Lisa Lambe

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Lisa Lambe
Lisa Lambe - Juniper.jpg
Juniper promo still
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  • Singer
  • Actress
  • Songwriter
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Lisa Lambe is an Irish singer, actress and songwriter.

Acting career[edit]

Lisa graduated with a distinction degree in acting from Trinity College Dublin.[1] She was nominated for a Best Actress Award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards for her performance in the lead role of Philomena O Shea in Rough Magic's musical Improbable Frequency.[2] She has been described by the Irish Times as "the finest singer and actor of her generation."

Some of Lisa's theatrical play roles have included: Anna Karenina[3] and Johanna in Sweeney Todd at the Gate Theatre;[4] Oonagh in Jimmy's Hall[5] and Lil - written especially for her- in The Country Girls by Edna O'Brien,[6] and Patsy in The Unmanageable Sisters at the Abbey Theatre;[7] Sorcha in Ross O'Carroll-Kelly's The Last Days of the Celtic Tiger, Breaking Dad, Between Foxrock and a Hard Place at the Gaiety Theatre[8] and Nora in A Doll's House at the Helix Theatre.[9]

She played Elizabeth O'Farrell in The Bloody Irish, written for PBS in 2015.[10]

Music career[edit]

Lisa is a featured soloist and performs regularly with Ireland's RTE Concert Orchestra.[11]

Lisa was a member of Celtic Woman from 2010 to 2014 during which time she appeared on the albums: Believe, Home For Christmas, and Emerald: Musical Gems.

Her first album Hiding Away was recorded in Nashville and released in 2015. The single "Heaven" from this album featured some of the members of ALONE Ireland, a charity with which Lambe is affiliated.[12][13] She released her second solo album Juniper in 2020. It was written in Connemara and recorded in Donegal Ireland with producer Karl Odlum,[14] and has been described as "a love letter to nature."[15][16] Lisa released her third solo album Wild Red in November, 2021. Her new album was BBC Radio's album of the week and Goldmine USA Magazine Top 100 songs of 2021.

She is a regular recording artist for many film projects including the soundtrack of Float Like a Butterfly[17] and An Klondike.[18]

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Hiding Away 2015
  • Juniper released April 3, 2020 [21]
  • Wild Red 2021

with Celtic Woman[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lambe, Lisa. "Official website". Lisa Lambe About.
  2. ^ "Lisa Lambe | The Headline Agency". Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Anna Karenina". Gate Theatre Dublin. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Sweeney Todd". www.rte.ie. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  5. ^ Rooney, Jini. "BWW Review: The Abbey Theatre is JIMMY'S HALL". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  6. ^ Rooney, Jini. "BWW Review: THE COUNTRY GIRLS at The Abbey Theatre". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  7. ^ "The Unmanageable Sisters". Abbey Theatre. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  8. ^ "Breaking Dad". Landmark Productions. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Irish Theatre Magazine | Reviews | Current | A Doll's House". itmarchive.ie. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  10. ^ ""Bloody Irish" 1916 musical on PBS stays away from standard reiteration of Irish history". IrishCentral.com. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Lisa Lambe – A Winter's Night (06.12.2019)". Geneva Literary Aid Society. 18 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Lisa Lambe - Hiding Away [Album]". 4 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Out of Hiding:Lisa Lambe Finally Expressing Herself". Independent.ie.
  14. ^ Stacey, Sarah. "Culture Club - Lisa Lambe". TodayFM.
  15. ^ "Lisa Lambe". Blue Élan. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  16. ^ Quigley, Maeve (13 April 2020). "Singer Lisa Lambe's new album Juniper is a love letter to Ireland". EVOKE.ie. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  17. ^ a b "Float Like a Butterfly" – via www.imdb.com.
  18. ^ "An Klondike OST, by Steve Lynch". Steve Lynch.
  19. ^ "Brendan Grace Thanks For The Memories". 23 September 2019 – via www.rte.ie. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  20. ^ "Bloody Irish on PBS". 1 October 2015.
  21. ^ "Lisa Lambe". Blue Elan.

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