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“I’m grateful to Sarah, Eric, and the incredible Cal Shakes community for their leadership—now and always. Our lives in the Bay Area are immeasurably enriched by their compassion, imagination, commitment, and artistry.”

~2020 Donor

We greatly appreciate our generous donors to Cal Shakes!

If you’d like more information, please contact our team at donations@calshakes.org.
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Thank you to our 2020 Donors

Your support keeps us going strong.

Ida & Myles Abbott
Lisa Abbott
Emika Abe
Frank Acuna
Sue Adamson
Stephanie & N. Thomas Ahlberg
Abbey Alkon
Patricia Allard
Faris & Laurence Anderson
Julie & Carl Anderson
Gregg Ankenman
Marianne & Tom Aude
Rose Marie & Roger Avery
Sandra & Richard Bails
Janet Baker
Louisa Balch
Robin Ball
Jeannie Banker
Harriet Barovick
Kyle Barry
Valerie Barth
Joyce & Charles Batts
Laura & Nat Baxter-Simons
Stephanie & David Beach
Charles Benedict
Richard & Barbara Bennett
Barbara Beno & Peter Crabtree
Sara Benson
Janet Berckefeldt
Daphne & Richard Bertero
Sarah Biemer
Ann Binning
Dwight & Mina Bissell
Lucia Blakeslee
Adriane & Barry Bosworth
Lucia & Steve Brannon
Marilyn & George Bray
Jean & John Brennan
Alexander Brennen & Wendy Niles
Robert Brill
Paula Brinkley
Cheryl & Michael Brodsky
Lisa & Carl Brodsky
Tracy Brog
Barbara Brenner Buder
Mimi Bupp
Kathryn Burg
John & Valarie Burgess
Alex Busansky
Patricia & Michael Busk
Judith Butler
Kristin Caldwell
Susan & David Calkins
Richard Callaway
Lynne E. Cameron
Vera & James Campbell
Lianne Campodonico
Wayne Canterbury
Marion Moreau Gartner Carling
Jon Carlson
Laura Carstens
Jaclyn Casale
Richard & Tracey Cassard
Janine Cazares
Michael & Phyllis Cedars
Susan Chadwick
Eugene Chan
Mary Chandler & Paul Borden
Wai & Glenda Chang
Steven & Karin Chase
Brian Cheu
Rosa Chin
Jason Clause
Michael & Sandra Cleland
Jane & Larry Clinton
Angus Cochran
Barbara Cohen
Josh & Janet Cohen
Jeannie Colbert
Chapin Cole
Bert Collins
John Collins & David Nicolls
Marilyn B. Couch
Kathleen Courts
Keith Cowan
Derik Cowan
Katie Craddock
Sheilagh Creighton
Deborah Cullinan & Kevin Cunz
Ellen & Joffa Dale
Robin Dandridge & Stephen Corlett
Sean Daniels
Paul Dannhauser
Kate Darling
Robert & Sandra Davidson
Pam Davison
Diana & Ralph Davisson
J. Greg De Felice
Diane de Forest
Dennis DeDomenico & Sandra Brod
Mary & Larry Del Santo
Joanna Delson
Jan Deming & Jeff Goodby
Darlene & David DeRose
Katie Weisman Desvallees
Joe Di Prisco & Patti James
Patia Dial
Frank & Margaret Dietrich
Richard & Tamara Dishnica
Corinne & Michael Doyle
Sandra Doyle
Lydia Duborg
Karin Eames
Vera & Henry Eberle
Lisa & Charles Eitzel
Gini Erck & David Petta
Julia Erhart
Sharon & Eric Ewen
Roy Eyal
Jenise & Brad Falk
Emily Fassler
Mary & Benedict Feinberg
Mimi & Jeff Felson
Claudia Fenelon & Mark Schoenrock
Harriet Fernstrom
Mica Fidler
Gita & Louis C. Fisher
Jessica & James Fleming
Linda & Jon Flower
Bart Fong & Carolyn Kernkamp
Virginia Fontana
Stuart Forman
Terri Foster
Georgina Franco
Mary Ann & Kate Frankel
Maribel & Jack Fraser
Justin Fried
Rena & Spencer  Fulweiler
Eileen Gardiner & Mike Tracy

