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Edward Einhorn

Edward Einhorn writes plays about neurology; adaptations of sci fi novels; translations of  plays written in French, Czech, and ancient Greek; puppet theater; modern Oz novels; explorations of economic theory; autobiographical found text explorations; midrashim on Jewish cultural icons; picture books about math; opera/oratorio librettos; and other texts of a less definable nature.  As a director, some of his recent venues include La MaMa, 3LD Art & Technology Center, The Ohio, HERE, St. Ann's Warehouse, The Brick, and the Czech Embassy in Washington  He is the Artistic Director of Untitled Theater Company #61: A Theater of Ideas.

The Emergence of Neuro-Theatre
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The Emergence of Neuro-Theatre

6 February 2019

Edward Einhorn looks at the innovation inherent to neuro-theatre and how various artists have creatively presented the neurological conditions their plays explore.

Absurdist Theatre and Resistance
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Absurdist Theatre and Resistance

27 January 2017

Edward Einhorn discusses the relevance of absurdist theatre.

The Signature Awards
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The Signature Awards

a proposal

3 October 2016

Edward Einhorn reflects on the failures of the current awards system for independent theatre in New York, and proposes a solution. 

The Adaptor as Director
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The Adaptor as Director

26 July 2016

Edward Einhorn describes his experiences as a director, adaptor, and translator, and the similarities and differences between them.

Scripts For Free
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Scripts For Free

23 January 2016

Edward Einhorn discusses the benefits and pitfalls of posting scripts online.

Václav Havel
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Václav Havel

Personal Truth as Political Theatre

5 October 2015

Edward Einhorn, artistic director of Untitled Theater #61, reflects on the Czech playwright and president Václav Havel’s contribution to theatre.

Value Set at $200/hour
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Value Set at $200/hour

Money Lab and the Patronage Auction

28 June 2015

Edward Einhorn on the economics of Money Lab and what it taught him about the relationship of art and money.