Susan B.

Susan B. Anthony recounts her life struggles and political maturation in the context of a press interview with Nellie Bly, the famed reporter who was a pioneer of investigative journalism. In a time of deliberate campaigns of voter suppression through a variety of means, women’s rights are increasingly under attack. All of which makes it […]

Almost 13

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 […]

Aunt Susan & Her Tennessee Waltz

Aunt Susan & Her Tennessee Waltz at Theater For The New City, 155 First Avenue @10th Street Originally scheduled for April 28 to May 15, 2022, We had to close the show before the last weekend due to COVID in thee company. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00pm Tickets were $18 […]

Upcoming Projects

Aunt Susan & Her Tennessee Waltz at Theater For The New City, 155 First Avenue @10th Street April 28 to May 15, 2022 Tickets are $18 general admission, or $15 seniors, students & groups of 10 or more. Tickets at www.TheaterForTheNewCity.net or call (212) 254-1109 for reservations Susan B. Anthony had spent a lifetime fighting […]

Almost 13 in 2021

Ego Actus presented Almost 13 inn 2021, written and performed by Joan Kane and directed and designed by Bruce A! Kraemer at The Episcopal Actors Guild in October 2021. These are 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 […]

Diva Therapy

Joan Kane directed a Zoom reading of Diva Therapy by John Mark Lucas. It was presented on June 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm as part of the Theater for the New City On The Air Series This is a new version that Mr. Lucas has developed following our live action reading, also directed by Joan Kane at […]

Women Playing Hamlet

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, The Snarks could not produce a play in their home theater, so they produced Women Playing Hamlet by William Missouri Downs by shooting it on Zoom directed by Joan Kane and edited by Nick Palladino. It was presented May 5 to May 9, 2021 on Broadway On Demand. description […]

Almost 13 in 2019

Joan Kane performed her autobiographical play, Almost 13 in the United Solo Festival where it sold out. The script was originally started at the LaMama Playwriting Symposium in Umbria, Italy. Almost 13 is a solo adaptation of the memories of a young girl’s hot, sweaty summer in Brooklyn. Can she survive being caught between a […]

Survival is Insufficient

Joan Kane curated Survival is Insufficient, a series of ten play readings that Ego Actus presented on Zoom The weekly reading series ran through October, November and December in 2020. The award-winning international production company premiered a new Zoom theater festival, Survival is Insufficient, which was presented live every Tuesday night at 7:30 pm Eastern […]

No Fall My Hand

Joan Kane directed No Fall My Hand by Amy Losi at Theater 54 in Shetler Studios in the 2020 Strawberry Short Play festival in February, 2020. description Two women meet in a hospital ICU wing and strike up a conversation in the waiting room. Jibola is a traumatized hospice nurse from Nigeria, and Beth is […]