Current Supporters

Current Supporters


as of February 2020


Foundation, Corporate, and Government Support

Ticket sales account for only a small portion of the Theatre’s operating costs, which have increased since the opening of Polonsky Shakespeare Center. 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)
The Ford Foundation
Jerome L. Greene Arts Access Fund in the New York Community Trust
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The SHS Foundation
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
The Thompson Family Foundation
The Margaret Whitton Charitable Remainder Trust


Leading Benefactors
($50,000 and up)
American Express
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Deloitte & Touche LLP
JKW Foundation
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust


Major Benefactors
($20,000 and up)
The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
Arete Foundation
The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation
Sidney E. Frank Foundation
The DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Lostand Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Inc.
The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Troy Chemical Corporation
The Winston Foundation


Sustaining Benefactors
($10,000 and up)
The Howard Bayne Fund
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
Fiduciary Trust International
French Institute Alliance Francaise
Geen Family Foundation
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Joseph and Sally Handleman Foundation Trust A
Irving Harris Foundation
Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP
The J.M. Kaplan Fund
King & Spalding LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Select Equity Group, Inc.
Sidley Austin LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Trust for Mutual Understanding
The White Cedar Fund


Producers Circle – The Artistic Director’s Society
($5,000 and up)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Axe-Houghton Foundation
Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, NY City Council Discretionary Funding
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Forest City Ratner Companies
The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Litowitz Foundation, Inc.
McDermott Will & Emery
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Richenthal Foundation
The Evelyn Sharp Foundation
The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation
Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.


Producers Circle – Executive
($2,500 and up)
The Norman D. and Judith H. Cohen Foundation
Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States
DeWitt Stern Group, Inc.
Marta Heflin Foundation
Lucille Lortel Foundation
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund


Producers Circle – Associate
($1,000 and up)
Actors’ Equity Association
BRIC Arts Media
Bressler, Amery & Ross
Kinder Morgan Foundation
The Grace R. and Alan D. Marcus Foundation
Richmond County Savings Foundation
The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust



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.


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.