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Playwrights for 2022 Short Play Festival – ITOWNY and WNYImprov Announced!

Inclusive Theater of WNY and WNYImprov are excited to announce the playwrights, plays and directors that will be part of our 2022 Short Play Festival at The Meeting House in Williamsville, January 20-23, 2022!

In alphabetical order by play title:

“Between Two Worlds” by Hilary Bluestein-Lyons; Directed by Virginia Brannon

“I Just Want to Be Held” by Justin Pope; Directed by Julien Louis

“Kitty Litter” by TJ Snodgrass; Directed by Justin Chortie

“Laundro’s Mismatched Plight” by Justin Pope; Directed by Dallas Taylor

“Paisley, Fire and Stone” by Ellen Scherer; Directed by Aimee Levesque

“Pandemic Grief in the Marvel Cinematic Universe” by Justin Karcher; Collaborative Direction

“Ronnie Audition Slayer” by Ellen Scherer and Madison Sedlor; Directed by Mike Kowal

“Therapy” by George Bryjak; Directed by Anthony Baldwin-Giambrone

Congratulations Playwrights!!! We are so excited to share your work! And Welcome Directors! We are honored to have you on board for this incredible production!

More information, including the cast list and ticketing is coming soon! So save the date(s) and watch this space!

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Cast of A Christmas Carol Adaptations (12.18.2021)

The cast of this Saturday’s (12/18/2021) adaptations of A Christmas Carol is pure 🔥!!

Join us to see:

James Barcomb

Heather Benson

Virginia Brannon

Justin A. Chortie

Dorothy Gerhart

Pattie Krauss

Aimee Levesque

Jessica Levesque

Luis Maisonet

Jessie Pierce

Maryann Reisdorf

Queen Robinson

Ellen Catherine Scherer

Dallas Taylor

The show is FREE and will be streamed via FB live at 8pm (EST)!

https://www.facebook.com/events/623376712187884?ref=newsfeed

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Audition Alert – January 2022 Collaborative Production with WNY Improv

AUDITION ALERT

Inclusive Theater of WNY (ITOWNY) in collaboration with WNY Improv, are looking for actors for our IN-PERSON January 2022 production of Short Plays by WNY playwrights at the Meeting House in Williamsville.

IN-PERSON Auditions will be held on MONDAY, December 13, 2021 from 6pm-9pm and on TUESDAY, December 14, 2021 from 6pm-9pm. Sides will be available at the auditions.

Email inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com with your preferred time slots (please include two-time options). Please also include a headshot/resume if you have them. You may also send a link to a VIRTUAL audition to the email above by 5PM on Sunday, December 12, 2021! Note: Please do not send actual audition files! Send a link to your uploaded file only.

The show will take place January 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2021 at the Meeting House in Williamsville (5658 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221). Rehearsals for the show will begin in early January 2022.We are committed to diversity at all levels: on our stage, in our audience, on our staff, and within our leadership. We want our stage to represent the amazing diversity of the Buffalo community. We strongly encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to participate.

NOTE: For the safety of the actors, production crew, and audience members, all actors must show proof of COVID vaccination.

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Open Call for Directors

Open Call for Directors

Inclusive Theater of WNY in collaboration with WNY Improv are looking for emerging and experienced directors for our January 2022 production of short plays by WNY playwrights at The Meeting House in Williamsville, NY.

Interested directors should be available December 13 and 14 for in person auditions.  Performances will take place January 20-23, 2022 and rehearsals will begin at the beginning of January.

If you are a director, or are interested in directing, please make us aware of your interest by emailing your theater resume (and if you don’t yet have one, tell us why you’d like to direct!) and a letter of introduction to inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com by December 1, 2021.

Also, if you have a comedic short play by a WNY playwright that you would like to direct, please also provide the information about the play to us.  If you do not have a specific play in mind, we have plays for you to choose from.

Interviews will take place virtually the first week of December.

We are committed to diversity at all levels: on our stage, in our audience, on our staff, and within our leadership. We want our stage to represent the amazing diversity of the Buffalo community. We strongly encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: For the safety of the actors, production crew, and audience members, all directors must show proof of COVID vaccination.