About Us

Theater Company

Company 2015

Caroline Acquaviva, Rachel Ameen, Cora Barraclough, Clara Brandt, Emma Brandt, Aisha Chodat, Lili Fichera, Gwynnethe Glickman, Kelley Knight, Lily MacLeod, Cailin McFarland, Jake Martin, Conor Miller, Katrina Newfell, Spencer O’Dowd, Lydia Peacock, Elizabeth Personeni, Beth Randall, Spencer Redgate, Claire Renales, Jonas Ruzek, Colin Sarff, James Sheridan, Edward Speck, Max Vye.

Apprentices 2015

Chris Belmonte, Maggie Bornstein, Nina Dubus, Lisa Eichel, Cade Giordano, Ben Hanke, Valerie Heath, Tristan Horan, Jake LoGiudice, Maya Looker, Beth McDougall, Shannon Reddy, Griffen Rogers, Ally Scholtz.


Board of Directors

Pam Ameen, Alyssa Gibbs, Caleigh Holden, Elena Jespersen, Judith Kamber,  Mark Sandt, Edward Speck, Theresa Curry

If you are interested in fostering the arts in Newburyport, you might want to consider serving on the Board. Please contact us at (978) 465-2572 or theaterintheopen@comcast.net


Carol Feingold, Lane Glenn, Marshall Jespersen and Vera Struck


To contact anyone on our staff, please see the Contacts page.

Artistic Director  . . .  Edward Speck
Executive Director  . . .  Kelly Shea Knowles
Production Manager . . . Beth Randall
Technical Director . . .  Kevin Thomas
Publicist . . . Emily Tordo
Residency Advisor . . . Cailin McFarland
Facilities Manager . . . Andrew Courtney, Red Hammer Builders
Bookkeeper  . . .  Joyce Thomas