Annual Donors



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 above)

Constance Christensen*

Leading Benefactors ($50,000 and above)

Sally Brody*

Audrey Heffernan Meyer and Danny Meyer*

Kathleen Walsh and Gene Bernstein*

Major Benefactors ($20,000 and above)

Anonymous (1)

Alan Beller*

Jill and Jay Bernstein

Robert E. Buckholz and Lizanne Fontaine*

Kathryn and Kenneth Chenault

Agnes Gund*

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia*

Yiba Ng and Ben Campbell

Kerri Scharlin and Peter Klosowicz*

The Speyer Family Foundation

Douglas C. Steiner

Susan Stockel*

Anne and William Tatlock

Kimbrough Towles and George Loening*

The White Cedar Fund*


Sustaining Benefactors ($10,000 and above)

Anonymous (1)*

Peggy and Keith Anderson

Natalie and Matthew Bernstein

Penny Brandt Jackson and Thomas Jackson

Dominique Bravo and Eric Sloan

Elaine and Norman Brodsky*

Michele and Martin Cohen

Krystyna Doerfler

Aileen Dresner and Frank R. Drury

Barbara Fleischman*

Jenny and Jeff Fleishhacker

Ellen Foote and Steve Hindy

Ashley Garrett and Alan Jones*

Maxine Isaacs

John J. Kerr and Nora Wren Kerr

Anna Kuzmik and George Sampas

Seymour H. Lesser

Larry and Maria-Luisa Loeb

K. Ann McDonald*

Joyce Menschel

Caroline Niemczyk

Janet C. Olshansky

Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder*

Abby Pogrebin and David Shapiro

Anne Prost and Olivier Robert

Debra Goldsmith Robb

Janet and Philip Rotner

Cynthia V.A. and Robert T. Schaffner*

Kerri Scharlin and Peter Klosowicz*

Susan Schultz and Thomas Faust*

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch

Richard Yancey*

*Catalysts Society Member


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

Anonymous (1)

Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis

Benjamin F. Crane

Jennifer and Steven Eisenstadt

Kirsten Feldman and Hugh Frater

Debra Fine and Martin Schneider

Monica Gerard-Sharp

JKW Foundation

Taryn and Mark Leavitt

Anna and Peter Levin

Diane and William Lloyd

Susan Martin and Alan Belzer

Ronay and Richard Menschel

Margaret Nuzum

Stephanie and Robert Olmsted

Tracey and Robert Pruzan

Leslie and David Puth

Jeremy T. Smith

Joyce Wallach and Robert Menschel

Gayle and Jay Waxenberg

Jackie and Josh Weisberg

Joanne Witty and Eugene Keilin

Producers Circle – Executive ($2,500 and above)

Anonymous (4)

Elizabeth and Russell Abbott

Hilary Brown and Charles Read

Walter Cain and Paulo Ribeiro

Joan and Robert Catell

Jane Cooney

Dennis M. Corrado/The Breukelein Institute

Susan Cowie

Katharine and Peter Darrow

Dr. Sharon Dunn and Mr. Harvey Zirofsky

Frederick Eberstadt

Mary and Ken Edlow

Gail Erickson and Christa Rice

Wendy Ettinger

Mindy and Marc Feinberg

Barbara Forster Moore and Richard Wraxall Moore

Lauren Glant and Michael Gillespie

Maggie and Richard Goldberg

Alba Greco-Garcia and Roger Garcia

Karoly and Henry Gutman

Fred P. Hochberg and Thomas Healy

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Sophia C. Hughes

Irving Harris Foundation

Flora and Christoph Kimmich

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Andrea Knutson

Susan Kurz

Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

Helena Lee and Richard Klapper

Chien Cho Liu

Tina and Terry Lundgren

Diane Max

Nancy Meyer and Marc Weiss

Mildred Munich and Donald R. Allen

Ellen Petrino

Rajika and Anupam Puri

The Randolph Foundation

Susan and Peter Restler

Susan and William Rifkin

Cynthia and Thomas Sculco

Jolyon F. Stern

Ayanna Thompson

Diana and Roy Vagelos

The Venable Foundation

Margo and Anthony Viscusi

Earl D. Weiner

Giulia and Marc Weisman

Joanne and Fred Wilson

Lisa C. Wood/Foley Hoag LLP

Producers Circle – Associate ($1,000 and above)

