DeStefano, Ron

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Full name, Ronald DeStefano; born December 13, in Clewiston, FL; son of Ronald, Sr. (a research chemist) and Karen (a nurse) DeStefano. Education: Florida State University, degree in vocal performance and chemistry.


Agent—Bloc, 137 Varick St., Suite 603, New York, NY 10013.


Actor. Member of the touring company the Fabulous Pink Flamingos. Also performed with the corporate entertainment group the Water Coolers.


Actors' Equity Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Stage Appearances:

Member of ensemble, The Boys from Syracuse (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, Daytona Beach, FL, 1993.

Member of ensemble, On the Twentieth Century (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1993.

Member of ensemble, The Rothschilds (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1993.

Messenger, Mame (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1993.

Weasel Ford, The Wind in the Willows (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1993.

Alistair, The Reluctant Dragon (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1995.

Member of ensemble, The Goodbye Girl (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1995.

Member of ensemble, Iolanthe (operetta), Seaside Music Theatre, 1995.

Member of ensemble, The Secret Garden (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1995.

Reuben's waiter, The New Yorkers (musical), Seaside Music Theatre, 1995.

Charlie Dalrymple, Brigadoon (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, Chatham, NY, 1996.

Dopey, Snow White (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Hysterium, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Issachar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream-coat (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Lon Smith, Meet Me in St. Louis (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Mingo, Crazy for You (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Roger, Grease (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Ryan, Sandcastles (staged reading of musical), New Jersey, 1996.

Understudy for Max, The Sound of Music (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Title role, Wilbur, the Not–So–Big, Not–So–Bad Wolf (musical), Mac–Haydn Theatre, 1996.

Bob Cratchit and Ghost of Christmas Past, Scrooge (musical), Whiting Auditorium, Flint, MI, 1997, then Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Barnaby, Hello, Dolly! (musical), Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals, Galveston, TX, 1998.

Doody, Grease (musical), Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals, 1998.

Featured singer, On My Way to You (concert), Lincoln Center, Clark Studio Theater, New York City, 1998.

Mailman, 1942 (staged reading of musical), New Dance Group, New York City, 1998.

A Musical Christmas Present (concert), Donnell Library Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Dickon, The Secret Garden (musical), North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA, 1999.

Marcellus (guard at Elsinore), Playing the Palace (staged reading of musical), Little Theatre at St. Paul's, New York City, 1999.

Simple Simon, Babes in Toyland (operetta), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1999.

Understudy for Tom Trainor, No, No, Nanette (operetta), Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1999.

Songbook: Lewis Flinn and Clay Zambo (concert), Donnell Library Theatre, 1999.

Songbook Reprise: James Merillat (concert), Donnell Library Theatre, 1999.

Eugene and Teen Angel, Grease (musical), Westchester Broadway Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Linus, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (musical), Lycian Center for the Performing Arts, Sugar Loaf, NY, 2000.

Abelard and Heloise (staged reading of musical), New Dance Group, 2000.

Ethan and young Vince, Convenience (musical), selections produced at staged readings at John Houseman Theatre and Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, both New York City, 2000, then produced at Mainstage, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, 2000, also produced in 2002.

Brian, The Joys of Sex (staged reading of musical), New York University, Black Box Theatre, New York City, 2001.

First man, The World Goes 'Round (musical), Seven Angels Theatre and Polka Dot Playhouse, both CT, 2001.

Roderigo, Babes in Toyland (operetta), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, 2001, then Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, CT, 2002, 2003, and Avery Fisher Hall, 2003.

Buzz the bee, The Lolli–Pops (concert program), Florence Gould Hall, New York City, 2001, then Kaye Playhouse, New York City, 2002–2004.

Buzz the bee, The Orchestra (A Happy Family) (concert program), Kaye Playhouse, 2002.

Entertainer at Saddam's palace, "Stand Up to Saddam," and Walter (title role), "The Monkey of Oz," both Raw Impressions Music Theatre #7 (staged reading of music theatre), Club LaMaMa, New York City, 2002.

John, I Love You, Jimmy Valentine (staged reading of musical), Donnell Library Theatre, 2002.

Larry, Gabriel, Blow Your Horn (staged reading of musical), West End Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Mad Hatter, Selections from Alice (song presentation), BMI Workshop, New York City, 2002.

Selections from Warsaw (song presentation), BMI Workshop, 2002, 2003.

Billy Lawlor, 42nd Street (musical), Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head, SC, 2003.

First man, SEX! The Musical (staged reading of musical), John Houseman Studio Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Member of ensemble, Enter: The Musical (staged reading of musical), BMI Workshop, 2003.

The purser, Anything Goes (musical), Riverside Theatre, FL, 2003.

Third man and understudy for Ahmed, Suddenly, Hope (musical), New Denver Civic Theatre, Denver, CO, 2003.

Beryl, C. J., and others, Little Buckets: The Music of Marshall and Al Pailet (concert), The Tank, New York City, 2004.

Beryl and Zach, Like, Oh My God! (staged reading of musical), later known as Swimming Upstream, CAP21 Studios, New York City, 2004.

Man on the street, Selections from Depression: The Musical (staged reading of musical), BMI Workshop, 2004.

Member of ensemble, Miss Chicken Little (concert), Collegiate School, Bronfman Theater, New York City, 2004.

Ron Southborn, Greed: The Musical (staged reading of musical), John Houseman Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Simon, Selections from Wanda's World (song presentation), BMI Workshop, 2004.

Snoopy, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (musical), Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Tobias, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (musical; also known as Sweeney Todd), Head Theatre, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 2004.

Voice of Vernon, They're Playing Our Song (musical), Berkshire Music Hall, Pittsfield, MA, 2004.

Gaiety tenor and understudy, Sugar Babies (musical), Downtown Cabaret Theatre, Bridgeport, CT, beginning 2004.

Harry Witherspoon, Lucky $tiff (musical; also known as Lucky Stiff), Astoria Performing Arts Center, beginning 2005.

Appeared in concerts and benefit performances.

Major Tours:

Member of ensemble, Evita (musical), European cities, 1997.

Alexander and Ira, Story Salad 10 (musical), U.S. cities, 1997–98.

Mendel and understudy for Motel, Fiddler on the Roof (musical), U.S. cities, 2001–2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003.



Buzz the bee, Lolli–Pops Concerts: The Orchestra—A Happy Family, Mister Maestro, 2002.


Scrooge (original cast recording), 1999.

Convenience (original cast recording), 2000.

Letters and Love (demo recording), 2002.



Ron DeStefano Online,, October 21, 2004.