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Joan Kane News

 
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)
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 BWW News Desk - 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.

RSPC Announces Its New Resident Ensemble Company Members Photo RSPC Announces Its New Resident Ensemble Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

Founding Artistic Director Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company recently concluded its ensemble auditions. This was the first open call since 2017 held specifically for resident ensemble members.

Journalists Mike Sargent and Jack Rico To Discuss Prejudice In Pop Culture America Fo Photo Journalists Mike Sargent and Jack Rico To Discuss Prejudice In Pop Culture America Following A BLACK & WHITE COOKIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Award-winning journalists Jack Rico (NBC News/Telemundo) and Mike Sargent (PBS NewsHour, WBAI Radio) will discuss prejudice and pop culture in America following the Sunday, March 29th, 3PM performance of the provocative new play A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE, which tackles overcoming hate, finding faith and fighting back. The talk-back will be held at the award-winning Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, where the play will run March 26-April 12.

New York Bagelry Donate Cookies To Audiences Of New Play About Racial Harmony Photo New York Bagelry Donate Cookies To Audiences Of New Play About Racial Harmony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Beigel's Bakery, which has made more than 100 million black-and-white cookies since opening their first store in 1949, is pairing up with a new Off-Broadway play A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE, a provocative new drama about racial harmony, which will run at the Theater for the New City March 26 - April 12. The pairing comes about as New York is battling surging anti-Semitism. The famed bagel maker will be sponsoring the show by handing out hundreds of their signature black and white cookies in an effort to raise visibility of the timely new show and its important and unifying subject matter.

A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE to Begin Previews in March at Theater for the New City Photo A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE to Begin Previews in March at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Ego Actus Theatre Company today announced that it will present A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE, a new play about racial harmony, written by Gary Morgenstein and directed by Joan Kane, March 26th through April 12th at Theater for the New City, 133 First Avenue.

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Photo Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

On Monday, September 16, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation announced the 2019 recipients at the annual Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards. For the past 15 years, the It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative indie theatre community under the dedicated leadership of Executive Directors Shay Gines and Nick Micozzi who are stepping down and at the ceremony introduced new leadership for the organization: Cat Parker, Artistic Director of Articulate Theatre Company; Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director of Leviathan Lab Projects; and Jazmyn Arroyo, Co-Founding Artistic Director of Step 1 Theatre Project will join Akia Squiteri, Artistic Director of Rising Sun Performance Company as Directors of the organization.

Ego Actus Presents ALMOST 13 Photo Ego Actus Presents ALMOST 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Ego Actus presents Almost 13 written and performed by the award winning Joan Kane in the United Solo festival at Theatre Row. ONE SHOW ONLY! September 24 at 7:30pm.

League Of Professional Theatre Women Welcomes New Officers And Board Members Photo League Of Professional Theatre Women Welcomes New Officers And Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will launch their 37th season of programming, events, and advocacy, with a special event on Wednesday, September 25 at Theaterlab (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018). Pre-reception networking will begin at 6:30pm. The event will officially kick-off at 7pm, followed by post-reception networking from 9pm-9:30pm.

Gina Femia And Additional Writers Announced For Final NY Madness Of Season Photo Gina Femia And Additional Writers Announced For Final NY Madness Of Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

The final Madness of the season will be a (mostly!) All-Company Madness and will take place on Sunday, July 28th at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). NYM Company member Gina Femia will be the featured guest and pick the theme.

United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement Photo United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

There has never been a lack of extraordinary talent at United Solo. Year by year, audiences have witnessed some of the most amazing solo artists from all over the world share their talents and stories. Some of these artists have made a particularly incredible mark on the audience's hearts through their performances on the United Solo stage at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in Manhattan. Therefore, during the first two weeks of the 10th anniversary season of United Solo, nearly thirty award-winning performers will be gracing the stage once again in THE BEST OF category.

Articulate Theatre Explores Artist's Activism With THE ART OF PROTEST Photo Articulate Theatre Explores Artist's Activism With THE ART OF PROTEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Art is more than imitating life - as the expression goes - it facilities; it communicates, it combats it. Articulate Theatre Company explores the role of the artist's role in activism with the Art of Protest.

Nylon Fusion Theatre Presents New Plays Including John Patrick Shanley's I'M GOING TO Photo Nylon Fusion Theatre Presents New Plays Including John Patrick Shanley's I'M GOING TO TOUCH YOUR NECK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company features new plays including John Patrick Shanley's 'I'm Going To Touch Your Neck'

Photo Flash: Ego Actus Presents SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA Photo Photo Flash: Ego Actus Presents SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara, written by Fengar Gael and produced by Ego Actus is now in its final week of performance at HERE. The critically acclaimed production is directed by Ego Actus Artistic Director Joan Kane and runs until November 18.

Ego Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In November Photo Ego Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Ego Actus continues it's 2018 season with the World Premiere of Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara, written by Fengar Gael. The production is directed by Ego Actus Artistic Director Joan Kane and runs from November 1 to 18 at HERE.

Ego Actus Presents GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY! Photo Ego Actus Presents GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Ego Actus presents Give 'em Hell, Harry! J. Dolan Byrnes in a Joan Kane production of Samuel Gallu's rousing one-man show about the little president that could!

Ego Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In November Photo Ego Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Ego Actus continues it's 2018 season with the World Premiere of Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara, written by Fengar Gael. The production is directed by Ego Actus Artistic Director Joan Kane and runs from November 1 to 18 at HERE.

Ego Actus Presents GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY! Photo Ego Actus Presents GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

Ego Actus presents Give 'em Hell, Harry! J. Dolan Byrnes in a Joan Kane production of Samuel Gallu's rousing one-man show about the little president that could!

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast For ADELE'S WAY Reading Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast For ADELE'S WAY Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Adele's Way, part of The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series on June 18, 2018 at 7pm at the Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., New York, NY.

2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Announced Photo 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, with Jasper on June 11, 2018 at 7pm and Adele's Wayon June 18, 2018 at 7pm at the Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., New York, NY. Tickets are free, but RSVP is required. RSVP by emailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com, or by calling 212-714-7628.

Theater Resources Unlimited announces The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Photo Theater Resources Unlimited announces The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, with Jasper on June 11, 2018 at 7pm and Adele's Wayon June 18, 2018 at 7pm at the Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., New York, NY.

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