Ruth Baker

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Ruth Tyndall Baker has written several dozen plays, most of which are rooted in her Indiana childhood memories or in social problems. On Bethel Road includes her mother’s joyful experience of Christmas on the farm. A graduate of Indiana University, Baker taught high school drama and creative writing at Purdue University, Fort Wayne. Her awards include the Best Drama in Indiana, playwright-in-residence at Choate-Rosemary Hall, and a commission by Barter Theater as well as community theater awards. She has also written a play and a book, A Desert Surprise, based on her weeks of solo hiking in Israel. Since her daughter and son are raised, she shares her childhood home filled with many rich memories with two tom cats.

Author's Plays