Kenneth Ferrone is an Emmy-Nominated Producer and Director with credits encompassing television, film, Broadway theater, and dance. With a passion for storytelling, he is committed to the creative development and production of dynamic and engaging new works across a variety of mediums. Kenneth Produced RENT on Fox as well as the Emmy Award winning GREASE LIVE, including the show’s live behind-the-scenes content, which captured roughly 2.2 million viewers and over 1.6 million social actions across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, making GREASE LIVE the highest socially engaged live musical performance to date. For NBC, Kenneth Associate Produced the television series, RISE (Universal TV, TrueJack, Seller-Suarez), as well as Steven Spielberg’s musical series, SMASH (Universal TV, Storyline, Amblin.) Additional credits include DECEPTION (Universal TV, BermanBraun) and IRONSIDE (Universal TV, Davis Entertainment, Yellow Brick Road), as well as Theresa Rebeck's feature film, POOR BEHAVIOR. For the stage, Kenneth directed the critically acclaimed 1st National Tour of CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90’S MUSICAL, based on the cult film, and he will direct the world premiere musical, THE WANDERER, based on the life and music of Rock and Roll artist, Dion DiMucci, at PaperMill Playhouse in Spring 2020. He Associate Directed the 12-Time Tony Nominated Broadway musical, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, for Nickelodeon and Sony Music, as well as the upcoming Broadway musical, DAVE. He collaborated with Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn as the Associate Director of COLIN QUINN: THE NEW YORK STORY, which earned rave reviews Off-Broadway, was named a 2015 “Critic’s Pick” by the New York Times, and was filmed for Netflix. He directed the Off-Broadway premiere of LUCIE POHL: HI HITLER at the Cherry Lane Theatre as well as the long-running Off-Broadway hit, SISTAS; now in its seventh sold-out year, the production aired nationwide on BET Television and is distributed by RLJ/Image Entertainment. He Associate Directed the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of LOVE LETTERS, the world premiere of WATERFALL, by Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire, and the Broadway premiere of WONDERLAND. Other recent stage credits include productions at the 5th Ave Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Pasadena Playhouse, Primary Stages, Alley Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Musicals, and Bay Street Theatre. Kenneth began his career at International Creative Management. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Producers Guild of America.
Engaging audiences through a diversity of characters, genres, and theatrical platforms.
NEW YORK / LOS ANGELES
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