Thank you to our generous supporters!

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre gratefully acknowledges the following individuals and organizations for their generous support of our work.


Please note: We are currently undergoing an extended database transition which may impact the accuracy of this list.



For changes, additions, or omissions to your listing, please contact Development Director Meghan Roesner at

Donations listed are tax-deductible gifts received between July 1, 2020 – April 1, 2021.



Milwaukee Chamber Theatre gratefully acknowledges the United Performing Arts Fund, our single largest donor, for its annual support of more than $163,000.


Bader Philanthropies

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

Harley-Davidson Foundation

The Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation

Milwaukee County CARES for Arts & Culture Grant Program

Northwestern Mutual

The Shubert Foundation

Tinsley Helton Charitable Trust

Wisconsin Arts Board

Wisconsin Department of Administration

         COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grant Program




City of Milwaukee Arts Board

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Hitz Foundation

Johnson Controls Foundation

Rotary Club of Milwaukee

Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

           Judith A. Keyes Family Fund




The Gardner Foundation

GE Foundation

Sempercor Foundation

Quarles & Brady

We Energies Foundation            



Baird Foundation

Black Arts MKE

The Business Council, Inc.

Dominion Energy Charitable      Foundation

Greater Milwaukee Association of                 Realtors Youth Foundation

Dorothy Inbusch Foundation

World Outreach and Bible Training              Center, Inc


Actor’s Equity Foundation, Inc.

Athena Communications

BMO Financial Group

Brookby Foundation

Carvd N Stone

Evan and Marion Helfaer Foundation


Microsoft Corporation

MKE Black

Ring & Du Chateau LLP

Rockwell Automation


U.S. Bank


Footlights Performing Arts Relief Fund



88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Broadway Theatre Center

Studio Gear

WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee’s NPR



Isabel L. Bader

Greater Milwaukee Foundation    


Elaine N. Peterson

Max and Marni Seigle

John Shannon and Jan Serr



Julie Anding and Lisa Kornetsky

Robert Balderson

Buffy and Steve Duback

Patrick and Julia Fennelly

Konrad Kuchenbach

Elizabeth Levins and Herbert Zien

Debbie and Jamshed Patel

Barbara Johnson and Sandra Zingler

J. Michael Reavis

Emily and Leopold Shircel

Wilfred W. Wollner, Jr.



Koren Black

Chris and Judi Collins

Robert Gardenier and Lori Morse

Joseph and Gwenn Graboyes Charitable

             Fund of the Door County Community Foundation, Inc.

Angela Jacobi

Nancy Laskin

Marina and Frank Krejci

Susan and Robert Lueger

DeAngela Luna

John Mahony and Evelyn Burdick

Guy and Mary Jo McDonald

Dwight and Marleen Morgan

Jason Rae and Phillip Bailey

Debbie and John Roesner

Dan Schley and Barb Haig


$1,000 - $2,499

Keith and Paula Anderson

Carolee Beutler

Richard and Kerstin Conner

Pamela Frautschi

Michael and Kelly Grebe

Jami and Joe Hanreddy

Nancy Jacobs

Dan and Pat Johansen

Jewish Community Foundation

          Pam Kriger Donor Advised Fund

Joseph R. Pabst

Patricia and Allen Rieselbach

Marsha Sehler

James Van Ess




James and Theresa Alioto

Donald and Donna Baumgartner

James Cauley and Brenda Andrews Charitable Fund

Susan and Gee Esslinger

Robert Ferriday III and Barbara McMath

Michael and Lyn Hamilton

James and Mary Ann Hanson

David and Margarete Harvey

Anita Holloway

Leslie Kohler

Vince Martin

William Lorber and Kristy Nielson

Allyson Nemec

Donald Petersen and Corinthia Van Orsdol

Alan and Carol Pohl

Susan Riedel

Imy Schley

Robert Spencer

Richard Stone

Anne and Gary Summers

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

           Bill and Gwen Werner Fund

Michael Wright and Ray Jivoff



Anonymous (2)

