By Charly Evon Simpson
Directed by Summer L. Williams
A co-production with WP Theater
Angela and Odessa are on a sandy search for something that might not be real but they are determined to make a way out of no way. When they stumble upon Adah, that’s right, THE Celebrity-turned-Wellness-Maven Adah, they decide to follow her lead not knowing that the journey could very well be the cure. sandblasted is a deeply stirring, funny, theatrically daring story of waiting and hoping, time and healing, written by Vineyard’s 2019 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award winner, and WP Theater Lab alum, Charly Evon Simpson (Behind the Sheet), directed by Elliot Norton Award-winning director Summer L. Williams in her New York City debut.
Socially Distanced Performances: February 6-20 (Except for February 15 and 17).
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Charly Evon Simpson
Charly Evon Simpson (Playwright) is a playwright and TV writer based in Brooklyn. Her plays include Behind the Sheet, Jump, form of a girl unknown, it’s not a trip it’s a journey, and more. Her work has been seen and/or developed with Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark, P73, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chautauqua Theater Company, Salt Lake Acting Company, and others. She is a recipient of the Vineyard Theatre’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award and the Dramatists Guild’s Lanford Wilson Award. She is a core writer at The Playwrights’ Center and this fall, she will begin her seven year residency with New Dramatists. Charly has a BA from Brown University, a master’s in Women’s Studies from University of Oxford, New College, and her MFA in Playwriting from Hunter College.