Steppenwolf proudly recognizes our Major Individual Contributors. 

Grand Benefactors


Dennis and Karen Chookaszian

Caroline and Keating Crown 

Amy and Cameron Findlay

John Hart and Carol Prins

Ron and Paula Mallicoat 

Anne and Don Phillips 

Cari and Michael J. Sacks

Elliot A. Stultz 

Bryan Traubert and Penny Pritzker 

Helen Zell

Premier Patrons


Carole L. Brown 

Douglas R. Brown and Rachel E. Kraft 

Phil and Mary Beth Canfield 

Ann and Richard Carr 

Rich and Margery Feitler

Shmaila Tahir and Asheesh Goel 

Liz and Eric Lefkofsky

Christopher and Peyton Merrill 

Robert and Louise Sanborn 

Grand Patrons

Larry Barden 

Julie and Roger Baskes 

Michael Bender and Sheridan Prior 

Dr. Anita Blanchard and Mr. Martin Nesbitt 

Shaun and Andy Block 

Andrew and Amy Bluhm

Meredith Bluhm-Wolf and Bill Wolf 

Betty Bradshaw 

Ms. Debra A. Cafaro and Mr. Terry Cafaro 

Joyce Chelberg 

Nora Daley and Sean Conroy 

Bob and Amy Greenebaum 

Ginger and Del Hall

Mr. David Hoffman 

Marian and Fruman Jacobson 

Jeffrey Maling and Rebecca Johnston 

Jeff and Lisa Jozwiak 

Jared Kaplan and Maridee Quanbeck 

James Kochalka 

Alec and Jennifer Litowitz 

Lynn Lockwood Murphy and Barrett B. Murphy

Tarell Alvin McCraney 

Christopher and Eileen Murphy 

Michael D. and Kay O'Halleran 

Deborah and Stephen Quazzo 

J. Christopher and Anne Reyes 

Bruce Sagan and Bette Cerf Hill 

Elizabeth Schubert 

Ilan and Becky Shalit 

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Shapiro

Jennifer Zobair and Chuck Smith 

Colette Cachey Smithburg and Tom Smithburg 

Ronald and Geri Yonover 


Distinguished Patrons

Michael and Cathy Brennan 

Donald and Anne Edwards 

Joan M. Hall 

Patrick Heneghan 

Michele Kenner 

Andrew Keyt

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lad 

Jim and Kay Mabie Family 

Susan and David Mendelsohn 



Carol and Douglas Cohen 

Ms. Lori Cohen 

Liam and Francesca Connell 

Deb and Denny Cowhey 

Anne Megan Davis 

Shawn M. Donnelley and Christopher M. Kelly 

Mary and Paul Finnegan 

Mary L. Gray 

King and Caryn Harris 

Racquel Harris 

Mr. Brad Henderson 

David Hiller 

Pam and Dennis D. Howarter 

Kim Keywell 

Mr. Mark Lavin and Mr. Eddie Herbeck 

Mr. Marvin J. Leavitt and Ms. Susan Karkomi 

Kate Kimmerle 

Margaret Norman and Gerald Vladimer 

Robert Rivkin and Cindy Moelis 

Toni Sandor Smith 

Richard and Elaine Tinberg 

Mr. Tom Wilson 

Nina B. Winston and Norman V. Kohn 




Deborah and James Ader 

Ms. Judith Aiello 

Ellen Alberding and Kelly Welsh 

Andy and Sue Arnold 

Gustavo Bamberger and Martha Van Haitsma 

Dee Beaubien 

Leigh and Henry Bienen 

Ms. Faye Blake 

Marlene Breslow-Blitstein and Berle Blitstein 

Kevin Boehm and Courtney Moon 

Stephen and Lynn Bolanowski

Steven Borkan and Lauren Brown 

Doug Bradbury 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brooks 

John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum 

David Callahan and Terri Abruzzo 

Nancy Ciezki and Diane Kostecke 

Jerry and Josephine Conlon 

Phyllis Cretors 

Bill and Cindee Dietz 

Tracy Drake 

Art and Lili Duquette 

Mary M. Emerson 

Randall Fearnow and Beth Anne Compton 

Ian and Stacy Fleming 

Aimee Graham and Nigel Caine 

Heidi and Andy Graham 

William and Nanci Greene 

Marcy and Harry Harczak 

Richard and Elaine Heuberger

Judy and Jay Heyman 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Hill 

Leslie Hindman 

Craig and Heidi Johnson 

Timothy B. Johnson and Valerie B. Wiley 

Ms. Anne Kaplan 

Jen and Brad Keck 

Janet and Tom Knauff 

Audrey Kucia and Sidney Helfer 

Donald and Elaine Levinson 

Ms. Stephanie F. Linn and Dr. Seth B. Krantz 

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Lowe 

Amos and Anat Madanes 

Lisa and Paul McGrady 

Melinda McMullen and Duncan Kime 

Jan and Carol Miecznikowski 

Arthur and Bryce Minetz 

Jean and Jordan Nerenberg 

Dave and Julie Obenauer 

Burton X. and Sheli Rosenberg 

Ms. Doris D. Roskin 

Alan Gordon Rottman 

Marilynn Rubio 

Shirley and Patrick G. Ryan Sr. 

