Meet Our Donors

Theatre for a New Audience recognizes with gratitude the following donors to the three phases of its Capital Campaign, including the Working Capital Reserve, Artistic Growth Fund and the Campaign for a Permanent Home.

Campaign Chair: Theodore C. Rogers

Chair of Major Gifts: Monica Gerard-Sharp Wambold

$10,000,000 and above

The City of New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York City Council
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
Borough President Eric L. Adams

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl

The Polonsky Foundation


SHS Foundation


Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Elayne P. Bernstein Education Fund

The Howard Gilman Foundation

The Irving Harris Foundation,

Joan W. Harris

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Theodore C. Rogers

SHS Foundation

Samuel H. Scripps◊



Joan◊ and Robert Arnow

Marlène Brody

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Christensen III

The Educational Foundation of America

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

Audrey Heffernan Meyer and Danny Meyer

The National Endowment for the Humanities

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Starr Foundation

Michael Stranahan

Monica Gerard-Sharp and Ali E. Wambold



American Express

Trustees of BAM

Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Booth Ferris Foundation

Sally R. Brody

Robert E. Buckholz and Lizanne Fontaine

Walter M. Cain and Paulo Ribeiro

Barbara G. Fleischman

Ella Foshay and Michael Rothfeld

Perry and Marty Granoff

Richard and Mica Hadar Foundation

The DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund

John and Lorna Howard

Nora and John J. Kerr, Jr.

Litowitz Foundation

Seymour H. Lesser

LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust

Caroline Niemczyk

Janet C. Olshansky and Jeff Morris

Joanna and Daniel Rose

Robert T. and Cynthia V. A. Schaffner

The Thompson Family Foundation

Jane and Jon Wells



Norman and Elaine Brodsky

Merle Debuskey

Judith and Alan Fishman

Paula and Jeffrey Gural

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia

Dorothy L. Johnston◊

Kerri Scharlin and Peter C. Klosowicz

Diane and William Lloyd

Diane and Adam Max

National Endowment for the Arts

The New York Community Trust –

LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund

New York State Council on the Arts

Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder

The Prospect Hill Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. David K. Richards

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin

Michelene Spencer

Anne and William Tatlock

Marcia T. Thompson

Mr. and Mrs. Alan G. Weiler



Gillian Attfield

The Durst Organization

The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation

Greater NY

John S. Halpern◊

Larry M. Loeb

Robert and Wendy MacDonald

Robert Menschel and Janet Wallach

Gloria Messinger◊

Warrie and James Price

Rajika and Anupam Puri

Steven Rattner and Maureen White

Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC

Jeremy Shamos, Sr.

Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust

Daryl D. Smith

Troy Corporation

Michael Tuch Foundation

Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia◊ Weiner

Anonymous (1)



The 42nd Street Development Corporation

Marla and Nicholas Allard

Mary and Robert◊ Ascheim

Jean-Jacques Aumont

Donna Mae Litowitz

In Honor of Samuel and Ethel Balkan

Candace and Rick Beinecke

Bloomberg L.P.

The Breukelein Institute

William I. Campbell

William and Barbara Dahl

Katharine and Peter Darrow

Jane and Howard Epstein

F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.

Jane Hartley and Ralph Schlosstein

Ira Haupt

The Hearst Foundation

Stanley Heilbronn and Wendy Capeluto

Debbie and Mark Kopinski

Peter Mandelstam

James C. Marlas and Marie Nugent-Head Marlas

Susan Martin and Alan Belzer

Anne Messitte and Daniel Rapport

Adriana Mnuchin

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Janet and David Offensend

Annette and Noah Osnos

Janet and Philip Rotner

James P. Rutherfurd

Abigail Pogrebin and David Shapiro

Julie Taymor

Tiger Baron Foundation, Inc.

Kimbrough Towles and George S. Loening

Barbara and John Vogelstein



Ruth Abrams Foundation

Lucy Allen and John Rhodes

Atran Foundation, Inc.

Lisa and Rome Arnold

Nancy Becker

Ms. Leslie Beller

Merilee and Roy Bostock

Susan Cahn and Mario Batali

Brooklyn’s Dreamers

Joanna and Jonathan Cole

Timothy and Andrea Collins

Joel Conarroe

Elizabeth Davidson-Wright and Charles N. Davidson

Dinny Devitre

Aileen Dresner and Frank R. Drury

Frederick Eberstadt

Dr. Charlotte K. Frank, Ph.D.

