Survival is Insufficient

Click READ MORE to find a link to Sometimes The Lights. Ego Actus will present 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 […]

The Voters

Ego Actus created a short film written by Gary Morgenstein, directed by Joan Kane, featuring Tom Kane and Valerie O’Hara, filmed by Alex Bartienief at Theater for the New City for the 2020 Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball. The script was recorded on October 10, 2020 in the Community Theater at Theater for the New […]

Upcoming Projects

A New Play Reading Series Ego Actus will present 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 Plays Oct 6 Saving Stan by Gary Morgenstein, directed by Joan Kane […]

Stories of Climate Change

Announcing an Evening of Climate Action. We will present 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 […]

Inamorata

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

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 […]

Moonage Daydream 3

Ego Actus presented Moonage Daydream written and performed by Mary Monahan, directed & developed by Joan Kane. The show opened September 21, 2019 at Theatre Row in the United Solo Festival as a show by an award-winning artist and company invited by the United Solo festival to return for the 10th anniversary season. Description A woman looks back […]

Touch Me

Ego Actus presented Touch Me by Alina Rios, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened March 23 at TADA! In Nylon Fusion’s This Round’s on Us and May 26, 2018 at Theater for the New City in the Lower East Side Festival. Description Who does a recent mother’s body belong to? Her husband? The baby’s? […]

Off the Page

In 2019 Ego Actus presented a free play reading series directed by Joan Kane. All readings were at Torn Page, the Rip Torn/Geraldine Page family home in Chelsea, NYC. The Plays Communal Table by Jenny Lyn Bader, February 11 Minna enjoys eavesdropping, but this time is different. This guy is getting so many things wrong, […]