Video: Bedlam talks with various special guests!

Bedlam Talks

Interviews with special guests about Bedlam programs, productions, and more!

Post-Performance Discussions

Persuasion TalkBackS


Moderators: Sarah Rose Kearns, Nandita Shenoy

Featuring: Lena Yasutake, R.B. Bartgis, Jennifer Abella, Amanda-Rae Prescott, Sayantani DasGupta, Emily Kugler, Janet Saidi

A Series of post-performance discussions with educators, writers, conservators, journalists, and other Austen experts and enthusiasts.




Bedlam talks with the students of the

veterans acting class

2020 |  47:38 hr

Creative Producer: Violeta Picayo

Hosts: Edmund Lewis, Eric Tucker & Zuzanna Szadkowski (Teaching Artist)

Veteran’s Class members: Alexandra Alena, Edward Damato, Mary Jo McConnell

In this episode of Bedlam Talks, we checked in with some actors from our Veterans Acting Class, as well as recurring Bedlam actor Zuzanna Szadkowski, who currently teaches that class. Bedlam’s Veterans Acting Class meets every Monday, is free of charge and open to all veterans (both actors and non-actors). Now in its seventh year, this class has continued to meet remotely during the pandemic. Here’s a throwback to our conversation from quarantine. 


THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur miller

2020 |  1:10 hr

Creative Producer: Violeta Picayo

Hosts: Edmund Lewis & Eric Tucker (Director)

Featuring: Alan Altschuler (Francis Nurse/Ensemble), Shirine Babb (Tituba, Rebecca Nurse), Rajesh Bose (Giles Corey/Ensemble), Joshua Wolf Coleman (Danforth/Ensemble), Caroline Grogan (Mary Warren/Ensemble), David Keohane (Thomas Putnam/Herrick), Truett Felt (Abigail/Ensemble), Eliza Rose Fichter (Susanna Walcott/Ann Putnam/Sarah Good), Paul Lazar (Danforth), Arash Moktar (Thomas Putnam/Hathorne/Herrick), Stewart Evan Smith (Giles Corey), Dayenne CB Walters (Tituba/Rebecca Nurse/Fancis Nurse), Ryan Quinn (John Proctor), Randolph Curtis Rand (Parris/Ensemble), Zuzanna Szadkowski (Ann Putnam/Mercy Lewis/Sarah Good/Ensemble), Shaun Taylor-Corbett (Cheever/Ensemble), John Faro Terry (Herrick/Danforth), Eric Tucker (Reverend Hale), Karina Wen (Mercy Lewis).

In this episode of Bedlam Talks, we catch up with the cast of Bedlam’s critically acclaimed production of The Crucible. New York and Boston audiences will recognize this team from the show’s original run in the Fall/Winter of 2019. Members of both casts come together to discuss The Crucible, this play’s history, personal experiences building this show, and memories from conversations with our fantastic student audiences!