Divine Reckonings Artists Reveal #2:Bekah Brunstetter

What is Jacob’s House?
What is ForePlay: Divine Reckonings?

Bekah Brunstetter
Playwright, ForePlay

Previous Flux Experience: This is my 3rd year doing foreplay: I wrote Pretty Pretty and the Asshead McGee for the production of Midsummer, right? And Old People, Making Out for Pretty Theft.

Do you have a favorite Bible character?

Definitely Esther. Why, I even had an Esther action figure growing up! Not only was she beautiful, she was also very smart and brave.

Are you blessed?

Um, YES.

If you were wrestling an angel, what moves would you use?

Bribery, via baked goods.

What would you do for more life?

shave head?

What’s the weirdest thing in your parents’ attic?

N/A, no attic that I know of? Or is this a metaphor?

What is your prior experience with the Old Testament?

I went to baptist sunday school my whole life, and still go to church with my parents when I’m home. I LOVE the stories in the Old Testament, and love write plays which modernize the stories, even! I love juxtaposing The Then and The Now.

If you believe in a deity or deities, what kind do you believe in?

le God.

Bio: Bekah Brunstetter’s plays include Oohrah! (The Atlantic Theater), Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Lark Playwright’s Week) and You May Go Now (Finborough Theater, London .) She is currently working on commissions for Ars Nova, Naked Angels, and the Roundabout Underground. Member: The Women’s Project Lab and the Primary Stages Writer’s group. www.bekahbrunstetter.com

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