Becky Mode is an American playwright, actress and television producer based in New York City. Raised in Washington DC, she studied theater and American History at Wesleyan University, graduating with Phi Beta Kappa honors. Her major accomplishments to date include the play Fully Committed co-created with Mark Setlock which achieved listing in Time Magazine's Top Ten Plays of 2000. In addition, she appeared as an actress in the 1995 film Party Girl. Her credits also include several episodes of Smash (the NBC TV series) that she wrote (episodes 2x07; 2x13).