Supporters

Emerald City Theatre is deeply grateful to these individuals, companies, and foundations for their efforts to help advance our work. Their support is critical to sustaining the quality and rigor of ECT’s work on the stage, in the classroom, and beyond. Join our generous donors in supporting ECT by donating today

Ruby Supporters ($50,000+)
AMITA Health
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
North Avenue Day Nursery
Mary Pope Osborne
Wizards ($20,000 – $49,999)
Bill Barry
First Book
Jack Ringer Family Foundation
KPMG, LLP
The Novak Family Foundation
Random House Children’s Books
The Walker Family Charitable Fund
Good Witches ($10,000 – $19,999)
Neil &  Sharon Book
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Illinois Arts Council
JSSI Management Enterprises, LLC
Lydia & Pat Ryan/Ryan Enterprises
The Spahn Family 
Richard & Mary Van Horne
Lions ($5,000-$9,999)

ComEd Powering the Arts
Mike Lawler
Lagunitas
League of Chicago Theatres
Livongo
David May & Lois Scott
Oak Tree Foundation
Sharon Shumaker
Charlene & William Tomazin Jr. 

Tin Men ($2,500-$4,999)

Bridgeview Bank Group
Karen & Alyn Cardarelli
Jessica Dunne & Brian Reshefsky
Ashley Gold Manzella
Tony Howard
Holly Johnson Carr & Tom Carr
Ashley & Mike Joyce
Jennifer Kernan
Farissa Knox
Isabela Marchi
Kathryn & Glenn McMillan
Kashyap Muthuraman
Nottage and Ward, LLP
Lina Patel & Paras Parekh
Stefania Pialis 
Shelley Sheward
Sharon Silberg
Sara Talsma
Julia Turk & Arnold Davis
Sarah & Kerry Wood
Teri Wright

Scarecrows ($1,000-$2,499)

Susann Allshouse
Alper Services, LLC
Lauren Bass
Olivia Belmonti
Darcy & Greg Brumley
Robert Creek
Duggan & Kreischer Family
Kathy Dulan
Fermata Foundation
Matthew Grossman
Kay & Marty Hanna
Jeanette Ivankovich
Erin Keogh
Elizabeth Marcus & Ira Belcove
Ed McHugh
Lily Rin-Laures
*play
Carol Roza
Jennifer Rubin & Shawn Fabian
Thomas Shumaker
Kristen & Paul Skordilis
Sloan Watson
Megan Weiland
Craig & Jennifer Wild
Eugene Wisniewski
Art & Jennifer Wolf
Sheri Wyatt

Lollipop Guild ($500-$999)
Michele Amatangelo
Tommy Austin
Jennifer Bell & Jeffrey Brown
Rozina Bhimani
Kimberly Born
Selma Bouhl
Anne Cooper
Rebecca Deaton
Toni Diprizio
Leslie Fineberg
Kevin Fitzpatrick
The Free Family
Margaret Frey
Mara Gloor
Rekha Harting
Shaun Hartley
Jeff & Sara Hoffman
Jennifer Horsley
IBM International Foundation
Bruce Ingam & Heather Farley Ingam
Joan Kaiser
Kevin Kamholz
Jennifer & Bradley Keck
The Lavery Family
Alison Lobel
Jillian Mann
Aileen McGroddy
Whitney Minarik
David Morgenstern
Omicron Technologies
The Richards Family
Jill Rorem
Tobi Vitale
Vizient
Julianne Walsh
June White
Greg White & Leslie Davis
Dina Wolf
Julie & David Zwick
Flying Monkeys ($250 – $499)

Elizabeth Amatangelo
Karen Biazar
Tim Buikema
Suzette Bulley
Jordan Carqueville
Farm Bar Lakeview
Jane Fleming
Ellen Freed
Allen Ginsburg
Lisa Gutierrez
Dipika Jain
Diane Johnson
Susan & Samuel Keith
Melissa Kinzler
Randy Knapp
Jeff Knipmeyer
Pamela Kopelman
Molly Manzella
Melody McManus
Andrea Monaghan
Desiree Moore
Meshelle Rich
Spencer Rogers
Andrew Schneider
Stacy Schulman
Courtney Shea
Jill Sullivan
Paula Tordella
Cintia Wasylec Kruschke
Lizette Williams

