Our Supporters

Remy Bumppo is grateful to all of our supporters who help us to produce top-notch art in Chicago. We could not do it without you.

Individual Donors

The following list of individuals represents Remy Bumppo Theatre Company’s contributors from March 1, 2020 and March 26, 2021.

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.

Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Geoffrey Anderson
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Zina Berman
Isabel and Robert Curley
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Arnold and Tessa Dratt
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Michael and Mona Heath
Nancy A. McDaniel
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Judith and David Sensibar
Lynne and George Simon
Terrance Stevenson
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Charlotte Toerber
Martin Treu

$25,000+ (VISIONARY)

Anonymous
Geoffrey Anderson
Brenda and James Grusecki

$10,000 - $24,999 (AMBASSADOR)

Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Zina Berman
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Arnold and Tessa Dratt
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Charlotte Toerber

$5,000 - $9,999 (ADVOCATE)

Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Isabel and Robert Curley
Michael and Mona Heath
Nancy A. McDaniel
Lynne and George Simon
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith

$2,500 - $4,999 (BELIEVER)

Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Lynne Friedlander
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Judith and David Sensibar
Terrance Stevenson
Martin Treu

$1,000 - $2,499 (BENEFACTOR)

Anonymous
Sally and Vince Anderson
Deborah B Braxton
Jim and Lori Burns
Joan and Mike Callahan
Becky Coleman
Mary Egleston
Un Sil Hwang and Stephen Esko
Mary and Bruce Feay
Joan and Robert Feitler
Arlene and Camillo Ghiron
Leila Green
Irene and Dan Hayes
Carrie and Duncan Healy
Dr. Robert Henry and Sheila Ryan-Henry
Corinne Marrinan Tripp
John and Judy McCarter
Ernst Melchior
Lois and Robert Moeller
Jean and Jordan Nerenberg
Margaret Pendry
Jean Perkins and Leland Hutchinson
David and Valeria Pruett
Richard Rosenberg
Dr. Robert Henry and Sheila Ryan-Henry
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Catherine Siegel
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Robert and Gael Strong
Robert Suskind and Leslie LeWinter-Suskind
Phyllis and John Tate
Jay and Kelly Tunney
Iris Witkowsky
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino

$500 - $999 (PATRON)

Howard Aronson
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Larry Bennett and Gwyn Friend
Dave and Mary Bernauer
Joyce Bottum
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Judy M. Chernick
Richard Clark and Mary Munday
Debby Coleman
Laura Cook
Peggy L. Cullen
Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Janet and Robert Helman
Luanne and James Humphries
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Dixie Johnson
Brenda Ashley and Gary Johnson
Gordon and Carolyn Kirk
John and Jill Klingenstein
Julie Koerner
Roberta and Bob Lee
Averill Leviton
David Scherer and Rose Lizarraga
Corinne Lyon
Chuck Marien and Gaby Kuhn
Bob and Nina Meixner
Peter and Margaret Morris
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Karen and Frank Schneider
Doug and Genevieve Schuberth
Victoria and Donald Scott
Walter Stearns
Charles A. Tausche
Barbara and Randy Thomas
Clark and Joan Wagner
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Carla Williams and Cheryl Mounts

$250 - $499 (PARTNER)

Anonymous (4)
Sheila and James Amend
Jeff Arena
Annette Baldwin and Paul Kolasinski
Susan Benner
Leslie Berman
Nancy Breseke
Scott Brickwood
Linda and Herb Buyer
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Sherry and Paul Carbery
Steve and Michelle Cucchiaro
Brenda Davis
Roxanne Decyk and Lew Watts
Ana and Vince Draa
Barton Eilts
Diane M. Falk
Susan Feibus and Tom Geoghegan
Gary and Carol Gerson
Peggy and Perry Goldberg
Douglas S. Gorman
Susan and Peter Gray
Mary Louise Haddad
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Donald Honchell and Susan Horn
Ann Kroll
Phyllis and Jacob Lassner
Christine and Joel Lehmann
Martha Logan
Janice Matz
Cynthia McSherry
Susan Munro
Ruth O’Brien and Stuart Rice
Barbara and Marty Perry
Dean Rapp
Edwin and Susan Ritts
Mary Rooney
Helen and Harry Roper
Barbara A. Sarasin
Bronna Wasserman and Kenneth Seeskin
Sandra Shane-DuBow
Brian and Melissa Sherman
Estelle Spector
Greg and Anne Taubeneck
Brenda and David Wood
David Woodcock
Carol Yamamoto
Kate and Dean Yannias
Donna Zahara and Larry Sachs

