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Ron Beverly

Ron Beverly is a writer, director and producer. Ron directed Chazz Palminteri (Bullets Over Broadway, The Usual Suspects) in Stage Readings of his play, The Spitting Image, at The Actors Studio in New York City and The Ivoryton Playhouse in Connecticut. He directed and developed the NYC World Premiere of the play Wink by Neil Koenigsberg, (The Giver, Crazy Heart) at Theater For The New City. Ron directed and produced his hit farce play, the Audelco Award Nominated, Driving While Black & Other Felonious Funk at The Venue at St. James in NYC. He directed and produced his short film, American Hunger, starring Ilene Kristen (One Life to Live, Ryan’s Hope). Ron directed Keith David (Greenleaf) in Workshop Productions of his play, Paul Robeson: To Live In Freedom, in NYC. Ron wrote and developed a Sitcom Pilot, Dirty Laundry, for FOX television. He wrote and developed the film script Sweet Chariot with Executive Producer, Chiz Shultz (A Soldier’s Story, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus). He wrote and directed his play M’Dear in NYC. Ron wrote and directed Web Projects, A Little Miracle and The Ultimate Intervention. He is directing and developing a one-woman show with music, Alone With Nina Simone, with Staged Readings at La Mama, NYC, the Palace Theater, CT and Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Md. 

Ron received an AT&T Artist Grant to produce his play The Ladder at the Theatrical Outfit in Atlanta, Georgia. His play, Sons of Man, won Best Play at the International Black Writers Conference. His TV Pilot script, Paradise, was a semi-finalist in the Austin Film Festival. 

Ron is a member of the Dramatist Guild and a lifetime member of the Actors Studio. As a member of The Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit (PDU), Ron has participated in the development of hundreds of projects. He is also a moderator at The Actors Studio PDU, with John Patrick Shanley (Doubt), Estelle Parsons (Roseanne), Lyle Kessler (Orphans), Jose Rivera (Motor Cycle Diaries) and Chazz Palminteri.