Singer/Actress Stacy Francis grew up a preacher's kid singing in her uncle's church in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn NYC.
She has starred on and off Broadway, recorded with Warner Bros. Records and toured the world in several stage plays and musical productions.
Recently Stacy starred in Beehive the musical in Los Angeles with American Idol finalist LaToya London. She received rave reviews from The LA Times for her performance. She is also featured on a song with hit music producer Swizz Beatz for his upcoming project.
In addition she recently starred in the national tour of Eric Jerome Dickey's hit stage play "Friends and Lovers." The play included: Leon, Miguel Nunez, Mel Jackson, and Monica Calhoun.
Some television credits include: NBC's "Third Watch," UPN's "Half an Half" and "The Parkers," CBS's "Yes Dear," Disney's "Phil of the Future," Fox's "Fastlane," FX's "Son Of The Beach," the WB's "In My Opinion" and live performances on "The Rosie O' Donnell Show," "Showtime At The Apollo," and "Soul Train."
At the age of 16 Stacy joined the girl group, Ex-girlfriend that was produced by Full Force.
The group was signed to Warner Bros. Records by Benny Medina. While at Warner Bros. the group recorded two CD's and toured the world promoting their albums that were also produced by noted singer/songwriter, R. Kelly. Their hit record, "Why Can't You Come Home" ranked #3 on Billboard Magazine's Top 100's.
Before leaving the group, Stacy performed in "Girlfriend", a made for television movie produced by Oprah Winfrey and appeared on Broadway in the show, "Boys Choir and Friend's on Broadway."
An ardent desire to perform in musical theater lead to a starring role opposite the legendary recording artist, Chaka Kahn in the West End production of "Mama I Want To Sing" in London. This afforded her the opportunity to perform at the Olivier Awards, Britain's equivalent to the American Tony Awards.
Before returning to the States, Stacy performed in Tokyo and then returned home to star in "Born To Sing," at Madison Square Garden with gospel greats, CeCe Winans and Shirley Caesar. Rave reviews for her performance led to an invitation to join the cast of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" on Broadway. This was followed by roles in "Street Corner Symphony" and the hit Broadway show, "Footloose" where she originated the role of Rusty.
Other noted performances include singing background vocals for Madonna and having the privilege of performing in concert beside Prince - he featured her with his band.
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