Single Tix On Sale Now!

Join us for our extraordinary 2022-23 season.

Buy Now

Tickets (216) 241-6000
Subscriptions (216) 453-4458
Groups (216) 453-1066

Hanna Theatre


Playhouse Square
2067 E. 14th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Mimi Ohio Theatre


Playhouse Square
1511 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Great Lakes Theatre Offices


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

Tickets (216) 241-6000  •  Subscriptions (216) 453-4458 

Hanna experience

Experience extraordinary productions in an intimate, unique theater setting.

Learn More

student Matinees

Make classic theater come alive for your students!

Book Now

Show your support!

Donors like you enable our world-class mainstage productions & vital educational programming…while enjoying great benefits!

Donate

“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, 2021 and June 30, 2022.

$100,000 +

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

Ohio Arts Council

The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation

$50,000 - $99,000

The Cleveland Foundation

The George Gund Foundation

John P. Murphy Foundation

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

John & Barbara Schubert

$25,000 - $49,999


The Community Foundation of Lorain County

Kulas Foundation

The Reinberger Foundation

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
Carol Dolan & Greggory Hill
Eaton
Fifth Third Bank
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
Robert° & 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
The Stocker Foundation
The Family of Jill Hearey
The Treu-Mart Fund, a supporting organization of the The Cleveland Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
U.S. Bank
The Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust
Robert C. & Emily C. Williams

$5,000 - $9,000

Dalia & Robert Baker
Carol A. Barnak
Fred & Mary Behm
Mr. Todd M. Burger & Ms. Kristie Beck
Bill & Judie Caster
Evelyn Dolejs
Natalie Epstein
Elizabeth Grove & Rich Bedell
The Harry K. and Emma R. Fox Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Hartwell
Diane K. Hupp
Paul R. Keen & Denise Horstman Keen
Donna M. Koler
Rita & Charles Maimbourg
Thomas A. Piraino & Barbara C. McWilliams
Tim & Lynn Pistell
Greg Pribulsky & Donna Heinz
A.J. & Nancy Stokes

$2,500 - $4,999

Anonymous
Chuck & Bonnie Abbey
Beth A. Adams
Michelle R. Arendt
Walt & Laura Avdey
Kim & Bart Bixenstine
Mitch & Liz Blair
Glenn R. & Jeanette G. Brown
Homer Chisholm° & Gertrude Kalnow Chisholm Fund
George A. M. & Heather Currall
Timothy J. Downing & Ken Press
Charles, Lidia & Alexa Fee
Dianne V. Foley
Lynn M. Gattozzi & Glenn Myers
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur C. Hall III
Katie Kennedy & Doug White
Faisal Khan & Angela DiCorleto
Ms. Catherine M. Kilbane & Mr. Donald H. Bullock
Mr. & Mrs. John J. Lane, Jr.
The Laub Foundation
Victor C. Laughlin, M.D. Memorial Foundation Trust
Susan & John Lebold
David and Denise Maiorana
Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Mayer
Jack E. McGrath
Karen Nemec
The NRP Group LLC
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick W. O'Connor
Dr. Scott & Mrs. Judy Pendergast
Michael & Barbara Peterman
Rick & Paula Reed
Kim Sherwin
Sally J. Staley
Kris & George Tesar
Geoff & Catherine Tanner
Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Wellener IV

