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Readings of Short Plays by Ellen Scherer, November 21, 2020 – Available on YouTube!

If you missed tonight’s live FB stream of Ellen Scherer’s plays, “I was Here,” “I’ll Drink to That,” and “Scary Monsters” or if you’d prefer to watch them on YouTube, you are in luck! You can now view the video by clicking the link below!

And be sure to follow our YouTube channel for the most up-to-date videos from ITOWNY! Happy viewing!

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Readings of Short Plays by Michael Fanelli! October 17, 8pm via FB Live! Now Available on YouTube!

If you missed tonight’s live FB stream of Michael Fanelli’s plays, “Ruth” and “Slogan” or if you’d prefer to watch them on YouTube, you are in luck! You can now view the video by clicking the link below!

And be sure to follow our YouTube page for the most up-to-date videos from ITOWNY! Happy viewing!

This Saturday night (10/17) at 8pm! Join us on FB Live via Zoom! Like our Facebook page to be notified when we go live!

Readings of two short plays by Michael Fanelli!

“Ruth”
Directed by Kim Queenie Robinson and Jess Levesque
Starring Darleen Pickering Hummert and James Barcomb

“Slogans”
Directed by Michael Fanelli
Starring Anthony Baldwin-Giambrone, Chris Barker, and Virginia Brannon

Poster by Cat Kwiatkowski

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Call for One-Act Plays

ATTENTION PLAYWRIGHTS – WE NEED YOU!

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.