About

timshot.pngTIM BAUER is a Bay Area playwright. His plays have been produced by theaters across the country including Southern Rep, Sleepwalkers Theatre, PlayGround, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Colonial Playhouse, Stage Werx, PianoFight, Arclight Rep, Bay One Acts Festival and Austin Script Works, and developed by Just Theater, Magic Theatre, Playwrights Foundation, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival and the Great Plains Conference.

Tim has received full-length play commissions from Magic Theatre and PlayGround, and he has been a three-time finalist for the Humana Festival’s Heideman Award; a finalist for the Lark Playwright’s Festival, the STAGE International Script Competition and the Aurora Theater Global Age Project; a semifinalist for PlayLabs and the Nicholl Fellowship; a winner of three PlayGround Emerging Playwright Awards; and a winner of the Storer Boone Award for Best Original Play.

His work for the stage includes the full-length plays The Secret Rulers of the World Go To Camp, Zombie Town: A Documentary Play, Gyroball, Exit Wounds and Beyond Words; the one-act plays Hot Spot, Three Little Words and I’ll Be Home For Christmas; and the short play David Mamet’s Green Eggs and Ham, a winner of A.C.T.’s David Mamet Writing Contest.

Tim is a member of the Portuguese Artists Colony, an alumnus of the Magic Artists Lab at Magic Theatre, and a PlayGround Resident Playwright.


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Tim Bauer is a Bay Area playwright. His plays include Gyroball (Magic Theatre commission and STAGE International finalist), Exit Wounds (Just Theater’s New Play Lab), Beyond Words (Aurora Theatre Global Age Project finalist), and The Secret Rulers of the World Go To Camp (PlayGround Fellowship commission). He’s been a three-time finalist for the Heideman Award, a finalist for the Lark Playwright’s Festival, and a winner of the Storer Boone Award for Best Original Play. His plays have been produced around the country by theaters like Southern Rep, Sleepwalkers Theatre, Colonial Playhouse, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Stage Werx, PianoFight, Arclight Rep, Bay One Acts Festival and Austin Script Works, and developed by Just Theater, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival and the Great Plains Conference. He’s often at timbauer.wordpress.com or @directaddress on Twitter, or hosting literary events as a member of the Portuguese Artists Colony.