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 September 1, 2017 and September 18, 2018.

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 (2)
Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Pauline and John Adams
Geoffrey A. Anderson
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
M.J. Black
Joan and Mike Callahan
Joanna Cohen
Laura S. Cook
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Diane M. Falk
Mary and Bruce Feay
Judy Friedman
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Brenda and James Grusecki
Carrie and Duncan Healy
Judy Johanson
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Nancy A. McDaniel
Jane Ellen Murray and Ed Wentz
Mary and Michael Pavia
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Barbara and Barre Seid
Lynne and George Simon
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Charlotte Toerber
Martin Treu
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino

$50,000 and above (ANGEL)

Brenda and James Grusecki/ The Grusecki Family Foundation

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

Geoffrey A. Anderson
Nancy and Gene DeSombre

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

Anonymous (2)
Mary and Bruce Feay
Dana Green and Thomas Clancy
Martin Treu

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

Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Judy Friedman
Mary and Michael Pavia
Barbara and Barre Seid
Lynne and George Simon
Charlotte Toerber

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

Terri Abruzzo Callahan and Dave Callahan
Pauline and John Adams
April and Jeff Armstrong
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Joan and Mike Callahan
Joanna Cohen
Carrie and Duncan Healy
Judy Johanson
Nancy A. McDaniel
Jane Ellen Murray and Ed Wentz
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
David and Susan Weidenfeld
Joseph Wolnski and Jane Christino

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

Anonymous
Tim and Holly Armour
Leigh and Henry Bienen
M.J. Black
Shaun and Andy Block
Steve and Jana Bohnen
Deborah B. Braxton
Judy M. Chernick
Laura S. Cook
Isabel and Robert Curley
Mary Egleston
Diane M. Falk
William Fleig
Arlene and Camillo Ghiron
Leila Green
Michael and Mona Heath
Brenda Ashley and Gary Johnson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Averill and Bernard Leviton
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Corinne Lyon
Corinne Marrinan
Ernst Melchior
Lois and Robert Moeller
Jean and Jordan Nerenberg
James Perry and Robert Horton
David and Valeria Pruett
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Missy and Steve Ravid
Michal and Mazin Safar
Linda Chen and Roy Schreiber
Victoria and Donald Scott
Debra Siegel and Robert Altman
Anne and Scott Springer
Robert and Gael Strong
Jay and Kelly Tunney
Joan and Karl Zeisler

$500 - $999 (PATRON)

Anonymous
Jill and Martin Baumgaertner
Zina Berman
Delma and Tom Birbilis
Joyce Bottum
Eugenia and Archibald Bryant
Jim and Lori Burns
Maurice and Margo Champagne
Paul Chasnoff and Joseph Hopper
Kate and Geoff Cubitt
Roxanne Decyk and Lew Watts
Carol Eastin
Erika Erich
Marilyn and Larry Fields
Arthur L. Frank
Gary and Carol Gerson
Douglas Gorman
Phyllis and Chester Handelman
Dorothy Harza
Cynthia Jenner
Gordon and Carolyn Kirk
Patricia McMillen
Bob and Nina Meixner
Marsha and Robert Mrtek
Bruce Oltman
Dawn and John Palmer
Margaret Pendry
Jean Perkins and Leland Hutchinson
Susan and Gary Redeker
Janice Rodgers
Sheli and Burt Rosenberg
Dr. Robert Henry and Sheila Ryan-Henry
Karen and Frank Schneider
Donna and Ralph Schuler
Judith and David Sensibar
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Barbara and Randy Thomas
Thomas and Gregoria Vega-Byrnes
Clark and Joan Wagner
Cynthia and Ben Weese
Susan and David Westby
Carla Williams and Cheryl Mounts
Iris Witkowsky
Dean Yannias

$250 - $499 (PARTNER)

Anonymous (3)
Sheila and James Amend
Jeff Arena
Steve Armstrong and Carol Kriekard
Howard Aronson
Annette Baldwin and Paul Kolasinski
Thomas Baltz
Bonnie Beck and Boyd McDowell
Larry Bennett and Gwen Friend
Emily and Benjamin Berk
Leslie Berman
Hank Browne
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Richard Clark and Mary Munday
Margery and Robert Coen
Conway and Elinor Dahmer
Un Sil Hwang and Stephen Esko
Susan G. Feibus
Len and Carla Feinkind
Dale and David Ginsburg
Susan Gohl
Julie and Robert Gordon
Margaret and Richard Gore
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Janet and Brian Hoffman
Allison Johnson
Claudia Katz
Matthew J. Keller, Jr.
Julie Koerner
Jane and Jerry Lahey
Christine and Joel Lehmann
Chuck Marien and Gaby Kuhn
William Mason
Laurie and Martin Merel
Penny and Michael Mesic
Cornelia Miller
Judy and Tom Muntz
Larry and Barbara Olin
Elizabeth Roob Ireland and Barney Ireland
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Jerry Proffit
James Rinnert and Brent Fisher
Edwin and Susan Ritts
Donna Zahara and Larry Sachs
Peter Sagal
David Scherer and Rose Lizarraga
Neill and Janet Shanahan
Sandra Shane-DuBow
Brian and Melissa Sherman
Charles A. Tausche
Tilly Wilhoite
Brenda and David Wood
Carol Yamamoto
David and Suzanne Zesmer

