Recent Projects:

In 2017, a selection of Caity-Shea's work was performed as part of The Voices and Faces Project's "Words = Change: A Literary Theatrical Performance" at The Edge Theater in Chicago. Her full-length play REAP THE GROVE was selected as a national finalist for the 2017 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival New Play Competition and her short play TAKE CARE was a finalist for publication in The Dionysian Magazine.

In 2016, Caity-Shea played the role of "Bug" in the world premiere of DREAMS OF THE PENNY GODS by Callie Kimball at Halcyon Theatre. In her previous role as Director of Access and Special Programs, Caity-Shea worked with several theaters with access programs in the Chicago area to create and implement an accessibility plan for Halcyon Theatre that began with their first ever touch tour and audio described performance. Caity-Shea's newest short play TAKE CARE had a staged reading at Victory Gardens and premiered with Commission Theatre Co. as part of @Will: A Short Play Festival at Greenhouse Theatre Center in Chicago.

In 2015, Caity-Shea had five productions of her new work  including the world premiere of SAVE THE DATE that was a winner of the InspiraTO Playwriting Contest and won the People's Choice Award during the InspiraTO Festival, Canada’s largest ten-minute play festival, and later remounted for Toronto's Gay Play Day. In August, she was a participating writer at A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Retreat and Waves Discussion Series at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico, where she attended workshops, readings, and developed new work.