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 December 1, 2018 and December 10, 2019.

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.

Anonymous
Pauline and John Adams
Geoffrey Anderson
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Zina Berman
Leigh and Henry Bienen
MJ Black
Joan and Mike Callahan
Joanna Cohen
Carol and Terry Coleman
Becky Coleman
Laura Cook
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Diane M. Falk
Mary and Bruce Feay
Judy Friedman
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Michael and Mona Heath
Judy Johanson
Nancy A. McDaniel
Mary and Michael Pavia
Karen and Jim Prieur
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Sheli and Burt Rosenberg
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Barbara and Barre Seid
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Terrance Stevenson
Charlotte Toerber
Martin Treu
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino

$25,000 - $49,999 (VISIONARY)

Geoffrey A. Anderson
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Brenda and James Grusecki

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

Anonymous
Mary and Bruce Feay
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Michael and Mona Heath
Lynne and George Simon
Martin Treu

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

Carol and Terry Coleman
Judy Friedman
Komarek-Hyde-Soskin Foundation
Nancy McDaniel
Mary and Michael Pavia
Karen and Jim Prieur
Barbara and Barre Seid
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly

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

Pauline and John Adams
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Zina Berman
Leigh and Henry Bienen
Joan and Mike Callahan
Becky Coleman
Diane M. Falk
Judy Johanson
David and Valeria Pruett
Sheli and Burt Rosenberg
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Terrance A. Stevenson
Charlotte Toerber
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino

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

Tim and Holly Armour
Annabel Armour and Art Fox
MJ Black
Shaun and Andy Block
Deborah Braxton
Joyce Chelberg
Joanna Cohen
Isabel and Robert Curley
Mary Egleston
Un Sil Hwang and Stephen Esko
Joan and Robert Feitler
William Fleig
Arlene and Camillo Ghiron
Leila Green
Kathleen T. Jordan
Rita and Jim Knox
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Ernst Melchior
Lois and Robert Moeller
Jean and Jordan Nerenberg
Bruce Oltman
Dawn and John Palmer
Margaret Pendry
James Perry and Robert Horton
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Missy and Steve Ravid
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Debra Siegel and Robert Altman
Anne and Scott Springer
L. Walter Stearns
Charles A. Tausche
Barbara and Randy Thomas
Ronald Weslow

$500 - $999 (PATRON)

Stephen H. Armstrong and Carol B. Kriekard
Howard Aronson
Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Larry Bennett and Gwyn Friend
Steve and Jana Bohnen
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Jim and Lori Burns
Maurice and Margo Champagne
Richard Clark and Mary Munday
Neil Cohen and Susan Sher
Laura Cook
Daniel Cyganowski
Conway and Elinor Dahmer
Marilyn Drury-Katillo
Carol Eastin
Erika Erich
Len and Carla Feinkind
Nancy K. Frankenberry
Doug S. Gorman
Dorothy Harza
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Janet and Robert Helman
Stephen Johnson
Brenda Ashley and Gary Johnson
Gordon and Carolyn Kirk
Linda Legner and James Hochman
Corinne Lyon
William Mason
Paulette McDermott
Bob and Nina Meixner
Penny and Michael Mesic
Cornelia Miller
Jean Perkins and Leland Hutchinson
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Mara and Peter Sagal
David Scherer and Rose Lizarraga
Karen and Frank Schneider
Judith and David Sensibar
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Kelly Stone
Jay and Kelly Tunney
Clark and Joan Wagner
Carla Williams and Cheryl Mounts
Iris Witkowsky

$250 - $499 (PARTNER)

Anonymous (7)
Sheila and James Amend
Peggy Bagley and Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
Susan Benner
Leslie Berman
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Sherry and Paul Carbery
Rich Carlson and Cristina Benitez
Bernadette and Vivek Chopra
Roxanne Decyk and Lew Watts
Kenneth A. East and Timothy J. Thurlow
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Daniel Frohman
Gary and Carol Gerson
Doris Gilbert
Peggy and Perry Goldberg
Margaret and Richard Gore
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Phyllis and Chester Handelman
Sarah Helman
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Neil and Diana King
Julie Koerner
Christine and Joel Lehmann
Fred and Jeanne Lewin
Laurie Merel
Jim Miller
Scott Brown and Steven Montner
Joan Novick
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Angela and Charlie Platt
Merril Prager and John Levine
Edwin and Susan Ritts
Julie and Bill Ryan
Donna Zahara and Larry Sachs
Mary Beth Fisher and Roche Schulfer
Victoria and Donald Scott
Sandra Shane-DuBow
Brian and Melissa Sherman
Catherine Siegel
Dennis Spearman
Thomas and Gregoria Vega-Byrnes
Susan Westby
Brenda and David Wood
Carol Yamamoto
Dean Yannias

