Bekah hails from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and currently lives in Los Angeles.
Plays include The Cake (Ojai Playwrights Conference, Echo Theater), Going to a Place where you already are (South Coast Repertory), The Oregon Trail (Fault Line Theatre, Portland Center Stage, O’Neill Playwrights Conference; Flying V), Cutie and Bear (Roundabout commission), A Long and Happy life (Naked Angels Commission), Be A Good Little Widow (Ars Nova, Collaboraction, The Old Globe), Oohrah! (The Atlantic Theater, Steppenwolf Garage, the Finborough Theater / London), Nothing is the end of the World (except for the end of the world) (Waterwell productions), House of Home (Williamstown Theater festival) and Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Ice Factory Festival).
She is an alumni of the CTG Writers Group, Primary Stages writes group, Ars Nova Play Group, The Playwright’s Realm, and the Women’s Project Lab. She is currently a member of the Echo Theater’s Playwright’s group.
She has previously written for MTV (Underemployed; I Just want my Pants Back) and ABC Family’s Switched at Birth. She is currently writing for the Starz series American Gods and NBC’s Emmy-nominated This is Us, for which she is also a Co-Producer.
Education: B.A. from UNC Chapel Hill; M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the New School for Drama.
Check out her blog called “I care deeply…” at blog.bekahbrunstetter.com.