In our fifth season, your support allows Detroit Public Theatre to continue our artistic and community programs. DPT is a not-for-profit theatre, and our work is made possible by donors like you.


Please make a tax-deductible donation today and join us in building and sustaining Detroit Public Theatre.


Thank you, and we hope to see you at the theatre soon!


If you would prefer to send a check, 
please send it to the address below:

Detroit Public Theatre
684 W. Baltimore Street, #203
Detroit, MI 48202

Please make checks payable to Detroit Public Theatre
DPT's EIN is 47-3449342.

Gifts of any size make a difference! Choose a donation amount below, or consider making an add-on contribution or rounding up your order when you buy tickets.

  • $50

  • $100

  • $250

  • $500

  • $2500

  • $5000

  • Ensemble Player: $10,000

  • Best Supporting Player: $15,000

  • Leading Player: $25,000

If you've got questions about donating to DPT, Producing Artistic Director Sarah Winkler would love to answer them! Click here to send her an email.

 

Founding Donors

We are profoundly grateful for the visionary support of our Founding Donors. The leadership, advocacy, and extraordinary generosity of these donors have brought Detroit Public Theatre to life.

Robert A. and Maggie Allesee
Julie and Peter Cummings
Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg
Debbie and John Erb
Lauren and Phillip Fisher

Catherine and Nathan Forbes
Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman
Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.
Maeva and Xavier Mosquet
Ann V. and James B. Nicholson

Lisa A. Payne
Martie and Bob Sachs
Jeffrey Seller
Julie and Bobby Taubman
Sarah Winkler and Simon Leopold


2019-20 Leadership Donor Levels

Leading Player - $25,000    
Debbie and John Erb
Catherine and Nathan Forbes
Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.
Ann V. and James B. Nicholson 
Julie and Bobby Taubman
Carol and Peter Walters
Sarah Winkler and Simon Leopold

Best Supporting Player - $15,000
Mary Ann and Robert Gorlin  
Maeva and Xavier Mosquet
The Peck Foundation

Ensemble Player - $10,000
Anonymous
Robert A. and Maggie Allesee
Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg
Martie and Bob Sachs
Jeffrey Seller


2019-20 Sustainer Donor Levels


 $5,000-9,999                    
Anonymous
Mona and Richard Alonzo
In honor of Andrew L. & Gayle Shaw Camden
Gretchen and Ethan Davidson
Phillip Wm. Fisher
Annmarie and Neil Hawkins
Erica Peresman and David Jaffe
PublicCity
West End Studios
Dr. Brian Young

 $2,500-4,999
Wendy Batiste-Johnson
Katherine Bradford and Greg Leopold
Nina Essman and Jon Freeman
Brooke and Alfred Fisher
Susan and Bobby Gordon
Anessa & David Kramer

Jimmy Nederlander
Christie Peck and Buck Baker
Bobbi and Stephen Polk

$1,000-2,499

Alan Ackerman
Daniel Bates
Courtney and Adam Burkett
Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden
Sarah Clare and Chris Corporandy
Linda Dresner and Ed Levy, Jr.
Elyse and David Foltyn
Sylvia and Dr. Marvin Gordon
Jan and Chris Heaphy
Niki and Bobby Johnson
Carol A. Johnston
Helen and Marty Katz
Julia & Donald Keim
Patricia Keros and Todd Tesen

Bonnie Larson
Dr. Carol Levin
Stacie and George Levy
Arlene and John Lewis
Maureen Martin
Ronald Martin
Kelly McCreary
Rebecca and John McNaughton
Jonathan Mills
Felicia E. Molnar
Joyce and Dan Pariser
Sarah Prues Hecker and Todd Hecker
Nancy Rothfeder
Judith and Howard Sims
Scott Thomsen
Elizabeth Tintinalli
Peter Van Dyke
Ebow Vroom
Marcy and Eric Weisberg
Be & Paul Wright


$500-999                                                  
Denita Banks-Sims and Glenn Sims
Julie & Joseph Beals
Judith A. Belknap
Arianna Bergamaschi and Olivier Francois
Laeva Brachman
Avern Cohn
Denise and Richard David
Beth and Jeff Davidson
Jonathan DeGaynor
Sarah and Bob Dodge
Lucy Faust
Elane and David Feldman
Dorothy and Larry Fobes
Kristen R. and Carl Gross
Mickey Guisewite and John DeCerchio
Andrea and Jason Jones
Adeena Karsseboom
Isinsu and Artun Kircali
Elizabeth and James Klein
Sharyanne and Dr. Arnold Kollin
Lois and Eugene Miller
Marsha and Jeff Miro
Patricia Mooradian
Dominique Morisseau
 

