Who’s Driving the Bus? My Year as a Kindergarten Mom
Based on the critically-acclaimed one-woman play of the same title, Who’s Driving the Bus? follows eager mom Jen Lansing as she navigates the pitfalls of her child’s first year in school. After Jen and her husband move to a new suburb and better school district, the couple attends an orientation for new kindergarten parents only to discover an alarmingly unfamiliar system in place, where achievement is the name of the game. Struggling to belong and make sense of her new environment, she uncovers brutal truths in an examination of education in America that is simultaneously terrifying and hilarious. An actor who has appeared in many commercials and feature films, Egan’s work has been broadcast on Chicago Public Radio’s Eight Forty-Eight. She lives in Evanston with her husband and two young daughters.