Ms. Carol S. Sonnenschein 

J. Alex Sanger and Peter A. Saine 

David and Judith L. Sensibar 

Anna D. Shapiro and Ian Barford 

Richard and Sheryl Sheiner 

Stephanie B. Smith and Gerald A. Smith 

Marcie and Avy Stein 

Matthew Steinmetz 

Pam and Russ Strobel 

Judy Sugarman 

John Trinta and Diane Swonk 

Robin and Mark Tebbe 

Matthew Tully 

Howard and Jane Tyner 

Elena Urschel 

Allan Waite and Gregory Ostfeld 

Tom Wake 

John and Carol Walter 

Dr. David Wasserman 

Carey Weiss and Karen Pierce 

Chris Whyde and Matthew Philip 

Jack and Keli Wildermuth 

Eileen and David Zampa 

Neal Zucker 


Mr. and Mrs. John Aalbregtse 

Kim and David Adler 

Gavin Campbell and Diana Aixala 

Richard and Jill Almeida 

Kimball Anderson and Karen Gatsis Anderson 

Robert C. Anderson 

Robert and Marilyn Arensman 

Stephanie and Dana Arnett 

Jeffrey S. Arnold and Ellen J. Neely 

Edgar Bachrach 

Richard and Janice Bail 

Andy and Stephanie Baker

Catherine Bannister 

Leslie and Bill Barker 

Bob and Trish Barr 

Martha and Al Belmonte 

Shirley and Tom Berchou 

Jacqueline and Louis Bernstein 

Dr. Mary E. Belford MD and Mr. Ric Berta 

Jim and Sherry Bicak 

Mr. Derek Blin 

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Blowers 

Fred Boelter 

Stephen and Leslie Braun 

Lin Brehmer and Sara Farr 

Robert and Joell Brightfelt 

Marissa and Tim Brinkley 

Reid Brody and Sally Schwartz 

Judy Bruton 

David and Michelle Buck 

Timothy Burroughs and Barbara Smith 

Michael and Merle Cahan 

Mr. Ed Calkins 

Joseph and Cory Cancila‚Ä° 

Judith and Grant Cape 

Ray Capitanini 

Helen and Paul Chang 

Drs. Rex Chisholm and Kathleen Green 

Lesley and Zachary Cochran 

Thomas and Katherine Coleman 

Steven and Caralynn Collens 

Gia and Isaac Colunga 

J. Gorman Cook and Carole Kohout 

Bryce Cooper and Taylor Atkins 

Merle R. Cooper 

Lisa and Brian Cornell 

Jean Costigan 

Patricia Cox, Katie and Will Hunckler 

Winnie and Bob Crawford 

Carl and Cynthia Curry 

Stephen F. Danziger 

Judy and Tapas K. Das Gupta 

Mr. and Mrs. Menahem Deitcher 

Nina and Sam Dellaria 

Greg Desmond and Michael Segobiano 

Gautam and Ritu Dhingra 

Roberta S. Dillon 

Patricia and Richard Doonan 

Philip and Marsha Dowd 

Raymond and Marybeth Drake 

Jon and Susanne Dutcher 

Dr. Steven B. Edelstein 

Laura and Scott Eisen 

Jennifer M. Ellin 

George Engeln 

Becki and Scott Etzler 

Juliet and Marc Fallah 

Harris J. Feldman, M.D. 

Roxanne Hori and Robert Felsenthal 

Carol and Steven Felsenthal 

Peter and Joanne Fischer 

Jane Fleming and Melinda Kempton 

Lisa and John Folkers 

Kim M. Folta 

Cory and Cyndi Fosco 

Jim and Sandy Freeburg 

Lori Mae Frith 

Susan Fuchs, M.D. 

