To order tickets, call the Box Office: 773-769-4451

Individual Supporters

Black Ensemble Theater proudly recognizes its numerous partners whose contributions provide major programming, capital and general support. These donors are critical to sustaining our fundamental work at the Black Ensemble Theater.

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  Ruby $25,000 - 49,999

  • James & Esther Bryan
  • Dona & Sam Scott

Jade $10,000 - 24,999

  • James A. & Mary H. Bell
  • Greg & Anna Brown
  • Chaz Ebert
  • Alvin Marley
  • Robbie & D’Rita Robinson
  • Ginny Sykes
  • Don & Liz Thompson
  • Anonymous

Onyx $5,000 - 9,999

  • Jeannie L. Adams
  • Fred Bates & Ellen Benjamin
  • Maree G. Bullock
  • Willie & Marian Carrington
  • Elvin Charity
  • Nelson & Mary Koopman
  • Dr. Paul M. Lisnek
  • Eric & Cheryl McKissack
  • Gregory K. Morris, MD & Debra Gardner Morris
  • Lawrence & Denise Oliver
  • Ted & Susan Oppenheimer
  • Loretta Rosenmayer
  • Allen & Lynn Turner

Garnet $2,500 - 4,999

  • Valarie Bomar
  • Diane Day
  • Dasha Dwin
  • Dr. Marsha Gorens
  • Senator Mattie Hunter
  • J. Thomas Hurvis
  • Michael & Jaqueline Lewis
  • James Lowry
  • Tracie Morris
  • Toni Preckwinkle
  • Andrea Raila
  • Eleva Riley
  • Michele Rogers
  • Toni S. Smith
  • Natalie Spears & Thomas Pace
  • Dr. Willie L. Wilson
  • Seymour Zitomersky & Barbara LaSpesa
  • Andrea & William Zopp

Coral $1,000 - 2,499

  • Alan Bell
  • Dr. Vance "Van" Billups, PhD
  • Shaun & Andrew Block
  • Patti C. Bobb
  • Karen Bowie
  • Kate & Paul Bradley
  • Leah R. Bruno
  • Cheryl Burton
  • John D. Butler Family Fund
  • Trudy & Jeffrey Carr
  • Muriel E. Clair
  • Barbara Curry
  • Catherine & Matthew Denny
  • Prentice Earl & Kathy Hardin Earl
  • Melanie Ehrhart
  • Jon & Alice Erickson
  • Jean Fishbeck & Judith Popovich
  • Cynthia & Carl Forn
  • Tamela & Debra Frazier
  • Donald & Lisa Gardner
  • Norm & Cynthia Goldring
  • Leticia & Michael Gonzalez
  • Jo Ellen & Peter Granson
  • Michele Hooper & Lemuel Seabrook
  • Michael Hora
  • Norman & Marsha James
  • Robert & Rose Johnson
  • Shellie & Ralph Jones
  • Grady & Dorothy Jordan
  • Brian Kabatznick
  • Maureen & Bruce Kleinman
  • Deborah J. Lazar
  • Wendy Manning
  • William Marovitz
  • Michele Coleman Mayes
  • Arlene Mayes-Johnson
  • Gregory & Debra McWright
  • Cecelia & Lawrence Menaker
  • Mary Mitchell
  • Floyd Mittleman
  • Langdon Neal & Jeanette Sublett
  • Michael & Irma Oliver
  • Alexandra Ponce De Leon
  • Anita Ponder
  • Alan Pulaski & Jane Grady
  • Hedy Ratner & Mort Kaplan
  • Ron & Geri Redd
  • Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
  • Scott Schroeder & Tom Pauly
  • Bob & Barbara Sharfman
  • Helen Shiller
  • Bryon & Susan Stanislaw
  • Richard & Nancy Stevens
  • Susan & Dan Stone
  • K. Sujata
  • Dianna L. Thompson
  • Don Thompson
  • Mayor Elizabeth B. Tisdahl
  • Edward Tracy & Denise McGowan Tracy
  • Monroe & Loretta Walton
  • Deonne & Lewis Wright
  • Karen & Henderson Yarbrough
  • Anonymous

Dear Friends $500 - 999

  • Dr. Glenn Aldinger & Mary Constable
  • Anna Anrod
  • David Arms
  • Lun Ye Crim Barefield
  • Stephen & Patricia Blessman
  • Percy & Yasmin Brown
  • Robin L. Brown
  • Marilyn Cantisano
  • Dr. Enid W. Collins
  • Eduardo & Caroline Conrado
  • Lori V. Cook
  • Patricia Cox
  • Kareem Dale
  • Dr. Victor & Joyce Dye
  • Rebecca Fyffe
  • Denise & Gary Gardner
  • Corliss Garner
  • Len & Sandy Golden
  • Patricia Greene
  • Mary Ann & Jim Hynes
  • Tim Jackson
  • Joyce Johnson
  • Edward Kaczmarek & Marie Graham
  • Alfred G. Lewis
  • Robert W. Marwin
  • Marcelle McVay & Dennis Zacek
  • Chlorinda Miller
  • Linda Passaglia
  • Cheryl Pearson-McNeil
  • Joseph & Clare Poupard
  • Lawrence J. & Jacqueline Richardson
  • Dee Robinson
  • Leona Z. Rosenberg
  • Sarah Royster
  • Beth Ryan
  • Don & Susan Schopfer
  • Z. Scott & Robert Allen
  • Diane Sotiros
  • William Spence
  • Joyce Washington
  • Dorothy J. Watson
  • Ann Williams & David Stewart
  • Anonymous

