Becky Mode's first play, Fully Committed, opened at the Vineyard Theatre in 1999 and ran Off-Broadway for a year and a half at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Time Magazine named it one of the ten best plays of 2000, and since 2001 it has been one of the ten most produced plays in the United States, with extended commercial runs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, London and Paris. The play has traveled to Finland, Japan, South Africa, Brazil, Australia, Sweden, Estonia and Poland. In 2016, Fully Committed had a limited run on Broadway at the LyceumTheater starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, directed by Jason Moore.
Becky is currently in pre-production on "Until the Wedding," a pilot she wrote for ABC. Most recently, she was a writer and co-executive producer on “Unbelievable,” a limited series for Netflix. Before that, worked as a consulting producer on "SEAL Team" for CBS and “Feed The Beast” on AMC and created/executive produced the pilot of “Four Stars” for CBS.
She has also worked as a consulting producer for “Smash” (NBC) and “A Gifted Man” (CBS) and as a writer on “Cosby,” “Little Bill,” “Out of the Box,” and HBO’s “A Little Curious.” She has developed and produced pilots for HBO, ABC, CBS, and NBC.
Before becoming a writer, Becky worked as an actor. She went to graduate school at the American Repertory Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard. Favorite roles include Ann the librarian in Daisy Mayer’s cult classic Party Girl, Susan Walker in Ann Bogart’s Once in a Lifetime, and the young Jane Seymour in A&E’s “I Remember You,” opposite Clark Gregg and Daniel J. Travanti. She also spent many years waitressing, coat checking and taking phone reservations at some of New York’s finest restaurants.
Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband and their two children, Leo and Katie.