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Charly Evon Simpson Wins Paula Vogel Playwriting Award

The award from the Vineyard Theatre is named for Pultizer-winning playwright Paula Vogel.

NEW YORK: The Vineyard Theatre has named Charly Evon Simpson the recipient of their annual Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. The residency-based award comes with a cash prize and artistic development support.

Simpson. (Photo by Jackie Abbott)

Simpson’s work has been produced or developed with Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Lark, Chautauqua Theater Company, and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, among others. She is a recipient of the Lanford Wilson Award and the 2020 Elizabeth George Commission with South Coast Repertory. She is a former member of EST Youngblood, Clubbed Thumb’s Early Career Writer’s Group, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Pipeline Theatre Company’s PlayLab. Simpson holds degrees from Brown University, University of Oxford, and Hunter College.

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