Ron Lagomarsino**

Ron Lagomarsino**



LOBBY HERO: Director

most recently directed the acclaimed production of Joseph Dougherty’s Chester Bailey Off-Broadway at Irish Repertory Theater. Previously he staged its world premiere at American Conservatory Theater (Bay Area Theater Awards, Best Play and Production) and Barrington Stage Company (NY Times Critic’s Pick, Berkshire Theater Award). Broadway productions include Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo (Tony Award Best Play, Pulitzer Prize finalist) and the Dougherty/Ahrens/Flaherty musical My Favorite Year. Other Off-Broadway credits include the world premieres of Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy (Pulitzer Prize, Drama Desk Award nomination), Mr. Dougherty’s Digby (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Beth Henley’s Abundance, and John Patrick Shanley’s Women of Manhattan. Ron received OCC Awards for Driving Miss Daisy, Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild, and Timothy Mason’s Only You. He also directed the national tour of Daisy with Julie Harris, and the West End production with Dame Wendy Hiller. His extensive regional credits include the world premiere of Jane Anderson’s Looking for Normal at Geffen Playhouse (Ovation Award nomination) and the West Coast premiere of David Mamet’s November. Ron’s play Jerome was selected as a Finalist for the O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference, and workshopped at New York Stage & Film. Florida Rep selected Jerome for its 2020 PlayLab Festival. Lagomarsino’s television credits include the pilots of David E. Kelley’s “Picket Fences” (Directors Guild of America Award), “Homefront” (Emmy nomination), and the “Pretty Little Liars” spinoff “Ravenswood,” (Co-Executive Producer). Favorite episodic TV includes “thirtysomething,” “My So-Called Life,” “Ally McBeal,” “Switched at Birth,” “The Fosters,” “Nashville,” and the hugely popular “Pretty Little Liars” (25 episodes). Ron’s movies for TV include the Hallmark Hall of Fame “My Sister’s Keeper,” starring Kathy Bates and Lynn Redgrave (National Association for Mental Illness Media Award for Direction). The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Directing Fellowship, he served as Resident Director for two seasons with Hartford Stage Company. He is a graduate of Santa Clara University (valedictorian) and New York University School of the Arts (J.S. Seidman Award).

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