Lisa Goldstein Kirsch just recently finished a five year run on the hit CW series “One Tree Hill’ as “Millicent Huxtable” a quirky fashion assistant turned morning news show host. Lisa was hired as a day player, and producers were so impressed with her that they kept bringing her back. After a year of guest starring, Lisa was given a series regular contract. She also appeared as Sheva Chess, opposite Jon Abrahams and Alessandro Nivola, in “Who Do You Love,” the life story of legendary record producer Leonard Chess. Directed by Jerry Zaks, the film tells the story of Chess Records founder, Leonard Chess.
She received her BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University in 2003. Following college she interned at Timothy Busfield’s B Street Theatre in Sacramento, California, before moving to New York. While in New York she studied with Terry Schreiber and booked several jobs at regional theaters across the country. Lisa then moved to Orlando, FL to join the original cast of “Finding Nemo: The Musical”. The show opened in January 2007 to rave reviews and was helmed by a Tony Award-wining creative team including composer Robert Lopez (“Avenue Q”), director Peter Brosius and choreographer John Caraffa. While working at Disney World, she also fulfilled a childhood dream of playing “Belle” in “Beauty and the Beast: Live on Stage.”
Lisa Goldstein Kirsch currently resides in Florida and Los Angeles, and is married to her best friend, Brendan. She feels extremely lucky to be able to live her dreams every time she goes to “work”.
Find Lisa on IMDB