Kimberly Barger

Librettist Playwright

Kimberly Barger is a writer from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A lover of all things theatre, she began writing for the theatre in 2018. Within her first year of playwriting, her work was produced in theaters across the country. She has completed the Core Curriculum program with Los Angeles-based New Musicals Inc. as a bookwriter, and she is also an alumna of the Commercial Theater Institute's Producing Intensive in NYC.

Kimberly holds a degree in Journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her start in theatre writing, she worked for over 10 years in public relations, writing everything from news releases to feature stories. She also created the blog Mommy's Always Write, where she was featured on popular parenting sites such as Scary Mommy and BabyCenter. She is currently working on her first novel, a light fictional comedy geared toward moms, along with several other theatre projects.

When she isn't writing, Kimberly works as the Education Supervisor at Hershey Theatre, where she is responsible for planning the annual Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards program for high school theatre students in Central PA. She enjoys sharing her love of theatre with her husband and two sons.