DANNY SHARRON (he/him) is a theater director with a focus on developing new plays and musicals. Dedicated to elevating the stories of the LGBTQ+ community, he is currently collaborating with Ryan J. Haddad, Jason Kim, Ricardo Pérez González, and Ben Diskant, among others.
Danny is committed to leading processes with a mix of empathy, clarity, rigor, and kindness, and brings the full scope of his identity (gay, Jewish, Middle Eastern, husband, father) into everything he creates.
For five years, Danny was the Senior Associate Director on Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award for Best Musical), overseeing four companies: Broadway, West End, Toronto, and the U.S. National Tour.
Danny has developed and directed work with The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, LAByrinth Theater Company, Primary Stages, Ma-Yi, and The Lark. He was most recently a 2021-2022 Next Stage Directing Resident with The Drama League. He is also a recipient of New York Theatre Workshop's 2050 Fellowship, Williamstown's Bill Foeller Fellowship, The Drama League's New York Fellowship, and is an alumnus of the Ars Nova Director's Troupe.
NYC-based. BA/BS University of Florida. Proud member of SDC.