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Contact: Wayne Wolfe / Lilly Claar



A World Premiere by Sarah Rose Kearns

Adapted from the novel by Jane Austen

Directed by Eric Tucker


Final Performance on October 31, 2021 at The Connelly Theater (220 E 4th Street)


In the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars, a shy English spinster seeks to win back the love of the man she jilted eight years before.  Jane Austen's last and most romantic novel, PERSUASION first appeared in print in 1818, and is a meditation on love and loss, and what is constant in a changing world.

BEDLAM'S PERSUASION will feature Rajesh Bose, Annabel Capper, Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Yonatan Gebeyehu, Carolin Grogan, Claire Hsu, Sarah Rose Kearns, Randolph Curtis Rand, Nandita Shenoy, Jamie Smithson, Arielle Yoder.

BEDLAM’s PERSUASION is choreographed by Susannah Millonzi, with set design by John McDermott, light design by Les Dickert, costume design by Charlotte Palmer Lane and sound design by Jane Shaw.  Production management is by Zach Jenkins with production stage management by Brett Anders and assistant stage management by Noah Silva.

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