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, […]

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 […]

The Politics of Gender

Ego Actus and Theater for the New City presented The Politics of Gender, two plays by Mario Fratti, directed by Joan Kane and Janet Bentley. The show opened April 26, 2018 at Theater for the New City. Description The Politics of Gender is an evening of two short plays by Mario Fratti. Jennifer and Cassie […]

One Woman

Ego Actus presented One Woman by Cecilia Copeland, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened November 5, 2018 at Theatre Row in the United Solo Festival. Description One Woman is an unapologetic look at one woman’s relationships with shoes, lipstick, other women and her journey toward self-confidence. Cast The cast featured Pooya Mohseni*. Crew The crew […]

Moonage Daydream 2

Ego Actus presented a second production of Moonage Daydream written and performed by Mary Monahan, directed & developed by Joan Kane. The show opened September 19, 2017 at the Philadelphia Arts Alliance in the Philadelphia FringeArts Festival. Description A woman looks back on how rock god David Bowie was her imaginary spiritual guide, helping her […]

Finishing the Suit

Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Finishing the Suit by Lawrence Aronovitch, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened September 5, 2017 at Theater for the New City in the Dream Up Festival. Description Finishing the Suit is about a gay man who does not die of AIDS and is not persecuted for […]