Our Staff

Board of Directors

President/Director: Ed Shea

Secretary/Director: Eileen Warburton PhD

Brandt Heckert, Gretchen Dow Simpson,
Rendueles Villalba, Michael F. Geisser, PE

Advisory Board

William Dennis, Esquire

Michael Schwartz

Rendueles Villalba, MD


Artistic Director/CEO: Ed Shea

General Manager: Charles Lafond

Producing Director: Max Ponticelli

Production Manager: Jillian Eddy

Communications Manager: Allyson Schiller

Art Directors:
Laura Sorensen, Matt Castigliego

Press Contact: ally@2ndstorytheatre.com

2nd Story Theatre was founded in 1978
by Ed Shea & Pat Hegnauer.

Ed Shea at 2nd Story Theatre

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Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.

Discussion Sundays are part of the Pell Humanities Initiative in Rhode Island to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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