Artistic Staff Bios
Tim Slover (Playwright, March Tale) Tim’s writing includes the play, Joyful Noise (Samuel French), which had its regional professional premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company; the novel,The Christmas Chronicles (Random House); the non-fiction work, Messiah: the Little-known Story of Handel’s Beloved Oratorio (Silverleaf Press); and the screenplay, A More Perfect Union (PBS). His plays have been produced off-Broadway and in regional theatres in the US, Canada, and the UK. His writing has also appeared in Sunstone Magazine, The National Biography of American Theatre, Proving Contraries (Signature Books), and Saints on Stage (Zarahemla Books). His writing awards include the Hopwood Award for Drama, the Christopher Brian Wolk Award for Playwriting Excellence, and the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge George Washington Honor Medal. He has been a writer-in-residence at Lamb’s Players Theatre, Cornell College, Penn State University, and the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House at Franklin & Marshall College. Tim heads the University of Utah Department of Theatre’s playwriting program; directs the Theatre, Fine Arts, and Humanities in London Learning Abroad Program; and co-directs, for Continuing Education, the London on Stage excursion. His wife Mary is, helpfully, a marriage and family therapist.