Lisa is a writer & lyricist & funny person based in Manhattan. She is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and a contributing writer for Reductress and HelloGiggles

She recently collaborated with composer Jaime Lozano on his new song-cycle A Never-Ending Line, which premiered in Paris in March 2017. The cycle will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room in July before an Off-Broadway run at The Players Theatre beginning in August. Her and composer Joanna Burns' piece The Watson's Rumpus Room was featured in the BMI Workshop Showcase at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in May 2017.  She co-wrote and produced the feminist holiday parody album B*tch Carols in 2016. Her two-woman sketch comedy show The Longest Con ran at Chicago's Public House Theatre in 2014. She has performed in stand-up, sketch, and improv shows in venues throughout Chicago and New York, including Second City's de Maat and Skybox stages, the Playground Theater, Stage 773, the PIT, Subculture, and a plethora of bars. 

Lisa learned her crafts at the College of William & Mary, the Second City Conservatory, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Sackett Street Writers Workshop. 

Email: lisa[dot]mongillo[at]gmail[dot]com