Bekah Brunstetter

Bekah hails from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and currently lives in Los Angeles.

As a playwright, her work has been staged and developed by The O’Neill Playwright’s conference, the Atlantic Theater, Portland Center Stage, The Old Globe, the La Jolla Playhouse, Naked Angels, South Coast Repertory, The Echo Theater, and Ojai Playwright’s conference. Her play The Cake has been produced over 100 times worldwide, and ran Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theater Club. She is currently working on Commissions for South Coast Rep, Manhattan Theater Club, and Barrington Stage. She recently made her Broadway debut with a musical adaptation of The Notebook with Ingrid Michaelson.

As a TV writer and producer, she has written for Switched at Birth, American Gods, This is Us, and Maid (Netflix, 2021). She has previously developed content with Bad Robot and Hulu.

She is an alumni of the CTG Writers Group, Primary Stages Writers Group, Ars Nova Play Group, The Playwright’s Realm, Women’s Project Lab, and the Echo Playwright’s Group.

PlayMakers: Playwright for The Game

Education: B.A. from UNC Chapel Hill; M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the New School for Drama.

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