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

2018-19 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  
The Peck Foundation

Ensemble Player - $10,000
Robert A. and Maggie Allesee
Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg
Maeva & Xavier Mosquet
Jeffrey Seller

2018-19 Sustainer Donor Levels

In honor of Andrew L. & Gayle Shaw Camden
Gretchen and Ethan Davidson
Annmarie and Neil Hawkins
Erica Peresman and David Jaffe
Martie and Bob Sachs
West End Studios

Wendy Batiste-Johnson
Katherine Bradford and Greg Leopold
Nina Essman and Jon Freeman
Brooke and Alfred Fisher

Anessa & David Kramer
Jimmy Nederlander
Bobbi and Stephen Polk


Daniel Bates
Courtney and Adam Burkett
Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden
Sarah Clare and Chris Corporandy
Susan and Bobby 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 & George Levy
Maureen Martin
Ronald Martin
Felicia E. Molnar
Joyce and Dan Pariser
Christie Peck and Buck Baker
Sarah Prues Hecker & Todd Hecker
Nancy Rothfeder
Judith and Howard Sims
Scott Thomsen
Peter Van Dyke
Ebow Vroom
Marcy and Eric Weisberg
Be & Paul Wright
Dr. Brian Young

Julie & Joseph Beals
Judith A. Belknap
Arianna Bergamaschi and Olivier Francois
Laeva Brachman
Avern Cohn
Jonathan DeGaynor
Sarah & Bob Dodge
Linda Dresner and Ed Levy, Jr.
Elane and David Feldman
Sylvia and Dr. Marvin Gordon
Mickey Guisewite and John DeCerchio
Adeena Karsseboom
Elizabeth & James Klein
Lois and Eugene Miller
Marsha and Jeff Miro
Patricia Mooradian
Dominique Morisseau
Alicia and John Nicholson
Anna Owens

Anne H. Parsons and Donald Dietz
Sonia and Tom Pastore
Robert Rosowski
Tricia Ruby
Marcia Ruff and Tom Wilkinson
Mary Schakel
Michelle and Scott Segal
Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo
Elizabeth Tintinalli
Eva Von Voss

Liz and Eliot Bank
Denita Banks-Sims and Glenn Sims
Joanna and Marc Boeckl
Paul Bohn
Denise and David Currin
Debbie Distefano
Mary and Terry Earls
Leslie Erb Liedtke
Lucy Faust
Dorothy and Larry Fobes

Sujana Gundlapalli
Mary Ellen Hoy and Jim Keller
Sharyanne and Dr. Arnold Kollin
Arlene and John Lewis
Eric Linder
Ann and Dr. Bruce Margolis
Jennifer & Jeff Mertz
Lynne Metty
Maralee & Thomas Meyer
James Michelson
Terry Naini
Edward Parks
Kimberly Peterson
Judith Pickering
Evelyn Renkert
David Schon
Devin and Corey Scillian
Michael Shriver
Dr. Wendy Soubel and Dr. John Arnold
Mike and Nadia Tremonti
Margaret and Larry Van Meter
Donna and Jeffrey Vanneste

Alan Ackerman
Evan Adams
Rachel Alderman
Rachel Allison
Brenda Anderson
Robert Anthony
Elizabeth Applebaum
Betsy Appleton
Sandra Asuquo
Jamison Baggett
Benjamin Bailey
Nina Barlow Glover
Ellen Bates-Brackett
Jessica Bauman
Ilana and Kevin Beltz
Susan Benedict
Liz Blondy
David Bogojevich
Silvia and Bob Bogojevich
Rory Bolger
Cynthia Brody
Juanita Brown
Solomon Brown
Joseph Bruce
Susan Buckler
Ava and Walter Butzu
Laura Buus
Joel Calvert
Emily Camiener and Marc Schwartz
Kip and Sherry Cantrick
Karen and Joseph Caserio
Karen Chappelle
Carol Cholmakjian
Jessica Christopher
Catherine Coffey
Timothy Coffey
Jill Cohen
Bryan Conroy
Connie and Richard Cowper
Kalisha Davis
Susan Davis
Jacqueline Dedo
Rowena Demio
Erica Denham
Dennis Dillworth
Stefanie Din
Maggie Durant
Tamela Ekstrom Derian
Ron Elkus
Elizabeth Erb
Becky Faber
Brandon Faber
Steven Fisher
William Fitzharris
Arnetta C. Ford
Robert Fried
Melissa Friedman and Ron Russell
Chris Frost
Laurie Fundukian
Sharlene Gage
Eleanor Gamalski
Dana Gamarra
Gayle Gaston
Animesh Ghoshal
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
Jerry Gutman
Marcus Haney
Bill Hansen
Deborah Hansen
Candace Hemphill
Jeremy Hermann
Henrietta Hermelin Weinberg
Wendy Hiller
Lisa Hodge Kander and Ken Kander
Jordan Hodges
Melissa & Jeff Holland
Kate and Jeromy Hopgood
Melissa Hutcheson
Monique Johnson
Andrea and Jason Jones
Kennikki and Edmund Jones
Kathryn Kates
Barbara Keteyian
Anne Killheffer
Joann King
Gerald Klein
Gaia Klotz
Laura & Marty Kohn
Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian
Mitchell Koory
Zina and Michael Kramer
Mary Lams
Christa & Bryan Lark
Christin Lee
Elizabeth Lee
Zachary Leopold
Elisabeth Lewis Corley
Dr. Susan Linn
Jessica Litman and Jonathan Weinberg
Rosemary Little and Marvin Winkler
David Livingston
Kate LoConti
David Lundy
Lori Lutz and Greg Gamalski
Anne Magreta
Hugh Maguire
Brian Marable
Caroline Marks
Quincy Marr
Thomas Matich
Lisa Matye
Phillip Mayor
Vernadette McAllister
Kathleen McMahon
Heather Meyers
Lindsay Michocki
Colleen Miller
Sarah & Kenneth Miller
Mike Mitchell
Dr. Iuliana Niculescu
Patrice Nolan
Erin O’Niell DiMarco
Beth Pacifico
Jenifer Paine
Maureen Paraventi
Tina Paraventi
Caleb Paull

Tamar Paull
Kate Peckham and Chris Korte
Michael Perreca
Sue and Bob Perrish
Jessica Petelle
Marya Peters
Madelyn Porter
Willie Quinn
Jenn Rae Moore
Stephanie Ramirez
Natalie Redmond
Barbara Reehl
Jessica Ross
Cheryl Rossman
Loretta Ryder
Alvin Saperstein
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
Michael Shriver
Kutah Sillah
Pam Silva
Julie Smith Yolles
Bruce Sottles
Dawn Spicer-Dake
Michael Staebler
Lori Stefek
Christine Stier
Valencia & Marlowe Stoudamire
Margaret Strobel-Donofrio
Kathryn Sussman
Norma and Chris Tanner
Scott Taylor
Katie Terpstra
Daniel Thompson
Margaret Thorp
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
Randi and Dale Watchowski
Amy Weinstein
Dr. Barbara Weldon
Katherine and Chris Werthmann
Samantha White
Barbara Whitman
Josie Whittlesey
Michelle & Max Wiener
Daisy Williams
Ross Williams
Amelia B. Winkler
Deborah and Doug Wood
Jessica Yan
Susan Yashinksy
Jillian Zylinski

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
Comerica Charitable Giving
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
The Detroit Shoppe at Somerset Collection
Doner Advertising
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 Skillman Foundation
Somerset Collection
St. John Providence
Union Joints
Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation

List as of April 4, 2019.

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