The Metamorphosis

Ego Actus presented The Metamorphosis written and performed by J.B. Alexander, directed by Joan Kane.

The show opened May 23, 2014 at Kavárna 3+1, in Prague, Czech Republic in the Prague Fringe Festival.


In a monologue J.B. Alexander shares his meditation on loneliness, failure, success and identity. A 38 year old, lonely, Jewish, writer, who has spent fourteen years trying to complete his novel, lives in the basement of his parent’s house in a suburb on Long Island. After a night of bad dreams, he wakes to discover that he has been transformed into Franz Kafka.


The cast featured J.B. Alexander.


The show was reviewed by Michael Calcott in Fringey Bits, May 24th, 2014


The show was nominated for an Inspiration Award for new work.