Cate Wiley CV

Production History


Two Truths and a Lie 

  • World Premiere, New York, Theater for a New City Dream Up Festival (2022)
  • Premiere Covid-cancelled, Minneapolis, Theatre Unbound (2021)
  • Finalist, Sacramento, B-Street Theater Comedy Festival (2020-2021)
  • Staged reading, New York, Up Theater Company (2022)
  • Staged reading, Boulder, Boulder Ensemble Theater Company (2019)

The Liberation 

  • World Premiere, Seattle, Ghost Light Theatricals and 14:48 Productions (2018)
  • Staged reading, Hudson, NY, HRC Showcase (2019)
  • Scene read (as Shame), Denver Center New Play Summit Slam (2016)


  • World Premiere (forthcoming), New York, The Cell (2024)
  • Staged reading, New York, The Cell (2023)
  • Finalist for Fratti-Newman Political Play Award (2019)
  • Monologue read, Denver Women’s March  (2019)
  • Staged reading Denver Women’s Commission  (2018)
  • Staged reading, Denver, Red Line Gallery, Athena Project (2016)
  • Staged reading, Golden, CO, West Side Live! Athena Project (2016)
  • Staged reading Aurora, CO, Athena Project Plays in Progress (2015)


  • Staged reading, Athena Project Plays In Progress, Aurora, CO (2013)

Under the Feet of Jesus 

  • (adaptation of novel by HM Viramontes), Staged reading, Great Plains Theater Conference,  Omaha (2009)

Short Plays:


  • Bunbury Players One-Act Festival, New York (2023)
  • Premiere, New York, Rogue Theater Festival (2022)
  • Soop to Nuts Short Play Festival, Pelham NY (2022)

Take It Back

  • Premiere, New York, Rashid Johnson Red Stage at Astor Place (2021)
  • WOW Café Theater, New York (2021)
  • New York, NY Theater Festival WinterFest (2021)

Like Horses

  • Live premiere, New York, Chain Theater Festival (2022)
  • Zoom production, New York, Build Back Better Festival, New Circle Theater Company (2020)
  • Zoom production, New York, Irondale On Women Festival (2021)
  • Zoom production, Boone, NC, Senior Directing Project New Play Festival Appalachian State University (2021)


  • Pop-up production, New York, “More Ways than Broadways” FABNYC (2020)

Note to Self 

  • Premiere, New York,  International Human Rights Arts Festival (2021)
  • Sullivan County Dramatic Society, South Falls, NY (2022)
  • Winner, Lake Charles, LA, Itinerant Theatre “Life Inspired” Series 
  • Filmed Provo, UT, The Hive Collective (2019)

Letter Home (script for devised theater) 

  • Denver Center Off-Center immersive theater, Denver Public Library (2019)


  • Aurora, CO, One Night Stand, Vintage Theater (2016)

Lost in Translation 

  • Denver, Playwrights’ Bootcamp of the Western Region, Buntport Theater (2012)

Film and Radio:

Far Enough 

  • Filmed and streamed, New York, WOW Café Theater (2020)
  • Streamed, New York, One-Minute Play Festival (2020)

Homing (radio play) 

  • KRFC.FM, Fort Collins, CO (2011)


The Wine Snob 

  • Play Crawl, Denver (and Toto Too Theater Company) (2016)
  • Aired as radio spot, CPR (KCFR.FM) (2016)

Beginning with S  

  • Play Crawl, Denver (and Toto Too Theater Company) (2014)

Other People’s Stories 

  • Play Crawl, Denver (and Toto Too Theater Company) (2012)

The Man Who Wanted Art (short) 

  • Play Crawl, Denver (and Toto Too Theater Company)(2011)


The Best Ten Minute Plays 2020, ed. Larry Silverberg, Smith and Krauss (Note to Self)

The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays 2020, ed. Lawrence Harbison, Applause Books (Two Truths and a Lie)


Human Crossing (story telling program)

Su Teatro at the Civic, Denver (2011)

Grants and Awards

$1,000  Puffin Foundation

$3,000 University of Colorado Denver Office of Research Support

$1,000  Puffin Foundation

Tuition scholarship to Kenyon Playwriting Conference (2017)

Theater Education

Kenyon Playwriting Conference (2017)

Cornerstone Theater Company I-5 Summer Institute in community-based theater, Los Angeles (2008)


Dramatists Guild of America

PlayGround NYC Writer’s Pool 2021-2022