$100 - $249 (CONTRIBUTOR)

Anonymous (10)
Jonathan Abarbanel
Judy Abelson
Acting Studio Chicago
Phyllis and Leonard Adams
Todd Alexander
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus
Annette Baldwin and Paul Kolasinski
Laurie Bederow
Robert Berger
Julie Berggren and Fred Tadrowski
Arta and Adrian Beverly
Nancy Bishop
Carol Ann Black
Hank and Joan Bliss
Aldridge Bousfield
Sue and Bob Bowker
Michael Bradie
Scott Brickwood
Hank Browne
Gary Bruce
Allen Bryant
Pam Carcerano
Maria Carrig
Beth Casey and Michael Franzese
Constance Casey
Morton Coburn
Margery and Robert Coen
Caroline Cracraft
Tim Cross
Steve and Michelle Cucchiaro
Deborah Darr and Kevin Shanley
Robert and Michele Disselhorst
Shawn Douglass and Jean Deven
Arnold Dratt
Dawn V. Eskridge
Verna and Stephen Foster
Maxine and Daniel Frankel
Lynne Friedlander
Sally and Dennis Frostic
Judy and Mike Garber
Patricia and Melvin Gerbie
Rosemary and Carl Gilmore
Dale and David Ginsburg
Ethel Gofen
Susan Gohl
David Goldberg
Varda and Joel Goldman
Susan and Peter Gray
Robert S. Guenther
Theresa Hannah
Troy Baresel and Joe Hartness
Roberta S. Heiman
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Ellen Hildner
Lois and Jim Hobart
Susan Holliday
James Holzhauer
Donald Honchell and Susan Horn
Marsha and John Hubbuch
Luanne and James Humphries
Peter and Judith Jackson
Annika Jaspers
Allison Johnson
Dixie Johnson
Gertrude Johnson
Paula Kamen and David Beazley
Carol Kane
Ed and Jane Kantowicz
Rhea Keenan
Matthew J. Keller
Connie and Dennis Keller
Belle Kerman
Phyllis and Len Kipnis
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
John and Jill Klingenstein
Susan Korn
Robert and Claudia Kottwitz
Ann Kroll
Lorraine A. Kulpa
Jeanne LaDuke
Jane and Jerry Lahey
Kenneth Leone and Suzanne Reid
Joyce and Jules Lerner
Roselind Lindau
Melvin Loeb
Lei Lu
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Paula and Albert Madansky
Sandra Mallory
Allison Martin
Marlene and John McLeod
Phil and Mickey Mergener
Priscilla Mims
Susan Munro
Ted and Angie Naron
Margaret and Stephen Navolio
Charlotte Newfeld
Ruth O’Brien and Stuart Rice
Melanie Payne
Barbara and Marty Perry
Mary Pesceone
Wally Petersen and Michael Tischleder
Jane Peterson
Victoria Poindexter
Jennifer Pope and Rakesh Madhava
Dennis Porter
Sahalee Price
Marion Prins
Alan Pulaski and Jane Grady
Mary Reistetter
Marcia Dobson and John Riker
James Rinnert and Brent Fisher
Mary Rooney
Robert and Helga Rothweiler
Judith Sagan
Shirley Saylor
Dorothy Scheff
Bronna Wasserman and Kenneth Seeskin
Neill and Janet Shanahan
Sandy Shinner and Jerry Wilson
Cheryl Thaxton
Leon and Marci Titus
Richard Traut
Elinor Turbov and David Stockwell
Nick and Joanna Vergoth
Betty-Ann Vishny
Sandy Wade
Debbie Wang and David Hoyt
Jane Ward
Laurie and Jay Weissler
Dennis and Anne Wentz
Kathleen and John Westberg
Suzanne Westerhold
Tilly Wilhoite
Connie and David Wojtowicz
Mary and Dennis Wolter
Kate and Dean Yannias
Beverly Yusim
Lee and Betty Zausner
Ben and Anne Zeidman
Robert Zeitner

up to $99 (FRIENDS)

