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Past Event

Tales of the City Producer-Writer Lauren Morelli

Kick off Pride weekend in San Francisco with award-winning producer Lauren Morelli.

Lauren Morelli is a television writer, screenwriter and producer. She is executive producer and writer of a reboot of Armistead Maupin’s "Tales of the City" for Netflix, starring Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis and Ellen Page, which was released June 7, 2019. Previously, Lauren had the honor of working on five seasons of "Orange Is the New Black," which received 17 Emmy nominations, six Golden Globe nominations and six Writers Guild nominations. In her spare time, Lauren also writes short stories and personal essays that you can find in various corners of the Internet. Before moving to Los Angeles in 2007, Lauren received a BFA in modern dance from Marymount Manhattan College.

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"Tales of the City" photo: Netflix; Morelli photo courtesy Lauren Morelli

June 28, 2019

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Lauren Morelli

Executive Producer and Writer, "Tales of the City" (2019, Netflix); Writer, "Orange Is the New Black"; Twitter @lomorelli

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Michelle Meow

Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show"; Twitter @msmichellemeow—Moderator


6 p.m. check-in and reception (with snacks and a cash bar)
7 p.m. program