RON LAGOMARSINO, a native San Franciscan, has directed A.C.T. productions of The Imaginary Invalid and The Gamester. On Broadway he has directed Alfred Uhry's Tony Award–winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo and My Favorite Year. Off Broadway he has directed Christopher Kyle's Plunge, Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy (Pulitzer Prize, Drama Desk Award nomination), Joseph Dougherty's Digby (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle award nominations), Beth Henley's Abundance, John Patrick Shanley's Women of Manhattan, and Evan Smith's Remedial English. He is the recipient of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Driving Miss Daisy, Laughing Wild, and Only You. Regional credits include Noises Off at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Hay Fever at the Kenyon Festival Theater, The Foreigner at South Coast Repertory (West Coast Premiere), and Passing By at Hartford Stage, where he served as resident director for two seasons. Lagomarsino was also associate director of Berkshire Theatre Festival, where he co-authored and staged Vicious Circle. He has also directed the world premieres of Jane Anderson's Looking for Normal (Geffen Playhouse) and I Am Not Mark Twain, by Steven Cragg (Aspen Comedy Festival; Best One-Man Play). He has developed many new works at New York Stage and Film, Sundance Institute's Theatre Program, and the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Television credits include the pilots of Picket Fences (Directors Guild of America Award), Homefront (Emmy nomination), Courthouse, and Grapevine; the movies Pop Rocks, Snowglobe, Running Mates, and Dinner at Eight; and episodes of thirtysomething, My So-Called Life, Once and Again, Ally McBeal, The Unit, Shark, The Starter Wife, and Privileged. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Directing Fellowship, Lagomarsino is a graduate of Santa Clara University (valedictorian) and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
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