Lisa Asher
(New York Nightlife Award Winner/BackStage Bistro Award Winner/MAC Award Winner)

Lisa Asher has appeared as an actress and featured vocalist in numerous theatrical and concert venues around the country.

Ms. Asher just returned from starring in a critically acclaimed production of "Woody Guthrie's American Song" at The Colorado Shakespeare Festival.

Lisa appeared in the 2007 NYMF production of Austentatious. Lisa's performance was singled out in almost every review, including a very nice mention in The New York Times.

Other roles include that of Bess Earp in the new musical I Married Wyatt Earp at Bristol Riverside Theatre, appearing in the world premiere of Almost Heaven, John Denver's America for the Tony Award Winning Denver Center Theater Company. She can also be heard on the original cast recording of Almost Heaven. Lisa toured nationally with the Broadway show The Who's Tommy and appeared in the Off-Broadway hit Woody Guthrie's American Song which received a Drama Desk Nomination for Best Musical. Lisa was featured in a concert tribute to Woody Guthrie produced by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where she shared the stage with such rock and folk notables as Bruce Springsteen, Indigo Girls, Ani DeFranco, Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie. Other theatrical credits include: the dual roles of Minnie and Joan in the East Coast premiere of the musical Bingo at The Adirondack Theatre Festival; the role of Topeka in Christmas At The Swingtime Canteen (which required that she musical direct, sing, act and conduct while providing piano accompaniment for the show) at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina; and, one of her favorite roles, that of Doatsey Mae in The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas in Chicago.

Ms. Asher is the recipient of a New York Nightlife Award, a MAC Award, and a Back Stage Bistro Award for her solo work in cabarets in New York. Her critically acclaimed debut CD, Let The Mystery Be, was nominated for a MAC Award for Recording of the Year. Lisa's newest CD, Lisa Asher Live at The Duplex, was just released and is a faithful recording of her highly successful show that enjoyed a lengthy run at the famed Greenwich Village nightclub, The Duplex.

Lisa made her national television debut in a solo vocal performance on the Emmy Award-winning The Rosie O'Donnell Show. A veteran studio musician, Ms. Asher can be heard on television themes, audio projects for numerous publishing companies as well as commercial and educational children's products, including products for Sesame Street and Berlitz.