Donor List - American Blues Theater

DONOR LIST

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, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

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

Kimberlee Herold
MacArthur Fund for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at Prince
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Burt and Sheli Rosenberg
State of Illinois

$15,000 - $24,999

Commonwealth Edison
Illinois Arts Council Agency
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.

$7,500 - $14,999
Phil and Jill Calian
Illinois Humanitites
Gwendolyn Whiteside and Ian Van Handel
$5,000 - $7,499

Anixter Foundation
City of Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
David and Sissy Coffin
Daniel H. Lome Foundation
Michael and Cara Levinson
Ben and Nancy Randall
Libby Savner
Seyfarth LLP

$2,500 - $4,999
Anonymous
CH Distillery / Malort
City of Chicago
Craig and Linda Grannon
$1,000 - $2,499
Peter and Bari Amadio
Ben Rosenthal Foundation
Marcy and Greg Carlin
Rita Dragonette
Matt and Hillary Ebach
Peter and Patti Fazio
Joe and Madeleine Glossberg
Brenda and James Grusecki
Ross and Joyce Hemphill
Mike Kelly
Christopher and Ann Motogawa
Leonard X and Arlene Rosenberg
Jack and Renate Schuler
Mark and Kimberly Shadle
Kathryne Smith
Carol and David Stone
Darrel and Shirley Whiteside
$500 - $999
Actors’ Equity Foundation
Manny Buckley and Steve Wroten
Mary and Michael Goodkind
Sarajane Johnson
Kopka Pinkus Dolin PC
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Laura and Leonard Loventhal
Joel and Shelley Siegel
Heather and Randy Steinmeyer
LaBonney Taylor
Barbara and Randy Thomas
$250 - $499
Juan Alfonso
Anonymous
Robert Brackenbury and Linda Parysek
Wallace Bridges
Michael Budzik
Dennis Carlin
Steven Dietz
Joan Esposito
J.A. Friedman
Bill and Judy Goldberg
Harms Family Fund
John Falduto
Joe Hartness and Troy Baresel
Michael and Mona Heath
Michelle and Glenn Holland
Thomas Kelly
Donald Kurasch
Jim Leaming and Carmen Roman
Marcie McVay and Dennis Zacek
Anne and Keith Moffat
Jim Moles
David and Agnes Murdoch
Glen and Beth Prezembel
Jazmine Reynolds
Suzy and Tim Robertson
Malou Roth
The Saints
Kristen Simanonok
Leo Smith
$100 - $249
Aileen Ashley
Amazon Smile Foundation
Dawn Bach and Rawl Thurman
Diane Baskin
Betty and Bob Becker
John Benetti
BMO Financial Group
James and Sandra Boves
Larry Brandenburg
Cynthia Brown
Debra Burg
Karen Callaway
Donna Cameron
Tyson Carter and Sarah Nowak
Gloria Clunie
Jeanette Cole
Mike Colky
Mike Collins-Dowden
Ted Cornell
Brenda Davis
Gary and Janet Davis
Sue and Clark Davoust
Joe and Paula Dempsey
Grace and Thomas Donovan
Nick Dorado
Iris and Douglas Dowden
Kathleen Dunagan
Connie Fairbanks and Kirk Twiss
John and Jennifer Falduto
Marilynne Felderman
David Goldberg
Sanford Greenberg
Carole Griggs
Anne and Grant Hendricks
Thomas Hetland
Marty Higginbotham and Ashley Bishop
Lois and Jim Hobart
Jeffrey Jahns
Arnold Jirasek
Barbara Johnson
Philip Earl Johnson
Ruth Johnston
Sona Kalousdian
Keith and Erica Karlson
Jean Klingenstein
Bonnie Krasny
Gilbert Lenz
Larry Levin
Larry Long
Therese Lysaught
David and Marilee Mahler
Liz Martinez
Tamara McDonough
Andrea McNaughton and Thaddaeus Smith
April Meyers
Mary Miller
John Mohrlein
Mila Novak
John O’Malley
Rebecca Patterson
Roxanne Perillo
Maria Peterson
Merril Prager and John Levine
Richard Price
Rama Ranganathan
Margaret Reagor
Tracy Reeder
Anthony Roberts
Melissa Roeters
Editha Rosario and Alexis Moore
David and Stacey Ross
Linda Rothstein
Clare Salustro
Roche Schulfer and Mary Beth Fisher
John Schweig
Judy Selby
Audrey and Nicholas Stone
Michael Trudeau
United Way of Metro Chicago
Ainslie and Larry Vaughan
Robert Veasey
We Smile Dental
Tilly Wilhoite
Thomas Williamson
Tom Yocky and Kathryn Simon
Roberta Zabel
True Blue Annual Fund
Jonathan Abarbanel
Peter and Bari Amadio
Anonymous
Jim and Sandy Boves
Wallace Bridges
Jeanette Cole
Mike Colky
Sue and Clark Davoust
Iris and Douglas Dowden
Joan Esposito
John and Jennifer Falduto
J.A. Friedman
Michael and Mary Goodkind
Kathy and John Goudie
Kevin Gustafson
Craig and Linda Grannon
Kimberlee Herold
Michelle and Glen Holland
Sarajane Johnson
Larry Levin
Carol Mayer and James Littwin
Mary McCarthy
Tamara McDonough
Marcie McVay and Dennis Zacek
Anne and Keith Moffat
Jim Moles
Christopher and Ann Motogawa
Roger and Jill Mueller
David and Agnes Murdoch
Lenore Murphy
Mila Novak
Richard Price
Marjorie Punter
Margaret Reagor
Burt and Sheli Rosenberg
David and Stacey Ross
Malou Roth
Linda Rothstein
David and Libby Savner
John Schweig
Kirsten Simanonok
Christine Starkey
David and Carol Stone
Carole Trotter
Michael Trudeau
James Tully
Ainslie and Larry Vaughan
We Smile Dental
Wendy Whiteside and Ian Van Handel
Tom Yocky and Kathryn Simon
The X Fund - honoring the legacy of Burton X. Rosenberg

