Paul Lazarus

Paul Lazarus has an over 30-year, award-winning career directing, producing, and writing film, theatre, and television. He recently completed a feature documentary called SlingShot about Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world’s water crisis. Lazarus has directed over 80 plays and musicals (mostly new work) in such prominent theatres as The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Playwrights Horizons, The Manhattan Theater Club, Circle Rep, The Actors Studio, La Mama ETC, and The Goodspeed Opera House, to name a few. Since moving to LA, he has directed many notable TV series including most recently Pretty Little Liars and The Middle. Past shows include: Ugly Betty, Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, LA Law, Psych, Samantha Who? , and Melrose Place. In the early ’90s, he served as the Artistic Director of the historic Pasadena Playhouse. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Lazarus apprenticed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in England.