$100 - $249 (CONTRIBUTOR)

Anonymous (10)
Jonathan Abarbanel
Phyllis and Leonard Adams
Dennis Anderson
Peggy Bagley and Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus
Laurie Bedrow
Susan Benner
Arta and Adrian Beverly
Carol Black
Jerry Bloom
John and Claudia Boatright
Sheila Barton-Bosron and William Bosron
Aldridge Bousfield
Sue and Bob Bowker
Michael Bradie
Scott Brickwood
Gary Bruce
Allen Bryant
Stephanie Butler
Maria Carrig
Constance Casey
Morton Coburn
Kristin Patton and John Coleman
Sharon Conway
Caroline Cracraft
Marcia Devlin
Jeananne Digan and Chris Doherty
Sue Donoghue
J.P. Douville
Arnold Dratt
Irwin Drobny
Mary English and Ellen Wildman
Ethan and Peggi Erenberg
Dawn V. Eskridge
Paul Farmer
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Ronda Franks
Sally and Dennis Frostic
Joanne and Robert Gannett
Patricia and Melvin Gerbie
Rosemary and Carl Gilmore
James Goeser
Ethel Gofen
Deidra Gold
Marion Goldfinger
Varda and Joel Goldman
Cynthia and James Goldstone
Suzanne Gossett
Susan and Peter Gray
Martin Grochala and Fred Reuland
Mary Lou Haddad
Troy Baresel and Joe Hartness
Kathleen Heffernan
Roberta Heiman
Sarah Warner and Jason Hein
Ginny and Thomas Helm
Jack and Sandra Herman
Susan P. Holliday
Ellen Hunt and Charles White
Barbara Ifshin
Peter and Judith Jackson
Annika Jaspers
Claudia Johnson
Stephen Johnson
Phyllis and Len Kipnis
John and Jill Klingenstein
Susan Korn
Robert and Claudia Kottwitz
Ann Kroll
Lorraine A. Kulpa
Susan Leith and Donald Kurasch
Jeanne LaDuke
Barbara Lanctot
Linda Legner and James Hochman
Kenneth Leone and Suzanne Reid
Joyce and Jules Lerner
Mr. Robert Lerner
Fran and Mark Levy
Fred and Jeanne Lewin
Roselind Lindau
Virginia and William Lloyd
Melvin Loeb
Jane Lohmar and Mike McClure
Lee and Shirley London
Sherry and Mel Lopata
Phillip Lundberg
Sandy Mallory
Bridget McDonough
Lynda and William McKay
Katherine McSpadden
Peter and Joanne Katsaros
Jim Miller
Priscilla Mims
Susan Munro
Margaret and Stephen Navolio
Mila Novak
Ruth O’Brien and Stuart Rice
Cheryl Lindstrom and Jose Pardo
Mr. Nicholas Patricca
Melanie Payne
Scottie Perry
Wally Petersen and Michael Tischleder
Marina Phelps
Angela and Charlie Platt
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope
Sahalee Price
Alan Pulaski and Jane Grady
Catherine Randolph
Marcia Dobson and John Riker
James E. Rocks
Mary Rooney
Bernadette Ross
Robert and Helga Rothweiler
Judith Sagan
Dorothy Scheff
Miriam B. Scott
Bronna Wasserman and Kenneth Seeskin
Crystal and Charles Sexton
Norm Sloan
Allen R. Smart
Lucy Smith-Conroy
Shirley Solomon
Marlene Spicuzza
C. Gardnar and Janis Stevens
Terrance A. Stevenson
Carole Sullivan and Jan Lavacek
Gerard Swick
Nancy Taylor
Elinor Turbov and David Stockwell
Sandy Wade
Suzanne Wagner
John Wallace
Dennis and Anne Wentz
Mary and Dave Wessel
Sue Westerhold
Connie and David Wojtowicz
Mary and Dennis Wolter
Kate and Dean Yannias
Beverly Yusim
Lee and Betty Zausner
Barbara Zepaltas

up to $99 (FRIENDS)

