From Opera To Rap
Former Beverly Hills resident Lisa Carroll was discovered by Hollywood agents while still a student at UCLA and went on to become a film and TV actress, Broadway and cabaret singer, and an aspiring Metropolitan Opera diva. Best known for her performances in the hit musical Hello, Dolly! (also acting as stand-in for its original star, Carol Channing), she appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Steve Allen Show, General Hospital, etc. She created a mega successful children’s album for Capitol Records, titled Rappin’ Up Christmas: Homeys 4 the Holidays. During a recent appearance on ABC-TV’s Toy Box, she introduced her line of toys including the Hip Hop Hamilton bear, dedicated to the smash Broadway rap hit Hamilton.