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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!

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Thank you to our 2020 Donors

Your support keeps us going strong.

Ida & Myles Abbott
Lisa Abbott
Emika Abe
Elizabeth S Acomb
Dr. & Mrs. Tom W Acord
Frank Acuna
Sue Adamson
Sandra Ady
Stephanie & N. Thomas Ahlberg
Ann Albano
Abbey Alkon
Patricia Allard
Claire Allphin
Faris & Laurence Anderson
Julie & Carl Anderson
Elisabeth Andreason
Gregg Ankenman
Marianne & Tom Aude
Susan Aumiller
Francine M Austin
Rose Marie & Roger Avery
Sandra & Richard Bails
Janet Baker
Louisa Balch
Ms. Andrea Balderrama
Robin Ball
Jeannie Banker
Jacqueline Barnes
Harriet Barovick
Kyle Barry
Valerie Barth
Joyce & Charles Batts
Laura & Nat Baxter-Simons
Stephanie & David Beach
Ms Felicia A Becerra
Kathleen Bell
Walter Bell
Gail De Bellis
Charles Benedict
Stephanie Benitez
Ms. Cassandra Benjamin
Richard & Barbara Bennett
Bob Benning
Barbara Beno & Peter Crabtree
Sara Benson
Janet Berckefeldt
Debbie Berenberg
Jorge Bernett
Robin L Bertelsen
Daphne & Richard Bertero
Ms Ardith M Betts
Sarah Biemer
Ann Binning
Dwight & Mina Bissell
Julie Blade
Dr. Stephen C. Blair
Lucia Blakeslee
Mrs. Eloise Bodine
Adriane & Barry Bosworth
Mr. Ben Bowen
Mark Bowen
Lucia & Steve Brannon
Katie Brandenburg
Marilyn & George Bray
Kathryn Breckenridge
Jean & John Brennan
Alexander Brennen & Wendy Niles
Robert Brill
Paula Brinkley
Cheryl & Michael Brodsky
Lisa & Carl Brodsky
Tracy Brog
Sophia Bucheli
Mr. Kevin S Buckby
Barbara Brenner Buder
Ann Bundy
Mr. Steve Burnap
Caroline Burton
Sandra Browne
Kristin Brun
Kimberly Budil
Todd Bunch
Mimi Bupp
Kathryn Burg
John & Valarie Burgess
Truman Burns
Alex Busansky
Patricia & Michael Busk
Judith Butler
David N Butner
Kristin Caldwell
Megan Caldwell
Susan & David Calkins
Richard Callaway
Lynne E. Cameron
Vera & James Campbell
Lianne Campodonico
Wayne Canterbury
Marion Moreau Gartner Carling
Jon Carlson
Laura Carstens
Loretta S Casalaina
Jaclyn Casale
Richard & Tracey Cassard
Ms. Cecilia Wolf Castillo
Janine Cazares
Michael & Phyllis Cedars
