Awards and Honors

2014-2016 Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Fellow at The Juilliard School, under the direction of Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang

Member: Dramatists Guild of America since 2011

Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List (2016) for Everything is Wonderful

Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List (2015) for Everything is Wonderful

Semifinalist for the Humanitas New Voices Award (2015)

Finalist for the Reva Shiner Comedy Award (2015) for Devour

Semifinalist for the National Playwrights Conference (2014) at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center

Hobo Robo 6 Audience Choice Award (2013)
for A Hipster Christmas Carol

BaD Theater Fest NY Best of the Fest Award (2013)
for Vegetare Vegetus

August 23, 2013 declared Chelsea Marcantel Day in Pike County, KY “In honor of Chelsea Marcantel, for her beautiful, insightful, and truthful original script filled with the dynamic characters and language of Appalachia” by the Pike County Judge/Executive, for the play Blood Song: The Story of the Hatfields and the McCoys

Nominated and accepted to the Dramatists Guild Chicago Intensive
September 2011

Invited Playwright in the Chicago One-Minute Play Festival at Victory Gardens (2011, 2012)

Chicago Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Emerging Playwright Award (2009)
for Beatrice & Beau

Sketchbook 9 Audience Choice Award (2009)
for Beatrice & Beau

Sketchbook 9 Judges’ Choice  Award (2009) 3rd Place
for Beatrice & Beau

Chicago Women’s Theatre Alliance 1-Page Play-Off (2007) 2nd place
for happy

Gus and Leanne Weille Playwrighting Award (2004)
for Kissing the Fat Girl

Gus and Leanne Weille Playwrighting Award   (2005)
for A Place to Land

UTA Award for Best Special Event  (2005)
for A Place to Land

UTA Award for Best Sound Design (2005)
for Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice