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Eric Tucker

 
Bio:
Eric Tucker was voted DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR by the Wall Street Journal 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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Tucker was voted DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR by the Wall Street Journal 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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Bedlam's Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Cast
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Bedlam Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Henry Higgins
  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre Bedlam Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre Bedlam Production, 2013
Hamlet
  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre Bedlam Production, 2013
Dunois
Warwick
Other Characters
  [Off-Broadway]
Bedlam Company Production, 2013
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

Eric Tucker Biography

Eric Tucker was voted DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR by the Wall Street Journal 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/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 and 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 Founder and Artistic Director of Bedlam.

Eric Tucker Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Director
Eric Tucker, Sense & Sensibility

Eric Tucker News

L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month Photo L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

France's support of the nascent United States in 1778 is one of the great diplomatic triumphs of history, credited to the ambassadorial team of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. An exciting backstory to this miracle of statecraft is the platonic affair between Franklin and the flamboyant, beautiful Madame Brillon (Anne-Louise Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy).

Shakespearean Military Characters Inspire CRY HAVOC! At Mesa Arts Center, October 27- Photo Shakespearean Military Characters Inspire CRY HAVOC! At Mesa Arts Center, October 27-28
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2022

Southwest Shakespeare takes a powerful look at the cost of war on our Veterans as it brings Stephan Wolfert's CRY HAVOC! to Mesa Arts Center, October 27 & 28. 

Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring New York Premieres, Sha Photo Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring New York Premieres, Shakespeare Plays & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

Casting Announced For BEDLAM's Fall Repertory Shows, THE WINTER'S TALE and HEDDA GABL Photo Casting Announced For BEDLAM's Fall Repertory Shows, THE WINTER'S TALE and HEDDA GABLER
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

The critically-acclaimed theatre company BEDLAM continues their 10th anniversary season with a return to repertory performance including productions of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, adapted by Jon Robin Baitz, playing from October 5 through November 20, 2022.

BEDLAM Announces 10th Anniversary Season Photo BEDLAM Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

New York theatre company BEDLAM is celebrating their 10th anniversary season with a bounty of new programming including a new play series, a renewed commitment to their Veteran Outreach Program, and a return to repertory theatre.

The Best Theater of 2021: Shows that Ruled the Year Photo The Best Theater of 2021: Shows that Ruled the Year
by Team BWW - Jan 2, 2022

Check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released!

First Three Episodes of BEDLAM: THE SERIES to Premiere on BEDLAM TV in November Photo First Three Episodes of BEDLAM: THE SERIES to Premiere on BEDLAM TV in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

Written by¬†Eric Tucker¬†&¬†Musa Gurnis¬†and directed by¬†Eric Tucker, ‚ÄúBEDLAM: The Series‚Ä̬†twists Shakespearean characters and plots we know and love ‚ÄstKing Lear,¬†The Merry Wives of Windsor,¬†The Merchant of Venice¬†‚Äď into a new story of¬†love, deceit, betrayal, and revenge

Review Roundup: Read the Reviews for Bedlam's PERSUASION; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: Read the Reviews for Bedlam's PERSUASION; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Sep 29, 2021

BEDLAM's PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns adapted from the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Eric Tucker, opened on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Read all of the critic's reviews.

Photos: World Premiere of Bedlam's PERSUASION Opens Tomorrow Photo Photos: World Premiere of Bedlam's PERSUASION Opens Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

BEDLAM’s PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns adapted from the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Eric Tucker, opens Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The cast features Rajesh Bose, Annabel Capper, Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Yonatan Gebeyehu, Carolin Grogan, Claire Hsu, Sarah Rose Kearns, Randolph Curtis Rand, Nandita Shenoy, and more.

BEDLAM's PERSUASION Announces New Opening Date Photo BEDLAM's PERSUASION Announces New Opening Date
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021

BEDLAM's PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns adapted from the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Eric Tucker, will now be opening on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

Eric Tucker Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RI Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre

by Alan Henry - Oct 29, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. Check out footage of the cast in rehearsal below!

STAGE TUBE: Olympia Dukakis Talks WOMEN OF WILL Off-Broadway
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2013

Olympia Dukakis stopped by The Gym at Judson Theatre (243 Thompson Street, NY) to see the critically acclaimed play Women of Will recently. Following the show, the actress visited backstage to congratulate the show's creator and star Tina Packer and Ms. Packer's on-stage partner Nigel Gore. Click below to listen to what Dukakis had to say about Women of Will!


Eric Tucker Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Eric Tucker been nominated for?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Sense & Sensibility .