With the generous support of our donors the American Shakespeare Center continues to recover the joys and accessibility of Shakespeare’s theatre, language, and humanity.We gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of our current season supporters:

The American Shakespeare Center gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of its current season supporters:

Royal ($50,000+)

Chris & Betsy Little

Virginia Commission for the Arts

Nobles ($25,000 – $49,999)

Paul G. Beers

Amanda Bennett & Donald Graham

Kathy & Bernie Campbell

Candice & Aaron Hark

Kimberly R. West

Patrons ($15,000 – $24,999)

Carol & Ken Adelman

David & Donna Ladd

Jim & Shirley Gillespie

Nora Palmatier & Jess Thompson

Ambassadors ($10,000 – $14,999)

John Attig

Ralph & Judy Cohen

Martha L. Ferguson

Chris Harrell in memory of Don Harrell

The Clayton-Royer Family Fund

The Dilston Foundation

The Edmund Beck Foundation

Proteus Foundation

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

The Evergreen Fund

Hospitality Partners

Gallants ($5,000 – $9,999)

William & Susan Baribault

Patrick & Allison Baroco *

Dr. Marjorie Deutsch & John Broadbent

The Clayton-Royer Family Fund

William C. “Jack” Davis, & Sandra C. Davis

Frank Gannon

Clifford Garstang *

Kathy Guy

Bouvard Hosticka

Dr. & Mrs. Preston Manning, Jr.

Joan Saxton, M.D.

William A. & Carole H. Schmidt

Dr. Robert & Rev. Sarah Sealand

Diane & Kevin Wilshere

Christopher Wolf

Players ($2,500 – $4,999)

Christopher & Kara McLane Burke

Dan Collins

Tracy Fisher *

Pamela Fox & Dan Layman

Joe Kraemer

Stephen & JoAnn Larson

Victor & Sally Ludwig

Colleen & Larry McCarthy

Leigh & Danny McDaniel

Richard McPherson

Dorothy & Bill McSweeny

Robin Miller

Bill & Lisa Moore

Dr. Ashton D Trice

Rodney Young & Mandi Montgomery Smith

Journeymen ($1,000 – $2,499)

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Steven Barnhart

Betty Rossell McGowin Charitable Trust

Charlotte & Collins Beagle

Ellen Berelson & Larry Franks

John & Penelope Biggs

Richard & Kathryn Bump

John Chamberlin

Harvey & Naomi Cohen

Mary Hill Cole

JoEllen & Michael Collins

Marc & Barbara Conner

Debra Drummond-Berger in memory of Tom Berger *

Dorothy Duval Nelson

Howard & Marnie Fienberg in Memory of Joyce & Steve Fienberg

Christopher & Rebecca Grandle

Kathleen & Don Greenhouse

Meg & John Hauge Fund

Stephen King *

John A. Gillies and Lydia J. Petersson *

Michael & Nicole Putnam-Frenchik *

Emma & Christopher Kozlowski

Robert & Letty Ann Macdonald

Mary Ann & Jeff Markunas

Ernst Melchior

Robert E. & Sara Lee Menzer

Kevin & Patricia Moore

Phil & Cheri Moran

David and Heather Morgan *

Joe M. Norton

Lyn & Tom Olson

Boyce Craig Owens & Elizabeth Pee Owens

Michael & Mary Jim Quillen

Tim & Marilyn Reed

Sandi & Bo Rose

Ali & Mark Russell

Michael R. Seidl

Slingluff-Swenson Family Fund

Richard B. Smith

Michael M. Stahl & Ann Pontius

Thomas W. Thrash

Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation: Cynthia Haldenby Tyson

Apprentices ($500 – $999)

Anonymous

Eleanor Adams

Alan Armstrong

George H. Booth, III

Richard Bolstein & Sharon Adams

Amber Brister and Jim Simons *

The Caplin Foundation

Ray Cubbage and Pam Robbins

Brooks Lucas Cushman in honor of Raymond Robertson

Ted Deming & Roz Ridgway

Bobbi & Lewis Dunn

Joele Dupont

Lawrence R. & Vicky C. Eicher

Landon & Rebecca Elswick

Diane &Tom Fechtel

Pamela Friedman and Ronald Bailey *

Dr. Janice M. Heiges *

Bill & Louisa Newlin

Beth & Skip Fox

Long Island & Community Foundation & Morris Foundation

Joe & Evy Harman

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Samuel & Melissa Hostetter

Mark & Cheryl Keeler

John & Diane Kowal

Robert & Nancy Kyler

Chad Lash & Caryn Wagner

Pamela Fox & Dan Layman

James Lott

David Lusk & Deborah Bodner

Kjellstrom + Lee

Patricia & Stuart Margolin

The Burns Family

Janet Fitzpatrick Moran

Susan Odom & Jim McClary

Deborah Patton

The Lowell Inhorn & Cynthia Petzold fund

Julie & Stevsadlere Plumbley

George & Pree Ray

Carl & Betsy Sadler

Roller & JerryLynn Shipplett

Robert & Charity Showalter

John M. Smallwood & Mary Satterfield

Ben M. & Elizabeth C. Smith

Myron Steves Jr. & Rowena Young

Perry & Cynthia Swope

Lucas & Isabel Thornton

William Trainer

Brigette M. Wilds & Michael C. Byrne

Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses

Bob & Pat Schieffer

Martha Walker

Groundlings ($250 – $499)

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James Adelman & Susan Jackowitz

