Current Supporters

Foundation, Corporate, and Government Support

April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021

Theatre for a New Audience wishes to thank the following donors for their generous support toward our Annual Campaign:


Principal Benefactors
($100,000 and up)

JLGreene Arts Access Fund in the New York Community Trust

National Endowment for the Humanities

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

The New York Community Trust

The SHS Foundation

The Shubert Foundation, Inc.

The Thompson Family Foundation

U.S. Small Business Administration


Leading Benefactors
($50,000 and up)

The Arnow Family Fund

Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Charina Foundation

Deloitte & Touche LLP

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

The Polonsky Foundation


Major Benefactors
($20,000 and up)

Arts Midwest

Booth Ferris Foundation

The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation

The DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation

The Hearst Corporation

The Howard Gilman Foundation

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

The Margaret Whitton Charitable Remainder Trust

National Endowment for the Arts

New York State Council on the Arts

The Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation

Sidney E. Frank Foundation

Troy Chemical Corporation


Sustaining Benefactors
($10,000 and up)

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

Coydog Foundation

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

The Howard Bayne Fund

Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

The J.M. Kaplan Fund

Kinder Morgan Foundation

King & Spalding LLP

Lucille Lortel Foundation

May and Samuel Rudin Foundation, Inc.

McDermott Will & Emery

Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcilffe LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Select Equity Group, Inc.

Sidley Austin LLP

The Starry Night Fund


Producers Circle – The Artistic Director’s Society
($5,000 and up)

Axe-Houghton Foundation

The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation

Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, NY City Council Discretionary Funding

Geen Family Foundation

King & Spalding LLP

Litowitz Foundation, Inc.

Pearce Shakespeare Endowment at Rhodes College

Richenthal Foundation

Wells Fargo Bank


Theatre for a New Audience’s arts-in-education programming receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Theatre for a New Audience receives production support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Theatre for a New Audience receives support from public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


Pictured above: Polonsky Shakespeare Center, photo ©David Sundberg/Esto.