Biography as it appears in the BEAUTY and the BEAST playbill (spring 2018):

LISA PANAGOPOULOS (Beggar Woman, Tango Tap Dancer, Ensemble) has performed in many ACTORS inc productions. Her roles include: Alfie Scragg in Li’l Abner, Ching in Anything Goes, Sister Mary Claire in Nunsense, Mrs. Soames in Our Town, Renee in The Odd Couple (Female Version), Honey in Bingo! The Winning Musical, Ensemble in Les Misérables and Oklahoma!, and most recently as Mrs. Corry in Mary Poppins. Lisa was bitten by the acting bug in high school, where she played Amaryllis in The Music Man, Dinah Lord in The Philadelphia Story, and Mammy Yokum in Li’l Abner. Lisa is the Director of Online Faculty Development and Services, as well as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In her spare time, she runs an online retail business called: “Grab the Fun!” She hopes to inspire and remind everyone to grab the fun that is all around us, every day! Lisa sends much love and thanks to her family and friends, and especially to her four beautiful children for their constant love and support. This performance is dedicated to Lisa’s dad, Paul, her biggest fan and inspiration. Dad, I miss seeing you in the front row of every one of my shows. I know that you are watching from above, beaming with pride. Thank you for your love and light that inspires me every day. This one’s for you!

Lisa Panagopoulos