Catherine Weingarten

Catherine Weingarten is a friendly jewish chick from an obscure area of Pennsylvania! Honors Include: the Scott McPherson Award and the Tennessee Williams Scholarship through the Sewanee Writer’s Conference. She has previously developed her “girly, trashy” work with Dixon Place, The Tank, Less Than Rent, Sam French OOB Short Play Festival, Last Frontier Theater Conference and has been awarded residencies through Bethany Arts Community, The Studios of Key West, Fresh Ground Pepper’s BRB and Monson Arts. Catherine has participated in Art House Production’s INKubator Writer’s Group, New Perspective’s Writer’s Group and The Shelter’s Virtual King Lear project. BA: Bennington College MFA: Ohio University

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Jewish-Themed Plays:

Jew Vibing. full-length play
A recently single Jewish chick looks for love on a slightly sexy Jewish dating app but ends up having to confront her own Jewish identity in the process #eeek “Jew Vibing” is a millennial Jewish romantic comedy that asks: how important is it really to be with someone Jewish?
-Semi-finalist for Jewish Plays Project, 2021

#happyhanukkah, 10 minute play;
2 chicks are visited by a Hanukkah influencer so they can celebrate the holiday via instagram! A comedy that explores the question, “What if Hanukkah was super cool?”

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