$1,000 - $2,499

Anonymous
The Alvah Stone & Adele Corning Chisholm Memorial Fund
Gary D. Benz & Betsy A. Karetnick
Kip T. & Catherine Bollin
Joanne R. Bratush
Jack & Janice Campbell
Donald & Annamarie Chick
Christopher & Nancy Coburn
Mrs. Anthea Daniels & Mr. Matthew Burke
Mr. Mark Davis
Rebecca Dunn
Dr. Howard Epstein
The Giant Eagle Foundation
James Graham & David Dusek
Rich & Barbara Gray
The Gries Family Foundation
Drs. Thomas & Cynthia Gustaferro
Geoffrey Michael Heller Memorial Fund
Mary Elizabeth Huber
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
James & Rosemary Koehler
Jim & Paula Lang
Eva & Rudolf Linnebach
Ken & Mary Loparo
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Lupo
Mr. & Mrs. William E. MacDonald III
Katie McVoy & Justin Cernansky
Jennifer & Peter Meckes
Roy & Cindy Moore
Mr. & Mrs. John C. Morley
Deborah L. Neale
Michael Novak
M.B. Perkins Donor Advised Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Wilmer M. Piper
John & Norine Prim
Linda Schlageter
Katherine Stokes-Shafer
Anita Stoll & Pete Clapham
Diana & Eugene Stromberg
Mr. Frederick & Mrs. Elizabeth G. Stueber
James L. Wagner
Nancy-Anne Wargo
Mary C. Warren
Mr. & Mrs. Harold L. Williams

Friends of Great Lakes Theater

$750 - $999

Robyn & David Barrie
John & Laura Bertsch
Gary & Joanna Graeff
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Lawler
Jeff & Nancy Reinhart
Otmar & Rota Sackerlotzky
Randall & Sara Shaner
Dr. & Mrs. Lynn A. Smith
Christopher & Gail Steward

$500 - $749

Ms. Carol Arbaczewski
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Baehr
Mary S. Baker
Gary & Kay Bluhm
Julia & Ben Brouhard
Eileen Kennedy & Greg Cloyd
Jim & Berni Cockey
Audrey DeClement
Barry & Suzanne Doggett
Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong
Michael Dunn
Jacob Scholl & Charlotte A. Estafen
Evans Charitable Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Robert L. Fairchild
Mr. Joseph Ferritto
Deborah A. Geier
Janet & Patricia Glaeser
Mrs. Edith Hirsch
Gary Nemeth & Gail Jones-Nemeth
Thomas Jorgensen & Jocelyn Ruf
Bernie & Nancy Karr
Dr. & Mrs. Robert L. Katz
Larry & Joy Kent
Ursula Korneitchouk
Stephen & Carolyn Kuerbitz
Chris & Laura Larson
Barbara & Mark Mazzone
Helen & Harry Mercer
David & Leslee Miraldi
Toni & Linda Moore
The Music and Drama Club
Barbara B. O'Connor
Mr. John Rampe
Tom & Helen Rathburn
Mrs. Sharon L. Rogers
Dina & Richard Schoonmaker
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Scoggin
Jack & Terry Southworth
Rex & Judy Stanforth
Karl & Carol Theil
Jeanette H. Thomas
Mary W. Trevor
Chris & Mary Weaver
Brian Wynne & Patrick Cozzens
Mr. Lee C. Zeiszler
John & Jane Zuzek

$250 - $499

Anonymous
The Thomas and Joann Adler Family Donor Advised Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Judie & Bruce Amsel
Joel & Teresa Andreani
Mr. & Mrs. Benham S. Bates
Mrs. Kathryn Berkshire
John & Jeannene Bertosa
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Beyer
Mike & Carole Brown
V. Elizabeth Brown
Cindy & Tim Carr
Rollin & Anne Conway
Dr. & Mrs. Kevin D. Cooper
Gilbert & Lisa Corwin
Pete & Margaret Dobbins
Mr. Theodore Elrick
Jon & Mary Fancher
Bill & Terri Frey
Carla & Jim Gallagher
Elizabeth Hecht & Peter Savoy
Doug & Suzanne Hicks
Mr. Herbert J. Hoppe, Jr.
Robert & Linda Jenkins
Stephen L. Kadish
Deb & Gar Kaminski
Charles King & Catherine Keating
Bob° & Nanci Kirkpatrick
Michael & Lynn Kleinman
Ronald G. Kollar
Mr. & Mrs. Mark D. Kozel
Robert & Jennifer Larson
Daniel Leschnik
Kenneth E. & Anne R. Love
The Mersol Family
Bill & Marilyn Miller
Steve Z. & Mary Gibbs Mitchell
Glenn & Susan Morley
Ms. Barbara H. Nahra
Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Patalon
Ms. Diane L. Pauley
Frederick Perry
Ms. Lori Riga
Dr. Edward J. Rockwood
Sarah Sessions Reid
Mr. James Sonday
Frank & Vicki Titas
Martha C. Tomb
Lori Trehan
Ken Vinciquerra & Louise Acheson
Mr. & Mrs. James L. Wamsley III
Dr. & Mrs. Gregory A. Watts
Jerry & Carolyn Webb
Ms. Jean Wingate
Juliet Zavesky
Zilber Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

