DC Cathro is a Chicago-based playwright, originally from the Washington DC metropolitan area. In addition to writing, acting, and directing, DC has served as dresser, stage manager, backstage technician, sound designer, graphic designer, and improv teacher (among other things). In 2014, he became the only playwright to have two shows in the Pride Films and Plays Festival in Chicago, IL: the comedy Family Holiday and Pen, A Musical (written with Leo Schwartz). His musical Till (also written with Schwartz) was one of three winners in the 2016 Main Street Musicals Festival, selected by Gregory Mosher. DC’s works have been produced and read at theatres and festivals across the U.S., including The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, The William Inge Festival in Independence, Kansas, and St. Luke’s Theatre, Off-Broadway in New York City. He is an avid board game player and collector.