Lisa Fishman 

323-841-3474  OyitsFish@aol.com 

HAIR - BLONDE/BROWN  EYES - GREEN 

 

THEATER – OFF-BROADWAY 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in YIDDISH - Grandma Tzeitl / Ensemble (**u/s Golde, Yente, Sheyndl) - (Stage 42 - NYC) (Dir. Joel Grey) 

THE GOLDEN BRIDE - Toybe (Principal) (National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene - NYC) 

ON SECOND AVENUE (w/ Mike Burstyn) - Principal (National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene - NYC & Gindi Theatre - LA) 

SHPIEL, SHPIEL, SHPIEL! - Lady #1 (Principal) (National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene) 

GIMPEL TAM - Rivka (Principal) (National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene) 

 

THEATER - REGIONAL (PARTIAL LIST) 

CABARET - Sally Bowles (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse - Aka: The Rev Theatre Company - NY) 

OLIVER - Nancy (Performance Riverside - Riverside, CA) 

BRUCE ADLER, A,B,C… - Principal (South Florida Tour) (Dir. Dan Siretta) 

TINTYPES - Emma Goldman & Fanny Brice (Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura, CA) 

GHETTO CABARET - Chaya (Principal) (Los Angeles Jewish Theatre) 

GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN - Shen Te (Kreeger Theatre - Washington, D.C.) 

SHLEMIEL THE FIRST - Yenta (Pegasus Theatre - Chicago) (Dir. Peter Amster) 

SPRING’S AWAKENING - Marta (Kreeger Theatre - Washington, D.C.) 

 

PRE-BROADWAY WORKSHOPS 

HERE I AM - Lady in Blue - C2C Entertainment (LA) 

 

VOCAL PERFORMANCES, CONCERTS AND VOCAL WORK 

‘SHEYN VI DI LEVONE’  in the FEATURE FILM ‘DUMMY’ - Vocal performance of this classic Yiddish song featured in the film, ‘Dummy,’ starring Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Vera Farmiga, Illeana Douglas, Jessica Walter & Ron Leibman. 

VOICE OF ‘MY YIDDISHE BUBBIE,’ Dancing Plush Toy - Voice of this dancing doll sold at major retailers, including Bed, Bath and Beyond and Amazon, which doles out comical Yiddish phrases and dances along to familiar Jewish melodies and Klezmer tunes. 

MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND - Lead Vocalist (Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino & English) - Multiple European and American Tours, including concerts at Carnegie Hall, Barbican Centre (London), Viener Konzerthaus (Vienna), The Hague and The Knitting Factory in New York,.  Featured on the CD ‘You Should Be So Lucky’ on Shanchie label. 

LISA FISHMAN & HER BAND - Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist (Folk/Rock/Jazz/Blues/Comedy) - Shows throughout the U.S.  Multiple recordings, Adult Contemporary Top 10 Chart 

SOLO VOCALIST OF JEWISH MUSIC - Concerts throughout the U.S. and Europe, including: Town Hall (NYC), Damrosch Park @ Lincoln Center.  Performances with:  Itzhak Perlman, Joel Grey, Mandy Patinkin, Tovah Feldshuh, Theodore Bikel, Jerry Stiller, Bruce Adler, Mike Burstyn, Peter Yarrow, Alan King, Fyvush Finkel, Lainie Kazan, Renee Taylor, Tovah Feldshuh, Zalmen Mlotek, Claire Barry of The Barry Sisters, Seymour Rechzeit, Dudu Fisher, Frank London, Alicia Svigals, and Lorin Sklamberg of The Klezmatics, Hankus Netsky of The Klezmer Conservatory Band, and Michael Alpert of Brave Old World, Daniel Kahn, Adrienne Cooper, Deborah Strauss, Jeff Warschauer and Mendy Cahan. 

DEBBIE FRIEDMAN - Background Vocalist at Carnegie Hall Concert for this internationally renowned, Jewish Songwriter and Recording Artist 

KLEZMER JUICE - Lead Vocalist for this West Coast based Klezmer band known for their feature in the film, ‘Wedding Crashers.‘  The band plays classics from the Klezmer repertoire, along with new interpretations of old hits, including Bossa Nova and other Latin styles. 

