Charly Evon Simpson is a playwright and performer from New York City. Her plays include Jump, Scratching the Surface, Behind the Sheet, form of a girl unknown, Hottentotted, While We Wait, and more. Jump will be having a rolling world premiere in 2019, debuting at PlayMakers Repertory Company in NC, Milagro in OR, and Actor’s Express in GA. Her work has been seen, heard, and/or developed at NNPN’s MFA Playwrights Workshop at The Kennedy Center, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Ars Nova, The Flea, Salt Lake Acting Company, Chautauqua Theater Company, and others. She is a member of the 17/18 Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writers Group and the 18/19 ‘Wright Club with The Amoralists. She is The Pack’s current playwright-in-residence, one of the three playwrights chosen for Forward Flux’s Three New American Plays commission, and has worked on commissions from the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project, Clubbed Thumb, The Flea, and The Movement/NYC. Charly was a Philadelphia Dramatists Center Playwright-in-Residence at Plays & Players Theatre and is a former member of SPACE on Ryder Farm’s The Working Farm, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood, Pipeline Theatre Company’s PlayLab, and Fresh Ground Pepper’s PlayGround PlayGroup.