Donor List - American Blues Theater


We are honored to recognize the following contributors who enable American Blues Theater’s artistic programming and community service. This list includes donations from our True Blue Annual Fund, GutterBall, Blue Bash, production sponsors, and other individual contributions given from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

American Blues Theater is grateful for every contribution. We regret that due to space limitations we are unable to list donations under $99. Please accept our deepest appreciation as your donation makes a difference!

We made every effort to keep this list as accurate and complete as possible. Please contact us to correct any unintentional errors or omissions.

$25,000 and above

The Chicago Community Trust
The Davee Foundation
John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
Burt and Sheli Rosenberg

$15,000 - $24,999

Commonwealth Edison
The Shubert Foundation

$7,500 - $14,999

American Theatre Wing
Phil and Jill Calian
Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Kimberlee Herold
Gwendolyn Whiteside and Ian Van Handel

$5,000 - $7,499

Brian Carothers
Gitta Jacobs
Northern Trust

$2,500 - $4,999

Anixter Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Marcy and Greg Carlin
CH Distillery
Chris Johnson Gordon and Scott Gordon
Matt and Beth Hafter
The Hayford Family Foundation
Jim and Lori Hock
Keith and Erica Karlson
Mike and Trudy Kelly
Andrea McNaughton
Leonard X & Arlene Rosenberg
Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Matthew and Sharon Tassone

$1,000 - $2,499

Steve Albert
Dawn Bach and Rawl Thurman
Joel and Renay Bayer
Benjamin Rosenthal Foundation
David and Sissy Coffin
J.A. Friedman
Craig and Linda Grannon
Mike and Shawn Hertzig
Matt and Jenn Kueker
Anne and Keith Moffat
Christopher and Ann Motogawa
Ted and Julie Sausen
Libby and David Savner
Larry Schulman and Chris Poggianti
Carol and David Stone
Kerry Straub and Neil O’Callaghan
Barbara and Randy Thomas
Harold Walker
Darrel and Shirley Whiteside

$500 - $999

Actors’ Equity Foundation
Sarah Borgeson and Adam Bueling
Larry Brandenburg
Craig and Karen Carothers
Tyson Carter and Sarah Nowak
Chris and Haley Dorsey
Matt and Hillary Ebach
Peter and Patti Fazio
Peter Grossman
James Joseph
Michael Mahler and Dara Cameron
Ben and Nancy Randall

$250 - $499

Thomas and Deborah Barnes
Mary Cameron
Thomas and Meg Claggett
Jill DeVaney
Karen Fort
Jaclyn and Shawn Goudie
Shepard Gould
Lois and Jim Hobart
Mary and David Hood
Joel Kaplan
Charles and Janet Mackie
Sandra Nowak
Roxanne Perillo
Suzy Petri and Robert Breuler
Shelly and Irene Reitman
Laura Sage
Roche Schulfer and Mary Beth Fisher
Chris Szczpta
Glenn and Lynn Weiss

$100 - $249

Roz Alexander and Sam Grozdin
Claude Binder
Dana Black
Manny Buckley and Steve Wroten
Kate Buddeke
Chris and Ingrid Burrichter
Michael Cainkar
Karen Callaway
Carlson Law Offices
Cindy Cieslak
Jeannette Cole
Dan Collins
Ted Cornell
Catherine Cummings
Lauri Dahl
Gary and Janet Davis
Celine deSouza
Erin Engle
Joan Esposito
Lorenzo Favela
Heather Fielding
Ray Garza
Tom and Kate Geraty
Bill and Judy Goldberg
Adrienne Gomez
Kathy and John Goudie
Elizabeth Graham
Carole Griggs
Danielle Henderson
Amanda Herrmann
Tyler Hubay
Baleigh Isaacs
Philip Earl Johnson
Philip and Sandra Johnson
Carole Jones
Jean Klingenstein
John and Anne Knight
Holly Kohli
Gregory Kosin
Ed Kross
Jill Lammers
Jim Leaming and Carmen Roman
Michael and Cara Levinson
Therese Lysaught
Mitch Marinello and Dr. Nancy Young
Marcie McVay and Dennis Zacek
April Meyers
John Mohrlein
Mira Mrcela
David and Agnes Murdoch
Adele Nagel
Ivan Orlovic
Bill and Rachel Payne
Erin Quigley
Editha Rosario and Alexios Moore
The Saints
Via Shah
Kay Strickland
Lori Swalla
Cathy Taylor
Vince and Kerry Teninty
Sara Vegh and Ken Ziejewski
Timothy Vigue
Sue Wilde
Nell and Jim Walenda
William Harris Investors
Walter Williams

In Kind Contributions

Aquitaine Restaurant
Dawn Bach
Bacino’s Restaurant
Heather Barnfield
Samantha Becker
Blue Man Group
Natalie Bontumasi
Sarah Borgeson
Manny Buckley
Bunches-a flower shop
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
Greg Carlin
Brian Carothers
Tyson Carter
CH Distillery
Chicago Bears
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago White Sox
Chicago Wolves
Paula Conrad
Austin Cook
Cooper’s Restaurant
Court Theatre
Days Inn Chicago
Dilly Lily
Elyse Dolan
Eye to Eye Interiors
Gibsons Restaurant Group
Goodman Theater
Kathryn Gordon
Kathy and John Goudie
Shawn Goudie
Doug Gourley
Matthew Hafter
Dr. Joseph Hennessy
Kimberlee Herold
Jaclyn Holsey
iO Theater
Joffrey Ballet
Lindsay Jones
Keith A. Karlson
Johnny Knight
Lagunitas Brewing
Jim Leaming
Lettuce Entertain You
The Lion King
Lookingglass Theatre
Lynfred Winery
Lyric Opera
Michael Mahler
Marriott Theatre
Andrea McNaughton
Wayne Messmer
Miss Saigon
Anne and Keith Moffat
Museum of Contemporary Art
Christopher J. Neville
Northlight Theatre
Old Town School of Music
Palette & Chisel
Paramount Theater
Porchlight Music Theater
President Barack Obama
Rivers Casino
Burt and Sheli Rosenberg
Sarah E. Ross
Larry Schulman
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shedd Aquarium
Sideshow Theatre
Amy Slyfield
Steep Theatre
Steppenwolf Theater
Joe Streeto
Studio Within
Matthew Tassone
Nia Tavoularis
TimeLine Theatre
UP Comedy Club
“Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me”
Adrienne Walker
Walt Disney World
Gwendolyn Whiteside and Ian Van Handel
Windy City Playhouse
Writers’ Theater


American Blues Theater
4809 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 221
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 654-3103


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