Charles Gershman is a playwright and screenwriter. His play FREE & PROUD recently ran in the UK, selling out London’s Theatre503 and playing at Assembly Festival (Edinburgh Fringe) and the King's Head Theatre (Off-West End, London). It was published by Oberon Books. His award-winning play THE WAITING GAME premieres in NYC at 59E59 Theaters in February 2019. Other work has been produced or developed by The Playwrights’ Center, PlayPenn, the Kennedy Center, Theatre for the New City, LaMaMa ETC, Primary Stages, FringeNYC, NYU-Tisch School of the Arts, and the University of Central Florida, among others. Charles is a 2018-2019 Dramatists Guild Foundation Playwriting Fellow. He has been a teaching artist at the New School's Eugene Lang College and at Davidson College. MFA: NYU-Tisch (Chair's Award for Excellence in Dramatic Writing).