Susan Chadwick
Eugene Chan
Mary Chandler & Paul Borden
Wai & Glenda Chang
Steven & Karin Chas
Philip D Chernin
Brian Cheu
James Childs
Rosa Chin
Tamara P Church
Ronald Clancy
Darrell Claridge
Ms. M. C. Clark
Jason Clause
Michael & Sandra Cleland
Jane & Larry Clinton
Janet L Clyde
Angus Cochran
Barbara Cohen
Josh & Janet Cohen
Murray Cohen
Jeannie Colbert
Chapin Cole
Bert Collins
John Collins & David Nicolls
Zipporah W Collins
Ms. Barbara Cone
Robert Cook
Marilyn B. Couch
Susan Couch
Rebecca Courchesne
Kathleen Courts
Keith Cowan
Derik Cowan
Juliet E Cox
Katie Craddock
Sheilagh Creighton
Edward Cullen
Deborah Cullinan & Kevin Cunz
Ellen & Joffa Dale
Robin Dandridge & Stephen Corlett
Ms. Patricia M Daniels
Sean Daniels
Paul Dannhauser
Kate Darling
Robert & Sandra Davidson
Pam Davison
Diana & Ralph Davisson
J. Greg De Felice
Diane de Forest
Allan De Fraga
Deborah de Lambert
Dr. Carmen de Monteflores
Carole J De Silva
Dennis DeDomenico & Sandra Brod
Mary & Larry Del Santo
Ann Del Simone
Joanna Delson
Jan Deming & Jeff Goodby
Roberta Dempster
Darlene & David DeRose
Kathleen Derrig
Katie Weisman Desvallees
Joe Di Prisco & Patti James
Patia Dial
Frank & Margaret Dietrich
Richard & Tamara Dishnica
Cynthia Dittmar
Bridget Dobbins
Ms. Brynda Dobson
Corinne & Michael Doyle
Sandra Doyle
Dennis Drake
Linda Dubins
Lydia Duborg
Marilyn L Duman
Ms. Elaine Dunlap
Mr. Ken Dupee
Lori Durbin
Mary K Durbin
Karin Eames
Vera & Henry Eberle
Mr. Tony Eichers
Dan Eisenstein
Lisa & Charles Eitzel
Gini Erck & David Petta
Sharon Erickson
Julia Erhart
Sharon & Eric Ewen
Roy Eyal
Jenise & Brad Falk
Patti Farris
Emily Fassler
Mary & Benedict Feinberg
Mimi & Jeff Felson
Claudia Fenelon & Mark Schoenrock
Harriet Fernstrom
Kristin Ferrucci-Fuller
Mica Fidler
Gita & Louis C. Fisher
Michael Fitzhugh
Jessica & James Fleming
Linda & Jon Flower
Bart Fong & Carolyn Kernkamp
Virginia Fontana
Stuart Forman
Terri Foster
Georgina Franco
Mary Ann & Kate Frankel
Ms. Christie L Fraser
Maribel & Jack Fraser
Justin Fried
Kelli Frostad
Mark Fuller
Rena & Spencer  Fulweiler
Tom Garcia
Eileen Gardiner & Mike Tracy
Mr. Bill Gavelis

