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 […]

Almost 13 2023

We got a great review “There’s hope here, really — even though it’s a rough and raw ride, this is not one to turn your head and heart away from.” Four Stars **** by Fish Griwkowsky, in the August 18 Edmonton Journal. Almost 13 is a solo drama about 12 year old Sis, who is […]

Almost 13 in 2022

Almost 13, 2022 EdFringe. See our short promo video here. Reviews “Kane is an engaging storyteller who convincingly embodies the various characters” ***** Five Stars by Adam Thornton in Wee Review “This is visceral, credible and well written drama, documentary delivered in part-fictional style through character acting, storytelling, occasional heart-breaking humor and a life-affirming message […]

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) […]

Almost 13 in 2021

We presented Almost 13 in 2021, written and performed by Joan Kane and directed and designed by Bruce A! Kraemer at the Episcopal Actors Guild at 1 East 29th St, NYC 10016 LIVE October 14, 15 & 16 at 7:30pm and on Sunday October 17 at 4:30pm. Tickets $20.00 on These are the memories […]

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 […]