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1511 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

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1501 Euclid Ave.
Suite 300
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 241-5490

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“I can no other answer make but thanks.” Twelfth Night, Act III, Scene iii

The trustees, staff, and artistic company of Great Lakes Theater express our deepest gratitude to the hundreds of supporters of Cleveland’s Classic Company. The donors listed below made generous gifts to our Annual Fund between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.

$100,000 +

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

The George Gund Foundation

Ohio Arts Council

$50,000 - $99,000

Kulas Foundation

John P. Murphy Foundation

David and Inez Myers Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation

$25,000 - $49,999


The Cleveland Foundation

Community Foundation of Lorain County

Shakespeare in American Communities: National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest

The Reinberger Foundation

John & Barbara Schubert

Arthur L. Thomas


The Shakespeare Society

Annual Fund donors of $1,000 and above are members of Great Lakes Theater’s “Shakespeare Society” and are entitled to exclusive benefits, including access to special services, events, and opportunities to connect deeply with Cleveland’s Classic Company. 

$10,000 - $24,999

The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation
Gail Cudak
Eaton
The Family of Jill Hearey
The Lubrizol Foundation
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
Janet E. Neary
The Nord Family Foundation
Nordson Corporation Foundation
Donald F. & Anne T. Palmer
Georgianna T. Roberts
Ms. Ana G. Rodriguez
The Shubert Foundation
Thomas G. & Ruth M. Stafford
U.S. Bank
The Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust
Robert C. & Emily C. Williams

$5,000 - $9,000

Anonymous
Akron Children's Hospital
Walt & Laura Avdey
Dalia & Robert Baker
Fred & Mary Behm
Kim & Bart Bixenstine
Mr. Todd M. Burger & Ms. Kristie Beck
Bill & Judie Caster
Carol Dolan & Greggory Hill
Evelyn Dolejs°
Natalie Epstein
The Harry K. and Emma R. Fox Foundation
Elizabeth Grove & Rich Bedell
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Hartwell
Diane K. Hupp
Donna M. Koler
Rita & Charles Maimbourg
Tim & Lynn Pistell
Greg Pribulsky & Donna Heinz
The Stocker Foundation

$2,500 - $4,999

Chuck & Bonnie Abbey
Beth A. Adams
The Alvah Stone & Adele Corning Chisholm Memorial Fund
Michelle Arendt & Jay McGrath
Carol A. Barnak
Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP
Homer Chisholm° & Gertrude Kalnow Chisholm Fund
George A. M. & Heather Currall
Christopher Dean
Timothy J. Downing & Ken Press
Michael Dunn
Rebecca Dunn
Charles, Lidia & Alexa Fee
Dianne V. Foley
The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur C. Hall III
Geoffrey Michael Heller Memorial Fund
Mary Elizabeth Huber
Katie Kennedy & Doug White
Faisal Khan & Angela DiCorleto
Mr. & Mrs. John J. Lane, Jr.
The Laub Foundation
Susan & John Lebold
Eva & Rudolf Linnebach
Ken & Mary Loparo
David & Denise Maiorana
Jack E. McGrath
Karen Nemec
The NRP Group LLC
Dr. Scott & Mrs. Judy Pendergast
Michael & Barbara Peterman
Rick & Paula Reed
Sally J. Staley
Christopher & Gail Steward
A.J. & Nancy Stokes
Geoff & Catherine Tanner
Kris & George Tesar
Nancy-Anne Wargo
Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Wellener IV
Mr. & Mrs. Harold L. Williams

