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Lisa Bostnar rehearsing "The Lover" with director Alvin Epstein

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Gordon Clapp and Lisa in a reading

of "The Dead Letter Office".

Recent news...

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  • Lisa was very proud to work with the National Black Theatre in a reading of Lewis Payton's latest play, LOST FRIENDS. Stand by for more news in November 2023.

  • Last month, Lisa filmed a touching and very funny film, CHOPIN with director, Vincent Lin. Click article at left to read about the film. 

  • Lisa recently shot a starring role in a new film, BLAME with Karen Lynn Gorney. Click trailer at left.

  • Recently, Lisa shot a guest star spot on CBS, FBI: MOST WANTED, and an indie film based on Ben Marcus' New Yorker short story, COLD LITTLE BIRD.

  • At the Central Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA, Lisa played the famous Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova, in a staged reading of a new play, THE AKHMATOVA JOURNALS.

  • Wrapped a two-character indie short film made by award-winning filmmaker Laina Barakat entitled, THE WAITING ROOM.

  • Lisa closed critically acclaimed  productions of ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE, and A DOLL'S HOUSE, Part 2 in which she played Nora.

  • Independent film, SOMEWHERE IN JULY, winning awards in this year's festival circuit. Lisa stars as the mother of a transgender child.


  • Shot a guest-starring role on an episode of NBC's award-winning series BLINDSPOT. Here is a photo from the episode"Artful Dodge," with David Morse and Luke Mitchell. Look for a video montage in the "Reel Clips" section of the website.

"Lisa Bostnar delivers a star turn."​
  • Lisa starred in an award-winning production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at Playhouse on Park in Hartford.


  • Guest starred in the "The Travel Agency" episode of THE BLACKLIST on NBC. Look for video montage in the "Reel Clips" section of the website.

  • Received wonderful notices ("The standout is Lisa Bostnar... (she) gives a monologue that would be worth the price of admission all its own." -Ledger-Transcript) for her performance in STEEL MAGNOLIAS.


  • Lisa had a smash run in Sharr White's ANNAPURNA with co-star Gus Kaikkonen.


  • Starred in Jackob Hofmann's new play, A PERSISTENT MEMORY at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row in NYC. The play was directed by Jessi D. Hill..


  • Lisa did a reading of Karen Sunde's play TO MOSCOW at the Players Club in NYC with Gordon Clapp, Ann-Marie-Cusson, Katherine Romans, Garly Sloan and Elise Stone. Directed by Bob Lawson.

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BLAME trailer


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