Anonymous (6)
Judy Abelson
Janice Abrohams
John Adams
Burton Andersen
K. Stephen and Sally Anderson
Karen Arentsen
William Barrett
Jacqueline Bergen
Robert Berger
Julie Biehl and Bruce Boyer
Jeff Brown
Karen M. Brown
Larry M. and Anita Brown
Jenna Brucoli
Cristen Brutzkus
Dr. Harry Burke
Janet Burroway
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Cain
James L. Cainkar
Karen A. Callaway
Robert and Jane Calvin
Lonnie Carter
Philip Chaffin
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Karen and Stanley Cielec
Patrick Clarke
Coldwell Banker
Rachel and Tim Combs
Kelly Cooper
Tim Cross
Marcie Delia
Molly Delia
Maureen and Mel DeMatoff
Anjali Deolapure
Nanette and Joseph Doorley
Diane Dorsey and Daniel Goldring
Cecilia Dsouza
Margaret Dubay Mikus
David Easterbrook and Richard Bough
Susan Eggebrecht
Barbara Epley
Grace and Thomas Ewert
Joan and Robert Feitler
J.V. Figueredo
Bernadette Foley
Verna and Stephen Foster
Patty-Ann Fraser
Adele Friedman and Stuart Kisilinsky
Martin Friedman
Judy and Mike Garber
Doris Gilbert
Janice Gintzler
Matthew Giordano
Marilyn Glazer
Patricia Gleason
Sally and Ralph Goren
Carol Graczyk and Thomas Piekarczyk
Andrea Green
Jim and Phyllis Griffith
Donna Hapac and Victor Cassidy
Judit Hausner
Angeline Heisler
Sarah Helman
Linda Henderson
Katie Higaki
Ellen Hildner
Agnès Hofman
John Holland
Marsha and John Hubbuch
Cate Humpage
Liz Humpage
Britt S. Jacobsen
Joel Johnson and Larry Salzmann
Kathryn and Bruce Johnson
Paula Kamen and David Beazley
Kathleen and William Kastilahn
Jeri King
Neil and Diana King
Pete Klaeser
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
Harold and Anita Kosova
Jeffrey Kramer and Jan Kuhn
Alma and Raymond Kuby
Margaret Kustermann
Lauren LaBorde
Anita Lamb
Nathan LaPlaca
Phyllis and Jacob Lassner
Victoria Lautman
Judith Scholl Lee
Linda Levine and Mark Heyrman
Mary and Charles Lofgren
Nancy Lukens
Alan Mack
Molly Malek
Sheila and Jack Marks
Caitlin McAllister
Pamela McCabe
Bill McCall
Paulette McDermott
Ellen McGrew
Marlene and John McLeod
Kathleen and Tom Meenaghan
Beverly Meyer
Melinda Moore
Janice Mouton
Loretta and John Murphy
Maribeth and Richard Murphy
Eileen Murray
Choudhri Naim
Ted and Angie Naron
Mary Jo and Jim Nathan
Charlotte Newfeld
Donald Newsom
Mark Newton-Holmes
Judith Nilles
Mackenzie Nilsen
Ginny Noyes
Lisa Walker and Timothy O’Brien
Ginger Ostro
Rick Pavia
Nick Petros
Sandra Popik
Wendy and Jeff Puglielli
Maggie Repel
Barbara and Charles Reynolds
Marjorie Rissman
Nancy Robinson
Dr. David and Kara Rohlf
Helen and Harry Roper
Bonnie and Alan Ross
Nick Rutkowski
Nick Rutowski
RyderWorksLLC
Elizabeth Santiago
Hedwig Schellbach
Joan Sheehy
Ellen Shorser
Lois and Seymour Siegel
Marty Silverman
Alicja and Richard Skibicki
Peggy Slater
Christine Smith
Neil and Elaine Smith
William Spears
Robert and Branka Steinbaugh
Christine Steyer
Karl Sullivan
Mary and Edward Tamminga
Gina Tarullo
Phyllis and John Tate
Judith B. Thomas
Claudia Traudt
Elisa and Ophir Trigalo
Cynthia Van Swearingen
Betty-Ann Vishny
Edward W. Wavak
Glen and Abby Weisberg
Laurie and Jay Weissler
Lynn Wendt
Barbara Wing
Nancy Woollard
Emi Yamauchi
Robert E. Zeitner
Carol Zimmerman
Stuart W. Zisook

TRIBUTES

In honor of Geoffrey A. Anderson
Lynda and William McKay

In honor of M.J. Black
Nancy Robinson

In honor of James Bohnen
Jane Lohmar and Mike McClure

In honor of Diane Falk and Greg Matthew Anderson
Anonymous
Nancy Ali and Kulbir Thukral
Carrie and Duncan Healy
Barry and Susan Newman

In honor of Linda Gillum
Jeff Arena
Delma and Tom Birbilis
Brenda and David Wood

In honor of Brenda and James Grusecki
Altair Advisors LLC
Marilyn and Larry Fields
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Janet and Robert Helman
Mrs. Mary Jane Peterson
Sheli and Burt Rosenberg
Catherine Stewart and Geoff Smith
Jan and Rob Zimelis

