On Thursday, Oct 11, 2018, the Board of Directors and Bishop Franklin of the Episcopal Diocese of WNY were elated to hold the first official fundraiser for Ascension for the Arts (AftA). The Bishop kindly opened his home for the event, and guests were treated to two world premiere short plays written by Board members T. John Snodgrass and Justin Karcher.
Please enjoy videos of these performances below, along with a selection of the speeches from Bishop Franklin and AftA President A. Peter Snodgrass.
World Premiere, featuring Buffalo actors Emily Yancey and Andrew Zuccari
World Premiere, featuring Buffalo actor, Eric Mowery
A selection from Bishop Franklin's welcome speech.
A selection from Board President, A. Peter Snodgrass's speech, describing AftA's goals.