Charles's play FREE & PROUD will premiere in Assembly Festival at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2018, in a production directed by Peter Darney. The play will preview at London's Theatre503 July 20-21. - FREE & PROUD will be published by Oberon Books in summer 2018. - THE WAITING GAME, awarded the Derek Award for BEST OVERSEAS PLAY at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe and named by HuffPost UK as one of 5 LGBTQ+ plays to see at the Fringe, will premiere at New York's 59E59 Theaters in February 2019. More info to come. - Charles received the Chair's Award for Excellence in Dramatic Writing from the Rita and Burton M. Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU-Tisch for his thesis play, QUIK-MART, which was directed by Jessi Hill in May. - HARBOR ON SIX is a semifinalist for the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival.