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Alex Timbers

  • American writer

Alex Timbers (born August 7, 1978) is an American two-time Tony-nominated writer and director and the recipient of Golden Globe, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and London Evening Standard Awards, as well as two OBIE and Lucile Lortel Awards. His Broadway directing credits include Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Beetlejuice, Oh Hello! On Broadway, Rocky, Peter and the Starcatcher for which he was nominated for a 2012 Tony Award, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson which he also wrote the dialogue for and was nominated for a 2011 Tony Award, and The Pee-wee Herman Show which was filmed for HBO and was nominated for a 2011 Emmy Award.


I like musicals that look more like plays.




I think we live in an era without a predictable career path. Everybody's doing more, doing more at the same time, doing more faster. As such, individual projects can have wildly different developmental trajectories.



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