Our Upcoming Projects

Inamorata Ego Actus will present Inamorata written by Fred Kramer, directed by Joan Kane at The Medicine Show Theater, 549 West 52nd, 3rd floor in October, 2019. Description An abstract play about how we are born in different cultures where we internalize their norms, values and roles but we don’t always have to do it […]

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, […]

Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara

Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara by Fengar Gael, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened November 1, 2018 at HERE Arts Center. Description The witch Sycorax, a character referred to, but never seen, in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, has waited 500 years for the right medium to […]

Give ’em Hell, Harry!

Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Give ’em Hell, Harry! by Samuel Gallu, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened October 18, 2018 at Episcopal Actors Guild. Description J. Dolan Byrnes* brings the fearless Harry S Truman back to life in an intimate portrayal. Imagine, an honest American President! In contrast to […]

The Living Newspaper: Women’s Edition

Ego Actus presented The Living Newspaper: Women’s Edition, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened September 8, 2018 at 6A Nolan Lane, Governors Island, curated by Rising Sun Performance Company. Description The Living Newspaper Women’s Edition brought to life news articles pertaining to intersectional topics related to women published in newspapers, magazines and online outlets. […]

Adele’s Way

Ego Actus presented a Theatre Resources Unlimited reading of Adele’s Way by Dennis Porter, directed by Joan Kane at the Soho Playhouse. There was also an Equity Showcase Code production. The reading was on June 18, 2018. The show opened in the Broadway Bound Festival August 21, 2018 at Theater at the 14th St Y. […]

New York Madness

Ego Actus and New York Madness presented an Equity Showcase Code production of eight short plays with the theme Who Holds the Leash? The show opened May 27, 2018 at The Kraine Theater. Description Anything can happen in a Madness. An evening of short plays on a topic announced to the playwright director teams only […]