Stephen Gehrett
Pamela & Wayne Gehrke
Ms. Jen Geiger Longman
Nancy Geimer
Brian Geller
Terri & Mike Gerringer
Dianne Giacovelli
Carol & Richard Gilpin
Thomas Glidden
Nancy Glynn
Ms. Laura Goderez
Charles Goetzl
Naomi Goff
Patrick W Golden
David & Diane Goldsmith
Sarah Goodyear
Barbara Gordon & Peter Kane
Ruth K Gorrin
David Graeven
Barry Graynor
Juliann Grebinski
David W Green
Miriam Green & Andrew Rose
William & Shand Green
Christine Greene
Monica Greene
Philip Greene
Mel Greenlee
Peter & Ann Gregory
Jean-Paul Gressieux
Haydn Griffith
Anne & Marshall Grodin
Mr. & Mrs. Susan Grover
Lauren M. Gunderson
Cheri Hadley
Diane Hagerty
Kristi & Arthur Haigh
Nancy P. Hall
Dr. Kenneth Harley
Ms. Lynn Harrington-Golde
Denise Hart
Leslynn & Cliff Hartley
Helen Hashimoto
Michael Hatcher
Remy & Joanna Hathaway
Joyce Hawkins & John W. Sweitzer
Lynda & Rusty Hay
Margaret Hegg
Beatrice Heggie
Tamara Helfer
Lucinda R Henderson-Nigro
Chris Hendricks
Ms. Robin Henke
Paul Hennessey & Susan Dague
Kimberlee N. Hicks
David Hirata
Ken Hitz
Betty Ho
Ann & Michael Hofmayer
Kevin F Hogan
Julia Holian
Marjorie Holmes
Karen S. Holtermann
Lori Honjiyo
Steven & Helen Holtz
Ben & Sarah Holzemer
Isolde K Honore
Audrey Hoo
Xanthe & James  Hopp
Mark Horowitz
Elisabeth Houseman
Mr. Robert P Hubner
Esther & Mark Hudes
Carolyn Hudson
Susan & Robert Hughes
Leslie & George Hume
Janice Inman
Craig Isaacs
Adriene Iverson
Kris Jachens
Edith Jackson & Thomas Richardson
Harry L. Jacobs  & Katherine Akos
Erin Jaeb & Kevin Kelly
Geoffrey Jacoby
Mr. & Mrs. Lori Jaffe
Sabra Jaffe
Kathy W. Jarrett
Don F Javete
Ellen & Philip Javete
Philip M Jelley
Don & Linda Jenkins
Carole A Johnson
Jerilyn Johnson
Theodore & Judy Johnson
Jay Jones
Roxy Jones
Melissa Stafford Jones
Mrs. Kathryn Jordan
Patricia Jose
Ms Laury A Joseph
Bill & Joey Judge
Kate Judson
Denya & Tom Jur
Susan J Kahn
Sylvia Kahn
Jerrilyn Kaplan
Barbara Karl
Curtis Karplus
Karen Karten
Ms. Linda Katz
Sharon Keeton
Mike & Joci Kelleher
John Kemp & Mary Brutocao
Margaret Kendall
Pamela Kendall
Frank Kennamer
Rozella Kennedy
Joyce Kennedy
Kelly Kerwin
Stephen Kestler
John Kikuchi
Julie Myers King
Mr. Tom D King
Juanita Kizor
Alex Komoroske
Debbie Koppman
Sue KoopmanTim Kordas
Kathleen S. Korpell
Steve Kraus
Linda Kroll & Dennis Creek
Ludmila Krsselera
Angela Kucherenko
Jennifer Kuenster & George Miers
Gerald N. Kurtz
Mr. Ashok S Krishna
Ray & Jill L’Esperance
Jane Ann Lamph
Bill Lapcevic
Carol Larsen & Steven W. Parnes
Mrs. Erica Layman
Linda & Stephen Lazzareschi
Anh Le
Harriet W. Lee
Maria Leigh
Bill & Carol Leimbach
Janet Leonard
Sarah Rose Leonard
John Lewis
George Lewis
Edna Lewis
Mark Lewis
Jamie Lin
Aleeza Lipkin
Bradley Liu
Andrew & Susan Livingston
Michael Locher
Anthony Lopez
Ms. Yvonne D Lorvan
Mimi Lou
Jay & Elieen Love
Ms. Mary Lovely
Ms. Katherine A Loyd
Elise & Norman Lustig
Sandy Lwi
Amy Lyons
Robert Macartney
Gail Maderis
Carolyn Mahoney
Carole & Peter Main
Ruth Major & William C. Reuter
Susan C. Maloney
Olga Mandrussow
Michele Mansfield
Elise Marks
Bunny Martin
Jonathan Mates-Muchin
Mika Matsuno
Steve Matuszak
Alexandra McClure
Nion McEvoy
Shauna McGlynn
Sandra & John McGonigle
Wendy & David McGrath
Paul & Ellen McKaskle
Mary McKenzie
Thomas McKillop
Nate McLaughlin
Gail R Mead
Joy Meads
Karen & Russell Merritt
Joseph S Metz
Phyllis Meyer
Harriett & John Michael
Annie Middleton
Carrie L Miller
Don & Toni Miller
Mr. Harris Miller
Lauren Miller
Randi Miller
Laura Mingst
Michael Mitrani
Terri A Mockler
Dixie & Michael Mohan
Susan Montauk
Amanda Moody
Stephanie Mooers
Thomas C Moore
Walter Moos
Margaret Morelock
Susan Morin
Kathy Morris
Ms. Sharon Morris
Susan Morris
Geraldine Morrison
Jerry Mosher
Andrew Moyce
Amy Mueller
Patricia & David Munro
The Napell Family
Lenore Naxon
Richard Neese
Russell Nelson
Lynn Nerland
Oliver Nicholas
Brenda Nirenstein
Jennifer N. Nixon