Anonymous (7)
Burton Andersen
Barbara Andrews
Marlena Ascher
Mary Baliozian
Susan and Alan Becker
Jacqueline Bergen
Marsha Beste
Judy Bonem
Sheila Barton-Bosron and William Bosron
Joe and Emily Boyko
Dave Bremer
Janet Brookman
Karen M. Brown
Larry M. and Anita J. Brown
Bonita Bryant
Harry Burke
Stephanie Butler
Jean M. Bystedt
Karen A. Callaway
Robert and Jane Calvin
Mary Anne Cappelleri
Robert Carlson
Lonnie Carter
Mario Benavidez and Beatriz Cervantes
Mark and Heather Chrisler
Karen and Stanley Cielec
Rachel and Tim Combs
Katherine Cornell
Darwin Corrin
Maureen and Mel DeMatoff
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Sandra Diliberto
Dorothy Dipple
J.P. Douville
Irwin Drobny
Vicki Dufour
David Easterbrook and Richard Bough
Patricia Edwards
Tricia Fox and Stephen Eisenberg
Sydney and Milton Esbitt
Jorge V. Figueredo
Lola Flamm
Bernadette Foley
Marilyn Glazer
Sally and Ralph Goren
Carol Graczyk and Thomas Piekarczyk
Nina Gray
Andrea Green
Barbara Gressel
Jim and Phyllis Griffith
Christopher Hallett
Beth Harris
Janice Hasegawa
Judit Hausner
Angeline Heisler
Vicki Heller and Dan Yendro
Linda Henderson
James Heneghan
Judy and Jay Heyman
Kathryn Hilt and William Lebed
Lynne and Craig Hines
John Holland
Tom Joyner
Georgia Kalligeros
David and Wendy Knight
Harold and Anita Kosova
Jeffrey Kramer and Jan Kuhn
Alma and Raymond Kuby
Susan Lane
Judith Lee
Martha Logan
Alan Mack
Molly Malek
Doretta Marwin
Pamela McCabe
Ellen McGrew
Katherine McSpadden
Lori Mitchell
Madeline Moon
Melinda Moore
Sharyn and David Moriguchi
Janice Mouton
Loretta and John Murphy
Choudhri Naim
Mary Jo and Jim Nathan
Donald Newsom
Carolyn and Donald Novak
Eileen Obeda
Ellen Oberman
Lisa Walker and Timothy O’Brien
Rick Pavia
Mary Peele-Masek
Kurt Peters and Elizabeth Hopp-Peters
Marina Phelps
Kathleen Radcliffe
Kurt Reichardt
Barbara and Charles Reynolds
Clive Richards
Sandra Finkel Robin
Anna Roeser
Debra Rosenberg and Joe Boyd
Bernadette Ross
John and Mary Rourke
William Ryder
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Hedwig Schellbach
Miriam Basch Scott
Crystal and Charles Sexton
Rita and Jim Sheinin
Lois and Seymour Siegel
Ann and Scott Sievers
Marty Silverman
Peggy Slater
Neil and Elaine Smith
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
Priscilla and Arnold Sutker
Claudia Traudt
Thomas Trojan
Ned Turner and Kevin Hickey
Beverley and David Urschel
Mary Jean Waller
Edward W. Wavak
Karl Wechter
Kathy Weiler
Glen and Abby Weisberg
Barbara Wing
Emi Yamauchi
Roberta Zabel
Philip Zawa and Micki Somerman
Barbara Zepaltas

TRIBUTES

The following donors made contributions in honor or memory of a friend or loved one between December 1, 2018 and December 10, 2019.

