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Our Supporters

New Jersey Theatre Alliance is grateful to the following individuals, corporations, businesses, foundations, organizations, and government agencies for their encouragement and support of our programs and services, as well as our 40th Anniversary Gala. This list represents gifts made between July 1, 2021 and September 1, 2022.

We invite you to add your name to the following list of our supporters by making a gift to the Alliance.

Sustainers ($50,000 or more)

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation


Arts and Cultural Renewal Fund

Joan Rechnitz*

The Grunin Foundation*

Producers ($25,000-$49,999)

Shubert Foundation

Bank of America

The Blanch and Irving Laurie Foundation

Carolyn Ferolito*

New Brunswick Development Corporation*

Directors ($10,000-$24,999)

E.J. Grassmann Trust

Laura Hay*

The Hyde and Watson Foundation

NJ Division of Travel and Tourism

Benefactors ($5,000-$9,999)

Ruth Fost*

Seth Geldzahler*

Carol and Harold Herbert*

Elkus Manfredi Architects*

Langan Engineering*

Mills + Schnoering Architects LLC*

PSEG Foundation*

Union Foundation

Windels Marx*

Sponsors ($2,500-$4,999)

Larry Capo and James Olson*

Donald Ehman and Linda Kinsey*

Jeremy Grunin*

Matthew Lynch*

Charles and Maryann Pascarella*

Stephanie and Matt Rostan*

Fund for New Jersey Blind

Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs and Heritage*

Mayo Performing Arts Center*

Patrons ($1,000-$2,4999)

Laura Aden*

Neha Bhalani, Esq.*

Elizabeth Christopherson*

Etta Denk

Laura Ekstrand and Joseph Zawila*

William Engel

Sharon Harrington*

James Heston*

Howard and Pamela Hirsch*

Thomasina Hyland*

Marshall Jones, III and Chantal Jean-Pierre*

Virginia Johnston

Sharon Karmazin*

John Lynch*

Belinda Roll

Mary Chris Rospond and Marc Podems*

Michael Schnoering and Jennifer Stark

Michael Sencindiver*

Jessica Sporn*

Stuart Weiss*

Paul Whelihan and Ellen Beattie*

ArtPride New Jersey*

Centenary Stage Company*

City National Bank*

Crossroads Theatre Company*

Epic Management, Inc.*

George Street Playhouse*

IBEW Local 456*

Joseph Jingoli & Son, Inc*

KMS Development Partners*

Merrill G. and Emita E. Hastings Foundation

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center*

NJM Insurance Group*

Paper Mill Playhouse*

Penn Rose*

Premiere Stages at Kean University*

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System*

The Growing Stage: The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey*

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey*

US Title Solutions*

Vanguard Theater Company*

Supporters ($500-$999)

Connie Alexis-Laona*

Jennifer Arnoldi*

Robert Bingaman*

Jeanne Barrett

Audrey Bartner*

Anne Blazejak

Meredith Burns

Michael Bzdak and Meredith Arms Bzdak, PHD

Vivian Scott Chew*

Susan and Alan Coen*

Lisa Cooney*

Carol Cronheim*

Chris Coucill*

Patrick and Anita Diegnan*

Patricia and Stewart Docherty*

Ron Forman*

Ralph and Beth Fylstra*

Suzanne Klar and Marc Brummer*

Judith Leone

Olga Levina*

Wendy Liscow*

Emily Mann*

Diane Maroukian

Bonnie Monte*

Kevin O’Brien*

Adam Perle*

Martin and Clare Prentice*

Julie Ellen Prusinowski

Dipan Ray*

Chris Roche*

Arlene Romoff*

Nina Stack and Robert Gould*

Robin Seasock*

Gayle Stahlhuth

Steve Steiner*

Michael Stotts and David Mayhew

Nina Mitchell Wells and Theodore Wells*

John Wooten

Axelrod Performing Arts Center*

Bartley and Dick*

East Lynne Theater Company*

Elizabeth Youth Theater Ensemble*

Jersey City Theatre Center*

Kean Stage*

Lewis Center for the Arts*

Main Street Counseling Center*

Mason Gross School of the Arts*

McCarter Theatre Center*

Montclair Film Festival*

Montclair State University*

Passage Theatre Company*

Stages Consultants LLC*

Surflight Theatre*

Theatre Communications Group*

Yendor Theatre Company*

Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania*


Angels ($100-$499)

Maureen Alexander

Dennis Austin

Virginia Billia

Sharon Burton Turner

Danny Campos*

Jenna Castano*

Janeece Freeman Clark

Deb Cooperman*

Janet and Peter Dickson*

Michael Dundon*

Diane Feldman

William Flahive*

Kevin R. Free*

William Fultz and Gabriel Martinez

Maureen Heffernan and Betsy Stewart*

Chris and Tina Heintz

Larry Hochman*

Michael Hurst

Ann Koeppe

Filomena Machleder*

Lauren Mancuso*

Elizabeth Mattson

Michael Mills

Cheryl Mintz and Harris Richter

Linda Pacotti*

Beth Prevor*

Steve Runk*

Kelly Ryman

Lynn and Donald Siebert

Pamela and William Starkey

Sally and Jim Vagias*

Natalie Watson and Sheila Hatami

Gene Westbrook

Leslie Gayle Williams

Beach Wires

Judith Wooldridge

Art House Productions*

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company*

Eagle Theatre*

Epic Actors’ Workshop*

IATSE Local 21*

Pushcart Players*

Speranza Theatre Company*

The New Jersey Play Lab*

The Theater Project*

Vivid Stage*

*Indicates that some or all of this donor’s gifts were directed toward the 40th Anniversary Ovation Gala 


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