$125 - $249

Anonymous (4)
Cheryl Barnes
Pam & Scott Benson
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Berges
Roger Bielefeld
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Blackman
Susan Bobey
John Bolton
Larry & Andi Carlini
Robert Carlyon
Gary Ciolli
Joanne Clifford
John & Donna Clifford
David & Gayle Cratty
Ronald Cross
Daniel Divis
John & Maryann Doucette
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Eikenburg
Mr. & Mrs. L. William Erb
Clyde & Janice Evans
Gene & Patricia Ewald
Mr. & Mrs. Fishwick
David V. Foos
Ms. Gay Maire Goden
Ms. Linda Grau
John Greene
Jean E. Gubbins
Richard & Jo Anne Harris
Curt & Karen Henkle
Thomas Higgason
Lynn & Mark Hofflund
Ms. Marie Ivkanec
James & Gale Jacobsohn
Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Janson
Marilyn & Howard Karfeld
Lauren Kawentel
William & Marion Kettering
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Knowles
Mike Kupiec & Pat Murphy
Ms. Leslie Lahr
Jeremy Lewis & Daniel Napolitano
Gregory & Vickie Leyes
Brian & Renee Lowery
Antoinette Miller
Tim Miller
Tom & Mary Neff
Ms. Brenda Norton
Mr. Gerald Norton
Joan M. Oravec
Brian Perry & Ka Pi Hoh
Mr. David Porter
Bette Prendergast
James & Susan Prince
John & Betsy Quinn
Dr. James E. Racic
Frank Rausche
Ms. Jacqueline Y. Rhodes
Robinson Family Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Rosen
Doris A. Schultz
Mr. Richard Shirey
William E. Spatz
Susan St. John
Mr. Glenn S. Steffens
Sean & Tabitha Swick
Jeffrey Tasse
Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Tatman
The Edward & Katherine Thomas Family
Dr. & Mrs. Ken Tomecki
Dr. Joanne M. Uniatowski
Mary Velotta
Christine & Daniel Vento
Kimberly Vivolo
Mr. & Ms. Michael Wagner
Ms. Kathleen Waits
Mr. David Wildermuth
Thomas M. & Barbara A. Wladyka
James & Sandra Wood
John & Dianne Young

