Sweet, Sweet Spirit

MTWorks in association with the Theater Series at the 14th Street Y, presented the world premiere of Sweet, Sweet Spirit by Carol Carpenter, directed by Joan Kane at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th St NYC. The show opened October 10th, 2014. description A West Texas matriarch is enraged by the news that […]


Ego Actus and Scandinavian American Theatre Company presented an Equity Showcase Code production of More by Maria Tryti Vennerød, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened November 13, 2013 at Theater for the New City as Norway Plays: Drama Beyond Ibsen. Description Two young women are playing and one of them gets killed. Could it have been a lesbian […]

I Know What Boys Want

Ego Actus presented a second Equity Showcase Code production of I Know What Boys Want by Penny Jackson, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened March 28, 2013 at The Lion Theater at Theatre Row. Description A prep school girl discovers that this week’s Internet sensation is a video of her having sex. She is a victim […]

Play Nice!

Ego Actus presented Play Nice! by Robin Rice Lichtig, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened March 8, 2011 at 59e59 Theaters. Description 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 […]

Green River

Joan Kane directed Green River by Rachel White in the New School Master’s Degree program New Voices Playwrights Festival. The show opened in April 16, 2010 description Edith is a young math genius trapped in a tiny and crumbling mining town. Forced to care for her ailing father and wildly rebellious sister, Edith has sadly […]

The Awakening

The East Lynn Company presented The Awakening based on a novel written by Kate Chopin, adapted by Gayle Stahlhuth and directed by Joan Kane in Cape May, NJ. The show opened July 8, 1992 description The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of […]