Alicia and John Nicholson
Patricia and Henry Nickol
Anna Owens
Anne H. Parsons and Donald Dietz
Sonia and Tom Pastore
Tricia Ruby
Marcia Ruff and Tom Wilkinson
Mary Schakel
Michelle and Scott Segal
Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo
Eva Von Voss

$250-499
Kari Alterman
Patti Aron
Liz and Eliot Bank
Marian Barnes
Joanna and Marc Boeckl
Paul Bohn
Chris Burney
Denise and David Currin
Debbie Distefano
Mary and Terry Earls
Leslie Erb Liedtke
Sujana Gundlapalli

Mary Ellen Hoy and Jim Keller
Gerald Klein
Eric Linder
Jessica Litman and Jonathan Weinberg
Lori Lutz and Greg Gamalski
Ann and Dr. Bruce Margolis
Jennifer and Jeff Mertz
Lynne Metty
Maralee & Thomas Meyer
James Michelson
Terry Naini
Ronald Northrup
Edward Parks
Kimberly Peterson
Judith Pickering
Evelyn Renkert
David Schon
Devin and Corey Scillian
Michael Shriver
Dr. Wendy Soubel and Dr. John Arnold
Susan Sovel
Kathryn Sussman
Mike and Nadia Tremonti
Margaret and Larry Van Meter
Donna and Jeffrey Vanneste
Dr. Barbara Weldon


$1-249                                                      
Evan Adams
Kate Adams
Rachel Alderman
Susan Allen
Rachel Allison
Brenda Anderson
Anonymous
Robert Anthony
Elizabeth Applebaum
Betsy Appleton
Sandra Asuquo
Alice Audie-Figueroa
Lynne Avadenka
Sherrine Azab
Jamison Baggett
Benjamin Bailey
Alan Ball
Nina Barlow Glover
Arlene Barris
Ellen Bates-Brackett
Jessica Bauman
Ilana and Kevin Beltz
Susan Benedict
Vivienne Benesch
Teri Lamm & Zak Berkman
Sherry Bierkle
Liz Blondy
Janis Bobrin
Joanna Boeckl
David Bogojevich
Silvia and Bob Bogojevich
Rory Bolger
Jordan Brackett
Cynthia Brody
Juanita Brown
Solomon Brown
Joseph Bruce
Susan Buckler
Melissa Bunker
Ava and Walter Butzu
Laura Buus
Joel Calvert
Emily Camiener and Marc Schwartz
Kip and Sherry Cantrick
Karen and Joseph Caserio
Karen Chappelle
Deborah Cherrin
Carol Cholmakjian
Jessica Christopher
Alison Christy
Rose Marie Ciccone
Catherine Coffey
Timothy Coffey
Jill Cohen
Bryan Conroy
Connie and Richard Cowper
Dale Dallaire
Kalisha Davis
Susan Davis
Allison de Windt Hull
Jacqueline Dedo
Rowena Demio
David Dempsey
Erica Denham
Janet Dettloff
Dennis Dillworth
Stefanie Din
Kitty Dubim
Maggie Durant
Tamela Ekstrom Derian
Ron Elkus
Elizabeth Erb
Becky Faber
Brandon Faber
Kayne Ferrier
Charlene Firestone
Steven Fisher
James Fisk
William Fitzharris
Yolanda Fleischer
Jacqueline Flood
Mabel Flowers
Arnetta C. Ford
Kim Fracassa
Etan Frankel
Robert Fried
Melissa Friedman and Ron Russell
Chris Frost
Laurie Fundukian
Patricia and Paul Gackenbach
Sharlene Gage
Eleanor Gamalski


