- 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; Dakota Sky; Clara, an opera; and two opera/cabarets, A Tale of Two Cities: Paris and Berlin in the Twenties and the comedy Fatal Song (Maryland Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Opera). She also wrote the lyrics for David Zabriskie's Requiem. Her other produced plays include the comedy Course 86B in the Catalogue (Salt Lake Acting Company); The Still Time (Georgia Repertory Theatre Co., Athens, and Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago); Women Who Love Science Too Much (Porchlight Music Theatre, NPR Radio); Joy Forever (Cleveland Public and Firehouse Theatre, Newburyport, Mass.); Charm (National New Play Network Festival; Salt Lake Acting Company premiere; Kitchen Dog Theatre, Dallas; Orlando Shakespeare Theater; Taffety Punk, Washington, D.C. and others); The Persian Quarter (Salt Lake Acting Company and Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, Mass.) and a one act, The Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies (Fusion Theatre, Albuquerque, N.M.). Her play HARBUR GATE premiered at the Salt Lake Acting Company. She wrote the screenplay for the independent feature Downtown Express. She is playwright-in-residence at the Salt Lake Acting Company.