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award-winning playwright

Welcome to my website, where I'd like to introduce you to vibrant, exciting, intelligent, touching, and funny new plays and musicals. Here you'll find links to my work currently in production, soon to be produced, or published and waiting for your theater to bring it to life.



Chosen Child nominated for an I.R.N.E. Award for Best New Play in Boston!

The Boston Playwrights' Theater workshop production, which ran from October 30 to Novermber 21st, 2014, was honored with a nomination for Best new Play (small theater category), and actors Debra Wise and Lewis D. Wheeler were also nominated (for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor).













Two Plays by Monica Bauer invited back to the Left Out Festival at Stage Left Studio, off-off Broadway!

One performance only, by special invitation from producing artistic director Cheryl King,
Saturday April 18th from 2-4pm. Each show is 50 minutes; refreshments served between shows
Two solo shows, "The Year I Was Gifted" , written and performed by Monica Bauer, directed by Carolyn Ladd,followed by "Made for Each Other", written by Bauer and performed by actor John Fico, directed by John D. FitzGibbon.







Tickets are $18 at www.stageleftstudio.net, or at the door, 214 W. 30th, 6th floor



Made for Each Other news:

We had a successful run at The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival!


Check out the review from the Orlando Sentinel by clicking HERE.


The Maternal Instinct, produced at the Dukebox Theater for Atomic Force Productions (UK) named one of three runners-up for New South Best New Writing Prize at 2013 Brighton Fringe Festival. Review here.


Porter's Will, staged reading as part of the Planet Connections Theater Festivity.


Was nominated "Best Overall Production of a Staged Reading"!

Benefiting: Hospice of New York, Written by: Monica Bauer (Nominated 2013 Planet Connections Festivity for "Outstanding Playwrighting of a staged reading"), Directed by: Jerry James (Nominated 2013 Planet Connections Festivity for "Outstanding Direction of a Staged Reading"), Produced by: Good Works Productions, Performed by John Fico (Nominated 2013 Planet Connections Festivity "Outstanding Actor in a staged reading" for his role as Porter), Alisha Giampola (Nominated 2013 Planet Connections Festivity "Outstanding Actress in a staged reading" for her role as Gracie), Daniel Bonthius, Nick Ruggeri, and Kathleen McGrath


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