Jack Barchas & Rosemary Stevens

Charles Blaylock

Mari Bonomi

Charles & Hedy Breckenridge

Michael Brookings & Melinda Ferguson

Merry Bruns & Mike Bray

The Carringtons

Rick Chittum

Jessica Christy

Scott Colley

Robert W Cover & Bonnie Lepoff *

Brian J Delaney *

Charman Driver in honor of Kara McLane Burke

Carole Duff & Keith Kenny

Dana Flanders

Jamison Ford & Robert H., Jr Craft

William & Kathleen Frazier

Natwar Gandhi

Adam & Nicole Hark

William C Hatchett

Sandra Higgins

Robert Higgs

Donald & Diana Hopkins Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fun of USAA® Giving Fund

Susan Jackowitz

Elizabeth Janthey

Rita Markey & Dennis Johnson

The Dammann Fund, Inc / Christopher M. & Catherine C. Kramer

Stephen & JoAnn Larson

Don Harrell’s nieces & nephews

Ray & Colleen McDuffie *

Cathy and Chris Marsh

Richard Massey

John & Cathy Matherly

Katharine Eisaman Maus

Robin McNallie

James & Joan Mummery

Jeffrey & Cecilia Nelson

Ned & Patty Nicholas

Deborah H. O’Donnell in memory of Bob O’Donnell

Donna Jo Pangburn

Miguel Pellon & Teri Self-Pellon

Robert Pierce

Matthew Poteat

Jean Quinlan

John Reid

Dianne Rodman

Jim & Heather Rogus

Carol C. Ross

Ben & Jennifer Roe

Joe White

Jackie Schwimmer, in honor & appreciation of Ralph Alan Cohen

Donald & Patricia Seitz

Diane Sheehey, Esq. & Matthew Page Jones, MD *

Margot & Aran Shetterly

Katie & Ken Shevlin

Curt & Susan Smith

Jim Sofka

Dr. & Mrs. Fred L. Fox & Gail P. & Frederick L. Fox of The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg

Dr. Steven Urkowitz & Ms. Callie Wronker

Paul & Martha Vames

Rachel Vere Nicoll

Adger Williams

Stephen Davis & Anna Scholl

Traci Lorraine Farmer


In bold are those who have shown support for the ASC by making an annual contribution for the past five years or more.

* Members of our Prospero Society Recurring Donation Program

List reflective of donations received between January 1, 2019- December 17, 2019

Contributions from public and private institutions are a vital part in furthering  the American Shakespeare Center’s artistic and educational programming. 

Through corporate matches, donors to the American Shakespeare Center can double the value of their gift at no additional cost Ask your HR department if your company has a matching gift program or click here for a list.

Institutional Support

 

Corporate Matching Gifts

Aetna

Collie Limited Partnership

Dell

ExxonMobile

Google

Pfizer

SunTrust Bank

In bold are those who have shown support for the ASC by making an annual contribution for the past five years or more.

* Members of our Prospero Society Recurring Donation Program

List reflective of donations received between January 1, 2019 – December 17, 2019

Long-term job security gives actors the freedom and security to use their skills and talents to further the creation of works by, inspired by, and in conversation with Shakespeare. Contributions to this fund helps that ASC to fund full-time Actor-Manager positions for dedicated ASC actors. 

In his role as Actor-Manager for Text, John Harrell safeguards ASC’s commitment to Shakespeare’s words and Actor-Manager for Music, Chris Johnston, builds on his work making music reverberate through the Blackfriars’ oaken columns.

Actor-Manager Fund

John Attig

John Chamberlin

William C. “Jack” Davis & Sandra C. Davis

 

In bold are those who have shown support for the ASC by making an annual contribution for the past five years or more.

* Members of our Prospero Society Recurring Donation Program

List reflective of donations received between January 1, 2019 – December 17, 2019

The Phoenix Society welcomes all people who have generously included the ASC into their estate plans and/or as a beneficiary of a charitable trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy. As a member of the Phoenix Society, your legacy cab secure the impact of the ASC for generations to come.

Phoenix Society: A lasting legacy

The Phoenix Society welcomes all people who have generously included the ASC into their estate plans and/or as a beneficiary of a charitable trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy.

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Paul G. Beers

Dr. & Mrs. Ralph Alan Cohen

Dudley D. & Martha Flanders

Art & Mindy Kaufman

Stephen & JoAnn Larson

Chris & Betsy Little

Robert C. Macdonald & Letty Ann Macdonald

Robin Miller

Phillip & Cheri Moran

Jean Quinlan

Joan Saxton, M.D.

Sidney Stark, Jr. 

Nancy Troike

 

In bold are those who have shown support for the ASC by making an annual contribution for the past five years or more.

* Members of our Prospero Society Recurring Donation Program

List reflective of donations received between January 1, 2019 – December 17, 2019

The Sidney Stark III Memorial Scholarship Fund supports the American Shakespeare Center’s Theatre Camp which empowers high school students to leap into college life through the learning experiences within Shakespeare’s text. Named for Sidney Stark, an English teacher who dedicated his life to sharing the joy of language, this fund invests in students’ performance training, academic exploration, and the opportunity to share their passion with new friends from across the country.

Sidney Stark III Memorial Scholarship Fund,
supporting ASC Theatre Camp

Harvey & Naomi Cohen

Joe & Mary Beth Dickey

David & Kate Franzen

Jason Lyman & Kristen Atkins

Mike Sando in memory of Joe White

Seth & Sharon Stark

Sidney Stark, Jr.

Rodney Young

Fran Zehmer

In bold are those who have shown support for the ASC by making an annual contribution for the past five years or more.

* Members of our Prospero Society Recurring Donation Program

List reflective of donations received between January 1, 2019 – December 17, 2019.