A special thanks to all of our Foundation and Government Supporters who help ensure we can continue to create innovative and provocative theatre for many years to come. Donors with ‡ have made a generous multi-year pledge. Donors with * make employee matching gift donations.

Grand Benefactors

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation‡
Ralla Klepak Foundation for Education in the Performing Arts‡
Lefkofsky Family Foundation‡
Shubert Foundation, Inc.
Smart Family Foundation of Illinois
The Wallace Foundation‡
Zell Family Foundation‡


The Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation
The Crown Family‡
Edgerton Foundation
Julius Frankel Foundation
Illinois Arts Council, a state agency
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation‡*
The Orlebeke Foundation‡
Polk Bros. Foundation‡*
Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust‡


Chicago Community Trust
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation‡
Walter E. Heller Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts‡
Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust
Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation
Gary Sinise Foundation
The Smithburg Family Foundation
John and Carol Walter Family Foundation


Margaret S. & Philip D. Block, Jr. Family Foundation
Buchanan Family Foundation
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Frank G. and Gertrude Dunlap Fund
John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
The Harris Family Foundation
    Mr. and Mrs. King Harris
    Kathy Harris
    Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Szokol
    Mr. and Mrs. William Friend
    Mr. and Mrs. John Harris
Irving Harris Foundation
Laurents/Hatcher Foundation
Sacks Family Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Louis & Nellie Sieg Fund
The Siragusa Family Foundation
Takiff Family Foundation
The Walder Foundation


Helen Brach Foundation
Philip H. Corboy Foundation
New Horizon Foundation


Modestus Bauer Foundation
Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Foundation