Brenda Currin

Brenda Currin received an Obie Award for My Sister in This House by Wendy Kesselman and has worked extensively in the New York theater. Film credits include In Cold Blood, The World According to Garp, Reds, Taps, cult classic C.H.U.D., Out of Blue starring Patricia Clarkson, Gossamer Folds, The Friend, and the TV show Claws. Currin played Thelma Toole in TWFest’s A Confederacy of Dunces. Also in New Orleans, she was in Dividing the Estate, To Kill a Mockingbird, Orpheus Descending, and Suddenly Last Summer. With David Kaplan, she has adapted Eudora Welty’s stories Sister and Miss Lexie and A Fire Was in My Head. Brenda most recently adapted Welty’s short story, “Moon Lake.”