Ms. Vicki Nuetzel
John Oberbeck
Ms. Patricia O’Connor
Evren Odcikin
Hazel C Olbrich
Sallie Olsen
Ms. Maeve O’Regan
Ann & Frank Orme
Thomas J.  Owen
Kristin Pace
Andrew Page
Larry Pagendarm
Nancy & Gene Parker
David Patch
Ian Patten
Kirk Patterson
Heidi Paul
Peter Pay
Janet & Norm Pease
Chris Pehl
Ginger Peleras
Sylvia Perez
Meg Perlick
Jennifer Perlmutter
Julie & Pat Persse
Ms. Keley R Petersen
Maggie V. Petersen & Ted Priola
Regina Phelps
Frances N. Phillips
Michael Piazza
Valerie Pierce
Dawn Polvorosa & Frank Reichert
Mr. & Ms. John Porter
Mariana Portella
Barry Posner
Kit & Allan Prager
Donald R Proctor
Alice Pulliam
Matthew Purdon
Nina R.
Reetta Raag & Marc Whitlow
Nancy S Raaum
Karen Racanelli
Mary & David Ramos
Joyce S Ratner
Judith Reed
Lee Reis
Ms. Jean Retzinger
Hayden Reynolds
Vivian Ricci
Robert & Priscilla Rich
Karen & Jeffrey Richardson
Victoria Richardson
Ray Riess
Kate Riley
Judith & William Roberts
Mark A Roberts
William Roberts
Jim & Nita Roethe
Ms. Loeta Rogers
Ronald & Phyllis Rogness
Matt Rollefson
Mari-Anne Rosario
David Rosen
Hannah Rosen
Linda Roshay
Sean & Patricia Rositano
Lesah & Jeffrey Ross
Michael C Ross
Claire Roth
Andrea Rush
Elizabeth & Michael Rusk
Michele & John Ruskin
Mr. & Mrs. James K Russell
Suzan Ryder
Barbara Sahm & Steven Winkel
Mr. Bruce Saldinger
Monica Salusky & John Sutherland
Jenna Salvatin
Ms. Elizabeth Salveson
Laurie Sanders
Sarah Sanne
Julie & Andrew Sauter
Patricia Sax
Dr. Maribeth Sayre
Virginia Sbragia
Barbara & Jerry Schauffler
Brendan Scherer
Brittany SchlaeGuada
Catherine Schmidt
Alan Schnur & Julie Landres
Margaret Shockley
Edmund Schooler
Richard Schoofs
Kimberley M Schorr
Erin & Andrew Schultz
Debbra Schwartz
Debbie Sedberry & Jeff Klingman
Margaret Shackell
David Shapiro, M.D. & Sharon Wheatley
Renee Sheehan
Lynn Sherard-Stuhr
Rachel Shuey
Heidi Siegenthaler
Dr. Henry A Sigal
Dr. Rosanne Siino
Shari S. Silva
Mr. Paulo Kline Simon
Sharon Simpson
Mark Singleton
Patty & Lawrence Siskind
Neil Sitzman
Martha Slavin
Linda Slider
Barbara Smith
Betsy J Smith
Alexis Smith-Baumann
Ms. Carmella Smith
Harriet & Mitchell Sollod
Stephanie & Robert Sorenson
Deborah Sosebee
Jennifer H Sousae
Claudia Spain
Evanthia Spanos
Ann & Robert Spears
Greg Spiering
Jane E Squire
Usha Srinivasan
Robert St. John & M. Melanie Searle
Elizabeth St. Aubin & Alan Ackerman
Alexandra V Starr
Katrina Staten
Jeannine Stearns
Kate Stechschulte & David Cost Jr.
Ms. Jane Stenmark
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
Dr. Joan Sullivan
Mary Sullivan
Thayer Surette
Shirley Svihra
Christine & Curtis Swanson
Donald Sweeney
Ryan Sweeney
Ragesh Tangri
Pamela Tao
Diana Thiara
Carolyn Thiessen & Elizabeth Hoffman
Jeremy Thorner
Jim Tibbs
Gregory Tiede & Lori Leigh Gieleghem
Eric Ting & Meiyin Wang
Susan Ting
Mr. Mark Toney
Therese Toomey
James Topic & Terry Powell
Ms. Mary Beth Towery
Charles & Heidi Triay
Delinda Trowbridge
Carol & James Trusler
Frederic Tubach
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
Jennifer R Vetter
Monica Volk
Jeff & Carolee Wagner
David & Maria Waitrovich
Laurence & Ruth Walker
Kathleen Wallace
Holly Walter
Andrea Fellows Walters
Tracey & Todd Walthall
Li-Hsia Wang
Diane & Keith Wardin
Alison Wash
Shari Washburn
Cindy Claymore Watter
James Wawrzyniak
Sana Webb
Steven A Weg
Judy Weiss
Kirsten Weisser
Marni & Eric Welch
Victoria Wells and Richard John Larson
Dana & Doug Welsh
H. Victoria Welsh
Elizabeth Werter & Henry Trevor
David White
Ms. Karen White
Kathryn Williams
Katie Williams
Sarah Williams
Helen E. & Andrew Williams
Chris Williams
Cheryl Wilske
Muriel Fitzgerald Wilson
George & Kathleen Wolf
Viviana Wolinsky
Dr. Marie-Anne Woolley
Mark Wright
Beverly & Loring Wyllie
Richard Wysong
Jay Yamada
Torange Yeghiazarian
Danita Yocom
Ms. Gail Yothers
Richard Zarlow & Evelyn Poates
Danuta Zaroda & Mark Whatley
Mark Zitter & Jessica Nutik Zitter
Hilary Zunin
Sarah Zyla

This list reflected gifts made from January to October 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

Top Photo: As You Like It (2017) by William Shakespeare and directed by Desdemona Chiang; photo by Kevin Berne.

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