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Genevieve Simon

Genevieve Simon (they/them) is a queer writer and actor based in New York.

As a playwright, Genevieve centers women and non-binary people in magical worlds at the intersection of family, queer identity, and water. They are a 2023-24 New Georges Audrey Resident, a ​2023 Semi-Finalist for the Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship, and their queer-joy climate-doom comedy BLOOM BLOOM POW was a Finalist for the 2022 EMOS Ecodrama Playwrights Festival. Genevieve’s work has been supported by Actors Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, The Puffin Foundation, Shadowland Stages, The Parsnip Ship, The Tank, Arts on Site, NYSCA, Holton-Arms School, and The Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Genevieve is proud to be a New Georges Affiliated Artist. www.genevieve-simon.com

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Grief (and Humor) in Climate Change Theatre

Grief (and Humor) in Climate Change Theatre

30 June 2023

Genevieve Simon reflects on the process of writing Bloom Bloom Pow, a play that makes space for collective grief by staging small-town chaos against a backdrop of the harmful algal bloom crisis in the Great Lakes region.