Stephen Gehrett
Pamela & Wayne Gehrke
Terri & Mike Gerringer
Carol & Richard Gilpin
Thomas Glidden
Nancy Glynn
David & Diane Goldsmith
Sarah Goodyear
Barbara Gordon & Peter Kane
David Graeven
William & Shand Green
Miriam Green & Andrew Rose
Monica Greene
Peter & Ann Gregory
Jean-Paul Gressieux
Haydn Griffith
Anne & Marshall Grodin
Lauren M.  Gunderson
Diane Hagerty
Kristi & Arthur Haigh
Leslynn & Cliff Hartley
Remy & Joanna Hathaway
Joyce Hawkins & John W. Sweitzer
Lynda & Rusty Hay
Margaret Hegg
Beatrice Heggie
Paul Hennessey & Susan Dague
Kimberlee N. Hicks
Ken Hitz
Betty Ho
Ann & Michael Hofmayer
Julia Holian
Marjorie Holmes
Steven & Helen Holtz
Ben & Sarah Holzemer
Audrey Hoo
Xanthe & James  Hopp
Mark Horowitz
Elisabeth Houseman
Esther & Mark Hudes
Carolyn Hudson
Susan & Robert Hughes
Leslie & George Hume
Adriene Iverson
Edith Jackson & Thomas Richardson
Harry L. Jacobs  & Katherine Akos
Erin Jaeb & Kevin Kelly
Mr. & Mrs. Lori Jaffe
Kathy W. Jarrett
Ellen & Philip Javete
Don & Linda Jenkins
Theodore & Judy Johnson
Roxy Jones
Patricia Jose
Bill & Joey Judge
Kate Judson
Denya & Tom Jur
Sylvia Kahn
Barbara Karl
Curtis Karplus
Karen Karten
Sharon Keeton
Mike & Joci Kelleher
John Kemp & Mary Brutocao
Pamela Kendall
Rozella Kennedy
Joyce Kennedy
Kelly Kerwin
Stephen Kestler
Julie Myers King
Alex Komoroske
Tim Kordas
Kathleen S. Korpell
Steve Kraus
Linda Kroll & Dennis Creek
Ludmila Krsselera
Jennifer Kuenster & George Miers
Gerald N. Kurtz
Ray & Jill L’Esperance
Jane Ann Lamph
Carol Larsen & Steven W. Parnes
Linda & Stephen Lazzareschi
Anh Le
Harriet W. Lee
Maria Leigh
Bill & Carol Leimbach
Sarah Rose Leonard
John Lewis
George Lewis
Edna Lewis
Mark Lewis
Jamie Lin
Aleeza Lipkin
Andrew & Susan Livingston
Michael Locher
Anthony Lopez
Mimi Lou
Jay & Elieen Love
Elise & Norman Lustig
Sandy Lwi
Gail Maderis
Carole & Peter  Main
Ruth Major & William C. Reuter
Michele Mansfield
Elise Marks
Mika Matsuno
Steve Matuszak
Alexandra McClure
Shauna McGlynn
Sandra & John McGonigle
Wendy & David McGrath
Paul & Ellen McKaskle
Thomas McKillop
Nate McLaughlin
Joy Meads
Karen & Russell Merritt
Phyllis Meyer
Harriett & John Michael
Annie Middleton
Toni & Don Miller
Lauren Miller
Randi Miller
Michael Mitrani
Dixie & Michael Mohan
Susan Montauk
Amanda Moody
Stephanie Mooers
Susan Morin
Kathy Morris
Susan Morris
Jerry Mosher
Andrew Moyce
Amy Mueller
Patricia & David Munro
The Napell Family
Lenore Naxon
Russell Nelson
Lynn Nerland
Brenda Nirenstein

