Our Supporters

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company relies on the generous support of philanthropic organizations and audience members like you to provide over 60% of our annual budget. We are profoundly grateful to the following individuals and institutions whose generosity over the past twelve months has provided the financial foundation for Remy Bumppo’s mainstage productions and community engagement programs like the Between the Lines literary lectures, Studio Bumppo classes and the Spark Reading Series.

Individual Contributors

Remy Bumppo offers our sincere gratitude to the following individuals who made gifts to the Annual Fund between July 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022

THE PRODUCER'S CIRCLE

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company extends a very special thank you to this season’s sponsoring producers, who play a meaningful role in the sustenance and advancement of Remy Bumppo’s productions. Supporters who give a dedicated gift of $2,500 or more are eligible to enjoy the Producers Circle distinction and accompanying special benefits.

Geoffrey A. Anderson
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Zina Berman
Joan and Mike Callahan
Becky Coleman
Carol and Terry Coleman
Isabel and Robert Curley
Arnold and Tessa Dratt
Ron Eisenstein and Jeff Rekett
Mary and Bruce Feay
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Nancy A. McDaniel
Karen Randolph and Bill Linden
Timothy Morrison and Katherine Ross
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Judith and David Sensibar
Debra Siegel and Robert Altman
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Mary Pat Studdert
Charlotte Toerber
Martin Treu

50,000+ (ANGEL)
Brenda and James Grusecki
$25,000+ (VISIONARY)

Geoffrey A. Anderson
Lynne and George Simon
Charlotte Toerber

$10,000 - $24,999 (AMBASSADOR)
Anonymous (2)
Carol and Terry Coleman
Arnold and Tessa Dratt
Mary and Bruce Feay
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Mary Pat Studdert
Martin Treu
$5,000- $9,999 (ADVOCATE)

Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Isabel and Robert Curley
Douglas S. Gorman
Nancy A. McDaniel
Tim Morrison and Katherine Ross

$2,500 - $4,999 (BELIEVER)
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Zina Berman
Joan and Mike Callahan
Becky Coleman
Dawn Palmer
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Judith and David Sensibar
Debra Siegel and Robert Altman
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino
$1,000 - $2,499 (BENEFACTOR)
Howard Aronson
John and Claudia Boatright
Maurice and Margo Champagne
Richard Clark and Mary Munday
Joyce E. Chelberg
Jeff Rekett and Ron Eisenstein
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Arlene and Camillo Ghiron
Judy Johanson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Gordon and Carolyn Kirk
Corinne Lyon
Mary Beth Fisher and Roche Schulfer
Victoria and Donald Scott
Rhonda Rochambeau and Larry Shulman
Thomas South
Terrance Stevenson
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Charles A. Tausche
$500 - $999 (PATRON)

Anonymous
Larry Bennett and Gwyn Friend
Dave and Nicole Berger
Leigh and Henry Bienen
Jim and Lori Burns
Sherry and Paul Carbery
Judy M. Chernick
Peggy L. Cullen
Anne K. Davis
Un Sil Hwang and Stephen Esko
Sandra Fernbach and Eric Russell
Leila Green
Dr. Robert Henry
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Brenda Ashley and Gary Johnson
Joan and Richard Kohn
Diane and Chuck Laff
Christine and Joel Lehmann
Chuck Marien and Gaby Kuhn
Corinne Marrinan Tripp
John and Judy McCarter
Laurie Merel
Lois and Robert Moeller
Audrey Paton
James Perry and Robert Horton
Andrew and Sharon Plennert
Edwin and Susan Ritts
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
Ms. Margaret E. Silliker and Mr. John Ryan
Doug and Genevieve Schuberth
Robert Suskind and Leslie LeWinter-Suskind
Greg and Anne Taubeneck
Iris Witkowsky
Dean Yannias

