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The Cake

Written by Bekah Brunstetter

Bekah’s plays include The Cake (Echo Theater Company, La Jolla Playhouse, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Alley Theatre, Barrington Stage Company, upcoming at Manhattan Theatre Club in 2019), Going to a Place where you Already Are (South Coast Repertory), The Oregon Trail (Portland Center Stage, O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Flying V Theatre), Cutie and Bear (Roundabout Theatre Company commission), A Long and Happy life (Naked Angels commission), Be A Good Little Widow (Ars Nova, Collaboraction, The Old Globe), Oohrah! (Atlantic Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theatre Garage Rep, the Finborough Theater/London), Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world) (Waterwell productions), House of Home (Williamstown Theatre Festival) and Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Ice Factory Festival.) She is an alumnus of the Center Theatre Group Writers Group, Primary Stages writers group, Ars Nova Play Group, The Playwright’s Realm and the Women’s Project Lab. She is also a founding member of The Kilroys, an advocacy group dedicated to achieving gender parity in the theater. She has previously written for MTV (Underemployed), ABC Family’s Switched at Birth and Starz’s American Gods. She is currently a supervising producer on NBC’s This is Us. B.A. UNC Chapel Hill; M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the New School for Drama.