Steppenwolf proudly recognizes our Major Individual Contributors for the 2019/20 Season. A copy of this sign is prominently displayed in the lobby of our theater.

The New Ensemble

Ensemble Fund Donors have made a significant three-year commitment to support major artist-driven work.

Julie and Roger Baskes
Amy and Cameron Findlay
Richard and Mary L. Gray
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Jim and Kay Mabie
Lynn Lockwood and Barrett B. Murphy
Anne and Don Phillips
Cari and Michael J. Sacks
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Shapiro
Helen Zell

Premier Patrons

Anonymous (2)
Julie and Roger Baskes
Leigh and Henry Bienen
Andrew and Amy Bluhm
Meredith Bluhm-Wolf and Bill Wolf
Douglas R. Brown and Rachel Kraft
Phil and Mary Beth Canfield
Ann and Richard Carr
Joyce Chelberg
Elizabeth H. Connelly
Caroline and Keating Crown
Nora Daley and Sean Conroy
Rich and Margery Feitler
Amy and Cameron Findlay
King and Caryn Harris
John Hart and Carol Prins
Pam and Dennis D. Howarter
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Lynn Lockwood Murphy and Barrett B. Murphy
Mary and Bill Ludford
Mr. and Ms. Carl Lukach
Ronald J. Mallicoat, Jr.
Pam and Ashley Netzky
Anne and Don Phillips
Cari and Michael J. Sacks
Robert and Louise Sanborn
Elliot A. Stultz
Bryan Traubert and Penny Pritzker
John and Carol Walter

Helen Zell

Grand Patrons

Michael Bender and Sheridan Prior
Marlene Breslow-Blitstein and Berle Blitstein
Amy Eshleman and Lori Lightfoot
Ethel and Bill Gofen
Richard and Mary L. Gray
Bob and Amy Greenebaum
Mrs. John M. Hartigan
Marian, Fruman and Lisa Jacobson
Andrew Keyt
Jim and Kay Mabie
Holly and Matt Maloney
Mr. and Ms. David E. Mendelsohn
Verett Mims
Christopher and Eileen Murphy
Susan and Ted Oppenheimer
Deborah and Stephen Quazzo
Randy and Susi Rowe
Bruce Sagan and Bette Cerf Hill
Manny Sanchez and Pat Pulido Sanchez
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Shapiro
Stephanie B. Smith and Gerald Smith
Bill and Orli Staley

Distinguished Patrons

Sarah Beardsley and Dr. Christopher Randolph
Carole L. Brown
Liam and Francesca Connell
Beth Boosalis Davis and Maxwell S. Davis
Donald and Anne Edwards
Ian and Stacy Fleming
Aimee Graham and Nigel Caine
Joan Hall
Jeffrey Maling and Rebecca Johnston
Jared Kaplan and Maridee Quanbeck
L. Heather Mitchell and Kenny Mitchell
Lynn Hauser and Neil Ross
Sue and Harry Seigle
Chuck Smith
Colette Cachey Smithburg and Tom Smithburg
Pam and Russ Strobel
Tom and Blaine Wells
Susan and Robert A. Wislow
Ronald and Geri Yonover


Anonymous (2)
Mr. and Mrs. John Aalbregtse
Betty Bradshaw
Michael and Cathy Brennan
Carol and Douglas Cohen
Shawn M. Donnelley and Christopher M. Kelly
Mary and Paul Finnegan
Leslie and Matthew Gray
Ginger and Del Hall
Ms. Anne Kaplan
Brad and Kim Keywell
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lad
Susan Lichtenstein and John Rokacz
Merle Reskin
Ms. Elizabeth Schubert
Mr. John M. Schwolsky
Toni Sandor Smith
Nina B. Winston


Anonymous (4)
Gustavo Bamberger and Martha Van Haitsma
Gerry Barad
Mr. Larry Barden
Louis and Jacqueline Bernstein
Lois Browning
Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Kerry Marshall
Phil Burgess and Jim Nutter
Michael and Stephanie Chu
Gia and Isaac Colunga
Jerry and Josephine Conlon
Mr. Brian Duwe
Laura and Scott Eisen
Mary M. Emerson
Becki and Scott Etzler
Greg and Karen Felton
John and Katherine Fox
David and Noreen Ann Gallagher
Beverly Wyckoff and Charles Ginsberg
Valerie and Paul Goodrich
Marcy and Harry Harczak
Mrs. Louise Hart
Judy and Jay Heyman
David Hiller
Timothy B. Johnson and Valerie B. Wiley
Jen and Brad Keck
Laurie Anne Kladis
Christine and Michael LaTona
Ron and Kim Lemar
Amos and Anat Madanes
Malkin Family
Don and Melinda Marshall
Lisa and Paul McGrady
Howard and Sandy Nagelberg
Alyson and Patrick J. Nash, Jr.
Mr. and Ms. Dave Obenauer
Ashley and Noah Pettit
Dale and Loretta Pierson
Kenneth J. Porrello and Sherry L. McFall
Randy and Betsy Rochman
Burton X. and Sheli Rosenberg
Ms. Doris D. Roskin
Sandra and Earl Rusnak, Jr.
Shirley and Patrick G. Ryan Sr.
David and Susan Schmid
Dr. Michele D. Semin
David and Judith L. Sensibar
Jeffrey Singer and Patricia Carman
Marcie and Avy Stein
Matthew Steinmetz
Edward A. Studzinski
Judy Sugarman
Jacqueline Tilton
Richard and Elaine Tinberg
Frances E. Tuite
Donna and Dirk Vos
Tom Wake
Michael and January Ward
Robert and Susan Warrington
Dr. David Wasserman
Lorrayne and Steve Weiss
Jack and Keli Wildermuth
Bobbi Zabel

Major Endowment Support

Hope Abelson Fund for New Play Development
Artistic Endowment established through the Leading National Theatres Program, a joint initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Ruth D. and Ken M. Davee New Works Fund
Douglas R. Brown Playwright/Director Endowment Fund
Ford Foundation Artistic and General Operating Endowment Funds
Richard and Mary L. Gray Production Endowment Fund
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund for the Development of New Work
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The Davee Foundation
Daniel E. McLean National and International Production Fund
Avy and Marcie Stein Sustaining Fund for the Ensemble
Steppenwolf Board Designated Endowment Fund
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Endowment Fund created with Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust
Nancy L. Wald Production Endowment Fund
John and Carol Walter Production Endowment Fund