$100 - $249 (CONTRIBUTOR)

Anonymous (11)
Jim and Marilyn Ablan
Phyllis and Leonard Adams
Peggy Bagley and Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus
Susan Bart
Laurie Bederow
Robert Berger
Hank and Joan Bliss
John and Claudia Boatright
Janet Brookman
Bonita Bryant
Robert Carlson
Maria Carrig
Betty Cleeland
Rachel and Tim Combs
Caroline Cracraft
Maureen and Mel DeMatoff
Maureen and Mel DeMatoff
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Tony Dillon
Dorothy Dipple
Michele Dornan
Irwin Drobny
Miriam Ex
Rose Fealy
Doreen and Phillip Feitelberg
Kay and Frank Fennell
Verna and Stephen Foster
Andrea and Peter Friedman
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Judy and Mike Garber
Margaret Ginn
Ethel C. Gofen
Susan Gohl
Deidra and Stephen Gold
Varda and Joel Goldman
James Goodridge and Joan Riley
Suzanne Gossett
Vanessa Griffin
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
Lourdes Guerrero and Patrick Reynolds
Theresa Hannah
Kathleen and Patrick Heffernan
James Heneghan
Olivia Hernandez
Holly and Fred Hoxie
Jay and Anne Humphrey
Jill Metcoff and Jeff Jahns
Cynthia Jenner
Judy Johanson
Terri Johnson and Gary Rausch
Ed and Jane Kantowicz
Matthew J. Keller
Judith Keller
Julian Kerbis
Gregory Kharas
Harold and Anita Kosova
Rachel Kraft
Stephanie Kulke
Jeanne LaDuke
Susan Lane
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
Abby Lee
Nancy Levner
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Roselind Lindau
Virginia and William Lloyd
Sherry and Mel Lopata
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Joanna and Howard Maclay
Karen Maki
Chris and Faith Manning
Pamela McCabe
Bridget McDonough
Lynda and William McKay
Joanne Medak and Peter Katsaros
Joyce Meggett
Penny and Michael Mesic
Priscilla Mims
Ann B. Mommsen
Mosnaim Household
Mary Jo and Jim Nathan
Natalia Nebel
Lenz and Eva Neuhauser
Eileen Obeda
Larry and Barbara Olin
Kristin Patton and John Coleman
Mary and Michael Pavia
Mary Jane Peterson
Marina Phelps
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Angela and Charlie Platt
Sherry Podgorsky
Marion Prins
Alan Pulaski and Jane Grady
Catherine Randolph
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg
Linda R. Reifschneider
James Engel Rocks
Bernard F. Rodgers
Karen L Rogers
Catherine Rooney
Robert and Helga Rothweiler
Michal and Mazin Safar
Elizabeth Santiago
Alicia Scavona
Lynne F Schatz
Kent and April Schielke
Peggy Slater
Norm Sloan
Lucy Smith-Conroy
Stephen Spencer and Brenda Fournier
Marlene Spicuzza
Jeanne and Lowell Steen
Mary Rose and John Sturtevant
Julie Berggren and Fred Tadrowski
Kenneth A. East and Timothy J. Thurlow
Bob and Mary Ann Tuerk
Elinor Turbov and David Stockwell
Sandy Wade
Debbie Wang and David Hoyt
Dennis and Anne Wentz
Kathleen and John Westberg
Richard Westerfield and Betsy Meisenheimer
Anne Wrider
Roberta Zabel
Stefanie Zelener