$75 - $124

Anonymous (2)
Lori Adler
Thomas & Joan Baker
Ms. Carol Barasha
Ms. Kimberley Barton
Mr. Thomas D. Basco
Tom & Dorothy Bier
Amelia & Heather Blonsky
Dr. & Mrs. Dieter F. Bloser
Mr. & Mrs. Charles P. Bolton
Richard & Mary Ann Brockett
Kathy Caldwell
Ms. Patricia Campbell
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cercone
Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Charlick
Mr. Edward A. Chuhna
David & Carol Consolo
Dr. & Mrs. Dale H. Cowan
Ms. Linda Cowie
George & Mary Crehore
Judith Darus
Mr. Brad Dawson
Chris & Mary Ann Deibel
Mr. Alex Derkaschenko
Mrs. Mary Helen Doherty
The Eldridge Family
Dr. J. Robert & Carol A. Fowler
Kurt & Barbara Fretthold
Mr. Gregory Fritz
Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Gabb
Jeffrey M. Gamso
Ms. Pamela S. Goetsch
Virginia T. Goetz
Marian Hancy
Iris & Tom Harvie
Debra & Tom Hayes
Jean Heller
Mr. Steven M. Izen & Mrs. Susannah Muskovitz
Ron & Mary Ann Janke
Dr. Kalish R. Kedia
Ms. Kerry King
Albert & Karen Kirby
Bill & Susan Kirchner
Benjamin R. Kirkpatrick
Ms. Amanda Kost
Richard B. Kotila
Ms. Margaret K. Krall
Jacob Kronenberg & Barbara Belovich
Charles Kruger
James & Tayna Lewan
Timothy Liston
David & Cheryl Lundgren
Susan E. Lust
Robert MacDougall
Kenneth & Joan MacGillivray
Paul S. Malchesky
Ms. Anne Martin
Ms. Shari Mathisen
Ms. Constance May
Lynda & Charlie Mayer
Mr. John A. Mazzella
Cathy J. McCall
Ms. Allison E. McCallum
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. McDonald
Jeanette McGovern
Jean McQuillan
Elizabeth Meister
Ms. Cheryl A. Moskwa
Mr. John M. Moss & Mrs. Karen J. Moss
Joseph M. & Meribeth A. Pannitto
Lou M. Papes
Christa Petryszyn
Mr. & Mrs. Harold I. Pittaway III
Chandana A. Reddy
Judy & Clifford Reeves
Kathryn & Heath Reinhardt
Mr. & Mrs. Gerald P. Rencehausen
William Robak
Carolyn Rufo
Stephen Ruscher
Bryan Salisbury
Cindie Carroll-Pankhurst & Mark Salling
Schaum Family
Ms. Meredith M. & Mr. Oliver E. Seikel
Donna Sheridan
Dr. Dave & Faye Sholiton
Mr. & Mrs. Vernon C. Sponseller
Todd & Patty Standen
Betsy Sullivan
Laura Lee Sutera
Ian & Kara Suzelis
Marcia J. Terstage
Ms. Leslie N. Thomas
Anne Unverzagt & Richard Goddard
Natalie & James Vloedman
Thomas Wagner & Malinda Smyth
Rev. & Mrs. David M. Walker
William Wallis
Mr. Raymond Washio
Lance Whitson & Terry Juhn
Dr. Thomas Zarlingo
Patrick M. Zohn

