Almost 13

Almost 13 can be seen in New York 2024 . We are taking Almost 13 to the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June 2024! . description This is a solo adaptation of the memories of a young girl’s hot, sweaty summer in Brooklyn. Can she survive being caught between a disintegrating family at home and racial […]

Freedom Summer

Joan Kane directed an Equity Showcase Code production of Freedom Summer It was presented by Theater for the New City and produced by Ego Actus with performances June 8 to June 25, 2023Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm, and Sundays at 3:00pmat Theater for the New City 155 First Avenue, NYC 10002 description This latest play by Toby Armour […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Moonage Daydream

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 […]