Our Team

Newport Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center

STAFF
Executive Director
Brenda S. Nienhouse
Patron Relations
Liz Drayton
Administrative Assistant 
Melissa Quinn
Communications & Marketing Director
Bob Ensign
Owner’s Representative for Construction
Chuck Berlinghof

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Alison Vareika, Chairman
John H. Cratin, III, Vice Chair
Adam Townsend, Secretary
Ann Livingston, Treasurer
Dominique Alfandre, Historian
John Shehan, Building Committee Chair

Arthur Chapman
Richard Crisson
Alix Flood
Tom Hockaday
Kristin McMannis
Lisa Perrault
Susan Sipprelle

FUNDRAISING SUPPORT
CCS Fundraising
Vantage in Philanthropy
Molly Sexton

The Opera House Theater is Located at 19 Touro Street
The Opera House Theater is Located at 19 Touro Street

CONTACT
Office Phone: (401) 619–4599
Press Inquiries: bensign@operahouseri.org
General Information: info@operahouseri.org

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 234
Newport, RI 02840

Office Address:
11 Touro Street
Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840

Visit the historic Opera House Theater at 19 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840
– in the heart of Newport’s Washington Square!
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