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.



TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club             next: August 9 - Szechuan Taste, Sushi Yen & Thai Cafe
      Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, during 2016, to help celebrate "TASN's 25th Anniversary" by gathering with friends at a local restaurant. Enjoy great food, good drinks, fabulous company while helping to support the "Best Intimate Theater in the North Shore". A percentage of proceeds on these nights will be donated to TASN. Check our e-notices and website for reminders and locations.
      On August 9, join us at Szechuan Taste, Sushi Yen & Thai Cafe - 19 Pleasant Street, Newburyport. Check out their menu.     Mark your calendar for future dates: Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8 and Dec 13. Some locations yet to be announced.

Attention Women Playwrights - Inviting Women to submit 10-20 minute original work.   Selected works to be part of Women's History Month production, theme title - Glass Ceilings, March 2017
**** Accepting submissions through November 14.   See Play Development for details. ****

WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON
July 23, Saturday 7:00pm - Full Moon Story Slam, Theme - Phobias
July 25, Monday 7:00pm - Improvisation Class
August 4-15, Friday/Saturday 8:00pm, Sunday 7:00pm - Left Among Us, by Lawrence Hennessey
August 9, Tuesday - TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club - at Szechuan Taste, Sushi Yen & Thai Cafe
            19 Pleasant Street, Newburyport

August 20-21 - Knowing Women, by Suzanne Logan, directed by Kathy Isabell

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


Help Us STAY Front And Center     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 2015-2016 annual campaign is offering an additional means for contributing: PayPal .
      View Full Appeal Letter here
      View/download Donor Card 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