Staff & Board Members

CAPA (Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts) is extremely fortunate to have a Board of Directors comprised of hardworking and devoted individuals from around the New Haven region. Their time and talent are a huge factor in our success.

Shubert Theater Administration

Anthony McDonald

Vice President & Executive Director

Lew Michaels

General Manager

Anthony Lupinacci

Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Kelly Wuzzardo

Director of Education & Engagement

Justin Zenchuk

Operations Production Manager

Shubert Theater Production

Anthony DeFrancesco

Head Carpenter

David Reilly

Master Electrician

Thomas Quagliano

Sound Technician

Donna Maher

Wardrobe Mistress

Joe Miko

Properties Manager

Jason Kosko


Officers of the Board

Leonardo H. Suzio


Ruby H. Melton

Vice Chair

Michael Bailey


Matthew Susman


Board Members

Drew Alden

Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee

Shay Atluru

Alexander Clark

Frances "Bitsie" Clark

Jacquelyn Courtmanche

Mayor Justin Elicker


John R. Emra

Dr. Dolores Garcia-Blocker

Sally Glick

Richard Helmreich

Elizabeth "Betsy" Herlihy

Jeff L. Hubbard

Adriane Jefferson


Michael Loftus

William McAndrew

Patricia Melton

Erik Scaranuzzo

JoAnn Scillia