Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on St. Thomas, VI, Lawrence Benjamin has over 30 years of experience performing, writing, directing, and producing for screen, stage, and radio. Lawrence worked as the first assistant director and co-producer, of the Emmy award wining Stable Wars: Del Mar and earned a directing credit on one of the episodes.
He produced and worked as a director on Cash Floor, The Funny Bunch, The Marcus B Caribbean Comedy Series, and Recipe Hunters. Other producer credits include Deep Water Seekers, and The Real Catch. He also co-wrote, executive produced, and co-starred in the short film Package. Most recently, he has served as the showrunner on Hoplite’s Hot Spots travel show.
Lawrence has also produced, directed and stage-managed numerous stage shows in the southeastern United States. His directorial credits include The Dining Room, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Sisters, The Octette Bridge Club, Ma Rainey’s Big Bottom, Moon Over Buffalo, Beau Jest, The Sugar Bean Sisters, and the world premiere of The Whirlwind Cometh – The Ocoee Story.
Lawrence also worked as an Event Producer where he managed extended mobile marketing tours for Kodak nationwide, in addition to producing industrials and corporate videos for various other clients. He has also written, arranged, and produced three albums of original music. He enjoys traveling, scuba diving and other water sports, fine food, and properly aged rum.