Charles Gershman is an award-winning playwright based in New York City. His work has been produced and developed by 59E59 Theatres, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Theatre for the New City, La MaMa ETC, the Playwrights' Center, The Barrow Group, ESPA/Primary Stages, the Nantucket Short Play Festival, FringeNYC, and elsewhere across the U.S. He is a three-time O'Neill semifinalist and a semifinalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and also writes for the screen. He is completing his MFA in dramatic writing at NYU-Tisch.