$250 - $499 (PARTNER)
Anonymous (3)
Phyllis and Leonard Adams
Sheila and James Amend
Jeff Arena
Peggy Bagley
Susan Benner
Leslie Berman
Bernice Bigelow
Sue and Bob Bowker
Rich Carlson and Cristina Benitez
Roxanne Decyk and Lew Watts
Susan Feibus and Tom Geoghegan
Len and Carla Feinkind
Peggy and Perry Goldberg
Susan and Peter Gray
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Charles Hoffman and Tamara Schiller
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Donald Honchell and Susan Horn
Lee Johler
John and Jill Klingenstein
Douglas R. Brown and Rachel E. Kraft
William D. Mason and Diana J. Davis
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Priscilla Mims
Scott Brown and Steven Montner
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Jerry Proffit
Catherine Randolph
Joanna Riopelle
Mary and Catherine Rooney
Mara and Peter Sagal
Larkin and Danny Schmidt
Karen and Frank Schneider
Faith Schoon
Sandra Shane-DuBow
Shelby Singhania and Kumar Agrawala
L. Walter Stearns
Thomas Vega-Byrnes
Clark and Joan Wagner
Brenda and David Wood
Carol Yamamoto
$100 - $249 (CONTRIBUTOR)
Anonymous (3)
Jonathan Abarbanel
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Hank and Joan Bliss
Joe and Emily Boyko
Gary Bruce
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Ricki and Jeanette Burger
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Karen A. Callaway
Pam Carcerano
Donna Hapac and Victor Cassidy
Debby Coleman
Kathy Cornell
Caroline Cracraft
Stephany Creamer
Dennis Dale
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Sue Ann Donoghue
Michele Dornan
Deanna Dunagan
Kenneth A. East and Timothy J. Thurlow
Mary English and Ellen Wildman
Erika Erich
Rose Fealy
Andrea Friedman
Sally and Dennis Frostic
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Judy and Mike Garber
Doris and Hugh Gilbert
Margaret Ginn
Ethel and Bill Gofen
Susan Gohl
James Goodridge and Joan Riley
Margaret and Richard Gore
Vanessa Griffin
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
Mary Louise Haddad
Melanie Joyce Halvorson
Dorothy Harza
Sheila and Mark Hevrdejs
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Stephanie Hirschboeck
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Douglas Hurdelbrink
Peter and Judith Jackson
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
Paula Kamen and David Beazley
Ed and Jane Kantowicz
Matthew J. Keller
Robert and Claudia Kottwitz
Jeffrey Kramer and Jan Kuhn
Lisa Kueng and Tony Green
Lorraine A. Kulpa
Susan Leith and Donald Kurasch
Jeanne LaDuke
Susan Lane
Phyllis and Jacob Lassner
Wendy Leifer
Diane and Michael Levy
Fred and Jeanne Lewin
Roselind Lindau
David Scherer and Rose Lizarraga
Nancy K. Lukens
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Robert Lyons and Julie Held-Lyons
Sandra Mallory
Chris and Faith Manning
Pamela McCabe
Bridget McDonough
Kathy and Ken McNeil
Cynthia McSherry
Penny and Michael Mesic
Lynne Mock
Elaine Moor
Erin and Martin Moran
Corinne Morrissey
Susan Munro
Loretta and John Murphy
Eileen Obeda
Susan Pachera
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Pamela Popielarz
Dean Rapp
Mary Reistetter
James Engel Rocks
Robert and Helga Rothweiler
Alice Sachs
Judith Sagan
Judy and Paul Sagan
Kent and April Schielke
Bronna Wasserman and Kenneth Seeskin
Jeff Smalley
Neil and Elaine Smith
Stephen Spencer and Brenda Fournier
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
John Swango
Julie Berggren and Fred Tadrowski
Nick and Joanna Vergoth
Dona Vitale
Sandy Wade
Debbie Wang and David Hoyt
Dennis and Anne Wentz
Kathleen and John Westberg
Tilly Wilhoite
Ann Wise
Kate and Dean Yannias
Ben and Anne Zeidman
up to $99 (FRIENDS)
Anonymous (4)
John R. Adams
Judith Alexander
Kathleen Bandolik
Miriam B. Basch Scott
Rebecca Zemans and Ryan Blitstein
Karen M. Brown
Bonita Bryant
Janet Burroway
Robert and Jane Calvin
Mary Anne Cappelleri
Iza Celewicz
Ron Chafetz and Sharon Dillon
Valerie Chase
Morton Coburn
Timothy Comar
Kelly Cooper
Pete Douville
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Kay and Frank Fennell
Janet and Bill Flapan
Bernadette Foley
Liz Forbrich
Verna and Stephen Foster
Patricia Gleason
Janet Glickman
Lourdes Guerrero and Patrick Reynolds
Lois Hass
Roberta S. Heiman
Angeline Heisler
James Heneghan
John Holland
Holly and Fred Hoxie
Joanne Humphreville
Jill and Jeff Jahns
Thomas Joyner
James Karela
James and Laurie Keenan
Rhea Keenan
Michael Kelly
Peter Klaeser
Harold and Anita Kosova
Stephanie Kulke
Kathleen Larkin
Emily Long
Pat and Bruce Longanecker
Sherry and Mel Lopata
Melynda Lopin
Krystan Lordahl
Nancy and Arend Lubbers
John and Marilyn Lux
Patricia Martinak
Donna McConnell
Christopher McGeehan
Ellen I. McGrew
Arthur Mixon
Melinda Moore
Marjorie Mueller
Eileen Murray
Mary Jo and Jim Nathan
Kris Nilsen
Nick Obis
Mary Parisoe
Nicholas Patricca
Mary Peele-Masek
Kurt Peters and Elizabeth Hopp-Peters
Nick Petros
Gudrun Pettersson
Sandra Popik
Linda R. Reifschneider
Sandra Finkel Robin
Bernadette Ross
Crystal and Charles Sexton
Susan Sherwood
Sandy Shinner and Jerry Wilson
Lois Siegel
Marty Silverman
Peggy Slater
Chuck Smith
Carol Sodini
Estelle Spector
Marlene Spicuzza
Joann Stearns
Mary Rose and John Sturtevant
Jane and Richard Terp
Thomas Trojan
Beverley and David Urschel
Betty-Ann Vishny
Edward W. Wavak
Glen and Abby Weisberg
Nancy Woollard
Emi Yamauchi
Robert E. Zeitner
Pamela Zolnay
TRIBUTES

