A Photographer's Journey with Women and War

About Lisa Hayes

Finding the Light

Lisa Hayes, actor and playwright, has performed her one-woman shows of Jane Eyre and Nurse! nationally and internationally. Other acting credits include: Macbeth, Twelfth Night (Actors Ensemble); As It Is In Heaven  (Edinburgh Festival, 78th Street Theatre Lab); and small roles in film and television soap operas. Other writing credits include: Breast in Show, a musical about breast cancer written with composer/lyricist Joan Cushing, produced at the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival;   Bedside Manners, written with journalist Suzanne Gordon to explore doctor/nurse communication, published by Cornell University Press; and several museum theatre plays. After earning a PhD in American Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Ms. Hayes began a new career as a public historian and is now President/CEO of the Accokeek Foundation, a non-profit that connects people to history, agriculture, and nature at Piscataway Park in Maryland. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and the International Museum Theatre Alliance.