In honor of Beverly and Arnold Hollander
Mary and Bruce Feay

In memory of Marshall Matz
Suzan Bramson and Chuck Brooks

In honor of Nancy McDaniel
Anonymous
Douglas Gorman

In memory of Patricia Ortseifen
Nancy A. McDaniel

In honor of Karen Randolph
Melanie and Robert Halvorson

In honor of Remy Bumppo’s Core Ensemble
Zina Berman

In honor of Nick Sandys
Caroline Cracraft

In honor of Marilyn Schaffer
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel

In honor of Frank Sherman
Susan Korn

In memory of Gretchen Shoop
Martin Treu

In honor of Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
Maxine and Daniel Frankel
Sally and Ralph Goren

In honor of Jay Tunney
Shaun and Andy Block

In honor of Clark L. Wagner
Suzanne Wagner

2018 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 on March 4, 2018.

$3,000+ (PLANTINUM)

Anonymous (2)
Joan and Mike Callahan
CIBC
Mary and Bob DeCresce
Nancy and Gene DeSombre
Diane M. Falk
Shelley Gorson and Alan Salpeter
Brenda and James Grusecki
Janet and Robert Helman
Wintrust
Nancy A. McDaniel
Karen Randolph and William Linden
Kate Feinstein and Richard Skolly
David and Susan Weidenfeld

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

Genevieve M. Daniels and Anis Aywaz
Golan Christie Taglia LLP
Roberta and Bob Lee
Karen and Jim Prieur
Marilyn and Joel Schaffer

$200 - $1,999 (SUPPORTERS)

Anonymous (5)
Nancy Ali and Kulbir Thukral
Sally and Vince Anderson
April and Jeff Armstrong
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Leslie Berman
M.J. Black
Mr. W.H. and Dr. Victoria Boies
Tyler Bowen
Suzan Bramson and Chuck Brooks
Deborah B. Braxton
Hank Browne
Dennis and Vivian Callanan
Amrita Chari
Judy M. Chernick
Bernadette and Vivek Chopra
Kay Christ and Don Tomei
Betty Cleeland
Joanna Cohen
Neil Cohen and Susan Sher
Rachel and Tim Combs
Tuscan Ridge Asset Management
Julie Danis and Paul Donohue
Tony Dillon
Shawn Douglass and Jean Deven
Nancy and Daniel Durbin
Susan G. Feibus
Sandra K. Fernbach and Eric J. Russell
Colleen Foley
Judy and Mike Garber
Melanie and Robert Halvorson
Theresa Hannah
Irene and Dan Hayes
Sarah Helman
Melissa Hilton and Jonathan Perman
Judy Johanson
Kathleen T. Jordan
Joy Kalligeros and Donald Klappauff
Beverly Berneman Lieberman and Doug Lieberman
Carmelita and Ron Linden
Corinne Lyon
Chris and Faith Manning
Mary Ann and Dennis Marks
Janice Matz
Pamela McCabe
Beth and Scott Mercola
Diane and Howard Mocerf
Lois and Robert Moeller
Susan Munro
Bruce Oltman and Bonnie McGrath
Dawn and John Palmer
Mary and Michael Pavia
Marty Perry
Scottie Perry
Wally Petersen and Michael Tischleder
Mrs. Mary Jane Peterson
Linda and Alan Pieczynski
Walter J. Podrazik
Merril Prager and John Levine
Lori B. Proksa
Susan and Gary Redeker
Janice Rodgers
RyderWorksLLC
Karen and Frank Schneider
Donna and Ralph Schuler
Mary Beth Fisher and Roche Schulfer
Ken and Betty Shay
Catherine Siegel
The Honorable John B. Simon and Mrs. Millie Rosenbloom
Terrance A. Stevenson
Mary Pat Studdert
Nan and Bill Sullivan
Charlotte Toerber
Bob and Mary Ann Tuerk
David J. Varnerin
Nancy Watrous and Steve Journey
Steve Weinstein
Barbara and Dave Westerman
Jim White
Dennis Zacek and Marcie McVay
Jan and Rob Zimelis

Ways to Donate Today

Online:

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Phone:

773-244-8119

Mail:

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

Gifts of Stock:

Contact Margaret McCloskey, Managing Director, at mmccloskey@remybumppo.org or 773-244-8119 x303 to arrange your gift.

Our Corporate, Foundation, and Government Supporters

Special Thanks

Jeff Armstrong
Belmont Theater District
Sunny Hall
Evan Hatfield
Essaka Joshua
The Remy Bumppo Board of Directors
Jeff Smalley
Andrew Stasiulis
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.