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.

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Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Geoffrey Anderson
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Zina Berman
M.J. Black
Joan and Mike Callahan
Valerie Chase
Becky Coleman
Laura Cook
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Arnold and Tessa Dratt
Bruce and Mary Feay
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Nancy A. McDaniel
Mary and Michael Pavia
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Judith and David Sensibar
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
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)

Anonymous (2)
Sally and Vince Anderson
Larry Bennett and Gwyn Friend
Dave and Nicole Berger
Dave and Mary Bernauer
Nancy Bishop
Deborah B Braxton
Jim and Lori Burns
Sherry and Paul Carbery
Maurice and Margo Champagne
Judy M. Chernick
Amy and Jamie Chesser
Deborah Coleman
Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Carol Eastin
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Chuck Marien and Gaby Kuhn
Julie and Robert Gordon
Margaret and Richard Gore
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Phyllis and Chester Handelman
Janet and Robert Helman
Luanne and James Humphries
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Brenda Ashley and Gary Johnson
Dixie Johnson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Gordon and Carolyn Kirk
John and Jill Klingenstein
Averill Leviton
Corinne Lyon
Bob and Nina Meixner
Peter and Margaret Morris
Bruce Oltman
Jean Perkins and Leland Hutchinson
James Perry and Robert Horton
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Victoria and Donald Scott
Sandra Shane-DuBow
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Barbara and Randy Thomas
Clark and Joan Wagner
Dean Yannias
Susan and Charlie Youdovin-Shulkin

$250 - $499 (PARTNER)

Anonymous (4)
Phyllis and Leonard Adams
Jeff Arena
Stephen H. Armstrong and Carol B. Kriekard
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Leslie Berman
Sheila Barton-Bosron and William Bosron
Sue and Bob Bowker
Nancy Breseke
Scott Brickwood
Linda and Herb Buyer
Amrita Chari
Betty Cleeland
Steve and Michelle Cucchiaro
Brenda Davis
Roxanne Decyk and Lew Watts
Anthony Dillon
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Diane M. Falk
Susan Feibus and Tom Geoghegan
Judy and Mike Garber
Gary and Carol Gerson
Peggy and Perry Goldberg
Douglas S. Gorman
Susan and Peter Gray
Dorothy Harza
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Julie Koerner
Phyllis and Jacob Lassner
Merril Prager and John Levine
Martha Logan
William Mason
Janice Matz
Bridget McDonough
Laurie Merel
Lois and Robert Moeller
Susan Munro
Audrey Paton
Margaret Pendry
Lee Price
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg
Edwin and Susan Ritts
Mary and Catherine Rooney
Barbara A. Sarasin
Karen and Frank Schneider
Bronna Wasserman and Kenneth Seeskin
Brian and Melissa Sherman
Stephen Spencer and Brenda Fournier
Charles A. Tausche
Brenda and David Wood

$100 - $249 (CONTRIBUTOR)

Anonymous (10)
Jim and Marilyn Ablan
Maggie Armour
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus
Annette Baldwin and Paul Kolasinski
Susan Bart
Laurie Bederow
Robert Berger
Hank and Joan Bliss
John and Claudia Boatright
Sandy and James Boves
Mary Ellen Bratu
Janet Brookman
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Ricki and Jeanette Burger
Janet Burroway
Heinz and Marian Busta
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Robert Carlson
Morton Coburn
Rachel and Tim Combs
Caroline Cracraft
Stephany Creamer
Maureen and Mel DeMatoff
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Dorothy Dipple
Marcia Dobson and John Riker
Shawn Douglass and Jean Deven
Irwin Drobny
Susan Eggebrecht
Barton Eilts
Erika Erich
Miriam Ex
Rose Fealy
Kay and Frank Fennell
Jorge V. Figueredo
Verna and Stephen Foster
Judy Friedman
Andrea and Peter Friedman
Sally and Dennis Frostic
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Margaret Ginn
Dale and David Ginsburg
Ethel and Bill Gofen
Susan Gohl
Varda and Joel Goldman
James Goodridge and Joan Riley
Suzanne Gossett
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
Lourdes Guerrero and Patrick Reynolds
Mary Louise Haddad
Theresa Hannah
Irene and Dan Hayes
Kathleen and Patrick Heffernan
Angeline Heisler
Beverly and Arnold Hollander
Brian Hollander
Holly and Fred Hoxie
Annette and Timothy Huizenga
Jay and Anne Humphrey
Jill Metcoff and Jeff Jahns
Cynthia Jenner
Marian Kaderbek
Paula Kamen and David Beazley
Kim Osgood and Pat Kane
Ed and Jane Kantowicz
Judith Keller
Andrew Geng and Chelsea Kendall
Julian Kerbis
Sharon and Herbert Kessel
Harold and Anita Kosova
Rachel Kraft
Ann Kroll
Stephanie Kulke
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
Abby Lee
Roberta and Bob Lee
Christine and Joel Lehmann
Wendy Leifer
Joyce and Jules Lerner
Fred and Jeanne Lewin
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Roselind Lindau
Virginia and William Lloyd
Sherry and Mel Lopata
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Paula and Albert Madansky
Vincent P. Mahler
Karen Maki
Sandra Mallory
Chris and Faith Manning
Ellen I McGrew
Lynda and William McKay
Patricia R McMillen
Cynthia McSherry
Joanne Medak and Peter Katsaros
June Melchior
Penny and Michael Mesic
Ann B. Mommsen
Aron Mosnaim and Marion Wolf
Natalia Nebel
Kris Nilsen
Joan Novick
Larry and Barbara Olin
Jeffrey Patterson
Kristin Patton and John Coleman
Mary Jane Peterson
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Angela and Charlie Platt
Walter J. Podrazik
Paige Price
Alan Pulaski and Jane Grady
Catherine Randolph
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
Karen L Rogers
Michal and Mazin Safar
Elizabeth Santiago
Alicia Scavona
Suzanna Shaw Lyons
Stanley Shi
Peggy Slater
Norm Sloan
Lucy Smith-Conroy
Estelle Spector
Jeanne and Lowell Steen
Julie Berggren and Fred Tadrowski
Kenneth A. East and Timothy J. Thurlow
Elinor Turbov
Jan Tynan
Irma Villarreal
Dona Vitale
Nancy Neir Wachs
Suzanne Wagner
Addie Walsh
Janet Walters
Debbie Wang and David Hoyt
Jane Ward
Ina Warriner
Alexander Wayne and Lynne Copp
Dennis and Anne Wentz
Kathleen and John Westberg
Richard Westerfield and Betsy Meisenheimer
Tilly Wilhoite
Carla Williams and Cheryl Mounts
Ann Wise
David Woodcock
Carol Yamamoto
Kate and Dean Yannias
Lee and Betty Zausner
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 The Artists of Remy Bumppo
Karen Sheridan

