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October 30, 2022

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson
book by Bekah Brunstetter
based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks
choreographed by Katie Spelman
directed by Michael Greif & Schele Williams

Bekah Brunstetter


BEKAH BRUNSTETTER (Book) CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Debut. CHICAGO: The Cake (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble). The Cake has been produced regionally and internationally over 80 times. Her plays have been produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater, South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, Alley Theatre, and more. Her musical A.D. 16 just premiered at the Olney Theatre Center. As a writer and producer, she has worked on Netflix’s Maid and NBC’s This Is Us. She has developed pilots with Bad Robot, Hulu, Apple TV, and FX. EDUCATION: MFA, The New School for Drama, BA, UNC Chapel Hill. AWARDS: Brunstetter won a Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Long Form for Maid and is a three-time Emmy nominee for This Is Us.

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