Evren Odcikin
Sallie Olsen
Ann & Frank Orme
Thomas J.  Owen
Andrew Page
Nancy & Gene Parker
David Patch
Ian Patten
Kirk Patterson
Janet & Norm Pease
Chris Pehl
Ginger Peleras
Meg Perlick
Jennifer Perlmutter
Julie & Pat Persse
Regina Phelps
Frances N.  Phillips
Dawn Polvorosa & Frank Reichert
Barry Posner
Alice Pulliam
Matthew Purdon
Nina R.
Reetta Raag & Marc Whitlow
Karen Racanelli
Mary & David Ramos
Hayden Reynolds
Robert & Priscilla Rich
Karen & Jeffrey Richardson
Ray Riess
Judith & William Roberts
William Roberts
Jim & Nita Roethe
Ronald & Phyllis Rogness
David Rosen
Hannah Rosen
Sean & Patricia Rositano
Lesah & Jeffrey Ross
Claire Roth
Andrea Rush
Elizabeth & Michael Rusk
Michele & John Ruskin
Barbara Sahm & Steven Winkel
Monica Salusky & John Sutherland
Laurie Sanders
Julie & Andrew Sauter
Patricia Sax
Virginia Sbragia
Barbara & Jerry Schauffler
Brendan Scherer
Alan Schnur & Julie Landres
Edmund Schooler
Erin & Andrew Schultz
Debbra Schwartz
Debbie Sedberry & Jeff Klingman
Margaret Shackell
David Shapiro, M.D. & Sharon Wheatley
Renee Sheehan
Lynn Sherard-Stuhr
Rachel Shuey
Shari S. Silva
Sharon Simpson
Mark Singleton
Patty & Lawrence Siskind
Neil Sitzman
Harriet & Mitchell Sollod
Stephanie & Robert Sorenson
Ann & Robert Spears
Usha Srinivasan
Robert St. John & M. Melanie Searle
Elizabeth St. Aubin & Alan Ackerman
Katrina Staten
Jeannine Stearns
Kate Stechschulte & David Cost Jr.
M.J. Stephens & Bernard Tagholm
Virginia & Thomas Steuber
KC Still
Miriam Stombler
Elizabeth Streeter & Robert McFarlane
Kathleen Streeter
Larry Strieff
Elizabeth Strode
Lynette Stromberg
Susan Suffel
Mary Sullivan
Thayer Surette
Shirley Svihra
Christine & Curtis Swanson
Pamela Tao
Diana Thiara
Carolyn Thiessen & Elizabeth Hoffman
Jeremy Thorner
Jim Tibbs
Gregory Tiede & Lori Leigh Gieleghem
Eric Ting & Meiyin Wang
Susan Ting
James Topic & Terry Powell
Charles & Heidi  Triay
Carol & James Trusler
Anthony L. Turano
Doug Turner & Reine Fedor
Paula Tye
Tirzah Tyler & Jay Jacinto
Barbara Aumer-Vail & Steve Vail
Jamie & Gerry Valle
William Van Dyk & Margaret Sullivan
Patricia Varga
Barbara & Chris Vernon
Jeff & Carolee Wagner
David & Maria Waitrovich
Laurence & Ruth Walker
Kathleen Wallace
Andrea Fellows Walters
Tracey & Todd Walthall
Li-Hsia Wang
Diane & Keith Wardin
Alison Wash
Sana Webb
Judy Weiss
Marni & Eric Welch
Victoria Wells and Richard John Larson
Dana & Doug Welsh
H. Victoria Welsh
Elizabeth Werter & Henry Trevor
Katie Williams
Sarah Williams
Helen E. & Andrew Williams
Chris Williams
Muriel Fitzgerald Wilson
George & Kathleen Wolf
Viviana Wolinsky
Dr. Marie-Anne Woolley
Beverly & Loring Wyllie
Jay Yamada
Torange Yeghiazarian
Danita Yocom
Richard Zarlow & Evelyn Poates
Danuta Zaroda & Mark Whatley
Mark Zitter & Jessica Nutik Zitter
Sarah Zyla

This list reflected gifts made from January to August of 2020. We strive to ensure the accuracy of these listings. If we have made an error or an omission, please accept our apologies and contact donations@calshakes.org

Cal Shakes 2019 Season Donor Benefits

As of April 16, 2019
Each level incorporates the benefits of the smaller gift levels

Those who are able to donate $150 or more are designated as members of the Champions Circle. These patrons enjoy onsite comforts, access to special events, and other perks—but every heartfelt donation shows that you believe in our creative and community work, and for this we are so grateful!

Gift: up to $149

    • Early access to, and special digital content and experiences
    • Invitation to our free Annual Donor Appreciation Event
  • Satisfaction of knowing you are taking a stand for the arts, equity, and community!

Ensemble $150-299

  • $10 off additional tickets
  • Recognition in playbills – one per season

Supporting Cast $300-599

  • Discount at Cal Shakes Cafe ($5 off a minimum $25 purchase)
  • Complimentary Hot Beverages at Cal Shakes Cafe

Stage Manager $600-1,199

  • Recognition in playbills – entire season
  • Your blanket awaits at your seat

Leading Player $1,200-2,999

  • No-host invitation to Opening Night dinner ($50 ticket fee)
  • Any donation you make at this level can be set up for a one-night matching challenge. Post-performance audience donations will be matched up to the level you contribute, and you’ll receive on-stage recognition!

Director $3,000-5,999

  • Reserved picnic table – must be booked in advance

Associate Producer $6,000-11,999

  • VIP parking
  • Recognition as Associate Producer for your chosen production, including in all print materials, on the Cal Shakes website, and in donor listings
  • Complimentary Invitations for 2 to Opening Night dinner and performance for your chosen production

Producer $12,000-24,999

  • Prominent recognition as a Producer of your chosen production, including in print materials, on the Cal Shakes website, in donor listings, and at the Opening Night curtain speech for your chosen production
  • 4 additional tickets to use at your discretion during the run of your chosen production
  • A complimentary bottle of wine at your reserved picnic table for each production

Executive Producer $25,000-49,999

  • Prominent recognition as an Executive Producer for the entire season: in curtain speeches, print materials, on the Cal Shakes website (Q&A feature), in donor listing, and with a snapshot (two-sentence profile) in the playbill
  • Complimentary Invitations for 4 to Opening Night dinner for all four shows
  • Six additional tickets to use at your discretion over the course of the season
  • Opportunity to have the Artistic Director or Dramaturg join your picnic table for a pre-performance discussion (complimentary wine provided; dates to be agreed upon)

Presenter $50,000+

  • Premier recognition as a Presenter, for the entire season: in curtain speeches, in print materials, on the Cal Shakes website (Q&A feature), in donor listing, and with a snapshot in the playbill
  • 8 additional tickets to use at your discretion over the course of the season
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