A Black and White Cookie

A story about overcoming hate, finding faith and fighting back. Ego Actus will present an Equity Showcase Code production of A Black and White Cookie by Gary Morgenstein, directed by Joan Kane at Theater for the New City, March 26 to April 12, 2020 Wednesdays to Saturdays at 8:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00pm No […]

Our Upcoming Projects

Joan Kane’s next projects No Fall My Hand Joan Kane will direct No Fall My Hand by Amy Losi in the Strawberry Festival at Shetler Studios opening February 12. The cast will be announced soon. Alone with Nina Simone As a product of the LaMama Playwriting Workshop in Umbra Italy,Joan Kane will direct a free […]

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, […]

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 […]