Call for One-Act Plays


Submit your one-act plays to participate in ITOWNY’s monthly reading series “Know Your Neighbor(s).”

Rolling submissions. Please consider submitting your work and sharing our call!
Questions? More Info? Submissions? inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com.

Saturday Series

Saturday Series: Inclusion in the Arts – Verneice Turner


ITOWNY’s Special Saturday Series returns THIS SATURDAY, July 11, 2020 at 8pm EDT on Zoom with the magnificent Verneice Turner!

To register in advance, please email inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com. For the safety of our attendees, the zoom meeting information will be .posted on our Facebook page Saturday. We look forward to this incredible event!

About Verneice:

Verneice Turner, performance artist, Artie award winning actor, a director is a native of Buffalo, NY. She started out at the African American Cultural Center, studying drama under June L. Saunders-Duel.. She continued her studies in the performing arts at SUNY at Buffalo. She has worked with directors Edward G. Smith, Saul Elkin, Richard Gant, Lorna C. Hill and others. Verneice is happy to be a guest of ITOWNY!

Verneice has performed in numerous productions here in WNY as well as in New York City (off off & off-Broadway), Washington, D.C. and other cities as an actor, singer, dancer and poet. She ran the art space Buffalo East from 2009-13 and grateful to have shared that experience with so many other artists & young people.

Verneice is thankful to and for all who contribute to her growth as an artist, a person, especially late husband, Douglas H. May & their daughter, Jasmine L. May.

Staged Shorts - Stigma

We’ve Gone GREEN! “Stigma” Playbill Now Available Online

ITOWNY is proud to post the playbill for “Stigma” online! You can access the playbill below!

Only 3 more shows remain for ITOWNY’s 2nd Annual Festival of Shorts – Stigma. Tickets are available here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4426551?fbclid=IwAR0ze6uF-nXCoFi9rxII43gKp0UT3300gtOzmR7uEFBktc5QxrPMhRaxdCc and at the door! Hope to see you there!

Hope to see you there!

Note: Playbill is in partial print format for ease of view.


Festival of Shorts

Meet the Cast of ITOWNY’s Festival of Shorts!!

Pictured from top to bottom: Carling Barry, Chelsey Braun, Shelby Calabro, Marilyn Erentsen-Scott, Dave Goddard, Quentin Gray, Summer Harris, Aimee Levesque, Jessica Levesque, Colleen O’Byrne, Dallas Taylor, Jennelle Torrey, Charles Weber, Jennifer Weber, and Chris Wylie.

Festival of Shorts

Save the Date! ITOWNY’s Festival of Shorts


Save the Date!

ITOWNY’s Festival of Shorts

April 5-7, 2019

Location TBA!

Carling Barry
Chelsey Braun
Dave Goddard
Quentin Gray
Summer Harris
Jessica Levesque
Colleen O’Byrne
Dallas Taylor
Jennelle Torrey
Chris Wylie

More information coming soon!!!


Auditions for Inclusive Theater of WNY’s Festival of Shorts



Auditions for Inclusive Theater of WNY’s Festival of Shorts!!

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm AND Monday, February 25, 2019 from 6pm – 8pm. No appointment necessary! However, if you need a specific time, please email inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com.

Where: Auditions will take place at The Foundry, 298 Northampton, Buffalo, NY.

Show Dates/Location: April 4th, 5th, 6th, & 7th. MUST be available during the week of March 25th for tech rehearsals. Performances and rehearsals will take place at Ujima, 429 Plymouth Avenue, Buffalo, NY.

All levels of acting ability are welcome! Available roles include traditional acting roles for men and women of various ages. Sides from the script will be available to read from. Headshots and resumes are not required, but are welcome.

Questions? Please email inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com