Play Nice!

Ego Actus presented Play Nice! by Robin Rice Lichtig, directed by Joan Kane.

The show opened March 8, 2011 at 59e59 Theaters.


The Diamond siblings use the only resources they have, the dramatic role play of their imaginations, to cope with the abusive Dragon Queen, their mother. Play Nice! is a mystery in which Isabel, Luce and Matilda embark on a journey within themselves to discover who poisoned her. Inspired by Jean Genet’s The Maids.


The cast featured Laura Hankin, Andrew Broussard, Lauren Roth and Debby Brand.


The crew included set by Jason Sims, costume by Cat Fisher, lights by Bruce A! Kraemer, sound by Ryan Kilcourse with stage manager Caitlin Lyons. The graphic designer was Anne Giordano, audition reader Vanessa Verduga, audition reader Julia Baltz, casting assistant Skyler Kraemer, electrician West Kraemer with master carpenter Daniel Stern.


“Director Joan Kane does very good job of introducing this twisted reality and keeping it cohesive.” review in, Reviews Off Broadway March 16, 2011


Photo credit Richard Tremine