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Ron Lagomarsino

Ron Lagomarsino (Director) most recently directed Joseph Dougherty’s Chester Bailey at Irish Repertory Theater in New York (Outer Critics Award  nomination for Outstanding Play), following its acclaimed run at BSC in 2021 (NY Times Critics Pick; multiple Berkshire Theater Critics Awards, including Best Director). He also directed the premieres of Alfred Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy (Drama Desk Award nomination) and The Last Night of Ballyhoo which garnered the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best  Play respectively. The national tour of Daisy (Helen Hayes nomination) starred Julie Harris, and Dame Wendy Hiller led the West End cast. For his productions of Daisy, Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild, and Timothy Mason’s Only You, he received the Outer Critics Circle Award. Other premieres include works by John Patrick Shanley, Beth Henley, and Jane Anderson (Ovation nomination for Looking for Normal). For Manhattan Theater Company, Ron directed Joseph Dougherty’s Digby (Drama Desk nomination) and, at Lincoln Center Theater, the Dougherty/Ahrens/Flaherty musical My Favorite Year. He has  developed new works at NY Stage & Film, Sundance, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, and Ojai Playwrights Conference. His own play Jerome was developed at NYS&F and chosen as a Finalist at the O’Neill. His extensive television credits include the pilots of David E. Kelley’s Emmy-winning “Picket Fences” (Directors Guild of America Award), and “Homefront” (Emmy Award nomination). Favorite episodic work includes “thirtysomething,” “My So-Called Life,” “Ally McBeal,” and “Pretty Little Liars.” 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 Fellowship, Ron served as Resident Director of Hartford Stage Company. He is a graduate of Santa Clara University (valedictorian) and NYU School of the Arts (J.S. Seidman Award).

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