$1,000 - $2,499

Anonymous (2)
Mary S. Baker
Gary D. Benz & Betsy A. Karetnick
Mitch & Liz Blair
Kip T. & Catherine Bollin
Joanne R. Bratush
Glenn R.° & Jeanette G. Brown
H.F.° & J.C. Burkhardt
Jack & Janice Campbell
Donald & Annamarie Chick
Christopher & Nancy Coburn
Mrs. Anthea Daniels & Mr. Matthew Burke
Eva & Larry Dolan
Dr. Howard Epstein & Gregg Levine
Evans Charitable Foundation
Elinore Evans
Paula Foltz
Michael Frank & Pat Snyder°
Lynn M. Gattozzi & Glenn Myers
The Giant Eagle Foundation
James Graham & David Dusek
The Gries Family Foundation
Drs. Thomas & Cynthia Gustaferro
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
James & Rosemary Koehler
Victor C. Laughlin, M.D. Memorial Foundation Trust
Ms. Cathy Lincoln
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Lupo
Andrea & Michael Lyons
Mr. & Mrs. William E. MacDonald III
Katie McVoy & Justin Cernansky
Jennifer & Peter Meckes
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Roy & Cindy Moore
Mr. & Mrs. John C. Morley
The Music and Drama Club
Deborah L. Neale
Michael Novak
Mr. & Mrs. Wilmer M. Piper
John & Norine Prim
Linda Schlageter
Jack & Terry Southworth
Anita Stoll & Pete Clapham
Diana & Eugene Stromberg
Mr. Frederick & Mrs. Elizabeth G. Stueber
Doug Taylor
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Wulf & Moira Utian
James L. Wagner
Mary C. Warren
Chris & Mary Weaver

Friends of Great Lakes Theater

$500 - $999

Ms. Carol Arbaczewski
Cherie Arnold & David Pavlich
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Baehr
Robyn & David Barrie
Amelia & Heather Blonsky
Gary & Kay Bluhm
Julia & Ben Brouhard
Robert Carlyon
Eileen Kennedy & Greg Cloyd
Jim & Berni Cockey
Audrey DeClement
Barry & Suzanne Doggett
Dr. & Mrs. Robert L. Fairchild
Mr. Joseph Ferritto
Larry & Jean Gilbert
Joe Giuffrida
Janet & Patricia Glaeser
Gary & Joanna Graeff
Gary Nemeth & Gail Jones-Nemeth
Thomas Jorgensen & Jocelyn Ruf
Ursula Korneitchouk
Stephen & Carolyn Kuerbitz
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Lawler
Mr. & Mrs. Steve McMahon
Helen & Harry Mercer
David & Leslee Miraldi
Toni & Linda Moore
Glenn & Susan Morley
Barbara B. O'Connor
Ms. Diane L. Pauley
Tom L. & Helen Rathburn
Mrs. Sharon L. Rogers
Mr. & Mrs. Todd Rustad
Sanford Seiger
Randall & Sara Shaner
Alan & Debbie Shubert
Dr. & Mrs. Lynn A. Smith
Becky Tesar
Jeanette H. Thomas
Lori Trehan
Women's Committee of Great Lakes Theater
Brian Wynne & Patrick Cozzens
Mr. Lee C. Zeiszler
John & Jane Zuzek

$250 - $499

Anonymous (3)
Judie & Bruce Amsel
Joel & Teresa Andreani
Dr. Nancy J. Arndt & Mr. Andrew P. Houghton
Scott & Pam Benson
Mrs. Kathryn Berkshire
John & Jeannene Bertosa
Bernice A. Bolek
Mike & Carole Brown
Cindy & Tim Carr
Mr. Edward A. Chuhna
Brandon Collier
Patricia Brownell & James Collins
Rollin & Anne Conway
Dr. & Mrs. Kevin D. Cooper
Gilbert & Lisa Corwin
Juan De La Cruz
Hector Diaz-Stringel
Pete & Margaret Dobbins
John & Maryann Doucette
Katharine Elek
Mr. Theodore Elrick
Gene & Patricia Ewald
Carla & Jim Gallagher
Deborah A. Geier
Ms. Gay Maire Goden
Dr. Sidney Goldstein
Mr. Ian S. Haberman
Craig Hassall
Elizabeth Hecht & Peter Savoy
Thomas Higgason
Lynn & Mark Hofflund
Mr. Herbert J. Hoppe, Jr.
Robert & Linda Jenkins
Stephen L. Kadish
Larry & Joy Kent
Charles King & Catherine Keating
Will & Susan Kirchner
Bob° & Nanci Kirkpatrick
Michael & Lynn Kleinman
Drucilla Knutsen
Ronald G. Kollar
Mr. & Mrs. Mark D. Kozel
Chris & Laura Larson
Daniel Leschnik
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Letts
Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Mayer
The Mersol Family
Bill & Marilyn Miller
Steve Z. & Mary Gibbs Mitchell
Robert & Jane Patalon
Jeff & Nancy Reinhart
Ms. Lori Riga
Dr. Edward J. Rockwood
Robert J. Rody
Steve & Susan Ruscher
Otmar & Rota Sackerlotzky
Sarah & Bryan Salisbury, a Donor Advised Fund of Renaissance Charitable Foundation
Dina & Richard° Schoonmaker
Doris A. & Richard E. Schultz
Sarah Sessions Reid
Mr. James Sonday
Jaclyn & Alexander Szaruga
Ms. Melissa Tesar
Karl & Carol Theil
Frank & Vicki Titas
Holly Tomasch
Max Rabinovitsj & Mary W. Trevor°
Dr. Joanne M. Uniatowski
Pili & Pepe Utrera
Ken Vinciquerra & Louise Acheson
Mr. & Mrs. James L. Wamsley III
Dr. & Mrs. Gregory A. Watts
Jerry & Carolyn Webb
Mr. Warren I. Williamson & Ms. Lael A. Kilpatrick
Thomas M. & Barbara A. Wladyka

