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Joan Kane

 
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY
Bio:
Joan Kane (Director) was named one of 2011 People of the Year in indie theatre by nytheatre.com and was awarded Best Director of a Reading in the 2011 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and nominated for three awards in the 2012 Festivity including Best Director of a play. She has directed Play ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY

Bio:
Joan Kane (Director) was named one of 2011 People of the Year in indie theatre by nytheatre.com and was awarded Best Director of a Reading in the 2011 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and nominated for three awards in the 2012 Festivity including Best Director of a play. She has directed Play ... (read complete bio)
 

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Artistic Achievement Award presented to Magie Dominic by Jazmyn Arroyo and Joan Kane  Photo

Artistic Achievement Award presented to Magie Dominic by Jazmyn Arroyo and Joan Kane

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Date:
10/03/2019
LPTW Co-VP of Programming Joan Kane and Co-President Catherine Porter enjoy the rooft Photo

LPTW Co-VP of Programming Joan Kane and Co-President Catherine Porter enjoy the rooftop view.

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Date:
05/07/2019
The cast of Time Stands Still in rehearsal. Timothy Weinert, Malcolm Stephenson, Conn Photo

The cast of Time Stands Still in rehearsal. Timothy Weinert, Malcolm Stephenson, Connie Castanzo, Joan Kane, and Maggie Alexander.

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Date:
02/22/2018
 

Joan Kane Biography

Joan Kane (Director) was named one of 2011 People of the Year in indie theatre by nytheatre.com and was awarded Best Director of a Reading in the 2011 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and nominated for three awards in the 2012 Festivity including Best Director of a play. She has directed Play Nice! off-Broadway at the 59e59 Theaters, Aliens with Extraordinary Skills by Saviana Stanescu at Theater 54, The God Particle and Pizza Man at the Bridge Theater. She has directed plays and readings at the Lark Play Development Center, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Theater for the New City, the Samuel French Short Play Festival, the Dramatists Guild, The Lambs Club, The Players Club, the Actors Studio, and for the Scandinavian American Theater Company. She has an MFA in Directing from The New School, an MS in Museum Education from Bank Street and is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and the League of Professional Theatre Women.




Joan Kane News

AUNT SUSAN AND HER TENNESSEE WALTZ to be Presented by Theater for the New City Photo AUNT SUSAN AND HER TENNESSEE WALTZ to be Presented by Theater for the New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

'Aunt Susan and Her Tennessee Waltz' by Toby Armour will be presented by Theater for the New City (TNC) April 28 to May 15.  The play dramatizes the leadership of Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt and Juno Frankie Pearce in the struggle to win the women's right to vote.

The 22nd Annual ESTROGENIUS FESTIVAL Comes to The Great Hall Stage This Week Photo The 22nd Annual ESTROGENIUS FESTIVAL Comes to The Great Hall Stage This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Source and maura nguyŠĽÖn donohue with The Cooper Union present dance performers from the 22nd annual EstroGenius Festival at The Great Hall Stage at Cooper Union on Wednesday, March 24, 2022, at 6:30PM.

The 22nd Annual ESTROGENIUS FESTIVAL Presented By Manhattan Theatre Source, FRIGID Ne Photo The 22nd Annual ESTROGENIUS FESTIVAL Presented By Manhattan Theatre Source, FRIGID New York And The Cooper Union
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Source and FRIGID New York with The Cooper Union present the 22nd annual EstroGenius Festival from Sunday, March 20, 2022 through Sunday April 3, 2022 Based at The Kraine Theater, 85 E. 4th St., NYC, this year's festival expands to include Cooper Union and Under St. Mark's. Tickets are $25 or pay-what-you-can and can be purchased online at http://www.estrogenius.nyc/ by phone at (212) 777-6088 or at the Box Office.

Mexican Actress Gilda Mercado Presents A Bilingual Piece At United Solo Festival Photo Mexican Actress Gilda Mercado Presents A Bilingual Piece At United Solo Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2021

Actress and theater maker Gilda Mercado presents 'Ella y yo' at United Solo.

Ego Actus Presents ALMOST 13 Photo Ego Actus Presents ALMOST 13
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021

Ego Actus presents Almost 13 written and performed by Joan Kane, directed by Bruce A! Kraemer.

Rising Sun Performance Company Announces New Resident Ensemble Company Members Photo Rising Sun Performance Company Announces New Resident Ensemble Company Members
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

Founding Artistic Director Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company has invited 8 new artists to join its resident ensemble company. These artistic relationships grew from the company’s internal artistic development programs and virtual programming last season. 

Theater for the New City Presents Gary Morgenstein's A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE Photo Theater for the New City Presents Gary Morgenstein's A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

Ego Actus Theatre Company today announced it will still present Gary Morgenstein’s new drama A Black and White Cookie, but in an updated version that is set against the backdrop of New York City reopening, post-pandemic. The play will premiere on the On The Air series Saturday, January 16 at 7:30PM/ET, and Sunday, January 24 at 3PM/ET. 

Gary Morgenstein's Love Story SAVING STAN Kicks Off New Survival Is Insufficient Zoom Photo Gary Morgenstein's Love Story SAVING STAN Kicks Off New Survival Is Insufficient Zoom Theater Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2020

Gary Morgenstein's drama Saving Stan, a love story about passion friendship and suicide, will kick off the new Survival is Insufficient Zoom Theater reading series on Tuesday, October 6 at 7PM.

Award-Winning International Production Company Ego Actus Launches SURVIVAL IS INSUFFI Photo Award-Winning International Production Company Ego Actus Launches SURVIVAL IS INSUFFICIENT Zoom Theater Festival
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020

The award-winning international production company Ego Actus will premiere a new Zoom theater festival, SURVIVAL IS INSUFFICIENT, which will be presented live Tuesday nights at 7:30PM/ET beginning October 6.

Gary Morgenstein's A TOMATO CAN'T GROW IN THE BRONX Will Have Online Reading As Part  Photo Gary Morgenstein's A TOMATO CAN'T GROW IN THE BRONX Will Have Online Reading As Part of Create Theatre's Monday Night Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2020

While waiting for the post-COVID 19 premiere of their new funny drama about racial harmony A Black and White Cookie, Playwright Gary Morgenstein and Director Joan Kane are teaming up to present an exclusive live online reading of Morgenstein's A Tomato Can't Grow in the Bronx at CreateTheater.com's Monday Night Reading Series.

Joan Kane Videos

STAGE TUBE: Preview Elza Zagreda's DATING DEPRESSION AND DIRTBAGS at Stage Left Studios
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012

Dating Depression and Dirtbags…A Love Story written by and starring Elza Zagreda has returned by popular demand to Stage Left Studios, now through June 30th. Joan Kane directs. Check out the video promo below!