Leonard Gail and Robin Steans 

Noreen and David Gallagher 

Denise Michelle Gamble 

Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner 

Susan and John Gibbons 

Nancy Gidwitz 

Suzanne Gignilliat and Tom Hinkes 

Christine Albright and Lawrence Gill 

Beverly Wyckoff and Charles Ginsberg 

Mr. and Mrs. James J. Glasser 

Charlie and Mary Gofen 

Deidra and Steve Gold 

Bob and Carol Goldberg 

Kevin Goldstein and Sarah Fox 

Dr. Paul Goldstein and Ms. Nasrin Mahani 

Sue-Gray Goller 

John Gorey and Catherine DeOrio 

Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Greenberg 

Mary and Jim Greene 

Lisa and Michael Greenfield 

Jack and Sandra Guthman 

Suzanne Gylfe 

Bob and Melanie Halvorson

Michael Hansen and Nancy Randa 

Dorothy Harza 

Marty Hauselman 

Jean M. Hawkinson 

Sandra L. Helton and Norman M. Edelson 

Ms. Mary Ellen Hennessy 

Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel 

Ann Hoenig and Jonathan Hoenig 

Halley Hoffman 

Ms. Lisa Hoffman 

Mr. Andrew Holden 

Grayson Holmbeck 

Deborah Horwitz and Paul Nierman 

Dr. and Mrs. David Ingall 

Patricia Jeffers 

Sharon and Richard Jenkins 

Craig "CJ" Jensen and Craig Dannenbrink 

Aviva Katzman and Morris Mauer 

Reis and Sherri Kayser 

Sheryl and Tom Keith

Helen J. Kessler 

Tom Klarquist and Steve Somora 

Stephen Klasko and Colleen Wyse 

Michael L. Kochman MD & Irene Pave Esq 

Mr. and Mrs. Sanfred Koltun 

Mira Krishnan and Teri Jourdan 

Suzy Krueckeberg 

Raminder and Vinay Kumar 

Peter and Shirley Dugdale Laundy 

Ryan Lee and Sarah Glazer 

Madeline and Steve Lesnick 

Karen Levine 

Arthur and Catherine Lewis 

Wil Lewis 

Dr. Paul M. Lisnek 

Beth Loeb 

Abby and George Lombardi 

Diane and Alejandro Longoria 

Fran Lambros and John Lowry

Mrs. Barbara Lucas and Ms. Toni Sieve 

Holly and Matt Maloney 

Sandy and Jerry Manne 

Barbara and Larry Margolis 

Christine and David Markovitz 

Joan and Jerry Mattson 

Eric and Sarah Mayeda 

Michael and Elisabeth McHugh 

Kevin and Beth McMeen 

Bill Melamed and Jamey Lundblad 

Dr. Janis Mendelsohn 

Amy Laiken and Tim Michel 

Chris Mollet and Lynne LaJone 

Preeti and Ajay Nagarkatte 

Ms. Katherine Nardin 

Lynne Considine Nieman and Jim Parsons 

Hope Nightingale and David Ellis 

Peg O'Connor 

Bridget R. O'Neill 

Elizabeth Orelup and Lawrence Sonntag 

Brian A. Paetow and Gretchen K. Beetner 

Jim and Sue Pajakowski 

Jana R. O'Brien and Wayne T. Parman 

Vanessa Passini 

Lynn and Mel Pearl 

Amy and Brent Peebles 

Sandra and Michael Perlow 

Simon and Kim Perutz 

John and Christine Pfeiffer 

Loretta and Dale Pierson 

Jennifer and Perry Pinto 

Patricia Pippert and Steven Redfield 

Adrienne Pope 

Joan and Avner Porat 

Sylvia J. Pozarnsky and Tom Riley 

Elliott Quigley 

John and Julie Rapisarda 

Kim Ratkin and Dave Dieffenbacher 

Paul Rauch and Frank Cozzi 

Bradley and Patricia Reid 

Lynne Remington and Geoff Goldberg 

Dana and Jacob Ringer 

John C. Roberts and Lynn D. Fleisher 

James Roselle 

Hilary Rosenthal 

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Ross 

Lisa and Doug Rosskamm 

T. Marshall Rousseau 

Bob and Mary Rowe 

Sandra and Earl Rusnak, Jr. 

Joanne C. Ruxin 

John Ryan and Margaret Silliker 

The Ryerson Family 

Richard and Susan Sanders 

Pamela and Fred Sasser 

Paul Scavone and Donna Pawlus 

Michelle Maton and Mike Schaeffer 

Howard and Gail Schaffner 

Richard and Cynthia Schilsky 

Michelle Schlack 

David and Susan Schmid 

Alan Kozlowski and John Schuchert 

Dr. Michele D. Semin 

Surendra and Dorothie Shah 

David Shanahan 

Michael Shapiro and Deb Gohr 

Jeffrey S. Sharp and Elizabeth D. Sharp 

Nancia Shawver and Larry Weiner 

Hope and Jeffrey Sheffield 

Mr. and Mrs. David R. Shevitz 

Ms. Julia Simpson 

Jeffrey Singer and Patricia Carman 

Nancy and Bob Singleton 

Dariel J. Stack 

Gail and Eugene Steingold 

Kristin and Stan Stevens 

Kelly and Jami Stone 

Lawrence Stone and Margaret Jongleux 

Nancy and Barney Straus 

Gail and John Straus 

Lauren and Steve Strelsin 

Ms. Jennifer Stuart 

Edward A. Studzinski 

Jenni and Will Suvari 

Joseph Tabet and Anne Tabet 

MariJo and John Talaga 

The Tipton Family 

John and Maribeth Totten 

Nick Trakas and Marc Cerone 

Frances E. Tuite 

Greg and Mary Tuite 

Matt and Jeannee Turner 

Scott Turow and Adriane Glazier 

Tali and Liat Tzur 

Betty Vandenbosch 

Erika Nelson and David Wagener 

Susan Wagner and Michael Lippitz 

Erin and Tim Walsh 

Albert and Sherrie Weiss 

Tom and Blaine Wells 

Sanford and Vicki White 

Matthew Wilson and Anne Posner 

Jane and Greg Wintroub 

Jeff and Jessica Wisniewski

Joe Wolnski and Jane Christino 

Edward Wroble 

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