lisa Vroman Videos

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
by Michael Sterling - May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event.

BWW TV: Chatting with The Stars Of S.T.A.G.E. 2016
by Michael Sterling - Jun 28, 2016

The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) Benefit titled Sondheim 5, took place June 18th at Beverly Hills' beautiful Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in benefit of AIDS Project Los Angeles.  The much anticipated event, was once again directed by David Galligan.  Michael Orland served as Musical Director, with Choreography by Lee Martino; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the stars just prior to their first of two performances.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Watch Kevin Gray's Full Broadway Memorial
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2013

Last month, the Broadway community gathered together to celebrate the life and show business legacy of beloved Broadway performer Kevin Gray at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). The Majestic Theatre held a special place for Mr. Gray, having starred there in The Phantom of the Opera, first as Raoul and later as The Phantom. Titled A Celebration of the Life of Kevin Gray, the memorial tribute, you can the full event below.

BWW TV Exclusive: Hal Prince, Norm Lewis, Craig Schulman, Cris Gronenedaal & More Remember Kevin Gray
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2013

Just yesterday, the Broadway community gathered together to celebrate the life and show business legacy of beloved Broadway performer Kevin Gray at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). The Majestic Theatre held a special place for Mr. Gray, having starred there in The Phantom of the Opera, first as Raoul and later as The Phantom. Titled A Celebration of the Life of Kevin Gray, the memorial tribute, you can check out highlights from the special event below.

BWW TV: Andrew Rannells, Charo and More in the 29th Annual Musical Theatre Benefit, S.T.A.G.E.
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Apr 18, 2013

A company of more than 25 stars of stage and screen entertained a packed house at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Saturday night (April 6) at the 29th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.). BWW TV's Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group were on hand for an up close and personal look at the event , themed 'Broadway, My Way,' which raised more than $285,000 for HIV/AIDS direct care, education, and advocacy services offered by AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of OC CAN YOU SING? 2012-13 at Pacific Symphony
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2012

Calling all singers from Orange County, Los Angeles and the Inland Empire! Pacific Symphony asks for the second time, "OC Can You Sing?" in a search for Southern California's most-talented singers. Watch a video about this year's competition below!

BWW EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Laura Osnes Performs 'He Appeared' from New FAUSTUS THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2012

FAUSTUS, THE MUSICAL is a new piece written by Michael Mott and Justin Silvestri. An entanglement of various musical styles, the musical explores the great duality of human motivation; self-love and self-sacrifice. Below, BroadwayWorld exclusively brings you the demo recording of 'He Appeared' featuring Broadway belle Laura Osnes!

BWW EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Jeremy Jordan & Laura Osnes in New FAUSTUS Musical - Demo Track!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2012

Faustus, The Musical is a new piece written by Michael Mott and Justin Silvestri. An entanglement of various musical styles, this epic musical explores the great duality of human motivation; self-love and self-sacrifice. BroadwayWorld has gotten exclusive access to one of the show's demo tracks, recorded by Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes, one of Broadway's favorite dynamic duos, and brings you a first listen below!


Lisa Vroman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lisa Vroman been in?
Lisa Vroman has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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