Gale Baker

Playwright Composer Lyricist Librettist

Gale attended the University of California, Los Angeles, Extension, Attorney Assistant Training Program presented by the UCLA School of Law & approved by the American Bar Association, Certificate in Civil Litigation, with honors; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada; Psychiatric Nursing Major: DEANS LIST: 1979-1981; BERKLEE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Theory & Harmony, ACTOR'S STUDIO, acting, directing; ATAS Screenwriters, LATC Women's Project, New Harmony Screen Writer's Project; BALFOUR MEDAL for highest academic achievement; Officer in BETA, SCIENCE, HONOR, MUSIC, FOUR H, FHA, Cheerleader, three years basketball, public speaking awards; DRAMA-LOGUE AWARD FOR WRITING 1990 for her musical Waterin’ Hole, Editor's Choice Award from National Library Of Poetry 1995, Inducted as Distinguished member into International Society of Poets, 1995, Acceptance into Los Angeles Library Play Program for all produced Plays 1992, South Carolina Press Association Awards for Humorous Photo and Enterprise Reporting 2005, Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year 2005.
Gale's book Neon Queens was first published in 2002. Above are images of some of the "fabulous feathered femmes" who ruled the Las Vegas stages from 1949 through 2000. Information and access to Gale's works can be found at