After Life

After Life by Coni Ciongoli Koepfinger, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened August 12th in the 2017 Unfringed Festival at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, NYC and September 7 in The Voir Dire Project at Theater for the New City.  Description After Life turns the apocryphal Biblical story of Adam and Eve upside down […]

Inappropriate Relationship

Inappropriate Relationship by Marcy Lovitch, directed by Joan Kane opened on March 2, 2017 as part of the NYWinterfest Theater Festival a the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 W. 26th Street in New York City. Description Inappropriate Relationship follows the events surrounding an unexpected sexual encounter between Marty, a popular male high school teacher and his […]


Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Gideon by Judith Leora, directed by Joan Kane. The show opened July 1, 2016 at The Paradise Factory in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Description In Gideon, the existential questions of John Paul Sartre meet the absurdity of Samuel Beckett in the LA apartment of two young […]

Garrett, the Blue Giraffe

Garrett, the Blue Giraffe by Coni Koepfinger, directed by Joan Kane was produced by Sacred Stages llc. The show opened at the Hudson Guild, 44 West 26th St, NYC in the New York Theater Festival on July 20, 2015. Description Dubbed the Velveteen Rabbit for New Age adults, Garrett, the Blue Giraffe is the tale […]

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 […]