Broadway’s Alex Timbers Will Be Presenting at This Year’s Gaithersburg Book Festival

by MCS Staff

Alex Timbers, a three-time Tony Award-nominated writer and director and the recipient of Golden Globe, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards, will be presenting at the Jim Henson Pavilion at this year’s Gaithersburg Book Festival. Timbers’ many Broadway credits include “Moulin Rouge!,” “Beetlejuice,” David Byrne’s “American Utopia,” Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s “Oh Hello on Broadway,” “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” and Disney’s “Peter and the Starcatcher.” His latest work is the children’s book, “Broadway Bird.” Alex lives in Times Square with his partner Rebekah and three mischievous parakeets.

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual all-day celebration of books, writers and literary excellence. One of the premier literary events in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the 2022 Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm (506 S. Frederick Ave.) in Gaithersburg, Md.

Activities will include author appearances, discussions and book signings; writing workshops; a Children’s Village; onsite sales of new and used books; literary exhibitors and food, drink, ice cream and more. Admission is FREE, and free accessible shuttle service will be available from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall.

Per the Gaithersburg Book Festival: On Saturday, May 21, 2022, literature will come to life for children of all ages at the Gaithersburg Book Festival through a host of interactive activities, workshops and story times, crafts, games and more. The Festival’s Children’s Village, brought to you by Washington Parent, also will be the place where youngsters can meet their favorite authors – and discover new ones – during presentations, readings and book signings. When you arrive at the Festival, taking place at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm (506 S. Frederick Ave.) in Gaithersburg, Md., stop by the Children’s Village Information Booth and get a schedule of all activities.



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