Patricia Andersen

Richard and Sara Aster

Natalie Beckwith

James Boerner

Cathy and Mario Costantini

Pat and Phil Crump

Thomas Derenne and Robert Zimmermann

Carol Z. Dolphin

Kathleen S. Donius

Sandy Duffy

Eric Durant

Mike Fischer and Elaine Griffin

David S. Flores

Nadya Fouad

Linda Gaalaas

Barbara Gawronski

Reed and Nancy Groethe

Andrew and Paula Holman

Kathleen and Hal Jenkins

Mary S. and Charles Kamps

Demaris and Gontran Kenwood

Thomas Kelly and Jane Kivlin

Patricia Knight

David and Mary Ann Lillich

Alan and Nancy Meier

Douglas Mickelson

John Peyton and Roger Hansen

Susan Ploetz

Patrick G.H. Schley

Ruth Schudson

Pamela Seccombe

George and Eileen Stone

Jerry and Donna Walsh

Steve Weber and Kelly Schlicht

Mary Wegener



In honor of C. Michael Wright

Linda Loving

Robert Ferriday and Barbara McMath

Jim Van Ess


In honor of Ruth Schudson

Isabel L. Bader


In honor of Jean Collins

Nancy Balcer

In honor of Elyse Edelman

Scott Mendel


In memory of Larry Compton

The Compton/Jacobson Family

In Memory of Monty Davis

Buffy and Steve Duback


In memory of John Holland

Nancy Balcer
Andrew and Linnea Booher
Leonard and Ann Marie Fabos
Konrad Kuchenbach
Charlane O'Rourke Hertig and Keith Hertig
Ruth Ruege
Sharene Schmalz


In memory of Annette Mickelson

Nadya Fouad

Hans and Kathy Jorgensen

Janet Moebus

Mary Beth Schmalz and Urban Wemmerlov




Marilyn Auer

Nancy Balcer

Cecile Cheng

Donald A. Cress

Pat and Phil Crump

Al and Sally Ferguson

John E. Holland and Konrad K. Kuchenbach

David Keen and Judy Perkins

Sandy Laedtke

Robb Marks

Guy and Mary Jo McDonald

David Paris

Jamshed and Deborah Patel

Mickey and Casey Ripp

Ron and Sandy Roller

Ruth Schudson

Carol and Kevin Schuele

Michael Wright and Ray Jivoff


Anonymous (4)

Vivian C. Aikin

Larilyn Arbelaez

Carl and Ellen Baehr

Nancy Balcer

Barbara J. Becker

Glendon and Susanne Bogdon

William and Barbara Boles

William Bradley and Jill Anna Ponasik

Anne Marie Bula

David and Deborah Cecsarini

Karen and Richard Christenson

Mary and James Connelly

Betsy and Daniel Corry

Wayne Cranston

Cathy Dills

Kyle Dlabay

Eileen and Howard Dubner

Shawn Duffy

Susan Ela

Mary and John Emory

Tom Ewing and Gary Balcerzak

Gerald and Patricia Freitag

Mary Frenn

Mary Anne Gavin

Matthew and Karin Gerdisch

Colleen Colomski

Kirt Graves

Norm and Daryl Grier

Katherine Grogan

Bruce and Sandra Hazelton

Katie Heil

Hugh Hoffman

Michael Holloway

Erin and Charles Housiaux

Mark Huber and Nari Haig

Pauline and Thomas Jeffers

Maureen Kania

James Kaplan

Dale and Susan Karpen

Edward Kelly

Mary Knudten

Dennis Kois

James and Charmaine LaBelle

Avrum and Dannette Lank

Bill and Judy Laste

Heinz and Barbara Leichter

Dale and Barbara Lenz

Colleen Lese

Gregory and Sue Lochen

Theodore Londo

Michelle Lopez-Rios

Lois Malawsky

Christine Martin

Jeffrey Martinka

Cara McMullin

Mark Medrek

Scott Mendel

Frank Miller

Ron and Becky Mitchell

Virginia A. Mueller

Robert and Theresa Muselman

Ann Navin

Jan Niebler

Jean Novy

John Oberwetter

Lauren Pagenkopf and Michael McCafferty

Dr. David S. Paris, DDS

Thomas J. Paschke

John E. Peters

Joshua Pohja

Christine Radiske and Herbert Quigley

Emily and Stewart Randall

Karen and John Reddin

The Helen Reich Fund

Linda Gale Sampson

Michael and Susan Schall

Cory and Joe Schlangen

Mary Beth Schmalz and Urban Wemmerlov

Mary Anne Siderits

Carla Slawson and Bill Martens

La Toya Sykes

Paul Tanzer

Lindsey Tauber and Sam Leichtling

Barbara Tessman

Robert Titley and Sharon Riley

Sara Toenes

Lynn Tolcott



Anonymous (13)