$125 - $249

Anonymous (5)
Anthony Bacevice
Thomas & Joan Baker
Mr. & Mrs. Benham S. Bates
Tom & Mary Berges
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Beyer
Biedenbach/Draper Family
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Blackman
Susan Bobey
John Bolton
Mr. William Bost
Andi & Larry Carlini
John & Donna Clifford
David & Gayle Cratty
Ms. M. Judith & Mr. Ronald J. Crocker
Lowell & Carole Davis
Bob & Kay Eikenburg
Mr. & Mrs. L. William Erb
Jon & Mary Fancher
Mr. & Mrs. Fishwick
David V. Foos
Ms. Linda Grau
Mary Groth
Jean E. Gubbins
Curt & Karen Henkle
Ms. Elizabeth A. Irwin
Ms. Marie Ivkanec
Marilyn & Howard Karfeld
Lauren Kawentel
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Knowles
Mike Kupiec & Pat Murphy
Robert & Jennifer Larson
The Lehman Family
Jeremy Lewis & Daniel Napolitano
Gregory & Vickie Leyes
Prof. James Marino & Ms. Brooke Conti
John & Theresa Mazzella
Cathy J. McCall
Barbara C. Megery
Antoinette Miller
Tim & Vicki Miller
Ms. Barbara H. Nahra
Ms. Brenda Norton
Mr. Gerald Norton
David Oldham
Joan M. Oravec
Robert & Margery Orth
Mr. David Porter
Bette Prendergast
Dr. James E. Racic
Frank Rausche
Ms. Jacqueline Y. Rhodes
Robinson Family Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Cindie Carroll-Pankhurst & Mark Salling
David & Martha Schubert
Mr. Richard Shirey
Susan St. John
Rex & Judy Stanforth
Duncan Stearns
Sean & Tabitha Swick
Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Tatman
The Edward & Katherine Thomas Family
Dr. & Mrs. Ken Tomecki
Mary Velotta
Linda Venner
Christine & Daniel Vento
Mr. & Ms. Michael Wagner
Lance Whitson & Terry Juhn
Dorothy A. Whittenberger
Ms. Jean Wingate
Gerry & Jeanne Wojciechowicz
James & Sandra Wood
John & Dianne Young
Mr. Bruce Zake
Juliet Zavesky

