CATHERINE WEINGARTEN is a NYC based playwright and comedian.  She has received commissions from Piper Theater Productions and Bloomsburg University, and has developed plays with Wide Eyed Productions and PlayGround Experiment. Her summer camp play Are You Ready to Get PAMPERED!? was part of Dixon Place’s Bingo Lounge and had a reading at 59E59 with Less Than Rent. Her play A Roller Rink Temptation appeared at the NOLA Fringe and will receive a production in May 2018 with The Dare Tactic, and Karate Hottie was a semi-finalist for ATHE Excellence in Playwriting Award. Her short plays have been developed with Ugly Rhino, Fresh Fruit Festival and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, where she was named a National Semi-Finalist for “Pineapple Upside Down Cake.” She has been involved with Abingdon Playwrights Group as well as New Perspective’s Women’s Work Short Play Lab.  She is the recipient of the Scott McPherson Award.

BA: Bennington College     MFA: Ohio University