Munchkins ($100-$249)

Emily Adams
Holly Amatangelo
Kate Apolon
Janet Arbesman
Matthew Ayers
Zion Banks
Elinor Bayless
Regina Cross
Georgia Davos-Vetas
The Das Desai Family
Brian Free
Lynne Gerding
Gillian Gorra
Ariel Greenstein
Rebecca Grossman
Brad Gunter
Heather Haukness
Jonathan Hauser
Michelle Haynes
Tim Hesie
Marisol Heredia
Julie Hockenberg
Claire Hoppenworth
Joanna Horsnail
Ben Kaye
Elyssa Michelle Khenissi
Theodore Kimmeth
Elizabeth Klein
Holly Kogan
Karen Koonsvitsky
Maria Liccardo
Heather Locus
Deirdra Lucas
Dana Mallinckrodt
Angela Mathew
Dea Meyer
Katie & Greg Mooney
Network for Good
Dennis O’Connell
Sarah Pearsall
Lindsay Philbin
Michael Pura
Kevin Rath
Cassandra Ray
David Rinneard
The Saints
Fran Schneider
Neil Shah
Andrew Sherman
Andrea Sill
Sarah Simone
Frances Sisul
Samantha Soto
Robert Stoerkel
Don Strench
Nithya Swaminathan
Sascha Turnheim
Barbara & Bill Van Horne
Julia & Ben Vanvliet
Anne Van Wart
Megan Weber
Sharon Wheeler
Matilda Wilhoite
Thomas Williamson
Amy Wright

Lullaby League ($50-$99)

Neal Bader
Sondra Birch
Andrew Brown
Cynthia Chavez
Kristin Ciszewski
Nicole Cooper
Lori Day
Christopher & Krista Dorgan
Charlotte Drover
Sarah Eberhard
Mary Finn
Kendra Freeman
Nora Gainer
Corliss Garner
Steve & Deanna Grohmann
Katy Grosh
Antonette Gunter
Jennifer Guzzo
Kristen Himmerick
Cort Jacoby
Adriana Kenning
Kate Kloepper
Robin Koelsch
Barbara Shaw & Michael Koetting
Teresa Laslo
Jeanette Lee
Andrew Lutsey
Whitney McDonald
Leslie McDonnell
Chryl McGarry
Linda Mueller
Heidi Myers
Michelle Perrine
Roc Roney
Rachel Sabino
Kristen Sandman
Anita Shames
Becca Sheehan
Daisie Siska
Michi Sloan Vergano
Adrienne Tambone
Katherine Tkach
Lisa Todt
Jamila Trimuel
Michele Viscardi
Sara Youngblood-Ochoa