up to $99 (FRIENDS)
Anonymous (13)
Jonathan Abarbanel
Judy Abelson
Judith Alexander
Barbara Andrews
Myra Balesi
Constance Bonbrest
Joe and Emily Boyko
Tina Brier
Brown Household
Karen M. Brown
Larry M. and Anita J. Brown
Harry Burke
Jean M. Bystedt
Connie Calamari
Karen A. Callaway
Gloria Carrig
Donna Hapac and Victor Cassidy
Kenneth Catalanotte
JR Clark
Ruth Clark
Michael Cleavenger
Patrick Cliff
Timothy Comar
Kelly Cooper
Emily Cox
Odile David
Direction Tour Marketing
Diane Dorsey and Daniel Goldring
JP Douville
Ana and Vince Draa
Margaret and Stephen Mikus
Glenna Eaves
David Edelberg
Diane Eisele
Mary English and Ellen Wildman
Deborah Epstein
Mary Ferazza
Adele Friedman and Stuart Kisilinsky
Ruth Ganchiff
Larry and Mary Gavin
Judith Gethner
Janice Gintzler
Marilyn Glazer
Patricia Gleason
Gray Household
Andrea Green
Michelle Greenberg
Judith Haan
Peter Handler
Beth Harris
Michele Harrison
Barbara Hauser
Carole Hayes
Roberta S. Heiman
Ginny and Thomas Helm
James Henderson
Jack and Sandra Herman
Sheila and Mark Hevrdejs
Diane Hires and Bill Crowther
Hope Hommersand Bell
Merrill and Bernette Hoyt
Bernette Hoyt
Elizabeth Ingram
Peter and Judith Jackson
Marshall and Beverly Jacobson
Michael Kalasunas
Kim Osgood and Pat Kane
Elaine and Gilbert Kanter
Rhea Keenan
James Keenan
Michael Kelly
Christopher Kelly
Neil and Diana King
Dawn and Jim Kink
Phyllis and Len Kipnis
Austin Kopsa
Jeffrey Kramer and Jan Kuhn
Alma and Raymond Kuby
Michael Kunnari
Susan Leith and Donald Kurasch
Tim and Vicky Lakawitch
Kathleen Larkin
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lerner
Rhita Lippitz
Pat and Bruce Longanecker
Krystan Lordahl
Nancy and Arend Lubbers
Jackie Lustig
Patricia Marinelli
Sheila and Jack Marks
Patricia Martinak
Kellie McAvoy and Michael Noone
Katie and Robert McBride
Amy McCarthy
Margaret McCloskey and Patrick Allen
Ellen I McGrew
John McKenna
Patrick McKeown
Sandra McNaughton
Kathy and Ken McNeil
Katherine McSpadden
June Melchior
Kathryn Mikel
Melinda Moore
Steve and Renee Munro
Lenore C. Murphy
Drina and Michael Nadler
Mary Jo and Jim Nathan
Margaret and Stephen Navolio
Donald Newsom
Mackenzie Nilsen
Rosalie Nowak
Mary Parisoe
Marina Phelps
Ellen Pierce
Pollack Household
Jennifer Pope and Rakesh Madhava
Sandra Popik
Douglas Post and Nancy Heap
Carolyn Potts
Gloria Price
Jerry Proffit
Louis Pyster
Lisa Radville
Joy Reese
Kurt Reichardt
Martin Ley and Ellen Rubert
Mara and Peter Sagal
Roberta Saper
Kathleen Schaul
Heddi Schellbach
Larkin Schmidt
Kay Schmitt
Barbara Kay B. Schmitt
Miriam B. Scott
Crystal and Charles Sexton
Jaya Shackleton
Ellen Shannon
Karen Sheridan
Susan Sherwood
James Shinkle
Rebecca Shorter
Marty Silverman
Neil and Elaine Smith
Chuck Smith
Nancy Smith
Philip Zawa and Micki Somerman
Eliza and Neil Stern
Nina Stillman
Mary Rose and John Sturtevant
James Swanson
Jerry and Gail Swerdlik
Jane and Richard Terp
Claudia Traudt
Jane Turbov and Mark Stearns
Cynthia Van Swearingen
Sarah Vanderwicken
Cynthia Vanina
Lara Vergoth and Jason Warzecha
Carol Kyros Walker
Edward W. Wavak
Glen and Abby Weisberg
Laurie and Jay Weissler
Suzanne Westerhold
Emi Yamauchi
Stuart Zisook
TRIBUTES

The following donors made contributions in honor or memory of a friend or loved one between December 1, 2019 and December 6, 2020.

In honor of Greg Matthew Anderson
Luanne and James Humphries

In honor of Annabel Armour
Joan and Richard Kohn
Sandy Wade

In memory of Christine Bacon
Karen Sheridan

In honor of M.J. Black
Theresa Hannah

In honor of James Bohnen
Robert Carlson

In honor of Scott Brickwood
Janet Brookman

In honor of Joan Callahan
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Jill Metcoff and Jeff Jahns

In honor of Joanna Cohen
Neil Cohen and Susan Sher

In honor of Becky Coleman
Kellie McAvoy and Michael Noone
Cynthia McSherry

In memory of Defiant Theatre
Ed and Jane Kantowicz

In memory of Jesse Dornan
Michele Dornan

In memory of John M. Downs
Ellen Hunt and Charles White

In honor of Maria and Kyle Exline
Susan and Charlie Youdovin-Shulkin

In honor of Diane Falk and Greg Matthew Anderson
Carrie and Duncan Healy

In honor of Diane Falk
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Douglas S. Gorman

