Friends, I am honored to introduce Ron Simons as our new Executive Producer for VIVA VERDI!
Ron is the Founder and President of SimonSays Entertainment and a three-time Tony Award-winning producer and actor. Ron leads the strategic planning/development of Theatre and Film projects including the critically acclaimed films: Night Catches Us, Gun Hill Road, Blue Caprice and Mother of George (all premiered at Sundance). His first documentary 25 to Life premiered at the American Black Film Festival where it won Best Documentary. He also produced the Broadway productions of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Tony Award for Best Musical), Porgy & Bess (Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony Award for Best Play, Drama Desk, New Drama Critics and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play, Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play), A Streetcar Named Desire (AEA’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award). To learn more about Ron and his great work at SimonSays you can visit his website at http://www.simonsaysentertainment.net/ He’s a true talent! We are excited about our new collaboration and look forward to our next phase of production together in Milan. Welcome Ron!!