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.

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The donors who helped Make 1115 W. Berwyn Ave. our home in 2008

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 Lead the Campaign to Build The Boxcar at 1113 W Berwyn

Casey Blass & Lee Manford
David Bock
Reid & Jennifer Quinn Broda
Dean & Caroline Browell
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Ken Burlington
Carpenter Financial
City of Chicago
Holly & David Collins
Robert D. Collins
Fund Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Sonya Dekhtyar
Edgewater Chamber of Commerce
Kelly Fitzgerald
Sara Foster & Adam Levy
Gregg Gilman
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Susan & Peter Gray
Dorothy Harza
Leigh & John Hourihane
Peter James
Stephen H. Johnson
Rita & Jim Knox
Kerry & Kenny
Lassus Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
Susie & Tom MacLean
Cooper Melgreen
Barbara & Ed Mills
Anne Marie Dumas Mitchell
Anne & Richard Moore
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Kate L. Moore
Margaret & Peter Morris
James T. O’Neill
Amanda & Doug Passmore
Pepsico Foundation
Prairie Home Builders
Catherine & Jon Putnam
Melissa & Jeff Riemer
Ted Ries
Alan & Debra Rosenberg
Gregory Rothman
Mike J. Salinas
Karen & Frank Schneider
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Elisabeth Rose & Owen Shapiro
Hope & Jeff Sheffield
Kate Welborn & Ann McGill
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor
Lisa & Randy White

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

Marlys Akin
The Alphawood Foundation
The Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development
Julie & Roger Baskes
John Bistolfo
David Bock
Stacy Bosma & James Allen
Reid & Jennifer Quinn Broda
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Ken Burlington
Ann & Richard Carr
The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Holiday & David Collins
Patricia Cox
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
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
New Suit Theatre
Kelly Fitzgerald
Diane & Ian Galleher
Deborah Garber & John Tielsch
Gregg Gilman
Nancy & Bob Goldin
Carol & Alan Greene
Steven A. Grossman & Rachel Perlman
John Hahm
Dorothy Harza
Denise Hazaga & Lisa Vandermark
Leigh & John Hourihane
The Illinois Arts Council Agency
The Pauls Foundation
Stu Kiesow
Thad King
Carolyn & Gordon Kirk
Kerry & Kenny Lassus
Sara & Adam Levy
Fran & Chuck Licht
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
A.L. and Jennie L. Luria Foundation
Timothy Lyman
The PAV Fund of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Susie & Tom MacLean
Susan & Alvin Marr
Cooper Melgreen
Pamela Monaco & Don Kehne
Anne & Richard Moore
Elizabeth Moore
Kate Moore
Jennifer & Peter Moore
Peter & Margaret Morris
Colleen & John Mueller
The Jordan & Jean Nerenberg Family Fund
James T. O’Neill
Kaye & Bob Passmore
Susan A. Payne
The Pepsico Foundation
David & Becky Perry
Anne Puotinen
Robert & Barbara Richards
Alan & Debra Rosenberg
The Rothman Family Foundation
The Saints
Karen & Frank Schneider
Dr. Michael Schnur & Dr. Jack Bulmash 
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Karen Shankman & Jim Fruehling
Hope & Jeff Sheffield
Timothy Sherck
Bill & Cathy Siple
Susie Stephenson
Sylvia & Joseph Stone
Barbara & Randy Thomas
Ann & Richard Tomlinson
Laura & Robert Watson
Kate Welborn & Ann McGill
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor
Lisa & Randy White
Jan Willer & Mark Osing
Martha Anne & Stephen Yandle
Joseph Zambrano

Season 19 Production Sponsors

Mosquitoes: Susan Burland & George Plumb, Ken Burlington, Colleen & John Mueller, Jan Willer & Mark Osing
The Leopard Play:
Susan Burland & George Plumb, Ken Burlington, Karen Shankman & Jim Fruehling, Timothy Sherck
Ironbound:
Susan Burland & George Plumb, Ken Burlington, James T. O’Neill, Lisa & Randy White
To Be Announced: Susan Burland & George Plumb, Ken Burlington, Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus, Martha Anne & Stephen Yandle

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

Seventeen Years
Holiday & David Collins
Stu Kiesow

Fifteen Years
Sara Levy

Thirteen Years
Joseph Moore

Twelve Years
Jennifer & Reid Broda
Anne & Richard Moore

Ten Years
Mary Wermuth

Nine Years
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
Bill & Cathy Siple
Gail & Robert Spiel
Kendra Thulin & Jeremy Kazan

Eight 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
Peggy & Don Shearn
Mark Woodward

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

Six Years
Stacy Bosma & James Allen
Elaine Glusac & Dave Bartusek
Janet Burroway
James Kirby Cunningham
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
Leigh & John Hourihane
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Susie & Tom MacLean
Gregory Mancuso & Laurie Breitkopf
Andrea Mitchel
Kate Piatt-Eckert & Tony St. Clair
Dr. Edward O. Riley
Timothy Sherck
Joseph Zambrano

Five Years
Bank of America
Jennifer Beachell
Pat Dean & Phil Eckert
Vincent DiFruscio &  Neil Averick
Edith I Farrar
Kelly Fitzgerald
Gregg Gilman
James & Lois Hobart
Elizabeth Raymond & Paul Hybel
Elizabeth Moore
Frank Newell
Susan Burland & George Plumb
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Norm Sloan
James Stimac
Holly & Tony Storck
Barbara & Randy Thomas
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor