Current Supporters

Current Supporters


as of October 2016

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)
Booth Ferris Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (pro bono support)
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Hearst Foundation, Inc.
The Polonsky Foundation
The SHS Foundation
The Thompson Family Foundation, Inc.
The Winston Foundation


Leading Benefactors ($50,000 and up)
Elayne Bernstein Schwartz Irrevocable “residual” Trust
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Deloitte LLP
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
The Starr Foundation 
Rosalind P. Walter Foundation


Major Benefactors ($20,000 and up)
Sidney E. Frank Foundation
Geen Family Foundation
The Hearst Corporation
King & Spalding LLP
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
New York State Council on the Arts
The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Sidley Austin LLP
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
Stavros Niarchos Foundation


Sustaining Benefactors ($10,000 and up)
A.D. Philanthropic Fund
The Bay and Paul Foundations
The DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund
The Howard Bayne Fund
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Loeb & Loeb LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Inc.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


Producers Circle – The Artistic Director’s Society ($5,000 and up)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Axe-Houghton Foundation
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Forest City Ratner Companies
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The J.M. Kaplan Fund
Litowitz Foundation, Inc.
Marta Heflin Foundation
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
The Starry Night Fund
Stone & Magnanini LLP
The Alice M. & Thomas J. Tisch Foundation
Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.
The White Cedar Fund


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.