Sarah Einspanier


Sarah Einspanier’s plays include LUNCH BUNCH (upcoming with PlayCo and Clubbed Thumb; last seen in Clubbed Thumb’s Winterworks and Summerworks; New York Times and Time Out Critic’s Picks; in development for television with A24 and Scott Free), HOUSE PLANT (New York Theatre Workshop’s Next Door; ‘highbrow / brilliant’ in New York Magazine’s Approval Matrix; Lambda Literary Award Finalist), I LOVE SEAN (Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow), THE CONVENT OF PLEASURE (Cherry Lane’s Mentor Project), and MADONNA COL BAMBINO created with composer Deepali Gupta and director Caitlin Sullivan (Ars Nova’s ANT Fest and the New Ohio’s Ice Factory, curated by New Georges), DOCTOR DE SOTO AND OTHER STORIES by William Steig conceived by Miranda Haymon and co-written with Miranda Haymon and Seonjae Kim with music by Ellen Winter (upcoming TheaterWorksUSA), and I FORGOT TO TELL YOU (The Brooklyn Rail, June 2021 Issue). Sarah’s work has also been developed and presented by Ars Nova’s Play Group, Clubbed Thumb’s Early Career Writers’ Group, the New Georges Jam, a New Georges Special Residency, and Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Directing Studio. They have been a resident at the Millay Colony, Cape Cod Theatre Project (Noel Coward Foundation Writer in Residence), SPACE on Ryder Farm, Sewanee Writers’ Conference (Horton Foote Scholar), and Erik Ehn’s annual Texas Silent Writing Retreat, and they teach at the National Theater Institute.