The following donors made contributions in honor or memory of a friend or loved one between July 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022. We regret that, due to space limitations, we can only list tribute gifts of $100 or more.

Annabel Armour
Joan and Richard Kohn
Larkin and Danny Schmidt
Sandy Wade

Joan Callahan
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Lynne Mock

Becky Coleman
Peggy L. Cullen
Invest in Others Charitable Foundation
Cynthia McSherry
Susan Pachera
Shelby Singhania and Kumar Agrawala
Rita Skelton

Mary DeCresce
Anne Megan Davis
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan

Jesse Dornan
Michele Dornan

Ron Eisenstein
Erin and Martin Moran

Peter Friedman
Andrea  Friedman

Linda Gillum
Anonymous
Jeff Arena
Ed and Jane Kantowicz

Brenda and James Grusecki
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter Family Fund
Karen and Jim Prieur
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Steven Weinstein and Gail Cooper

Arnold and Beverly Hollander
Mary and Bruce Feay
Douglas S. Gorman

Marti Lyons
Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Douglas S. Gorman
Rachel E. Kraft and Douglas R. Brown
Robert Lyons and Julie Held-Lyons

Margaret McCloskey
Dennis Dale

Nancy A. McDaniel
Douglas S. Gorman
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Debbie Wang and David Hoyt

Ann Mommsen
Margaret Ginn

Bill Moor
Elaine Moor

John Palmer
Dawn Palmer
Nancy A. McDaniel

Karen Randolph
Catherine Randolph
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus

Frank Sherman
Anonymous

Kate Feinstein and Rich Skolly
Margaret and Richard Gore
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg
Peggy and Perry Goldberg

Annual Benefit Contributors

Our single largest fundraiser of the year, the annual benefit provides crucial funds for our productions. Remy Bumppo offers our sincere gratitude to the following individuals who made gifts in support of the 2022 Annual Benefit on March 20, 2022.

