Ron Lagomarsino

RON LAGOMARSINO most recently directed Alfred Uhry's Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo at the Helen Hayes Theatre (Outer Critics Circle nomination), reuniting him with Mr. Uhry and actress Dana Ivey after their success with Driving Miss Daisy (Drama Desk nomination). Prior to its New York engagement, Ballyhoo premiered at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta as part of the Olympic Arts Festival. Broadway: My Favorite Year. Off-Broadway: Joseph Dougherty's Digby (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Beth Henley's Abundance, John Patrick Shanley'sWomen of Manhattan, and for the Young Playwrights Festival, Evan Smith's Remedial English. Mr. Lagomarsino is a recipient of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Driving Miss Daisy, Christopher Durang's Laughing Wild (Playwrights Horizons), and Timothy Mason's Only You. He directed the Daisy national tour, as well as the Chicago and West End productions. Regional credits includeNoises Off at Seattle Rep, Hay Fever at Kenyon Festival, and the premiere of Martin Sherman's Passing By at Hartford Stage, where he served as resident director for two seasons. Mr. Lagomarsino spent several somewhat blissful summers at the National Playwrights Conference and the Berkshire Theatre Festival as associate director. Television pilots include Picket Fences (Directors Guild Award), Homefront (Emmy nomination), The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, Courthouse,Grapevine, and most recently, Homestead starring Ann-Margret and Sonia Braga. TV movies include Dinner at Eight (TNT), The Counterfeit Contessa (Fox) and Sweet Temptation (CBS). Other TV credits include episodes of thirtysomething and My So-Called Life. A recipient of an NEA Directing Fellowship, he is a graduate of Santa Clara University (valedictorian) and New York University School of the Arts (Seidman Award Graduate in Directing). (As of July 2007)