Steep Theatre Gala

On November 4, 2017 we celebrated the beginning of Steep's 17th season with an evening of festivity and merriment. Thank you to all who helped to make the celebration an amazing success!

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Event Sponsors

Honorary Host Committee

Michael Bauschelt
Dave Bock
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Sonya Dekhtyar
Sara Foster & Adam Levy
Fran & Chuck Licht
Ted Lowitz
Stu Kiesow
Anne Marie Mitchell
Jennifer & Peter Moore

Gala Patrons

Thad King
James T. O'Neill
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Kate Welborn & Ann McGill

Gala Donors

Michael Bauschelt
Jan & Tim Bell
David Bock
Meg & Matt Breslin
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Lisa Disch
Ruthann & Richard Edwards
Sara Foster & Adam Levy
Pam & Fred Hess
James & Lois Hobart
Donna Jaggard
Stasha Jain
Stu Kiesow
Thad King
Rosalie & David Lauerman
Fran & Chuck Licht
Ted Lowitz
Jeremy McCarter
Dave Miller
Andrea Mitchel
Anne Marie Mitchell
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Frank Newell
James T. O'Neill
Karen & Frank Schneider
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Peggy & Don Shearn
Bill & Cathy Siple
Lauren Snider
Kendra Thulin & Jermey Kazan
Barbara Warren
Kate Welborn & Ann McGill
Debbie & Jeff Winton

In Kind Donors

16th Street Theater
A Red Orchid Theatre
About Face Theatre
Actors Gymnasium
American Blues Theatre
American Theater Company
Lady Gregory's
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Bella Mia Restaurant
John Bistolfo
Boka Group
Bottleneck Management
Kelly Carpenter
George Cederquist
Tito's Vodka
Eli's Cheesecake
TimeLine Theatre Company
Goodman Theatre
Cindy & Mark Greenwood
Pearl's Southern Comfort
Hyatt Place Orlando Universal
John G. Shedd Aquarium
KOVAL Distillery
Jerry's Sandwiches
Lou Malnati's
Lani Mesa & Pete Ellis
Arin Mulvaney
Navy Pier
New York Jewelers
Lookingglass Theatre
Paramount Theatre
Northlight Theatre
Pizzeria Aroma
Merz Apothecary
Raven Theatre Company
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
Riva Navy Pier
Rivendell Theatre
Rough House Theater
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago
Shakespeare Allstars
Sideshow Theatre
Court Theatre
Arianna Soloway
Steppenwolf Theatre
Strawdog Theatre Company
Teatro Vista
Megan Trippel
Old Town School of Folk Music
Elaine Vozar
Walt Disney World
Windy City Playhouse
Robin Witt
Writers Theatre
Zach's Metalz


A Steep Affair 2016

On October 22, 2016 we celebrated the beginning of Steep's 16th season with an evening of festivity and merriment. Thank you to all who helped to make the celebration an amazing success!

Honorary Host Committee

David Bock
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Sara Foster
Diane & Ian Galleher
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Fran & Chuck Licht
Ted Lowitz
Anne Marie Mitchell
Jennifer and Peter Moore

Affair Patrons

Ken Burlington
Stu Kiesow
Timothy Lyman
Jim O'Neill
Mary Beth & Jack Reich

Affair Donors

Peggy Bagley & Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer
Japhet, Bryce & Chris
Jeff Baldassarra
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Martha Battles
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Jan & Tim Bell
Dennis & Dodie Berry
David Bock
Ken Burlington
Sonya Dekhtyar
Mr. & Mrs. Erdmann
Kelly Fitzgerald
Sara Foster
Diane & Ian Galleher
Alex Gudding
Sharon Hart
James & Lois Hobart
Stu Kiesow
Thad King
William Kinnear
Jean Marie Koon
Judson Laipply
Fran & Chuck Licht
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
Timothy Lyman
Dr. Norman E. Masters, Jr.
Craig Mauri & Gianna Ricci
Anne Marie Mitchell
Jennifer and Peter Moore
Erika Napoletano
Chad Newman
James O'Neill
Arline Paul
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Mary Beth & Jack Reich
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
Brandon Rivera
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Bill & Cathy Siple
Sylvia & Joseph Stone
Megan Trippel
Marilyn & Robert Willett

In-Kind Donors

A Red Orchid Theatre
Actors Gymnasium
American Blues Theatre
Angelo's
Black Box Acting
Lady Gregory's
Swedish Bakery
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
John Bistolfo
Boka Group
Bottleneck Management
Burke's Public House
Kelly Carpenter
George Cederquist
Matthew Chapman
City Winery
Tito's Vodka
ShawChicago
Dablon Winery
Writers Theatre
Maria DeFabo & Brad Akin
Deb Doetzer
Eli's Cheesecake
Everlasting Fire Studio
SOCIAL Sparkling Wine
FTW
TimeLine Theatre
Gretchen Kelly Photography
Pearl's Southern Comfort
The House Theatre of Chicago
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Shift, Julie Kramer
Lagunitas Chicago
The Laugh Factory, Attn. Curtis Flagg Shaw
Jerry's Sandwiches
Lou Malnati's
Lucky Strike Chicago
Taylor Mauch
Lovely Too
Andrea Mitchel
Rimma L Mitchell
Arin Mulvaney
Arthur Murphy
Caroline Neff
Nellcote
New York Jewelers
Deuce's & The Diamond Club
Lookingglass Theatre
Old Town Social
Pastoral
Northlight Theatre
Merz Apothecary
Raven Theatre Company
The Red Lion Pub
Mike Reichart
Rivendell Theatre
Tania Rodamilans
Hopleaf
Salon Echo
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago
Joanie Schultz
Second City
Sideshow Theatre
J. Siegan Fine Art
Steppenwolf Theatre
Strawdog Theatre Company
Tomato Mountain Farm
Old Town School of Folk Music
Victory Gardens Theatre
Windsor Vineyards, Deborah Rust
Windy City Playhouse