Our 50-seat black box theater is host to established plays, new original works, staged readings, film and musical performances.
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The studio hosts a variety of classes & workshops including: cold reading, scene study, character development, voice, monologue, on-camera, improvisation, and musical theater.


We provide a forum for local playwrights to present their work to live audiences for evaluation and feedback throughout the play development process.




       **** Call to all writers - TASN Short Play Festival 2018 ****
Submissions now being accepted, closes on March 1, 2018, or until five hundred new plays have been received, whichever occurs first
      See this document for details or See Play Development page for details.

WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON
February 16-25, Fridays and Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pmAnd No More Shall We Part
February 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
March 10, Saturday 10am - NSRT- Baby Brain, by Vicky Meagher

              ***** Women's HERStory Month - Events *****
                HERStory Program (pdf file) available for download here
    Please note there are various venues (not just TASN) -
                so check each event's details for its specific venue

March 2, Friday 6pm - The Sea-Faring Journey of Elizabeth Bray at Custom House Maritime Museum
March 3, Saturday 8pm - The Sea-Faring Journey of Elizabeth Bray at TASN
March 4, Sunday 1pm - reprise of Glass Ceilings at The Firehouse Center For The Arts
March 9-11, Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 5pm - Knowing Women by Suzanne Logan at TASN
March 16, Friday 6:30 - From Her Perspective - Women Themed Art/Poetry
                                    at The Newburyport Art Association
March 16, Friday 6:00pm-8:30pm - One End Open, Exhibit Gala Opening at Paula Estey Gallery
March 17, Saturday 1pm-2pm - One End Open, Artist Talk at Paula Estey Gallery
March 17, Saturday 8pm - The HerStory Stanzas - Women Themed Art/Poetry at TASN
March 18, Sunday 2pm & 4pm - Never Stop Growing - Dancing Through Every Age at TASN
March 23-24, Fri/Sat 8pm - Women Making The Scene - Scene Study Performances at TASN
March 25, Sunday 7pm (Reception 5:30) - Women in Film-Making at The Screening Room
March 31, Saturday 8pm - Full Moon Story Slam: HerStory at TASN
  ***** Women's HERStory Month - Events *****


March 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
April 14, Saturday 10am - NSRT- Going Wild, by Peter Snoad
April 23, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK


Enjoy watching some of our past performances     TASN Past Performances on YouTube


Be a part of our future!     Thank you for making possible our 2014 BONS (Best of North Shore) award for "Best Small Live Venue". As we build on our accomplishments, we look to the future with a great sense of excitement and purpose. We would not be where we are without your generous support. On behalf of myself, and our Board of Directors, I invite you to be a part of our future by contributing to our 2016 Annual Appeal. PayPal .
      View Full Appeal Letter here
Please click here on TASN or mail your check to:
    The Actors Studio of Newburyport, The Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport, MA 01950