Be a part of ou future - Annual Campaign

As 2016 comes to a close, The Actors Studio of Newburyport is completing its 25th year. We are very proud of our accomplishments and the presence we have established in the Greater Newburyport Cultural Landscape.

Prior to attaining 501(c)(3) status in 2007, we produced the occasional play, while focusing on our many training classes and workshops. Since then we have maintained an ambitious production schedule including well-known plays, new plays, staged readings, concerts and multi-discipline pieces. We have presented more than 100 productions and cultural events. Collaborating with great local artists, we have combined dance, music, poetry and theater and celebrated visual arts and photography. We have been thrilled to host a number of talented professional performers from across the nation.

The plays we have presented have addressed such issues as HIV/AIDS, gender identity, racial and economic equality, sexual identity, cultural diversity, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and the compelling challenges of artistic expression. We have celebrated the human spirit in eight years of Women's History Month programming and had the honor of collaborating with The Newburyport Art Association, Powow River Poets, Maggie Budzyna's Performing Project and the Youth Development Organization, The Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, The Dear World Organization and The Tannery Market Place.

As you know, we have also developed our physical surroundings with new seating, silent heating and cooling and, most recently, our new digital, LED stage lighting system. All of this we did with your encouragement and backing.

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.


Establish your palace in our future:
Guardians of the Galaxy       $5000
Jedi Knight                          $2,500
Trekki                                 $1,000
Buck Rogers                          $500
The Jetsons                           $100
Astro Boy/Zoran                 Personal Best

Thank you for making possible our 2014 BONS (Best of North Shore) award for "Best Small Live Venue". Your support through innumerable ways made this possible. Please help us to continue with our vast offerings through your involvement and your generosity. This annual campaign is offering an additional means for contributing: 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

On Behalf of our board of directors and myself, it is with deep gratitude I thank all of our 2016 Annual Appeal contributors. Your support makes accomplishing our mission possible:

Ron April
Margaret and Victor Atkins
Jean and Steven Berger
Terry Blanchard
Maria Boulay
Barbara Bourgeois
Kenton Campbell
Anne Dodge and Chuck Kennedy
Camille Garro
Christine and John Gibson
Chris Czernik
Allyn Gamble
Eric J. Hall
Elizabeth Hamiroune
Steven Corey Hancock and Boyd Hancock
Lawrence Hennessy
Alan Huisman
Stanley Hurwitz
James Jones
Mike Kimball
Samuel Kimball
Barbara Keiter
Thomas Kenison
Hailey Klein
Astrid Lorentzsen and Jack Santos
Vickie Meagher
Margaret McCarthy and D Cary Wendell
Julie McConchie
Arlene McCormack
Vivienne Metcalf
Maureen Daley and Myron Moss
Margaret and Jesse Motes
Gloria and Alan Papert
Sara Quay and Charles Van Eman
Brad Ritchie
Peter Riley/Riley and Associates
Joanne Rowley
Derek and Lucette Robinson
Paul Saba
Julie and Bud Siciliano
Deborah and Thomas Szabo
Gretchen Stone
Dr. Douglas Shealy and Rowley Family Dental Center
Strem Chemicals, Inc
Margaret and Dan Tully
Anne and Scott Smith
Judy Mouradian and Ted Ruetenik
John Sheedy
Karen and Alfred Vautour
Joanna Hammond and Theodore Van Nahl
Kathy Weinstock
Shelley Whizin
Ellen Wineberg