Bekah Brunstetter

Bekah Brunstetter's plays include: Oohrah! (Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater, 2009; Ars Nova Out Loud reading series, dir. Leigh Silverman; London, Finborough Theater, May 2009); Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Lark Playwrights Week 2009; Nominated for L. Arnold Weissberger Award); To Nineveh (NY Innovative Theater Award for Best New Full-length Play, 2006); Sick (Winner, Sam French Short Play Festival 2006); Green (Finalist, Alliance Theater's Kendeda Competition; National Finalist, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival; Semi-finalst, O'Neill 2007); Space (Semi-finalist, Princess Grace Award 2007); I Used To Write On Walls (Published and licensed by Samuel French); Fat Kids On Fire (Published and licensed by Playscripts, Inc.); You May Go Now: A Marriage Play (Nominee, Cherry Lane Mentorship, 2008; Semi-finalist, O'Neill 2008; Winner, 2008 NYIT Award for Best New Full-length Play; Babel Theater Project); Arms (Finalist, Heidemann Award, 2007; published by Smith and Krauss); Le Fou (The Atlantic Acting school); Happy Birthday / I'm Dead (Finalist, Samuel French Short Play Festival 2007); Celebrity, Torch Number 2 (SOHO Think Tank.); and Fucking Art (Winner, Sam French Short Play Festival 2008). Her plays have been read and produced by New York Stage and Film, Luna Stage, the Babel Theatre Project, The Rattlestick Playwright's Theater, the Ohio Theater (Think Tank), New Georges, NYU, Centenary Stage, NC New Voices, The New School for Drama, Working Man's Clothes, Flux Theatre Ensemble, Phare Play Productions, Old Vic/New Voices, Boston Theatre Works, Manhattan Theatre Source, SPF, The Alliance Theater, and The Atlantic. Her plays are published by Sam French, Playscripts, Inc., Original Works, and Smith and Krauss. She is a member of the Ars Nova play group, the Playwright's Center, At Play Productions, and the Dramatist's Guild. She is also an alumni of the Women's Project Writer's Lab, and a member of the Primary Stages Writer's Group, as well as the Naked Angel's Naked Radio writing team. She was the 2009 playwright in residence at Ars Nova. BA (Theater/Fiction Writing) from UNC Chapel Hill and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the New School for Drama. She is currently working a commission for the Roundabout Underground and Naked Angels, and the Williamstown Theater Festival.

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Plays by Bekah Brunstetter