Ashley Garrett and Alan Jones

Jill and John Gilbert

Herbert A. Granath

H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture


David Kirsch

Kaori Kitao

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Robin and Edgar Lampert

Peter and Anna Levin

Katherine Levin and Robin Shapiro

Barbara G. Lifton◊

Eugenia Lubell

Ann McDonald

Thomas Meyer and Julie Stevenson

Amy Nieporent

In memory of Dr. Hans Nieporent

Floyd Norris and Chris Bockelmann Norris

Rolex Mentors & Protégés

Alexander Rovt

The Scherman Foundation, Inc.

Jeri Slavin and Marty Gottlieb

Judy and Michael Steinhardt

Alice and Tom Tisch

Kevin Scot Travis

Frits van Paasschen and Laura di Bonaventura

Margo and Anthony Viscusi

Margaret Whitton◊ and Warren J. Spector

Ward and Diane Zumsteg

Anonymous (1)



Peggy and Keith Anderson

Christine Armstrong and Ben Nickoll

Betsy and Robert Barbanell

Laurie Beckelman

Sharen and James Benenson

John Berendt

Deborah L. Berke and Peter D. McCann

CeCe and Lee Black

Wendy and Richard◊ Bingham

Katherine Borowitz and John Turturro

Frank and Deenie Brosens Foundation

Winsome Brown and Claude Arpels

Mary Lisa Burns and David B. Smallman, Esq.

Lisa and Dick Cashin

Monica and Stefano Corsi

Ide and David Dangoor

Enrico and Ellen de Alessandrini

Dewey & LeBoeuf

Jonathan Donnellan and Jodie Factor

Nancy and James Druckman

Karen Dubinsky

Sharon Dunn

Patricia Dunnock and Ned Eisenberg

Vera and Walter A. Eberstadt

Jodie Evans

Patricia and Edward Falkenberg

Barbara J. Fife

Aili and Austin◊ Flint

Sheryl and Jeff Flug

Stephen Gardner and Mary Voce

Patricia Glazer

Rozanne Gold and Michael Whiteman

Maggie and Richard Goldberg

Henry and Karoly Gutman

Kim and Joe Healey

Fred Hochberg and Tom Healy

Jeffrey Horowitz

Donna and Carroll Janis

Jane and David Scott Kastan

Julie Kavner

Suzie and Robert Klein

Carol H. and Robert D. Krinsky

Hillary Lane and Steven Hochberg

Jack Lenor Larsen

Marilyn◊ and Robert Laurie

Taryn and Mark Leavitt

Julius Leiman-Carbia and Kyle Smith

Tara and Jeff Liddle

Jerome E. Link

George T. Lowy

Carol and Earle Mack

Claire and Chris Mann

Lynn and Roland Marchand

Hamish Maxwell◊

Pamela McCorduck and Joseph Traub

Bella L. Meyer

Nancy Meyer and Marc Weiss

Bethany and Robert B. Millard

Ellen Sontag-Miller and William Miller

Barbara and Richard W. Moore

Simoni and Mauricio Morato

Susan B. Nagle and Peter Bentel

Mimi Oka and Jun Makihara

Kate and Bart Osman

Carol Ostrow and Michael Graff

Katharine and David Outcalt

Henry Owsley and Alexa Van de Walle

Barbara and Louis Perlmutter

Diana and Eugene Pinover

Paula and Greg Powell

Robert and Arlene Purdum

Random House, Inc.

Richenthal Foundation

Tracey and Phillip Riese

Susan and Bill Rifkin

Rosemary Livingston Ripley and Peter Grubstein

Helen Rosenthal and Carmen Marino

Mary Ellen Ross and Vern Bergelin

Dorothy Ryan and John Leitch

Nola Safro

Elizabeth and Jerome Schneewind

Jay M. Schwamm

Selz Foundation

Sarah and Hank Slack

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Sorin

Patricia and Andrew Soussloff

Marjorie and Michael Stern

Leila and Mickey◊ Straus

Barbara and Donald Tober

Donna Zaccaro and Paul Ullman

Cynthia and Lee Vance

Giulia and Marc Weisman

Denise and Bill Welsh

DeeDee and Barrie Wigmore

Seymour Wishman

Andrew and Vicki Wittenstein

Brian Zack and Ginger August

Michael and Renée Zarin

Laura Zeckendorf

Barbara and Michael Zimmerman

Audrey Zucker

Roy J. Zuckerberg

Anonymous (3)


List as of 3/30/17



Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, front view.

Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, north view.

The Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage

Pictured above: Polonsky Shakespeare Center, photo ©David Sundberg/Esto; The Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage, photo ©Francis Dzikowski/OTTO.