Lisa Lambe

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Lisa Lambe
Lisa Lambe - Juniper.jpg
Juniper promo still
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  • Singer
  • Actor
  • Songwriter
Musical career
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Lisa Lambe is an Irish singer, actor 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 in The Bloody Irish, written for PBS in 2015.[10]

Music career[edit]

Lisa released her second solo album 'Juniper' in 2020. It was written in Connemara and recorded in Donegal Ireland with producer Karl Odlum,[11] and has been described as "a love letter to nature." [12][13]

Lisa is a featured soloist and performs regularly with Ireland's RTE Concert Orchestra.[14]

Lisa was a member of Celtic Woman during which time she appeared on the albums: Believe, Home For Christmas, and Emerald: Musical Gems.[12]

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.[15][16]

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]

with Celtic Woman[edit]

  • Believe
  • Home for Christmas
  • Emerald: Musical Gems

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lambe, Lisa. "Official website". Lisa Lambe About.
  2. ^ "Lisa Lambe | The Headline Agency". Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  3. ^ "Anna Karenina". Gate Theatre Dublin. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  4. ^ "Sweeney Todd". www.rte.ie. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  5. ^ Rooney, Jini. "BWW Review: The Abbey Theatre is JIMMY'S HALL". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  6. ^ Rooney, Jini. "BWW Review: THE COUNTRY GIRLS at The Abbey Theatre". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  7. ^ "The Unmanageable Sisters". Abbey Theatre. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  8. ^ "Breaking Dad". Landmark Productions. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  9. ^ "Irish Theatre Magazine | Reviews | Current | A Doll's House". itmarchive.ie. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  10. ^ ""Bloody Irish" 1916 musical on PBS stays away from standard reiteration of Irish history". IrishCentral.com. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  11. ^ https://www.todayfm.com/podcasts/the-last-word-with-matt-cooper/culture-club-lisa-lambe
  12. ^ a b "Lisa Lambe". Blue Élan. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  13. ^ Quigley, Maeve (2020-04-13). "Singer Lisa Lambe's new album Juniper is a love letter to Ireland". EVOKE.ie. Retrieved 2020-04-26.
  14. ^ "Lisa Lambe:A Winter's Night".
  15. ^ "Lisa Lambe - Hiding Away [Album]". February 4, 2015.
  16. ^ "Out of Hiding:Lisa Lambe Finally Expressing Herself". Independent.ie.
  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". September 23, 2019 – via www.rte.ie. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  20. ^ "Bloody Irish on PBS". October 1, 2015.
  21. ^ "Lisa Lambe". Blue Elan.

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