Anonymous (4)

Actors’ Equity Foundation

Kathleen Allaire

Cynthia Arato

Jackie and Jacob Baskin

Laurie Beckelman and Michael Horst

Georgette Bennett

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust

Mary Bockelmann Norris and Floyd Norris

Christina and John Bransfield

Mary Breasted and Ted Smyth

Lynn Brenner

Deborah Buell and Charles Henry

Louanna Carlin

Joel Conarroe

Christine Cumming

Carol Davis and Joel Marcus

Ian Dickson and Reg Holloway

Drew Elliott

Ev and Lee

Sheryl and Jeffrey Flug

Molly Friedrich

Sandra and Michael Garrett

Pamela Givner

Virginia P. Gliedman

David A. Gordon

The Grace R. and Alan D. Marcus Foundation

Mrs. Robert S. Gregory

Kathleen and Harvey Guion

Lori and Craig Gurian

Grace Harvey

Megan Hertzig-Sharon and Avi Sharon

Robert Hoguet

Deborah Jabon-Clark and Charles W. Clark

Max W. Jacobs

William F. Johnson

Sally and Alfred Jones

Ruth and Elliott Joseph

Kate Karet and Jeff Levick

Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin

Debra Kaye and Steven Horowitz

Kaori Kitao

Deborah and Mark Kopinski

Sandy and Eric Krasnoff

Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins

Patricia and Frank Lenti

Diane and Walter Looney

Dedee and Steve Lovell

Margaret Lundin

Catherine S. Maciariello

Rebecca and Stephen Madsen

Georgette and Charles Mallory

The Marber Family

Arlene and Robert Marese

Marlene Marko and Loren Skeist

Wendy and Jeffrey Maurer

Leni and Peter May

Merle and Arthur Nacht

Asha and D.V. Nayak

Katherine Nicholls and Larry Schwartz

Marie Nugent-Head and James C. Marlas

Catherine Nyarady

Mimi Oka and Jun Makihara

Sarah Paley and Joseph Kerrey

Lori and Lee Parks

Annie Paulsen and Albert Garner

Barbara and Louis Perlmutter

Margaret and Carl Pfeiffer

Maxine Pollak

Carol and Michael Reimers

David Richards

Enid and Paul Rosenberg

Nancy Rosenberg and David Steinlieb

Daryl and Steven Roth

Stacy Schiff and Marc de la Bruyere

Sandra and Steve Schoenbart

Jeri Slavin and Marty Gottlieb

Charles Smith

Susan Sommer and Stephen Warnke

Warren J. Spector

Lauren and Jay Springer

Wendy and Tom Stephenson

Elizabeth B. van Schilfgaarde and William B. Kuesel

The Venable Foundation

Ginny and Robert Walther

Elena and Louis Werner

Walter Wick

Kathryn and Peter Yatrakis

Evan D. Yionoulis and Donald Holder

Nancy Young and Paul Ford

Renee and Michael Zarin

Audrey Zucker


Friends ($750 and above)

Annette and Bill Hebel

Ruth Meyler

Patricia Roche and Steven Howard

Dorothy Ryan and John Leitch

Jonathan Taylor

Karen S. Vastola


Supporters ($500 and above)

Anonymous (4)

Marcia and Douglas Bateson

Deborah Berke and Peter McCann

Nadia Bernstein

Toni Bernstein

Bruce R. Braun

Jeffrey S. Bucholtz

Kevin A. Burke

Rosanne Cash

Elizabeth Christensen

Mary Cleveland and Thomas Haines

David Cohen/Cordatis LLP

Charlotte Colavin

Barbara Ann Cook

James P. Cusick, Esq.