Dana Gamarra
Julia Garlotte
Gayle Gaston
Carolyn Geck
Animesh Ghoshal
Nancy Gingrich
Linda and James Gobeski
Barbara and Paul Goodman
Sylvia Gorte
John Grandstaff
Ken Grant
Leslie Graves
Ned Greenberg
Cara Greene Epstein
Allison Grekin
Emily Grekin
Meghan Grover
Thomas Guastello
Jerry Gutman
Marcus Haney
Heather Hanneman
Bill Hansen
Deborah Hansen
Robert Hansen
Bill Hayhow
Candace Hemphill
Jeremy Hermann
Henrietta Hermelin Weinberg
Wendy Hiller
JP Hitseman
Lisa Hodge Kander and Ken Kander
Jordan Hodges
Melissa & Jeff Holland
Kate and Jeromy Hopgood
Melissa Hutcheson
Melissa Johnson
Monique Johnson
Kennikki and Edmund Jones
Jay Kaplan
Kathryn Kates
Barbara Keteyian
Anne Killheffer
Joann King
Gaia Klotz
Anna Kohn
Laura & Marty Kohn
Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian
Mitchell Koory
Zina and Michael Kramer
Mary Lams
Christa & Bryan Lark
Meria Larson
Christin Lee
Elizabeth Lee
Zachary Leopold
Elisabeth Lewis Corley
Camilla and Bill Liebold
Dr. Susan Linn
Rosemary Little and Marvin Winkler
David Livingston
Kate LoConti
David Lundy
Anne Magreta
Hugh Maguire
Jennifer Maisel
Brian Marable
Caroline Marks
Quincy Marr
Thomas Matich
Lisa Matye
Phillip Mayor
Vernadette McAllister
Kathleen McMahon
Molly McMahon
Heather Meyers
Lindsay Michocki
Colleen Miller
Sarah & Kenneth Miller
Mike Mitchell
Dr. Iuliana Niculescu
Patrice Nolan
Chuk Nowak
Erin O’Niell DiMarco
Beth Pacifico
Jenifer Paine
Maureen and Sean Paraventi
Tina Paraventi
Maggie Patton
Caleb Paull
Lynda Paull
Tamar Paull


Kate Peckham and Chris Korte
Michael Perreca
Sue and Bob Perrish
Jessica Petelle
Marya Peters
Madelyn Porter
Willie Quinn
Linda Rabin Hammell
Jenn Rae Moore
Aaron Radelet
Stephanie Ramirez
Natalie Redmond
Barbara Reehl
Tara Reeser
Marie Reimers
J. Michael Rembor
Jessica Ross
Cheryl Rossman
Lisa Rothe
Loretta Ryder
Alvin Saperstein
Jerrie Sasson
Rosyln Schindler
Rachel Schnoll
Peter and Miriam Seagle
Daniel Sharkey
Bonnie Sheehy Nielsen
Matthew Turner Shelton
Michael Shelton
Susan Shelton
Wendy Shepherd and Ken Hershenson
Frannie Shepherd-Bates and John Bogojevich
Karen Sheridan
Susan Shields
Mallory Shiffman
Michael Shriver
Kutah Sillah
Pam Silva
Molly Smith Metzler
Deborah Smith Pollard
Julie Smith Yolles
James Sones
Bruce Sottles
Dawn Spicer-Dake
Michael Staebler
Lori and John Stefek
Jillian Sterritt
Christine Stier
Valencia & Marlowe Stoudamire
Margaret Strobel-Donofrio
Joe Tangari
Norma and Chris Tanner
Scott Taylor
Ann and Steve Templeton
Katie Terpstra
Kelly Theisen
Daniel Thompson
Margaret Thorp
Nick Tobier
Thomas P. Traub
Claire Trepanier
Jeannine Tyree
Jan Ulrich
Angus Vail
Marie Vande Hey
Rose Ann Wade
Dr. Eliot Wagenheim
Patrice Walsh
Deborah Walters
Brit Ward
Steven Ward
Randi and Dale Watchowski
Jamie Weeder
Amy Weinstein
Madeline Weldon
Katherine and Chris Werthmann
Samantha White
Susan Whitlock
Barbara Whitman
Josie Whittlesey
Michelle & Max Wiener
Daisy Williams
Ross Williams
Amelia B. Winkler
Deborah and Doug Wood
Jessica Yan
Susan Yashinksy
Roberta Young
Starla Zehr


Detroit Public Theatre is also deeply grateful to our past and current Corporate, Foundation, and Government funders for their generous support of our programs and productions.


A Beautiful World Fund of the Maine Community Foundation
Awesome Foundation-Ann Arbor Chapter
Beaumont Health
Chemical Bank - A Division of TCF National Bank
Comerica Charitable Giving
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
The Detroit Shoppe at Somerset Collection
Doner Advertising
Downtown Detroit Partnersip
The DTE Energy Foundation
Eileen Fisher

The Emily List Fund for Performing Arts Therapy
Flagstar Bank
The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
The Forbes Company
The Ford Motor Company Fund
Hudson Webber Foundation
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Kenwal Steel
The Marjorie and Maxwell Jospey Foundation
MGM Grand Detroit
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Michigan Humanities Council

Midtown Detroit, Inc.
National Endowment for the Arts
The Peck Foundation
PNC Foundation
Quicken Loans
The Shubert Foundation
The Skillman Foundation
Somerset Collection
St. John Providence
Union Joints
Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation
WeWork


List as of August 19, 2019.




We are grateful for the support of our show sponsors and our season sponsors.