MIMÌ, BAZ LUHRMANN'S LA BOHÈME ON BROADWAY

THE BROADWAY THEATRE, NEW YORK

Dream Team Announced
La Bohème Times Square billboard
Mimì & Rodolfo, Act II
Cafe Momus, Act II
Mimì & Rodolfo, Act III
Vanity Fair shoot w/ Annie Leibovitz
New York Times, Ben Brantley
British Elle
Photo by Douglas Kirkland
Sketch by Al Hirschfeld
Photo by Herb Ritts, Vogue

 

"Sexy, vital, utterly committed to the moment ... brought tears to my eyes."

 

-Ben Brantley, 

The New York Times

 

"a splendid singing actress.  Nothing, even her tubercular coughing, is forced, which makes her deeply compelling." 

 

-New York Daily News

"Raven-haired and saucer-eyed, [Lisa] has the quality reminiscent of Gene Tierney."

 

"Of the pairs, Garcia and Hopkins are a more touching and volatile couple."

-Washington Post

 

"With her wild mane of curly red hair, creamy skin, and pretty figure, Hopkins looks good in clothes."  

 

-The Salt Lake Tribune

DONNA ANNA, DON JUAN IN PRAGUE

THE ESTATES THEATRE, PRAGUE

THE BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC (BAM) NEXT WAVE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK

Don Ottavio & Donna Anna, Act I
Donna Anna - Or sai chi l'onore
Donna Anna
Don Juan in Prague Cast

 

 

"a lovely stage figure and excellent actress"

 

-Opera News

 

 

"a musical Anna [with] her attractive soprano"

 

-Opera News 

 

 

"delivered with white-hot dramatic urgency"

 

-Opera News

 

 

"shows promise"

 

-The New York Times

SOFIA, IL SIGNOR BRUSCHINO

THE GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA, NEW YORK

Florville (Alek Shrader) & Sofia
The cast

 

 

"The kind of camera-ready young singer today's marketing directors dream of."

 

-Opera News

 

"Fortunately, unlike all too many so-termed 'total package' artists these days, [she] can also sing."

 

-Opera News

 

"Hopkins's very pretty instrument ... proved accomplished as well as stunning."

 

-Opera News

"fiery chemistry ... good phrasing and control."

-The New York Times

 

"a deft comedian while singing with impressive flair."

-Backstage

CORVINA, THE RAVEN, VOLPONE

WOLF TRAP OPERA COMPANY - THE BARNS AT WOLF TRAP, VIENNA, VIRGINIA

Volpone & Corvina
I've named you as my only heir
Birds of prey and partners in crime
Corvina & Mosca
Disown your son
Son, don't you dare snitch on your mother's good evil deeds!  I only did it for you!
Greedy birds of prey
What do you mean I'm not in the will!
Awaiting the court's verdict

"So expressive with her big Bette Davis eyes"

 

"deliciously funny as Corvina."

 

-The Washington Post

 

 

"I LOVE LUCY, I MEAN LISA ..."

 

-Scene 4 Magazine

 

"reminiscent of the antic late Lucille Ball"

 

"Seegmiller's mannerisms were comically apt."

 

-Scene 4 Magazine

 

 

"A performance worthy of Lucille Ball"

 

-Eye on the Arts

THE FIRST LADY, THE MAGIC FLUTE

WOLF TRAP OPERA COMPANY - THE FILENE CENTER, VIENNA, VIRGINIA

The First Lady
With Ronnita Miller & Faith Sherman

 

 

"The Queen's three 'ladies' ... were decidedly a cut above the usual trio."

 

-The Washington Times

GRIZABELLA, CATS

TUACAHN AMPHITHEATRE, TUACAHN CENTER FOR THE ARTS, IVINS, UTAH

Touch Me!  It's so easy to leave me all alone with the memory of my days in the sun. . .
Remark the Cat
Touch Me! . . .
Publicity photo

"Show-stopping as this washed-up glamour cat"

 

-Utah Theatre Bloggers

 

 

"Absolutley gorgeous ... truly dazzled ... delivered a transfixing rendition of 'Memory' "

 

-The Spectrum

"turn[s] Grizabella's story into a universal moment"

 

"her voice seems to penetrate each word of the familiar lyrics."

 

-Salt Lake Tribune

"She surpasses any expectations."

 

"The minute she opened her mouth, I offered her the job."

 

-Scott Anderson, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

MIMÌ, LA BOHÈME

UTAH LYRIC OPERA, COVEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, PROVO, UTAH & SUN VALLEY OPERA, SUN VALLEY, IDAHO

Mimi & Rodolfo Act I
Cafe Momus - Act II
Mimì & Marcello Act III
Mimì returns, dying - Act IV

"Her credentials are as impressive as her voice."

 

-Reichel Recommends

"Seegmiller's voice had the clarion quality of a ringing bell."

 

-Reichel Recommends

"like ... sitting in the center of cathedral chimes."

 

-Reichel Recommends

"deftly brought out a vulnerability and sincerity to her singnig"

 

-Reichel Recommends

NARRATOR, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

TUACAHN AMPHITHEATRE, TUACAHN CENTER FOR THE ARTS, IVINS, UTAH

The Prologue

"near flawless performance"

-Salt Lake Tribune

 

"simply lovely as the Narrator"

-Deseret News 

 

"a standout performance in an often-underrated role"

 

"a tremendous, Broadway-legit soprano voice " 

 

-Southern Utah Independent

"commanded the stage with strong presence and considerable humor"

 

-Utah Theater Bloggers

"ample style and ad lib of a seasoned professional" 

 

"She could easily fill that canyon with her sound!"

 

-Cliff's Music Picks

© 2020 by Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller