Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
Volume 8



Stacey Harris

Stacey Harris is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina.

As a child, she always loved acting, singing, and dancing, participating in many school productions, as well as performing in community theatres, local dinner theatres. She also attended the French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. 

Stacey is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Speech as a Theatre major and member of the music theatre certificate program.

She began performing with The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene in 2012, when she played “Fannie” in the revival of The Golden Land. This production received a Drama Desk Nomination for Most Outstanding Revival of 2012.

 In 2013, she played “Esther” in Folksbiene’s The Megile of Itzik Manger and then revived the role for the 2014 production.

Stacey has also appeared at numerous galas, fundraisers, and concerts for the Folksbiene, including the 2012 Chanukah concert and the 2013 Yiddish Concert at West Hampton Synagogue.



In addition to her work with The National Yiddish Theatre, Stacey has also performed on Broadway, e.g. in Bells Are Ringing (directed by Tina Landau and choreographed by Jeff Calhoun), off-Broadway, in national tours, which included Showboat (directed by Hal Prince and choreographed by Susan Stroman), Cinderella (directed by Gabriel Barre), and in the West Coast tour of Dreamgirls.

Stacey has played in such notable regional theatres as the Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ), Westchester Broadway Theatre (NY), Flat Rock Playhouse (NC), Casa Manana (TX), Florida Studio Theatre (FL), Capital Repertory Theatre (NY), Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MA), Riverside Theatre (FL), Candlelight Dinner Playhouse (IL), and Village Theatre (WA).

Her favorite roles include “Roxie” in Chicago, “Lola” in S'Wonderful, "Diana Morales" in A Chorus Line, "Lala" in The Last Night of Ballyhoo, and "Anna" in Syncopation.

In addition to her two off-Broadway Folksbiene productions, she also was in the off-Broadway productions of Lone Star Love and The Awesome 80s Prom.

Stacey also performed in the Radio City Music Spectacular in both Los Angeles, California and Branson, Missouri.

Stacey currently lives in New York City.

Her website can be found at

Sh. E. from Stacey Harris.






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