$4,000+ (PLATINUM)
Mary and Bob DeCresce
Brenda and James Grusecki
Lake Forest Bank
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
$2,500 - $3,999 (GOLD)
Joan and Mike Callahan
CIBC
Becky Coleman
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter Family Fund
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Roberta Lee
Karen and Jim Prieur
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Charlotte Toerber
$250 - $2,499 (SUPPORTERS)
Sally and Vince Anderson
Annabel Armour and Art Fox
MJ Black
Sue and Bob Bowker
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Caroline Cracraft
Anne Megan Davis
Anthony Dillon
Deanna Dunagan
Deborah and Scott Early
Jeff Rekett and Ron Eisenstein
Erika Erich
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
John Gable
Douglas S. Gorman
Mark Heyrman
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Judy Johanson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Nancy Watrous and Steve Journey
Donna Kamuda
Chris and Faith Manning
Pamela McCabe
John and Judy McCarter
Nancy A. McDaniel
Ann B. Mommsen
Lloyd Morgan
Susan Munro
Audrey Paton
Mary and Michael Pavia
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Walter J. Podrazik
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Jennifer Pope and Rakesh Madhava
Merril Prager and John Levine
Catherine Randolph
Jeff Rekett and Ron Eisenstein
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
Jill Ruskusky
Faith Schoon
Catherine Siegel
The Greg and Anne Taubeneck Family Fund
Dona Vitale
Steven Weinstein and Gail Cooper
Carol Yamamoto
Up to $250 (FRIENDS)
Margaret McCloskey and Patrick Allen
Susan and Julian Arron
Claude Battat
Judi and Tom Burnison
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Ruth Clark
Stephany Creamer
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Ana and Vince Draa
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Tracy and Robert Egan
Burt Ferrini
Doris and Hugh Gilbert
Stephanie Grassel
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Charles Hoffman and Tamara Schiller
Ron and Judy Jerome
Gertrude Johnson
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
Krystyna Kiel
Patricia Kilduff
Dawn and Jim Kink
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
John and Jill Klingenstein
Joan and Richard Kohn
Carmelita and Ron Linden
Martha Logan
Stuart Lubin
Rena Mazumdar
Christopher McGeehan
Roxane McLean
Fred Mueller
Laurie Munro
Virginia Nemmers
Lenz and Eva Neuhauser
Lois and Robert Neustadt
Colly Nichols
Kris Nilsen
Nick Obis
Mary Jane Peterson
Bonnie Rekett
Sandy Shinner and Jerry Wilson
Marlene Spicuzza
Mary Rose and John Sturtevant
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Mark Ulrich and Lisa Wright
Graham Vanswearingen
Nick and Joanna Vergoth
John Wagner
Diane Wagner

Ways to Donate Today

Online:

Donate Now

Phone:

773-244-8119

Mail:

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Attn: Margaret McCloskey
3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 124
Chicago, IL  60613

Gifts of Stock:

Contact Margaret McCloskey, Executive Director, at mmccloskey@remybumppo.org or 773-244-8119 to arrange your gift.

Our Corporate, Foundation, and Government Supporters

The following organizations provided generous support to Remy Bumppo between July 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022.

 

Special Thanks

Belmont Theater District
Beverly Berneman Lieberman
The Remy Bumppo Board of Directors
Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium
Coleman & Associates
Dona Vitale
Jackalope Theatre Company
Jeff Smalley
Raven Theatre
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Every effort has been made to recognize our supporters appropriately for their generosity. We sincerely apologize for any errors or omissions. If you do find an error, please contact us at 773.244.8119.