JoAnne and Duane DeVries

Grace Freedman

Joe Godfrey and Keith Halsted

Marian A. Godfrey

Susannah and Thomas Graedel

André Gregory

Nicole Gueron and Carter Strickland

Louise Hainline and Micha Tomkiewicz

Adrienne and Donald Hendler

Melissa Hirsch

Stuart Holzer

Susan Horton and Eric Rayman

Adelaide B. Kent

Joan Kronick

David Lafleur

Cathleen and Sanford Leff

Phyllis Lee Levin

Allison McCullough and Parker Krasney

Scott C. McDonald

Tracy and Nick McKee

Ellen and Bill Moore

Annie Parisse and Paul Sparks

Michael Pauzé

Doris and Martin Payson

Kristen and Steven Seeger

Joseph Sedwick Sollers

Leslie H. Spiegel and Kenneth Y. Turnbull

Andrea Taras and Anthony Elitcher

Susan and Ted Tashlik

Melanie E. Walker

Ginny and Robert Walther

Laurie and Michael Warden

Kelly and Dave Williams

Barbara and Al Winick

Vicki and Andrew Wittenstein

Carol Yorke and Gerard Conn

Everett Zabriskie

Sally and Anthony Zunino


Associates ($250 and above)

Anonymous (10)

Terry Agriss

Frederik Anderson

Felix Andrew

Naomi Antonakos

Mercedes I. Armillas

Gregory Ballard

Katherine and Gary Bartholomaus

Michelle and Benjamin Belfer   

Therese Bernbach

Helena and Peter Bienstock

Jane Block

Barbara and Francis Bolton

Ann and Brendan Boyce

Deborah Brown

Ruth Brown and James Turnbull

Ken Carbone

Blair and Adam Casdin

Michael J. Ciatti

Christina Conroy

Charles D. Cunningham

John Doran

Margaret and Steven Feinsilver

Judith Ferber

Peter Filiaci

Robin Fitelson

Jane Garnett and David Booth

Nancy Garruba

Marilyn Gelber and Robert Jacobson

Linda Genereux and Timur Galen

Eileen Glynn and George Davidson

Ellen Goldman

Rhonna and Ezra Goodman

Joyce Gordon and Paul Lubetkin

Doris Blum Gorelick

Anne and Paul Grand   

Judith Greiman and David Knishkowy

James Guedry

Robert J. Hall

Elizabeth Hallin

Mary Harrigan and Andrew Tothy

Jill and Dwight Healy

Alexandra and Philip Howard

Elizabeth Humes

Jason A. Jones

Peter Katz

Aziza Kazumov

Dale Kindregan and Meryl Longval

Fran Kumin

Deborah and Jon LaBerge

Carmen Lawrence

Deirdre Lawrence and Clem Labine

Justin and John Leguizamo

Michael Lesk

Nancy Locker

Jean and Bob Markley

Gayle Morgan

John E. Murphy

Daniel A. Napolitano

Caroline and David Oyama

Carol Polsky and Paul Vitello

Susan Pondfield and William Mentlik

Lyn and Glenn Reiter

Kathleen and Bill Ritter

J.T. Rogers

Zachary Ross    

Emily Sachs and Michael Wetstone

Leslie Salzman and Joseph Gubbay

Miriam Schneider

Leslie and Andy Schultz

Eugene A. Skowronski, Esq.

Margaret Smith

Jamie Stern

Audrey Stienon

Gail Stone and Matt Fishbein

Paul A. Straus

Maureen and Noel Testa

Raphael Nash Thompson

Coralie Toevs

Joan and Robert Volin

Jaan W. Whitehead

Susan Whitlock and Earl Lewis

Tappan Wilder

Martha Wilson and Vince Bruns

Melissa Wohlgemuth and Matt Howard

Myra and Matthew Zuckerbraun

 *Catalysts Society Member


Matching Gifts

The following companies have contributed through their Matching Gift Programs:

BlackRock, Inc.

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Goldman Sachs & Co. Matching Gift Foundation


International Business Machines

JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Omidyar Group

Related Companies

TIFF Advisory Services

Troy Chemical Corporation, Inc.

If your employer has a matching gift program, please consider making a contribution to Theatre for a New Audience and making your gift go further by participating in your employer’s matching gift program.




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