In honor of Emily Berk
Benjamin Berk

In memory of Tom Birbilis
Suzanna Shaw Lyons

In honor of M.J. Black
Theresa Hannah

In honor of Scott Brickwood
Janet Brookman

In honor of Thelma Bruce
Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Kerry James Marshall

In honor of Joan Callahan
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Janet Hoffman

In honor of Becky Coleman
Cynthia McSherry

In memory of Defiant Theatre
Ed and Jane Kantowicz

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

In honor of Mary Gremmier
Nancy Neir Wachs

In honor of Linda Gillum
Jeff Arena

In honor of Brenda and James Grusecki
Deborah B Braxton
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Holly and Fred Hoxie
Paige Price

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 Marti Lyons
Douglas S. Gorman

In honor of Margaret McCloskey
Bridget McDonough

In honor of Nancy A. McDaniel
Douglas S. Gorman
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
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 honor of Karen Randolph
Catherine Randolph

In honor of Nick Sandys
Robert Berger
Phyllis Lassner
Merril Prager

In honor of Kate Feinstein and Rich Skolly
Richard and Margaret Gore
Sandy Rebitzer and Neil Kleinborg

In honor of Joe Van Slyke
John R Finnegan

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)

Anonymous
Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Joan and Mike Callahan
CIBC
Mary and Bob DeCresce
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Brenda and James Grusecki
Lake Forest Bank
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Charlotte Toerber

$2,000 - $2,999 (GOLD)

Anonymous
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Coleman & Associates
Leila Green
Roberta and Bob Lee
Karen and Jim Prieur
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Terrance Stevenson
Jay and Kelly Tunney

$200 - $1,999 (SUPPORTERS)

Sally and Vince Anderson
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Leslie Berman
Suzan Bramson and Chuck Brooks
Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Kerry James Marshall
Joan and Mike Callahan
Beth Casey and Michael Franzese
Rich Carlson and Cristina Benitez
Steve and Michelle Cucchiaro
Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Anthony Dillon
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Judy and Mike Garber
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Judy Johanson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Corinne Lyon
Corinne Marrinan
Ann B. Mommsen
Jeanne LaDuke
Bruce Oltman
Janice Rodgers and Robert Hagan
Debra Siegel and Robert Altman
Karen and Frank Schneider
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Mary Pat Studdert
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Cindy Vanina
Dona Vitale
Iris Witkowsky

$1 - $199 (FRIENDS)

Anonymous
Marlena Ascher
Robert Berger
Constance Bonbrest
Tina Brier and David Shapiro
Hillary Brown
Sharon Carr
Kelly Carr
Judy M. Chernick
Kathryn Clarke and William Kaplan
Kristin Patton and John Coleman
Deborah Coleman
Caroline Cracraft
Marcia Dellenbach
Ted Demos
Leonora Dickson
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Tom Digan
Michele Dornan
Pete Douville
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Deborah and Scott Early
Erika Erich
Kay and Frank Fennell
Lynne Friedlander
Andrea and Peter Friedman
Judy and Mike Garber
Douglas S. Gorman
Margarett Gorodess
Michelle Greenberg
Mary Louise Haddad
Susan Haimes
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Marshall and Beverly Jacobson
Marian Kaderbek
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
Georgia Kalligeros
Matthew J. Keller
John and Jill Klingenstein
Phyllis and Jacob Lassner
Kay Martinovich
Margaret McCloskey and Patrick Allen
Sandra McNaughton
Laurie Merel
Scott Brown and Steven Montner
Melinda Moore
Dana Nestrick
Lois and Robert Neustadt
Kris Nilsen
Joan Novick
Dawn and John Palmer
Mary Parisoe
Mary and Michael Pavia
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Walter J. Podrazik
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
carolyn potts
Lori B. Proksa
Eileen Richards
Joanna Riopelle
Martin Ley and Ellen Rubert
Heddi Schellbach
Neill and Janet Shanahan
Rita and Jim Sheinin
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Norm Sloan
Jane Turbov and Mark Stearns
Nancy Studenroth
Carol Stukey
Jerry and Gail Swerdlik
Irma Villarreal
Copp Household
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.