Our Supporters

With gifts large and small, Steep's growing family of supporters make possible everything we put on stage, and we are proud to recognize them for their generosity. Join this illustrious group by making a gift today.

The donors who helped us make our home at 1115 West Berwyn Avenue.

Marlys & Don Akin
Everette G. Allen, Jr.
James Allen
The Alphawood Foundation
Dave Bartusek, Elaine Glusac & Prairie Home Builders
The Ann Barzel / Patrick Henry Arts Fund
Julie & Roger Baskes
Michael A. Bell
Broadway in Chicago
Jennifer & Reid Broda
Ken Burlington
Mary Calder Rower
George Cederquist
The City of Chicago
Cathy & Randy Collins
Holiday & David Collins
Lawrence DelPilar
The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Karen & Donald Foster
Sara Foster
Mansquito Frankenfish
Diane & Ian Galleher
Cynthia & Stuart Garbutt
Teresa & George Gillmor
The Ronald A. Green Memorial Fund of the Chicago Community Trust
Cynthia & Mark Greenwood
Martha & Ramon Greenwood
Diane & William Hart
Jeremy Kazan & Kendra Thulin
Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Hartley & Oberman Foundation
Stu Kiesow
Rita & Jim Knox
The League of Chicago Theatres
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
Dave Malcolm
Brendan Melanson
Nancy & Richard Melanson
Bernie, Sandra, &   Hartley Meyer
Barbara & Ed Mills
Anne & Richard Moore
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Matthew S. Moore
The Jordan & Jean Nerenberg Family Foundation
Jim O’Neill
Pactiv Corporation
Mary Beth & Jack Reich
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
Denise & Neal Robinson
The Rothman Family Foundation
Catherine & William Siple
Unilever
Jason Wadler
Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor
Lisa & Randy White
The Young Leaders Fund of the Chicago Community Trust

The donors who made a significant contribution of $500 or more during our Sixteenth season.

Bank of America
Peggy Bagley & Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
Julie & Roger Baskes
Michael Bauschelt
John Bistolfo
Dana Black, in memory of Shirlee Jo Black
David Bock
Stacy Bosma & James Allen
Reid & Jennifer Quinn Broda
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Ken Burlington
The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Holiday & David Collins
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Sonya Dekhtyar
Suzanne Deveney & Bob Isaac
The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Lisa Donovan & Bradford Smith
The MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Kelly Fitzgerald
Sara Foster & Adam Levy
Fred Frankel
Sarah & Matthew Frigo
Diane & Ian Galleher
Gregg Gilman
Nancy & Bob Goldin
Joe Hartness & Troy Baresel
Dorothy Harza
Leigh & John Hourihane
The Illinois Arts Council Agency
The Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Stephen H. Johnson
Sol R. Kaufman Family Foundation
Kazan McClain Partners’ Foundation
Stu Kiesow
Carolyn T Kirk
Rita & Jim Knox
Fran & Chuck Licht
Ricki & Josh Lowitz
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
The Lunt Family
Timothy Lyman
Susie & Tom MacLean
Lani Mesa & Pete Ellis
Andrea Mitchel
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Kate L. Moore
Anne & Richard Moore
Peter & Margaret Morris
The Jordan & Jean Nerenberg Family Fund
James O’Neill
Amanda & Doug Passmore
The Pepsico Foundation
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
The Rothman Family Foundation
Tom Ruff
Karen & Frank Schneider
Dr. Michael Schnur & Dr. Jack Bulmash
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Hope & Jeff Sheffield
Timothy Sherck
Bill & Cathy Siple
Sylvia & Joseph Stone
Barbara & Randy Thomas
Kendra Thulin & Jeremy Kazan
United Airlines
Kate Welborn
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor
Lisa & Randy White
William Blair & Co
Norm Woodel
Martha Anne & Stephen Yandle

Season 16 Production Sponsors

Bobbie ClearlySuzanne Deveney, Bob Isaac, and Tim Sherck
Earthquakes in London: Bruce Beatus, Kassie Davis, Barbara & Randy Thomas, and Lisa & Randy White
Hookman: Ted Lowitz
Lela & Co.: Ken Burlington, Lani Mesa, William Blair & Co, and Lisa & Randy White

The donors who have stalwartly supported Steep by making a gift each year for four years or more.

Fifteen Years
Holiday & David Collins
Stu Kiesow

Thirteen Years
Sara Foster

Eleven Years
Joseph Moore

Ten Years
Jennifer & Reid Broda
Anne & Richard Moore

Eight Years
Mary Wermuth

Seven Years
Jim & Joyce Elmes
Diane & Ian Galleher
Joe Hartness & Troy Baresel
The Illinois Arts Council Agency
Fran & Chuck Licht
H. B. Lottero
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
The Rothman Family Foundation
Catherine & William Siple
Gail & Robert Spiel
Kendra Thulin & Jeremy Kazan

Six Years
Peggy Bagley & Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
David Bock
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Lawrence DelPilar
Lisa Disch
Amy Jacob
Neil & Tamara Jain
Rosalie & David Lauerman
Ted Lowitz
Ricki & Josh Lowitz
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Martin Munroe
Jake Rubinstein
Peggy & Don Shearn
Mark Woodward

Five Years
Julie & Roger Baskes
Henry Bliss
Ken Burlington
Karen Callaway
Nancy & Bob Goldin
Cindy & Mark Greenwood
Nancy & John Hoffmann
Molly & Jason Johnson
Meg Kennedy Shaw & Jack Cederquist
Thad King
Rita & Jim Knox
Margaret Kritzler
Joyce & Jules Lerner
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Dr. Norman E. Masters, Jr.
Anne Marie Mitchell
Jordan & Jean Nerenberg
Juanita & Edward Nicholson
James O’Neill
The Pepsico Foundation
Charles & Angela Platt
Marilyn Reid
Karen & Frank Schneider
Mary Solt
Lisa & Randy White

Four Years
Stacy Bosma & James Allen
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Janet Burroway
James Kirby  Cunningham
Patricia Donegan
The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
The MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Deanna Dunagan
Sylvia Dybiec
Michael Glusac
Carol & Alan Greene
Sarah Wolff & Joel Handelman
Leigh & John Hourihane
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Mia Jacob
Stephen H. Johnson
Susie & Tom MacLean
Gregory Mancuso & Laurie Breitkopf
Jack Meyer
Andrea Mitchel
Kate Piatt-Eckert &  Tony St. Clair
Dr. Edward O Riley
Timothy Sherck
Joseph Zambrano