Edward Einhorn

Edward Einhorn

Edward Einhorn is a playwright, novelist, stage director, and opera librettist.  His science fiction work includes stage adaptations of classic science fiction as well original plays in that genre.  He is also the author of middle grade fantasy novels (in the Oz universe) and picture books on mathematical topics.

He is the Artistic Director of Untitled Theater Company No. 61, a New York theater company with the mission to be a Theater of Ideas: scientific, political, philosophical, and above all theatrical.

His work has been well reviewed from a myriad of publications, including The New York Times, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, Booklist, Kirkus, School Library Journal, Asimov's Science Fiction, Variety, New York Magazine, and Scientific American.

He has a BA in Writing from Johns Hopkins and an MA in Opera Writing from the Guildhall School of Music in Drama


Theater Adaptations

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
The Lathe of Heaven
Cat's Cradle
The Iron Heel

Middle Grade Novels

Paradox in Oz
The Living House of Oz

Picture Books

A Very Improbable Story
Fractions in Disguise

Original Plays

Alma Baya
The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
The Neurology of the Soul

Original Opera (Librettos)

The Boy Who Wanted to be a Robot
A Taste of Damnation
Years Ago I Died




Awards and Memberships

Critic's Picks/Starred Review:

The New York Times
Time Out New York
The Village Voice


Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant
Playwriting Prize, The Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation
SEED Magazine Revolutionary Mind Award
Best Performance Art Production, The New York Innovative Theater Award
Person of the Year, nytheatre,con
Selection, Great Plains Theatre Conference
Finalist, O'Neill Playwrights Conference
Fellow, American Opera Projects


Dramatists Guild

Related Experience

He has spoken and given workshops on the topic of science fiction theater, Oz and its legacy, and worked in a school setting to help teach children math with his picture books.

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