Friends $150 - 499

  • Pablo Acosta
  • M. J. Arons
  • William & La Sheron Bankhead
  • Lun Ye Crim Barefield
  • Maureen Beal
  • Martha & Arthur Bell
  • Sharen Berman
  • William Bettencourt & James White
  • Mary Kay Bottorff
  • Elizabeth Brackett & Peter Martinez
  • Juanona Brewster
  • Karna M. Burkeen
  • Cindy Burrell
  • Edson Burton
  • Brian Butler
  • Pamela Cabrera
  • Madie Cannamore
  • Emily & Tyrone Carter
  • Gloria Castillo
  • Gloria Bond Clunie
  • Larry R. Coe
  • Michael & Mary Jane Cole
  • Gladys M. Coleman
  • Kay Collier
  • Sharon Cross
  • Jeff Cummings
  • Steve & Libby Cummings
  • Margaret Davis
  • Michelle Davis
  • David Demus
  • Daina DeNye
  • Soneina & Dan Dobrick
  • Doug Doetsch & Susan Manning
  • Diane L. Douglass
  • Phil Doukas
  • Marv & Kim Dyson
  • Anne & Sharon Eisendrath
  • Paul & Mattie Ellison
  • Arthur & Sue Elster
  • Candice Evans
  • Barbara Feldman
  • Kash Flournoy-Brazile
  • Don and Rebecca Ford
  • Fellicia Foster
  • Kendall & Charisse Franklin
  • Denise M. Gamble
  • Charles Gardner & Patti Eylar
  • Cornie M. Gardner
  • Linda Gerber, MPA & Dr. Stanford Gerber
  • Wanda Gipson
  • Marla Gordon
  • William R. Gordon
  • Iris & Martin Gradman
  • Billie Jean Gray
  • Thomas R. Green
  • Richard & Tricia Gronlund
  • Susan & Anthony Grosch
  • Bridget Hall
  • Mark & Danisha Hall
  • Julie Hamos & Alan Greiman
  • Deborah Hardaway
  • Bennie Hargrove, Jr.
  • Tom & Bette Harris
  • Lois & Marty Hauselman
  • Jacquelyn Haynes
  • Roosevelt Haywood III
  • Marvin Heiman
  • Gene Hendricks & Bruce Hayes
  • Betty Henson
  • Michael & Deborah Hoffman
  • Christine M. Hughes
  • Perri L. Irmer
  • Debra Jennings-Johnson
  • Ramona Johnson
  • Martha Judge
  • Martin & Susanne Kanter
  • Gary & Irene Karczewski
  • Marilyn Katz
  • Marlene Kimbrough
  • Burnette & Marcella King
  • Valerie King
  • Katherine Kinney
  • Harold & Robin Krinsky
  • Bridget & Thomas Lamont
  • Ruby Larkin
  • Tom Lembo
  • Clyde & Tremayne Lemons
  • Sandye & Wayne Lerner
  • Larry Loving
  • Dr. Henri & Arlynn Manasse
  • Tina Manikas
  • Barbara A. Matthews
  • Judy C. Matthews
  • Ronald & Tracey Maxwell
  • Carol Ann Mayer & James Littwin
  • Helorna N. McFall
  • Lyle & Katrina Miller
  • Adorn & Barry Mitchell
  • T. Kari Mitchell
  • Reginaldo & Jennifer Montague
  • Peggy A. Montes
  • Ronald & Daisy Neal
  • James & Rhonda Nissen
  • Frantz & McGhee Williams Osse
  • Joan J. Owens
  • Carolyn Palmer
  • Danita Patterson
  • Jeffrey Paul
  • Kristin M. Perkins
  • Drs. Lamorris & Carmella Perry
  • Evie & Lawrence Plofsky
  • Robert Pockmire
  • Ken & Maria Poeppelmeier
  • Bernard Porter
  • Jerry H. Proffit
  • Sandra & Tim Rand
  • Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Reece
  • Charles & Barbara Reeder
  • Judith Reicin & Charles Victor
  • Ron & Alyta Reicin
  • Al Reid
  • Ed & Lavada Robinson
  • Barbara Rose
  • Mia Sachs
  • Bettylu Saltzman
  • Steven A. Salzman
  • Cindy Sam
  • Mark Schendel
  • Kunal Sen & Nisha Ruparel Sen
  • Julie Sondgerath
  • Betty Spearman
  • Mr. & Mrs. George P. Schwertfeger
  • Alysia Tate
  • Willie Marie Taylor
  • Cristal Thomas
  • Ronald & Erica Thompson
  • Roy Turner & Rita Linzy-Turner
  • Carmita Vaughan
  • Monica L. Walker
  • James Waller
  • Delores E. Warner
  • David & Rose Washington
  • Barbara & Janai Watkins
  • Gene & Sharon Whitehorn
  • Inett Williams
  • Jeremiah D. & Saundra Williams
  • Joel Williams
  • Joseph P. Williams Jr.
  • Susan Winer
  • Anonymous
 

 

 

Includes donors who made gifts between January 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016. Please contact the development office at 773.754.3917 regarding corrections to this listing.