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Eric Tucker (Artistic Director)
Wall Street Journal DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2014. Off Broadway: Vanity Fair (The Pearl); Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility (Off Broadway Alliance Award, Lortel nom, Best Director, Drama League nom, Best Revival); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Drama League nom Best Revival, WSJ Best Classical Production 2015; NY Times Critics Pick), Bedlam’s Saint Joan (NY Times/Time Magazine top 10; Off Broadway Alliance Best Revival 2014), Bedlam’s Hamlet (NY Times top 10; Time Out NY and Backstage Critics’ Pick), Tina Packer’s Women of Will. For Bedlam: Hamlet/Saint Joan McCarter Theater; Central Sq. Theater (Elliott Norton Outstanding Visiting Production/Outstanding Ensemble, Boston Globe Top Ten); Dead Dog Park, New York Animals (World Premiere by Steven Sater/Burt Bacharach), Twelfth Night and What You Will (NY Times Critics Picks), The Seagull (WSJ Best Classical Production 2014). Other: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Two River), Disney’s Beauty & The Beast (OSF); Pericles (APT); Sense and Sensibility (The Folger Theater, 8 Helen Hayes nominations including Best Director and Best Production), Copenhagen (Central Square Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (HVSF), Mate (The Actors’ Gang). Eric received his M.F.A. from the Trinity Rep Conservatory. He resides in New York City where he is Artistic Director of Bedlam.
Kimberly Pau Boston (Managing Director)
Kimberly Pau Boston is a writer, producer and fundraiser and is honored to be joining the extraordinary Bedlam team as Managing Director. Producer Credits NY: Catch-22 and Iliad: Book One, (Lucille Lortel Theatre), As You Like It, An Enemy of the People, Six Characters In Search of an Author and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Skirball Center), Macbeth (Gym at Judson) all for Aquila Theatre; Out of Iceland (Walkerspace), The Seagull (Lynn Redgrave Theater) both for Culture Project. She also helped to create and manage Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives, a large-scale national public program aimed at presenting works of Greek Drama for an audience of Veterans for Aquila Theatre. As a Fundraising Consultant she has worked with NYU, Culture Project, Town Hall and Soho20 Gallery. Her plays have been developed and produced at HERE, Ensemble Studio Theater, The Flea, The Brick, Theater for the New City, and as part of the Planet Connections Festivity, and have been published by Smith and Krauss, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books and in a literature textbook by Kirszner-Mandell. She is also currently developing several television projects. Kimberly volunteers as a Crisis Advocate for RAINN and lives in Brooklyn with composer Robert Boston. Together they create music theater pieces, operas, and play in the band Meet the Bostons. Training: NYU Tisch.
Susannah Millonzi (Development Director)
Susannah Millonzi is a nyc based actor, dancer and choreographer. Prior to becoming Bedlam’s Development Director, Susannah worked as Development Associate for Community Access to the Arts (www.communityaccesstothearts.org). Theatre credits include: Bedlam: New York Animals (WSJ Performance of the Year 2015), Dead Dog Park, Twelfth Night and What You Will; Classic Stage Co./Aquila Theatre: Prometheus Bound (with David Oyelowo); Clubbed Thumb: Pageant; Regional: The Hudson Vally Shakespeare Festival: Othello, Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Arabian Nights, The Winter’s Tale, Choreographer for HVSF: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth; Shakespeare & Co.: Romeo and Juliet, King John, As You Like It, Comedy of Errors; Seattle Shakespeare Co.: Twelfth Night, Electra (Footlight Award: Best Actor); Georgia Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, All’s Well That Ends Well (also choreographer); Orlando Shakespeare Theater: As You Like It; Elm Shakespeare Co.: The Three Musketeers; Boston Theatre Works: The Tempest. B.A. Barnard College.
Stephan Wolfert (Director of Veteran Outreach)
Actor/Writer/Director; AEA/SAG member; U.S. Army ’86-’93 – Medic and Infantry Officer. Stephan left a career in the military for a life in the theatre after seeing a production of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Stephan received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Trinity Rep Conservatory in Providence, RI in 2000. On Broadway, Stephan created and directed the military segments for Twyla Tharp and Billy Joel’s Tony Award-winning Movin’ Out. He is the Director of Veterans Outreach for Bedlam and as an actor has been in Bedlam’s productions of Hamlet, Saint Joan, The Seagull, Sense & Sensibility, and his one-man show Will & War, part one: Cry Havoc, directed by Eric Tucker.
As an actor, director, writer and teaching artist Stephan has worked throughout North America and even in Rome, Italy. He has worked for decades: examining Shakespeare from a military veteran’s perspective, working with fellow military veterans on how to use Shakespeare and classical actor training to heal trauma and to aid in the transition from military service to life as a civilian. For his work with Shakespeare & Veterans, Stephan has received a certificate of appreciation from the City Council of Los Angeles, presented by fellow veteran and councilman the late Bill Rosendahl. Published in the fields of both art and science for his work, Stephan is also a member of the NYU think tank PACH (Project for the Advancement of our Common Humanity). A proud member of Bedlam, Stephan, now based in New York City, continues his work with Shakespeare & Veterans nationally and internationally.
Alyssa May Gold (Associate Producer)
Alyssa May Gold is proud to join the Bedlam team. Her credits as a producer include the web series “You Made It Worse” (which she also wrote and directed), the upcoming indie feature Dream Years (associate producer) and an all-female Julius Caesar coming to the Access Theater Gallery Space summer 2017. As an actor, she made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated revival of Arcadia and went on to appear in Keen Company’s revivals of Lemon Sky and Middle of the Night. She can also be seen onscreen in the upcoming film Rebel in the Rye as well as The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Neil Simon’s The Goodbye Girl, Jack, Jules, Esther & Me and on multiple episodes of “Law and Order: SVU.” Alyssa holds a BA in Individualized Study from NYU Gallatin and an MA in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art.
Tallie Gabriel (Artistic Associate)
Tallie Gabriel is an NYC- based actor and writer, and is honored to be a part of the Bedlam team. She’s a member of InViolet Theater Company where she helps create and develop new plays. As a writer she primarily focuses on young adult novels and through her partnership with Stonesong Literary Agency. Recent credits include Oxford Shakespeare Company’s Macbeth and the Future of Storytelling Festival’s pop-up Romeo & Juliet balcony scene. She also makes hand-stamped jewelry, available at necklacesforchange.org. Training: BFA NYU Tisch.
Amanda Bohan Marketing (Advertising/Marketing/Social Media)
ABM is a full-service advertising & marketing firm specializing in theatre, arts & culture, with expertise in marketing & promotions, traditional & online advertising, social media, and creative. services. AmandaBohanMarketing.com
Polk & Co (Press Agent)
Polk & Co., led by Matt Polk, represents a variety of current and upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway favorites including Wicked, the Tony Award winning revival of The Color Purple, Amelie, An Act of God, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cherry Orchard, Come From Away, Holiday Inn, In Transit, The Layover, Love, Love, Love and The Price. Polk & Co. has also contributed to the press campaigns for various movie and television theatrical events including Grease LIVE!, Into The Woods, Florence Foster Jenkins, Indignation, Genius, the upcoming Rocky Horror Picture Show, and musical feature film La La Land. Additional clients include Roundabout Theatre Company, Second Stage Theater, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Birdland Jazz Club, Alvin Ailey, Riverdance 20th Anniversary North American Tour, Broadway Records, production and set designer Derek McLane and Emmy® nominated actor and producer John Stamos.