ERIC TUCKER (Director/Actor)
Wall Street Journal DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2014. Off Broadway: Vanity Fair (The Pearl); Bedlam’s Sense & 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/Backstage Critics’ Pick), Tina Packer‘s Women of Will. For Bedlam: Hamlet/Saint Joan: McCarter Theatre; 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), Sense & Sensibility (NY Times Top 10, NY Times/WSJ/Time Out Critics’ Picks). Other: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Two River), Disney’s Beauty & The Beast (OSF); Pericles (APT); Sense & Sensibility (The Folger Theater, 8 Helen Hayes nominations including Best Director and Best Production), Copenhagen (Central Square Theater), 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.
JOHN MCDERMOTT (Set Designer)
For Bedlam: Hamlet, Saint Joan, New York Animals, Sense & Sensibility, The Seagull, Dead Dog Park, At the Irish Rep: Rebel in the Soul,The Belle of Belfast. Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Pride and Prejudice, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Measure For Measure, As You Like It, The Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Arabian Nights. Shakespeare and Company: 4,000 Miles, Red Velvet, The Comedy of Errors, An Unexpected Man, Sotto Voce, The Taming, Ugly Lies the Bone. Folger: As You Like It. Other shows include The Singing Forest (New York Shakespeare Festival); Play Yourself (New York Theater Workshop); This Thing of Darkness, White People (Atlantic Theater Company); Dry Land, Everything is Ours, Fish Eye (Colt Coeur Company member). Rattlestick Playwrights Theater: 25 designs including 3C, Lady, The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, The Revisionist, Saved or Destroyed. Assistant Professor, Adelphi University.
LES DICKERT (Lighting Designer)
Les Dickert designs for a diverse range of contemporary and classical theater, modern dance, ballet, and international performance art. Many off-Broadway productions include Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility, The Seagull, New York Animals, Twelfth Night, What You Will, and Cry Havoc; Regional: Shakespeare and Company, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Geva Theater, Perseverance Theater, Syracuse Stage, Triad Stage, Arden Theater, others. Dance: White Oak Dance Project, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, San Diego Ballet, Orlando Ballet. International: Le Louvre, Centre Pompidou, La Scala, and the National Ballets of England, Denmark, Australia, Belgium, Canada and Russia. Awards: Mahindra, Ovation, multiple Hewes nominations. Les is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
CHARLOTTE PALMER-LANE (Costume Designer)
Originally from the UK. Charlotte worked for the BBC as a Costume designer and assistant, credits include, “The Chronicles of Narnia,” “Miss Marple,” “Dr Who,” and “She’s Been Away.” Film credits include, Guarding Tess and Quiz Show. Recent credits include, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, The Three Musketeers, The Liar, Othello, Winters Tale, An Iliad, As You Like It, Our Town and The General from America. Pennsylvania Shakespeare, Blithe Spirit, Rutherford & Son, Mint Theatre, Drop Dead Perfect, My name is Asher Lev and Playing the Assassin for Penguin Rep, Family Reunion, The God Game, Outside Mullingar, Other Desert Cities and You will Remember Me for Hudson Stage, Camping with Henry &Tom, Barrington Stage, God of Carnage, Shakespeare & Company, As you Like it, Folger Shakespeare Library. Proud member of United Scenic Artists 829. charlottepalmerlane.squarespace.com