Almost 13

In 2023 Almost 13 is going on tour! There are now new scenes, so if you have seen it before an earlier version, this will be better and even more dramatic. Almost 13 is a solo drama about a young girl surviving a hot, violent summer in Brooklyn. All she wants to do is jump […]

Almost 13 in 2022

Ego. Actus will bring Almost 13 to the Edmonton Fringe Festival in August 2023! Exact dates and ticket link to come! Also, our application to the Capitol Fringe in July 2023 in Washington DC is pending. Almost 13, 2022 EdFringe. See our short promo video here. Reviews “Kane is an engaging storyteller who convincingly embodies […]

Stories of Climate Change 2021

Contents of This Post Our Postcard Image, Brief Description of Climate Action Theatre, The Show Program with Biographies of the Cast, Directors, and Playwrights, Photos from the Readings, Ego Actus Company Biography, A List of Climate Change Resources So You Can Take Action, Episcopal Actors Guild information A biennial initiative, Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) […]

Almost 13 in 2021

We presented Almost 13 in 2021, written and performed by Joan Kane and directed and designed by Bruce A! Kraemer at the Episcopal Actors Guild at 1 East 29th St, NYC 10016 LIVE October 14, 15 & 16 at 7:30pm and on Sunday October 17 at 4:30pm. Tickets $20.00 on These are the memories […]

Love The One You’re With

We presented Love The One You’re With, a short play by Bruce A! Kraemer, directed by Joan Kane LIVE for one performance only on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Theater for the New City. Love The One You’re With played in the Johnson Theater in the 26th Annual Lower East Side Festival on May 28 […]

White Woman, Black Boy

On March 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm we presented a Zoom reading of White Woman, Black Boy by David Holmberg, directed by Austin Pendleton (nominated for Broadway’s 1981 Tony Award as Best Director for directing Elizabeth Taylor in a revival of Lillian Hellman‘s The Little Foxes.) Logline On the eve of her possible indictment in the notorious Emmett Till murder case, […]

Survival is Insufficient

Ego Actus presented Survival is Insufficient, a series of 10 play readings on Zoom, Tuesday evenings at 7:30 in October, November and December 2020. There will be no reading on November 3 due to the election. The PlaysOct 6 Saving Stan by Gary Morgenstein, directed by Joan KaneOct 13 Nobody’s Flood by Glenn Alterman, directed by Terry HansonOct 20 Smile […]

Stories of Climate Change 2019

We presented Stories of Climate Change, readings of 11 short plays about climate change as part of a worldwide series of readings and performances presented to coincide with, and raise awareness of, the United Nations Madrid Climate Conference (COP25). Climate Change Theatre Action is a program of the Arctic Cycle theatre company who commissioned the plays. The […]


Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Inamorata written by Fred Kramer, directed by Joan Kane at The Medicine Show Theater, 549 West 52nd, 3rd floor in October, 2019. The play was presented with Perhap…perhaps by the same author and director. Description This is an abstract play about how we are born in different […]

Almost 13 in 2019

Almost 13 is a show by an award-winning artist and company invited by the United Solo festival to return for the 10th anniversary season. Ego Actus presented Almost 13 written and performed by Joan Kane, directed & designed by Bruce A! Kraemer. The show opened September 24, 2019 at Theatre Row in the United Solo Festival and presented […]