Cathy Earnest
Chicago, IL
Biography

Cathy Earnest's play ANOTHER BONE had its premiere at Redtwist Theatre, 2014.  The play was a 2012 O'Neill Finalist and a 2013 Ashland New Plays Finalist.  

Her short play "Disappearing" won the 2013 Take Ten Festival in New York. 

MILLIONS AND MILLIONS AND MILLIONS, a one-act, had its premiere in New York City, by Between Us Productions, 2014.  

Other plays:  THE MONEY MUSICAL (book, lyrics, & music), public reading at Chicago Dramatists in 2011, SIGHTINGS OF SADAAM, Chicago Dramatists, 2010, "The River," 2014.  

She was Artist-in-Residence at The Millay Colony for the Arts, 2013, and The Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, 2012.  She was recently 2013 Emerging Playwright at Triton College where ANOTHER BONE received staged readings.

She earned an MA at The Writers' Program, from The University of Illinois Chicago. 2012 and 2013, she was a Senior Network Playwright at Chicago Dramatists.

Successes

Cathy Earnest's play, Another Bone received its premiere at Redtwist Theatre, September - October, 2014.  Annie Prichard received a Jeff nomination for her role as Stephanie.

In June 2015, an excerpt of the play was published in EDNA 5, the journal of the Millay Colony for the Arts.