Cate Wiley CV

Production History


Two Truths and a Lie
  • Premiere Covid-cancelled, Minneapolis, Theatre Unbound (2021)
  • Finalist, Sacramento, B-Street Theater Comedy Festival (2020-2021)
  • Forthcoming staged reading, New York, Up Theater Company (2021)
The Liberation
  • 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)
  • 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:

Take It Back
  • Forthcoming, New York, Rashid Johnson Red Stage at Astor Place (2021)
Like Horses
  • 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
  • Forthcoming, New York, International Human Rights Arts Festival (2021)
  • Forthcoming, Lake Charles, LA, Itinerant Theatre “Life Inspired” Series (2021)
  • World premiere, Provo, UT, The Hive Collective, YouTube, (2019)
Letter Home (script for devised theater)
  • Denver Center Off-Center immersive theater co-produced with Denver Public Library (2019)
  • Production, One Night Stand, Aurora, CO, Vintage Theater (2016)
Lost in Translation
  • Playwrights’ Bootcamp of the Western Region, Denver, 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
  • WOW Café Theater Collective
  • Theatre Communications Group