EVAN SMITH (Playwright, The Savannah Disputation) was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, where he is Writer in Residence at City Lights Theatre. His plays The Uneasy Chair and Psych were produced by Playwrights Horizons in New York City. The Uneasy Chair was revived by the Writers' Theatre in Chicago and also by 1812 Productions in Philadelphia, which produced the World Premiere of his Daughters of Genius. Servicemen was produced by the New Group in New York City and at New York Stage and Film at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.

The Savannah Disputation
had its World Premiere at the Writers' Theatre in the Fall of 2007, followed by productions at Playwrights Horizons and numerous regional theatres.

His TV pilot Debs was produced onstage in Los Angeles by Naked TV, a joint venture of Fox TV and Naked Angels.

His plays have been published by the Grove Press, Dramatists Play Service, Inc., Smith & Kraus, Dell Books, and Playscripts.com.

The recipient of a 2002 Whiting Award, he has a BA in English from Vassar College and an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama.

May, 2012