Poppies ($1-$49)
Melissa Abraham
Nicole Abreu Shepard
Shekar Adiga
Amazonsmile Foundation
Janet Arbesman
Taryn Aronson
Raji Arora
Poonam Arora
Crystal Arvigo
Jennifer Aspiazu-Keigher
Nicole Augustyn
Jacob Austen
Alexandra Baig
Michelle Barbarone
Bridget Barrett
Rhea Basa
Lawrence Bauer
Cheryl Beachler
Simeon Peebler & Kirsten Bedway
Louise Benzer
Howard Berk
Bryce Benardi
Poonam Bhargava
Zoe Biel
Daniel Birk
Andrew Blackburn
Kate Bluestein
Carol Blum
Heather Bolton
Elizabeth Brathwaite
Melissa Briskman
Pam Butler
Dana Cahan
Melissa Cameron
Rodney Cameron
Tiffany Cannon
Marcus Carroll
Kelly Cervantes
Kathleen Cherie
Joseph Clair
Gina Clement
Jeff Coady
Darryl Cobb
Katja Coffey
Erika Cohen
Samantha Conrad
Deborah Cooper
Patricia Covell
Carly Crawford
Caitlin Crouse
Laura Cummings Muriello
Audra Davis
Bhavana Devulapally
Kacy Dicke
Michael DiDomenico
Amy Doehring
Patricia Doerr
Kyra Doherty
Roselynn Don
Andrew & Katherine Donnelly
Jennifer Donnelly
Katherine Dorsey
Alexandra Davellos
Beth Dudney
Peggy Dwyer
Michelle Edmonds
Carrie & David Egan
Kira Elert
Paul Elsberg
Kristopher Evans
Amy Everard
Chelli Facer
Terri Falvey
Tara Farris
Jennifer Fitzgerald
Andrew Fitzpatrick
Tiffany Flowers
Erin Fowler
Alison Fragale
Dexter Free
Nicole Friedman
Amy Funk
Liz Fyffe
Rachael Gage
Cara Garretson
Patricia Giannoulias
Meghan Gill
Diego Giraldo
Lauren Goldberg
Mary Grantner
Francis Greywitt
Katherine Griffin
Jeffrey Grieb
Caroline Grossman
Andrew Hadland
Genevieve Harclerode
Kathleen Hardy
Joe Harris
Charla Hausler
Erica Hawkinson
Janeen Hayward
Carol Henckler
Cecily Hensler
Christopher Hill
Emily Hoffman
Sharon Hoffman
Mark Howard
Cynthia Hull
Kathryn Hundley
Shilpa Iyer
Alexa James
Karen Jaris
Jennifer Jones
Pinal Kanabar
Randi Kant
Jeff & Beth Keckley
Maureen Keeshin
Dennis & Melissa Kelly
Anna Kinder
Jeremy Kleinman
Ashley Kenigsknecht
Kat Kohatsu
Maegan Krisko-Flynn
Rose Krogh
Erica Kubly
Julie Kuehnau
Jill Ladendorf
Ashly Lawrence
Talia Lerner
Shannon Leutheuser
Alix Levine
Christine Levy
Shari Young Lewis
Christina Licalsi
Aaron & Elsie Lindgren
Barbara Liss
Monisha Lozier
Heidi Lyons 
Angelina Maiorca
Julia Maloney
Amy Manelli
Ellen Marinelli
Angela Nitzke
Vanessa Mason
Lynda Massa
Catherine Mayer
Wendy McCullogh
Bethany McLean
Anreda McLeod
Courtney Melstrom
Luis Menacho
Jade Garner Household
Joshua Merok
Margaret & Joshua Michelson
Amy Mikal
Renu Mohindra
Laura Moore
Daniel Moorman
Anne Morrissy
Maureen Mula
Katie Muran
Samantha Murphy
Karen Murtagh
Lawrence Neilson
Aishah Nisar
Sharon Nissim
Brett Nolan
Michelle North
John & Shannon Novak
Kim Nugent
Shannon Palmer
Suma Pandhi
Natalie Patterson
Kathy Peagram
Rebecca Pellegrino
Jerry Peters
Parker Pona
Jenna Plakut Household
Nicole Presperin
Colleen Pricco
James Raff
Priya Rajagopalan
Julie Rakay
Anne Repo
Patricia Rexford
Monica Richart
Carla and Michael Riseman
Lauren Rocklin
Claudia Roeder-Leuz
Rubi Roman
Jenny Roock
Andrew Rosenband
Kathy Ryan
Glendyn Sakey
Maureen Salas
Diala Salem
Jake Sanderson
Leslie Sarnoff
Susan Schencker
Alex Schiedemantel
Cathryn Schmaltz
Evelyn Schmidt
Randi Schwarzbach
Joanna Sevim
Priya Shah
Anna Shane
Jenny Shully
Virginia Simmons
Lisa Simonian
Dana Singerman
Peggy Slater
Courtney Solomon
Terri Soni
Kathleen Stamas
Laurie Stangenes
Tara Steel
Sarah Steuerman
Alison Stewart
Kartika Sujdak
Lauren Summerhill
Heidi Suprenant
Amalea Tshilds
Katrina Unizycki
Morgan Vance
Saul Vasquez
Julia Vermylen
Elizabeth & Brenton Vincent
Veronika Vino
Fikirte Wagaw
Melanie Walsh
Rosita Warchal
Julie Watts-Klein
Vanessa Woroszylo
Keren Weiss
Julie Wigstone
Sara Wilcox
Erin Wiste
Randi Woodworth
Anne Wortel
Blaire Yoder
Simon Yohanan
Karla Zeiger
Cory Zeller
 

Reflects donors September 1, 2017 – October 1, 2018
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this list. If you believe there are any inaccuracies or omissions please contact Michael Rashid, Development Manager