Lori Eve Marinacci (born August 21) is an American performer and Broadway actress. She has performed in several productions throughout her career, such as the Vegas production of Hairspray, the national tour of Kiss Me, Kate, and regional productions of Hair, The Taffetas, and other shows.
Marinacci was performing in the eight-time Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray in New York City, where she plays the part of Shelley, one of the "Nicest Kids In Town." She is also the understudy for Tracy Turnblad, the lead role and Penny Pingleton.
Marinacci made her debut on Broadway as Shelley in September 2006, following a successful run in the show's Vegas production earlier in the year. She played Tracy on Broadway for the first time on March 1, 2007.