George Affeldt

Judith Schaumberg-Aigner

MacArthur Antigua

Robert Ater and Greg Baer

Rebecca Bailey and Jim Schley

Paul Barnes

F. Tessa and Richard Bartels

Christopher and Jill Bebeau

Gerald Bergtrom

Karen and John Berst

Emily Besser

Mark and Geri Bialzik

William Bird

Mary Bolich

David and Deborah Bonofiglio

Andrew and Linnea Booher

Karen Brubakken

Jim and Stephanie Buske

Richelle Harrington Calin

Kathleen Candee and Janet Koester

Ryan Cappleman

Jennifer Clark

Wendy and Fred Coleman

David Counard

William and Jane Crise

Diane Dalton

Cathy Demers

Gerald and Ellen DeMers

Laura Sue Diamondstone

Michael Duncan

Ed and Alice Eisendrath

Don and Mary Ellingsen

Luke Erickson

Richard and Deborah Esposito

Russel C. Evans

Ed and Sheila Fabiszak

Leonard and Ann Marie Fabos

Donna Faw and Jay Miller

Al and Sally Ferguson

Leslie Fillingham

Katrina Fingerson

Maura Fitzgerald

Kama Fletcher

Sarah Ford and Randall Klumb

Barbara Franczyk

John Frederick

Ken and Susan Freitag

James and Margo Frey

Ken Germanson

Christopher Gerson

Juliet Gorsuch

Irv and Reesa Gottschalk

John and Kathy Goudie

Stephanie Govin-Matzat

Rick and Maggi Grabowski

Richard Gustin

Richard and Susan Hackl

Dale Hagan

Richard Hehn and Joanne Tlachac-Hehn

Katie and Tom Heinen

Roe Hemenway

Dennis Hennessy and Linda Roethlisberger

Michael Hildenbrand

David Hitz

Thomas J. Darrow and Michael D. Houle

Thallis Hoyt Drake

Betty Hunt

Linda Jaeger

Janice Jeanneret

Ina and Dennis Johnson

Marcella Kearns

Celia Klehr

Marie Kohler

Henry Krokosky and Charlotte Schall-Krokosky

Lane Kuske

Deb Lampert

James and Teri Larson

Robin Leenhouts

Janice Leffert

Sally Lemke

David and Deborah Lenz

Eva Llanera and Michael Egan

James and Debra Lowder

Mary Ellen Lukaszewicz

Mary and Rodney W Malinowski

Sean Malone

Monica Mann

Gaetano Marangelli

James Marten

M. Kent Mayfield and Jack Ford

Gerry and Cathy McGrath

Patrick and Mary Mickelsen

Jay and Bobby Miller

Janet Moebus

Karen Morris-Cetin

Bruce Murphy

Charles and Barbara Murphy

Carolyn Murray

Lois Mytas

Charlane O'Rourke Hertig and Keith Hertig

Michelle Owczarski

Shelia Payton

Velta Pelcis

Margot Peters

Randy and Janet Peterson

Katja Phillabaum

Ann Phillips

Sally Schley

Tom Reed

Darlene Roberts

Carol Robinson

Ruth Ruege

Syndi and David Salat

Patricia Santilli

Sharene Schmalz

Kathleen Schultz

Kathleen Scullin

Linda Sheridan

Patricia Sherman-Cisler

Michael Shipley

Nancy Simuel

Stanislaus Spence

Malkia Stampley and Chiké Johnson

Shayne Steliga

LeRoy Stoner

Nancy Tawney

Tom and Michele Tiffany

Janet Trigg

Jacque Troy

Susanne Burwell

Carrie and Sam Van Hallgren

Thomas and June Varney

Gregg Vergetis and Curt Cattanach

Mark and Yvonne Wagner

Bailey Wegner

Dawn Wenszell

Richard Wenzel

Kathy and Dennis Wicht

Sharon Wolf

Mary Thomas

Carolyn Wood

James Zinky