MOSTLY KOSHER - (Gypsy-Rock Klezmer Band) - Lead Vocalist/Entertainer at Disney’s ‘California Adventure’ Theme Park for their ‘Festival of Holidays’ (Anaheim, CA) 

SOUL TO SOUL - (Theatrical concert exploring relationship between Jews and African Americans, Feat. songs in English, Yiddish & Hebrew.  Trad. songs, Jazz, Blues, Folk Songs, Spirituals) - Lead Vocalist w/ guitar (Produced by NY’s National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene).  Shows in NYC, U.S. Cities, Canada) 

GHETTO TANGO - (Theatrical concert featuring songs of the Jewish Ghetto) - Lead Vocalist - (Produced by NY’s National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.  Shows in NYC, U.S. Cities, Canada) 

WILD SIDE (Motley Crue Tribute Band) - Lead Vocalist  – Clubs throughout Southern California 

THE LISA FISHMAN JEWISH EXPERIENCE - (Original interpretations of Jewish music, sung in English, Yiddish, Hebrew & Ladino - Featuring guitar, hand percussion and dancing) Concerts throughout U.S. 

MODERN KLEZMER QUARTET  - (Jazz-inspired arrangements of Jewish classics) - Lead Vocalist - Featured on the CD “Jazz Klezmerology.”  Concerts throughout the U.S. 

‘MR HUSKY EYES’ - Vocal performance of original song, written by Lisa Fishman, which accompanied closing credits for the film ‘The Alchemist Agenda,’ written by Marty Weiss and produced for Amazon Studios. 

‘LOYBLID FAR LABZIKN’ (‘Ode to Labzik‘) - Lead vocals for this song used in the animated short film, "Labzik: Tales of a Clever Pup,” based on the Yiddish book by Chaver Paver and adapted and directed by Jake Krakovsky for Theater Emory at Emory College of Arts and Sciences 

THE GOOD TIME ORCHESTRA - Lead vocalist in this Los Angeles based band which also features Willie Chambers of the psychedelic ‘60s/‘70s soul group, The Chambers Brothers, on vocals.  Specializing in jazz, blues, rock and soul. 

 

TELEVISION 

RARING TO READ (Reading readiness program for children) - Series Regular (Singer/Guitarist) - WFTY-TV, Channel 50 

WORLD STAGE CHICAGO - Featured singer - PBS 

 

TRAINING / EDUCATION 

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY - B.A. Musical Theater Studies 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - Vocal Performance Major 

 

LA: VOICE OVER: KALMENSON & KALMENSON (SCOTT HOLST), VOICE: CAROL WEISS, DANCE: EDGE PAC, NYC: MUSICAL THEATER: SARA LOUISE LAZARUS, ALEX RYBECK, BARRY MOSS, TARA RUBIN, SANDEE CAMPBELL, KEN LUNDI, IMPROV: SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTER, CHICAGO: VOICE: LISA SAUNDERSON, FAYE KAISER, ACTING: STEPPENWOLF THEATRE CO. (STEVE SCOTT, RONDI REED, DAN LEMONNIER), ON-CAMERA: REBECCA SULLIVAN, MEISNER TECHNIQUE: VIC D’ALLTORIO, EILEEN VORBACH, TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY: STEVE SCOTT, PETER FORSTER, JANET LAUER, LABAN TECHNIQUE: JANET LAUER,  DANCE: GUS GIORNANO DANCE STUDIO, LOU CONTE DANCE COMPANY, D.C.: VOICE: SUSAN HIGHT DENNY, ELIZABETH VRENIOS, ADRIANA HARDY, JEROME BARRY, SHAKESPEARE – WILLIAM. 

 

SPECIAL SKILLS 

VOICE-OVER: CHARACTER VOICES, JINGLES (*DEMO AND RESUME AVAILABLE, UPON REQUEST), VERSATILE VOCALIST: MEZZO SOPRANO WITH BELT – MULTIPLE STYLES, DANCE: TAP, THEATER JAZZ, SWING, PARTNER DANCING, ISRAELI FOLK, INSTRUMENTS: GUITAR (FOLK, ROCK, GOOD FINGER-PICKING), BASIC PIANO, UKULELE, HAND PERCUSSION (DUMBEK, DJEMBE, TAMBOURINE, SHAKERS, CASTANETS), DIALECTS: STANDARD BRITISH, COCKNEY, NEW YORK, MIDWESTERN (CHICAGO, NORTH SHORE), YIDDISH, NEW YORK JEWISH, SPANISH, SPORTS: BICYCLING, HIKING, YOGA, SWIMMING

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