Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15

Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). Making her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.

From Broadway to classics, on stage and in concert, Lisa Vroman has established herself as one of America's most versatile voices. Hailed as "one of American musical theater's most beautiful voices" by Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Lisa starred as Christine Daaé in San Francisco's record-breaking five-year run of The Phantom of the Opera, a role she also played to critical acclaim on Broadway and in Los Angeles. Her many theatre credits include Marian Paroo in The Music Man (Bushnell Theater with Shirley Jones, Patrick Cassidy and the Hartford Symphony), Lili Vanessi in Kiss Me Kate (Glimmerglass Opera/MUNY Theatre of St. Louis), Birdie in Regina, Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Anna 1 in The Seven Deadly Sins (Utah Symphony/Opera), Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus (New Jersey Opera), and Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella (New York City Opera). For PBS: Johanna in Sweeney Todd (2001 Emmy Award), and Hey! Mr. Producer (London Royal Gala). She played Laurey in Oklahoma (BBC PROMS festival), Anna Leonowens in The King and I (Lyric Opera of Virginia), Mary Turner in Of Thee I Sing (San Francisco Symphony w/Michael Tilson Thomas). In addition, Lisa sang and danced opposite Dick Van Dyke as Mary Poppins at the Hollywood Bowl (Disney 75th Anniversary). Lisa made her Broadway debut in Aspects of Love and was the first actress to play both Fantine and Cosette in Les Misérables.

With a repertoire that ranges from Stravinsky to Weill to Broadway, Lisa is a frequent guest with symphonies including San Francisco, Nashville, Philadelphia, Dallas, Utah, St. Louis, Houston, Pacific, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Cleveland, National, Florida, Cleveland, BBC Concert Orchestra, Boston Pops (Keith Lockhart), Philly Pops (Peter Nero), New York Pops (Carnegie Hall) as well as with The New York Festival of Song and organist David Higgs (Disney Hall, Los Angeles).

Recent performances have included a multi-city tour of China, An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, a concert series with L'Opera de Rennes in France, and playing the role of Maria Callas in Terence McNally's award winning play, Master Class. Lisa is part of an ongoing multimedia symphony project produced by Music Unwound and the Kurt Weill Foundation which features the work of Kurt Weill, Berthold Brecht and Marc Blitzstein. Her upcoming season includes celebrations of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with the Philly Pops and Santa Barbara Symphony.

Lisa is a graduate of the Crane School of Music, State University at Potsdam (BM, Hon. Dr. of Music, Minerva Award), Carnegie-Mellon University (MFA), and is a George London Competition winner. She has become an active mentor and sought-after clinician with many colleges and universities across the country and around the world. She has acted as a judge in both the Lotte Lenya Competition for the Kurt Weill Foundation and UCLA's Walter Jurmann Competition. Recently, Lisa joined the teaching faculty of the Institute for American Musical Theatre in New York.


For additional information on Feinstein's at the Nikko, visit: www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com.
Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15

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