$75 - $124

Anonymous (4)
Lori Adler
Ms. Carol Barasha
Jennifer Barden
Ms. Kimberley Barton
Mr. Thomas D. Basco
Ms. Lisa Bennett
Brian & Teresa Bester
Tom & Dorothy Bier
Mr. & Mrs. Charles P. Bolton
Madam Laura Brenner
Mr. David Byrnes
Paul & Krista Carte
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cercone
Mr. Jason Chance
Jean McQuillan & Rick Christ
Michael Cleaver
Dr. & Mrs. Dale H. Cowan
Ms. Linda Cowie
Judith Darus
Mr. Brad Dawson
Chris & Mary Ann Deibel
Jennifer Desberg
David DiCicco
Mr. Mark DiDonato
Mrs. Mary Helen Doherty
The Eldridge Family
Clyde & Janice Evans
Rhonda Fink
Dr. J. Robert & Carol A. Fowler
Kurt & Barbara Fretthold
Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Gabb
Jeffrey M. Gamso
Tom & Janet Genco
Sharon & Christian Gettig
Ms. Pamela S. Goetsch
David Gotwald & Peter Franzen
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Hahn
Marian Hancy
Jackie Hartfiel
Paul & Cynthia Haubrich
Ron & Christine Hawes
Debra & Tom Hayes
Jean Heller
Meredith Hester
Ms. Natalie Hewitt
Carrie Hujarski
James & Gale Jacobsohn
Susan K. Jagoda
Ron & Mary Ann Janke
Jan Jones
Linda & Bob Katz
Albert & Karen Kirby
Benjamin R. Kirkpatrick
Ms. Amanda Kost
Richard B. Kotila
Ms. Margaret K. Krall
Jacob Kronenberg & Barbara Belovich
Harris Levine
James & Tayna Lewan
Timothy Liston
Brian & Renee Lowery
David & Cheryl Lundgren
Paul S. Malchesky
Ms. Anne Martin
Gretchen Mates
Ms. Sharon Mathisen
Ms. Constance May
Lynda & Charlie Mayer
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. McDonald
Ms. Linda McGinty
Elizabeth Meister
Mr. John M. Moss & Mrs. Karen J. Moss
Brian Perry & Ka Pi Hoh
Mr. & Mrs. James M. Petras
Jeffrey & Lita Powell
Ms. Karen Powers
James & Susan Prince
Larry & Susan Rakow
Chandana A. Reddy
Judy & Clifford Reeves
Kathryn & Heath Reinhardt
Mr. & Mrs. Gerald P. Rencehausen
Keith Reynolds
Kim & Stan Robinson
Reinhold & Ginny Roedig
Pauline Ryder
Ben & Amy Schaum
Ms. Patricia Burgess & Mr. John Shelley
Theresa A. Simek
Barbara Spiga
Brent Stansen
Mr. Glenn S. Steffens
Stephen Stoner
Betsy Sullivan
Ian & Kara Suzelis
Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Taber
Marcia J. Terstage
Ms. Leslie N. Thomas
James & Deborah Tortorici
Kimberly Vivolo
Natalie & James Vloedman
Ms. Kathleen Waits
Rev. & Mrs. David M. Walker
Gerald R. & Susan Walters
Mr. Raymond Washio
Ms. Martha Webster
Mr. David Wildermuth
Thomas & Suann Winczek
Ms. Heidi Wood
Jane Zaharias
Ms. Patricia Zilka
Patrick M. Zohn

$1-$74

Anonymous (2)
Ken Vinciquerra & Louise Acheson
Dorothy Agar
Ruth Albertelli
Anita Andrews
Sherry Aronson
Ms. Ramona Bause
Jeffrey Bendix
Melinda Benedetti
Heidi Bilardo
David & Pamela Bina
James & Anita Bridges
Maureen Brodar
Elizabeth Brouillette
Laura Brown
Denise R. Busch
Julie Cajigas
Elizabeth Calderone
Mr. Ryan Callender
Ms. Penny K. Campbell
Diana Capretta
Melana Carbary
Thomas Coffey & Melodie Grable
Mr. James Cook
Anne Coppa
Diane Coury
Rosann Cowell
Ms. Joyce E. Coy
Ms. Katie Crow
Patricia Cuthbertson
Mr. Alex Derkaschenko
Rosemarie DiBartolomeo
Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. Dowell
Dennis Driscoll
Nancy Facchiano
Ms. Jamie Failor
Michelle Felgar
Ms. Rebecca Fenton
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth & Karen Fertal
Ms. Sally D. Fetko
Mr. Kenneth Fisher
Mr. Matthew Florjancic
James Freedman
Naomi Friebert
Stephen Fritch
Mr. Alexander Garklavs
Mr. Phillip Gemmato
Craig Gemmill
Phillip W. Gibson
Mr. James Gillette
Ronald Goodwin
Merle Gordon
Dr. Jennifer Groman
Lee & Peter Haas
Ms. Betty Haberkamp
Candace Hatton
Gale Hazen
Ms. Janet L. Hazlett
Manfred Heck
Ms. Lee Heinen
Gerald Hicks
David Higgs
Katie Hintze
Ms. Angela Hixon
A.J. & Dawn Hocevar
Ms. Megan Hoelter
Kristen Hoover Boutton
Mr. Don Horn
Ms. Lex Horth
Mrs. Susan Hric
Ms. Denise Huck
Matthew Hyland
IBM Corporation
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Iredell IV
Jeff & Lisa Jagnow
Fern Jennings
Katie Jennings
Curtis Jerauld
Amy & Jeff Johnson
Ms. Margaret Judd
Matthew & Jennfier Katlen
Mr. James Kilbane
Larry & Janet Kilgore
Gary Klein
Ms. Cheryl L. Kleps
Sharon Knaggs
Jane Korsberg
Janet Kosteas
Alan Kovacik
Ms. Janet Kushlan
Ben & Julie Langhinrichs
Margaret Layding
Dr. Roseanne Lechner
Miss Deborah Lee
Dr. Scott Leffler
Dr. & Mrs. Allan N. Lerner
Ms. Regina Lomanno
Andrea Lynn

