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 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 seventeenth season.

The Alphawood Foundation
The Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development
Julie & Roger Baskes
Michael Bauschelt
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
Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus
Lawrence DelPilar
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
Sara & Adam Levy
Fred Frankel
Diane & Ian Galleher
Deborah Garber & John Tielsch
Gregg Gilman
Mary & Charlie Gofen
Nancy & Bob Goldin
Susan & Peter Gray
John Hahm
Dorothy Harza
Leigh & John Hourihane
The Illinois Arts Council Agency
The Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Stu Kiesow
Thad King
Carolyn T Kirk
Averill & Bernard Leviton
Gregory Lewis & Mary Strek
Fran & Chuck Licht
Shana Lowitz & William Swaim, M.D.
Ted Lowitz
The Lunt Family
The A.L. and Jennie L. Luria Foundation
Gregory Mancuso & Laurie Breitkopf
Pamela Monaco & Don Kehne
Anne & Richard Moore
Elizabeth Moore
Kate Moore
Jennifer & Peter Moore
The Jordan & Jean Nerenberg Family Fund
James T. O’Neill
The Pepsico Foundation
Anne Puotinen
Alan & Debra Rosenberg
The Rothman Family Foundation
Karen & Frank Schneider
Dr. Michael Schnur & Dr. Jack Bulmash 
Jessica & Christoph Schrey
Hope & Jeff Sheffield
Timothy Sherck
Bill & Cathy Siple
Susie Stephenson
Sylvia & Joseph Stone
Barbara & Randy Thomas
Ann & Richard Tomlinson
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Laura & Robert Watson
Kate Welborn & Ann McGill
Anna Wermuth & Alex Gillmor
Lisa & Randy White
Jan Willer & Mark Osing
Norm Woodel
Martha Anne & Stephen Yandle
Joseph Zambrano

Season 18 Production Sponsors

Zürich:  Jan Willer & Mark Osing
Red Rex:  Ken Burlington, Kassie Davis & Bruce Beatus, Jessica & Christoph Schrey, Lisa & Randy White
First Love is the Revolution:  Susan Burland & George Plumb, Cooper Melgreen, James T. O’Neill, Martha Anne & Stephen Yandle
Pomona:  Ann & Rich Carr, Tim Sherck, Alex Gillmor & Anna Wermuth, Lisa & Randy White

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

Sixteen Years
Holiday & David Collins
Stu Kiesow

Fourteen Years
Sara Levy

Twelve Years
Joseph Moore

Eleven Years
Jennifer & Reid Broda
Anne & Richard Moore

Nine Years
Mary Wermuth
Eight 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

Seven 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

Six 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 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

Five 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
Leigh & John Hourihane
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Stephen H. Johnson
Susie & Tom MacLean
Gregory Mancuso & Laurie Breitkopf
Andrea Mitchel
Kate Piatt-Eckert &  Tony St. Clair
Dr. Edward O Riley
Timothy Sherck
Joseph Zambrano