$1-$74

Anonymous (2)
Julie Agar
Ruth Albertelli
AmazonSmile
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick B. Andrews
Daniel & Ellen Arbeznik
Sherry Aronson
Jill Beck
Stacy Becker
Ms. Joan Bendix
Melinda Benedetti
Ms. Lisa Bennett
Kaelin Bobula
Kristen Boehnlein
Bridget Bonner
Deborah Boss
Mr. & Mrs. Bradley J. Bowers
Mary Breiner
James & Anita Bridges
Denise R. Busch
Diana Capretta
Patrick Carpenter
Paul & Krista Carte
Ronald Church
Kelly Clark
Daniel Conde
Charlie Conover
Kathy Corkran
Adam Cornett
Maureen Curley
Lowell & Carole Davis
Juan De La Cruz
Heath Demaree
Jennifer Desberg
Rosemarie DiBartolomeo
Suzanne Dominick
Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. Dowell
Ms. Paula DuPerow
Alyssa Eckles
Brad Ellis
Mr. & Mrs. Oliver° & Mary Emerson
Leigh L. Fabens
James Finnerty
Christine Fontaine
Ann Gasser
Larryl & Jean Gilbert
Annette Gill
Daniel & Kathy Gisser
Laurence Glavic
Jeff Goodin
Ronald Goodwin
Beth Grady
Mr. Jim Griffin
Tom & Kirsten Hagesfeld
Jackie Hartfiel
Candace Hatton
Gale Hazen
Patricia Heilman
Ms. Angela Hixon
Deborah Hofman
Kathy A. Hudak
Dr. Randal N. Huff
Carrie Hujarski
IBM Corporation
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Iredell IV
Fern Jennings
Amy & Jeff Johnson
Elise Kachinski
Larry & Janet Kilgore
Paul & Emily Klarreich
Ms. Cheryl L. Kleps
Allison Knaggs
Sharon Knaggs
Bonnie Koslow
Janet Kosteas
Ms. Melissa Kunder
Dr. Roseanne Lechner
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Lederman
Sarah Lee
Ms. Karen Lewin
Connie Lopez
Walt & Molly Maciejewski
Stephen Madewell
Elizabeth Malloy
Alice Mantey
Mr. Doug Marsh
Ms. Margaret Martino
Kerrie McLean
Ms. Peggy Melnick
J. William Melsoo
Jennifer Moeller
Mr. James Moll
Lynda Montgomery
Karen Moravek
Mae Morrical
Christy Mulhall
Wyatt Newman
Catherine Nichols
Tyler Noall
David Oldham
Kathleen & William O'Malley
Michael Pelini
Ms. Paula Penzner
Terrell & Susan Pim
Miss Elyse Pitkin
Ilona Pon
Ms. Gail Reddish
Tony Howard & Stephanie Reed
Dr. & Mrs. William Reinhart
Keith Reynolds
Karen Ripma
Marnie Rodriguez
Christa Russell
Janine Rybka
Pauline Ryder
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Shirilla
Theresa A. Simek
Audrey Sims
Ms. & Mr. Kathy Smolenski
Natalia Souza
Duncan Stearns
Brent & Anne Stewart
Ms. Dawn Stretar
Ms. Linda Taege
Lauren Thomas
Mr. Jon Thompson
Jessica Thuener
Walton Tomford
Mr. Joseph Toner
Mr. Bill Tritt
Bethany Truax
William Tuckerman
Kessa Turnbull
Christopher Vandall
Ms. Carol Vang
Mr. Edward Vargo
Adele Viguera
Michael Walczak
Gerald R. & Susan Walters
Julie Wesley
Kriss Wiant
Colleen Williams & Jim Persichitti
Mr. Frank J. Wright
Trisha Yost
Ms. Patricia Zilka

Endowment Fund

Edward S. Godleski

Matching Gift Corporations

The Albert M. Higley Co.
Dominion Foundation
Eaton
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
The Lubrizol Foundation
Nordson Corporation Foundation
The Perkins Charitable Foundation
PNC Foundation
Progressive Insurance Foundation
Schneider Electric North America Foundation

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:

Melanie Bordelois by:
Sylvia Bordelois

Jack & Janice Campbell by:
Holly & Bruce Tomasch

Carol Dolan by:
Mary Dolan & David Haracz

Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival Interns 1977-78 (A Merry Band of Players) by:
Mary Beidler Gearen

Natalie G. Epstein by:
Marilyn Bedol
Chad & Andrea Deal
Mr. Gene DiVincenzo
Dr. Lauren Goldman
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Goodman
Rabbi Eddie & Dr. Roxanne Sukol
Wulf & Moira Utian
Mr. David I. & Mrs. Ann K. Warren
Mr. & Mrs. Philip Wasserstrom
Mr. Adam Weinsein
Mr. & Mrs. Steven Wiesenberger

Catherine Tanner by:
Christie Lucco & Michael Devlin

Gifts were received in memory of:

Charles "Chuck" Dickson by:
Georgianna T. Roberts

Elsie Glassford by:
Angela Kovacs

Carole Nicolosi by:
Ms. Joyce L. Adams

Dr. James Sheridan by:
Donna Sheridan

James Weiss by:
Holly McTernan

William Jacobs by:
Ms. Deborah Glosserman
Samantha Jacobs & Aubrey Wynne

Subscribe & Save!

Join the Great Lakes Theater family. Enjoy great entertainment in the region's most extraordinary theater.

Single tickets on sale now!

Purchase tickets to all of our 2022-23 Season shows today.

Bring a Group and Save!

At Great Lakes Theater, we understand the importance of creating the perfect group outing and we are here to make it fun, easy and affordable!

Never miss a thing

Sign up to receive the latest Great Lakes Theater news and updates.

No, thanks.

share this page

 Visit Website

 View Student Prep Guide

Photo Gallery

1 of 22