Robert MacDougall
Thomas & Susan Madden
Elizabeth Malloy
Alice Mantey
Drs. Thomas Pace and Jennifer Marcy
Mr. Doug Marsh
Kimberly & Richard Martin
Ms. Margaret Martino
Ms. Allison E. McCallum
Jeanette McGovern
Dr. Amy McKenney
Ms. Nancy McLaughlin
Mr. Kevin Meister
Susan Meyer
Mr. Michael Miller
Jose Morell
Mr. Jeffrey C. Moritz
Mae Morrical
Robyn Morris
Brian Mueller
Ms. Mary Murphy
Rachel Napolitano
Mrs. Laura Nennstiel
Zane Nettles
Joan Niederriter
Rosemary Nosetic
Ms. Therese O'Toole
Ms. Nancy Z. Parker
Kevin Pellini
Ms. Ingrid J. Petrus
JoAnne Podis
Ilona Pon
Susan Reichert
Janet & Tom Rice
Emily Roblin
Kelly Rogers
Christa Russell
Ms. Kathryn Russo
Ms. Mary E. Ryan
Janine Rybka
Julie Schleich
Minida Schwensen & Ronald Newell
Nikki Sharan
Ms. Julie K. Shaw
Cathyrn Siegal-Bergman
Kathy Simione
Mr. Richard Sobiech
Ms. Dawn Stretar
Lee Stull
Ms. Linda Taege
Ms. Susan L. Thomas
Ralph & Barbara Trepal
Esther Trepal
William Tuckerman
Kessa Turnbull
Laura Vandale
Patricia Vidovich
Nicole Vigh
Adele Viguera
Debra Wachter
Thomas Wagner & Malinda Smyth
Jennifer Walsh
Ginger Ware
Ms. Shelby Warrens
Jennifer Weinbrecht
Emily Wendt
Ms. Mary H. Wicks
Amy Williams
Kristine Wincki
George Yates
Michelle Young
Victoria Young
Mark Zach



Endowment Fund

Edward S. Godleski

Matching Gift Corporations

Aramark
Dominion Foundation
Eaton
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
The Lubrizol Foundation
Nordson Corporation Foundation
PNC Foundation
Progressive Insurance Foundation
Schneider Electric North America Foundation
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Women's Committee

Officers
Janice Campbell, President
Barbara Chernus, Recording Secretary
Bernice Bolek, Corresponding Secretary
Nanci Kirkpatrick, Treasurer

°Deceased: The legacy of these generous donors lives on for future generations.

Gifts were received in honor of:

Carol Dolan by:
Mary Dolan & David Haracz

Maddie Halapy by:
The Halapy Family

Denise Horstman Keen by:
George Leggiero

Bob Taylor by:
Mitch & Liz Blair
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Einhouse
Charles, Lidia & Alexa Fee
Ms. Deborah Glosserman
Geoffrey Michael Heller Memorial Fund
Ms. Catherine M. Kilbane & Mr. Donald H. Bullock

Gifts were received in memory of:

Cancio & Susan Castro by:
Christine Castro

William W. Jacobs by:
Ms. Deborah Glosserman

Bob Kirkpatrick by:
Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Chernus

Elizabeth Manolio by:
Joseph M. & Meribeth A. Pannitto

Michael John McGann by:
Desiree Ball

Dougfred Miller by:
Vince Reddy

Dr. James Sheridan by:
Donna Sheridan

Mary Louise Stecher Douthit by:
Homer Chisholm° & Gertrude Kalnow Chisholm Fund
Rebecca Dunn
Mr. & Mrs. Robert N. & Ann Gross
Lawrence & Linda Hatch
Mr. John J. Kropf
Kathlyn & Harry Stenzel

Mary W. Trevor by:
Thomas G. & Ruth M. Stafford

Carol Lee Vella by:
Edward Broderick

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