Liz Baron is a Chicago-based playwright. Her scripts have been developed and produced in Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, Omaha, and elsewhere. She has been a core apprentice at the Playwrights’ Center, a semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award, and a three-time O’Neill National Playwrights Conference semifinalist. Liz holds a B.A. in theater and English from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A. in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University, where she was a recipient of the Steven Bochco Fellowship. She lives in Ravenswood with her husband.



Tickets now on sale for POINT & SHOOT, my upcoming show with Cold Basement Dramatics! Runs 11/14-12/7 at the Den Theatre. Get your tix and more info HERE.

October 7th, 2014

Liz’s work will be featured in Cold Basement Dramatics’ Secret Stash III, a ten-minute play festival running May 9th-11th at the Frontier. Come see! More details soon to come…

March 4th, 2014

Save the date for two readings in September:

ITCH LOVES LOUIE in Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday series on September 14th at 2pm

GREEN SEPTEMBER at 3031 Backyard Theatre, Wednesday, September 25th, 7:30pm

August 3rd, 2013

The Storefront Playwright Project returns to Chicago next month! I’ll be at 72 E. Randolph writing from 10am-2pm on Saturday, July 6th. Stop by if you can! There will be writers there Tuesday through Saturday, July 2nd-27th, from 10am until 6pm.

June 26th, 2013

I’m at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis for a workshop of my play THE NURSE, with a reading on June 13th. In other news, be sure to check out this year’s Women’s Theatre Alliance New Play Development Workshop on June 25th! At Stage 773 in Chicago, 7:30pm, pay-what-you-can.

June 12th, 2013

Get tickets here for the reading of ITCH LOVES LOUIE on May 15th at Next Theatre in Evanston!

April 7th, 2013

Two more upcoming events:

INVESTIGATE AND PROTECT will have a staged reading April 20th at 12pm at the Berger Park Coach House, as part of Three Cat Productions’ New Work Festival. Tickets are $10 each.

A scene from Liz’s play GREEN SEPTEMBER has been selected for the 2013 Women’s Theatre Alliance New Play Development Workshop. It will be presented, along with other short new plays and scenes, on June 25th at 7:30pm, at Stage 773 in Chicago. $5 donations accepted at the door!

March 7th, 2013

Liz’s play THE NURSE has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 National Playwrights Conference. Also, more details soon to come on two upcoming readings in the Chicago area:

GOBLIN will have a staged reading in February as part of Halcyon Theatre’s play development lab. Location: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson. Date and time TBD.

ITCH LOVES LOUIE will have a reading Wednesday, May 15th at 8pm at Next Theatre in Evanston. Tickets are $10 each.

January 20th, 2013

Check out Liz’s interview on Scripted Whim here.

November 29th, 2012

Liz is a 2012-2013 Core Apprentice at the Playwrights’ Center. Looking forward to Minneapolis in the spring!

July 4th, 2012