Kathleen Cahill

Kathleen Cahill’s awards include the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, two Connecticut Commission on the Arts Playwriting Awards, a Massachusetts Artists Foundation Award, a Rockefeller Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts New American Works Grant, two Edgerton Foundation Awards and a Drama League Award. Her play CHARM was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize; her play THE PERSIAN QUARTER was nominated for a Steinberg Award; (both published by Dramatic Publishing.) Her produced musicals include FRIENDSHIP OF THE SEA (North Shore Music Theatre), DAKOTA SKY (Olney Theatre) an opera, CLARA, two opera/cabarets, A TALE OF TWO CITIES: PARIS AND BERLIN IN THE TWENTIES (Maryland Center for the Performing Arts), a comic opera cabaret, FATAL SONG (most recently Utah Opera) and PERDIDA, the WINTER’S TALE SET IN MEXICO, (most recently Catholic University, DC and upcoming at the Grand Theatre, Salt Lake City. Published by Dramatic Publishing.) Her plays include the comedy, COURSE 86B IN THE CATALOGUE (Salt Lake Acting Company) THE STILL TIME (Georgia Rep/ Porchlight Theatre, Chicago) the comedy, WOMEN WHO LOVE SCIENCE TOO MUCH (Porchlight Theatre and NPR Radio) JOY FOREVER (Cleveland Public, Firehouse Theatre, Massachusetts) CHARM ( National New Play Network Festival, Salt Lake Acting Company premiere, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Dallas; Orlando Shakespeare; Taffety Punk, Washington D.C. among others) THE PERSIAN QUARTER (Salt Lake Acting Company, Merrimack Rep.). Her play, HARBUR GATE, is an NNPN commission, workshopped at Colt Coeur in New York, and in the Lab of the Salt Lake Acting Company, where it will be produced in 2017 and in 2018, at the 16th Street Theatre, Chicago. She wrote the screenplay for the independent feature, Downtown Express. She writes for Alan Cumming when he introduces Mystery! on PBS. She is Playwright-in-Residence at the Salt Lake Acting Company.