In honor of Annabel Armour
Sandy Wade

In honor of Arnold and Beverly Hollander
Mary and Bruce Feay
Doug S. Gorman

In honor of Brenda and James Grusecki
Deborah Braxton
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith

In honor of Brenda Grusecki
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Janet and Robert Helman
Jane Peterson
Sandy Shinner and Jerry Wilson
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly

In memory of David Westby
Susan Westby

In honor of Diane Falk
Dennis and Vivian Callanan

In honor of Eliza Stoughton
Stephen Johnson

In honor of Joan Callahan
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Susan Munro
Jane Ward

In honor of Joanna Cohen
Neil Cohen and Susan Sher

In honor of Karen Randolph
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff

In honor of Kate Feinstein and Rich Skolly
Maxine and Daniel Frankel
Merril Prager and John Levine

In honor of Linda Gillum
Ed and Jane Kantowicz
Brenda and David Wood

In honor of Lynn Hollander
Doug S. Gorman

In honor of M.J. Black
Theresa Hannah
Allison Johnson

In honor of Margaret McCloskey
David Scherer and Rose Lizarraga

In honor of Mary Pavia
Lynne Friedlander

In honor of Nancy A. McDaniel
Robert Carlson
Scott and Simone Lutgert
Cornelia Miller
Wally Petersen and Michael Tischleder
Mary Pat Studdert

In honor of Nancy DeSombre
Gertrude Johnson
Mary Pesceone
Shirley Saylor

In honor of Nick Sandys
Caroline Cracraft
Doug S. Gorman

In memory of Raymond C. Drury
Marilyn Drury-Katillo

In honor of Rich Skolly
Peggy and Perry Goldberg
Margaret and Richard Gore

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 December 1, 2018 and December 10, 2019.

$3,000+ (PLANTINUM)

Anonymous
Joan and Mike Callahan
CIBC
Becky Coleman
Mary and Bob DeCresce
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Nancy McDaniel
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Wintrust

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

Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Diane M. Falk
Golan Christie Taglia LLP
Roberta and Bob Lee
Mary and Michael Pavia
Terrance Stevenson
Charlotte Toerber

$200 - $1,999 (SUPPORTERS)

Anonymous (4)
Howard Ackerman
Jean Adams
Sally and Vince Anderson
Arden Austin
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
John Barsella
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Leslie Berman
Bernice Bigelow
MJ Black
Suzan Bramson and Chuck Brooks
Deborah Braxton
Hank Browne
Cristen Brutzkus
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Jenny and Anthony Calzaretta
Debby Canfield
Amrita Chari
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Richard Cohen
Carol and Terry Coleman
Laura Cook
Genevieve M. Daniels and Anis Aywaz
Tony Dillon
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Kevin Earll
Erika Erich
Susan Feibus and Tom Geoghegan
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Cindy Fluxgold
Colleen Foley
Judy and Mike Garber
Linda Gillum and Guy Van Swearingen
Margaret and Richard Gore
Doug S. Gorman
Leila Green
Theresa Hannah
Irene and Dan Hayes
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Beverly and Arnold Hollander
Cate Humpage
Judy Johanson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Kathy Levecke
Corinne Lyon
Chris and Faith Manning
Mary Ann and Dennis Marks
Janice Matz
Pamela McCabe
John McCarter
Katherine McCarter
Ernst Melchior
Beth and Scott Mercola
Jill Metcoff and Jeff Jahns
Lois and Robert Moeller
Susan Munro
Judy and Tom Muntz
Bruce Oltman
Dawn and John Palmer
Scottie Perry
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Plante Moran
Walter J. Podrazik
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Karen and Jim Prieur
Susan and Gary Redeker
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
William Ryder
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Karen and Frank Schneider
Julianne Schneider and William Seliger
Donna and Ralph Schuler
Catherine Simmons-Gill
Sandra and Tom Squillo
Mary Pat Studdert
Greg and Anne Taubeneck
Martin Treu
Jay and Kelly Tunney
Cynthia Vanina
David Varnerin
Dona Vitale
Steven B. Weinstein/ Altair Advisers LLC
Barbara and Dave Westerman

Ways to Donate Today

Online:

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Phone:

773-344-9216

Mail:

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Attn: Margaret McCloskey
3717 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 237
Chicago, IL  60613

Gifts of Stock:

Contact Margaret McCloskey, Managing Director, at mmccloskey@remybumppo.org or 773-344-9216 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.