In honor of Ian Frank
Judith Gethner

In honor of Linda Gillum
Jeff Arena
Brenda and David Wood

In honor of Brenda and James Grusecki
Deborah B Braxton
Michael Cleavenger
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Holly and Fred Hoxie
Karen and Jim Prieur
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith

In honor of Victoria Hines
Douglas S. Gorman

In honor of Arnold and Beverly Hollander
Mary and Bruce Feay

In memory of Mary M Lieberman
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman

In memory of Bob Logan, Jr
Martha Logan

In memory of Helen Lussey
Sandra Shane-DuBow

In honor of Margaret McCloskey
Jean Altman
Douglas S. Gorman
Kate and Al Kollar
Mary and Paul McCloskey
Elizabeth Santiago

In honor of Nancy A. McDaniel
Jean M. Bystedt
Douglas S. Gorman
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
Tim and Amy Hohulin
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
Scott and Simone Lutgert

In honor of Ann Mommsen
Margaret Ginn

In memory of Marion E. Wolf Mosnaim
Mosnaim Household

In memory of Patricia Querhammer
Jane and Richard Terp

In honor of Karen Randolph
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Rhea Keenan
Catherine Randolph
Dona Vitale

In memory of Joyce E. Reichardt
Kurt Reichardt

In honor of Nick Sandys
Robert Berger
Bridget McDonough
Caroline Cracraft
Sherry Podgorsky
Mary Rooney

In honor of Rich Skolly
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg

In honor of Terrance Stevenson
Deborah and Scott Early

In honor of Charlotte Toerber
Kent and April Schielke

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 to the Annual Benefit between March 1, 2020 and March 26, 2021.

$3,000+ (PLATINUM)

Joan and Mike Callahan
Charlotte Toerber

$2,000 - $2,999 (GOLD)
Mary and Bob DeCresce
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Brenda and James Grusecki
Roberta and Bob Lee
Nancy A. McDaniel
Karen and Jim Prieur
Ken and Betty Shay
$200 - $1,999 (SUPPORTERS)
Anonymous
Sally and Vince Anderson
Annabel Armour and Art Fox
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Leslie Berman
MJ Black
Suzan Bramson and Chuck Brooks
Henry Browne
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Joanna Cohen
Neil Cohen and Susan Sher
Genevieve M. Daniels and Anis Aywaz
Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Tony Dillon
Susan and Tom Druffel
Diane M. Falk
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Cindy Fluxgold
John Gable
Margaret and Richard Gore
Sarah Helman
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Paulette Jacobs Meier
Kathleen T. Jordan
Donna Kamuda
Diane and Chuck Laff
Wendy Leifer
Carmelita and Ron Linden
Chris and Faith Manning
Pamela McCabe
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Steven Olson
Merril Prager and John Levine
David and Valeria Pruett
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Catherine Randolph
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
Michael Rosenberg
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Karen and Frank Schneider
Robert and Maureen Schuberth
Sandy Shinner and Jerry Wilson
Rhonda Rochambeau and Larry Shulman
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Stephen Spencer and Brenda Fournier
Marlene Spicuzza
Terrance Stevenson
Mary Pat Studdert
Greg and Anne Taubeneck
Jane and Richard Terp
Jay and Kelly Tunney
Cynthia Vanina
Dona Vitale
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Barbara and Dave Westerman
Iris Witkowsky
$1 - $199 (FRIENDS)
Anonymous (5)
Susan Benner
Paul Boyd
Jenny and Anthony Calzaretta
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Claire Conley
KC Conway
Tom Digan
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Sue Ann Donoghue
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Deborah and Scott Early
Erika Erich
Judy and Mike Garber
Douglas S. Gorman
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Theresa Hannah
Ellen Hildner
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Wendy Irvine and James Rohlfing
Carlotta Maher
Barb Mason
Ernst Melchior
Susan Munro
Virginia Nemmers
Lois and Robert Neustadt
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg
Alison and Rob Rich
Hal and Lois Rose
Patrice Egleston and Nick Sandys
Kent and April Schielke
Elinor Turbov and David Stockwell
John Wagner
Suzanne Westerhold
Maureen Wilbrandt
Susan and Charlie Youdovin-Shulkin

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

Special Thanks

Belmont Theater District
The Fortnightly of Chicago
Cate Humpage
Beverly Berneman Lieberman
The Remy Bumppo Board of Directors
Jeff Smalley
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
The Theatre School at DePaul University
Dona Vitale

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.