Steven Anixter / Anixter Foundation
Anonymous
Dawn Bach
Matthew Brumlow
Manny Buckley and Steve Wroten
Phil Calian
Dara Cameron and Michael Mahler
Dennis Carlin
Marcy and Greg Carlin
Tyson Carter and Sarah Nowak
Dennis Cockrum
David and Sissy Coffin
Ted Cornell
Jill DeVaney
Elyse Dolan
Rita Dragonette
Matt and Hillary Ebach
Joan Esposito
Peter and Patti Fazio
Joe Foust
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Joe Glossberg
Bill and Judy Goldberg
Craig and Linda Grannon
Brenda and James Grusecki
Matt and Beth Hafter
Anne and Grant Hendricks
Kimberlee Herold
Marty Higginbotham
Jeffrey Jahns
Philip Earl Johnson
Sarajane Johnson
Lindsay Jones
James Joseph
Keith and Erica Karlson
Steve Key
Ed Kross
Donald Kurasch
James Leaming and Carmen Roman
Michael and Cara Levinson
Andrea McNaughton and Thaddaeus Smith
Heather Meyers
Anne and Keith Moffat
John Mohrlein
Gerald Pauling
Roxanne Perillo
Suzy Petri
Merril Prager and John Levine
Ben and Nancy Randall
Rama Ranganathan
Suzy and Tim Robertson
Camille Robinson
Editha Rosario and Alexis Moore
Leonard X. and Arlene Rosenberg
Sheli Z. Rosenberg
Sarah Ross
David and Libby Savner
Seyfarth LLP
Richard Shavzin
Jessica (Grace) Smith
Kathy Smith
Zachary Stevenson
James Still
Dan Thomas
Wandachristine
Darrel and Shirley Whiteside
Wendy Whiteside and Ian Van Handel
Roberta Zabel
American Blues Ensemble & Artistic Affiliates

In Kind Contributions
Dawn Bach
Matthew Brumlow
Manny Buckley
Dara Cameron
Dennis Cockrum
Mary Ellen De Leonardis
Chris and Scott Gordon
Philip Earl Johnson
Ed Kross
Michael Mahler
Camille Robinson
Editha Rosario-Moore
Zachary Stevenson
Wandachristine

Sarajane Johnson
Jim Leaming and Carmen Roman
Michael Mahler and Dara Cameron
Megan Robertson
Suzy Robertson
Burt and Sheli Rosenberg
Stephen Spencer
Tag’s Bakery
Gwendolyn Whiteside and Ian Van Handel

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

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

MAJOR CORPORATE DONORS

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MAJOR FOUNDATION DONORS

The Shubert Foundation
Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
Illinois Arts Council
Prince Charitable Trusts
Chicago Community Trust

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