Road Less Traveled Productions recently announced that award-winning playwright Susan Anner joined the theater company's staff. Her most recent play, "Letters to the World," was produced last summer as part of the Infringement Festival in Buffalo. She has also directed plays in area theaters and at the University at Buffalo, where she teaches playwriting, acting and performance appreciation.
Road Less Traveled is currently accepting submissions for the 2008 New Play Workshop. The deadline is Dec. 20, and the New Play Workshop begins in January. There is no fee. Send a 20-page excerpt of a full-length draft with a synopsis and playwright resume/bio to: RLTP/New Play Workshop, Road Less Traveled Productions, PO Box 542, Buffalo, NY 14205. For more information, visit www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org or call 629-3069.
The Arts Council for Wyoming County is holding bidding for its annual Silent Auction/Live Auction Gala through next Friday in the Wyoming County Gallery, 31 S. Main St., Perry. The gala takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. next Friday. For more information, call (585) 237-3517 or visit www.artswyco.org.
Calls for Works
The Allentown Village Society has announced that artists' and crafters' applications for the 51st annual Allentown Art Festival are now available. Applications may be obtained by writing the Allentown Village Society, PO Box 1566, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14205, calling 881-4269 or by visiting www.allentownartfestival.com. The festival will take place June 14 and 15.
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-- Evonne Austin