Gerasimos Bekas was born in 1987 in East Westphalia. His play Glitschgott (Slippery God) was performed at the Studio in 2015, his text G for Gademis the same year at the Experimental Stage of the Greek National Theater in Athens. This was followed by the plays »Das große Wundenlecken« (The Great Licking of Wounds) 2016/17 at Theater Augsburg and »Sisyphos on Silvaner« 2018/19 at Theater Würzburg. His novel »Alle Guten waren tot« (All the good people were dead) was published by Rowohlt Verlag in 2019. The play The Republic of Baklava was written as part of the Epidauros Festival 2021.