Brenda Currin, an Obie Award winner, 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 and Gossamer Folds. Brenda played Thelma Toole in the TWNOL Festival’s presentation of A Confederacy of Dunces. Also in New Orleans, Brenda was in Dividing the Estate, To Kill a Mockingbird, Orpheus Descending, and Suddenly Last Summer. With David Kaplan, Brenda adapted Eudora Welty’s work for “Sister and Miss Lexie” and “A Fire Was in My Head.” She adapted and staged Welty’s story, “Moon Lake.” which will be performed for the Faulkner, Welty, Wright Conference in Jackson, MS. She’s also slated to play Amanda in the upcoming production of The Glass Menagerie in St. Louis.