Lisa Hayes, is an accomplished playwright and actress. She has toured her one-woman show of “Jane Eyre” nationally and internationally. After debuting her play "Nurse!" (based on interviews she did with nurses in New York) off-Broadway in 2003, she has performed the play throughout the U.S., as well as in Rome and Krakow. Lisa's other plays include Bedside Manners, From the Mountains of Mourne to the Mines of Montana, The Sad Sacks are Back, and The Trailer Park Diaries. She recently received her PhD in American Studies from the University at Buffalo and is seeking publication for her dissertation on theatricalizing oral histories. Lisa’s day job is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Accokeek Foundation, where she has the opportunity to write and produce museum theater plays on colonial history for the National Colonial Farm. Lisa is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, the International Museum Theatre Alliance, the International Oral History Association, and The Players.