Charly Evon Simpson
Core Writer
Brooklyn, NY

Charly Evon Simpson’s plays include Behind the Sheet, Jump, form of a girl unknown, it’s not a trip it’s a journey, and more. Her work has been seen and/or developed with Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark, P73, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chautauqua Theater Company, Salt Lake Acting Company, and others. She is a recipient of the Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Playwriting Award and the Dramatists Guild's Lanford Wilson Award. She has received commissions from MTC/Sloan, The New Group, Barnard College, EST/Sloan, Cleveland Play House, and South Coast Repertory. Charly is currently a Core Writer at the Playwrights' Center and a member of The New Georges Jam. She’s a former member of WP Theater's 2018-20 Lab, SPACE on Ryder Farm’s The Working Farm, Clubbed Thumb’s Early Career Writers’ Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood, and Pipeline Theatre Company’s PlayLab. She received her BA from Brown University, a master’s in Women’s Studies from University of Oxford, New College, and her MFA in Playwriting from Hunter College.

Instagram @charlyesimpson

Agent Information

Allison Schwartz

Paradigm Talent Agency
140 Broadway, 26th floor
New York, NY 10005


Join us for a year filled with boundary-pushing work by Women+ artists that challenge what theater is today. From another exhilarating collaboration with Monica Bill Barnes & Co., a choose-your-own-adventure audio exploration of WP’s theater space, a deeply moving, funny and theatrically adventurous play by WP Lab Alumni Charly Evon Simpson, and the cultivation of a cohort of evolving artists with The Pipeline Festival and viBe Pages to Stages, we can't wait to welcome you back to WP.