NEW DRAMATISTS ANNUAL FUND DONORS, JULY 2015 - JUNE 2016

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Contributors to New Dramatists

New Dramatists’ playwright development program is completely supported by contributed income. Generous contributions from a wide range of individual, foundation, corporate, government and legacy donors help New Dramatists fulfill its mission of investing in an ever-evolving company of playwrights, who, in turn, enrich the field with their dynamic, creative voices.

The playwrights, board of directors, and staff of New Dramatists extend our deepest thanks to all those listed below for their support.

This list reflects contributions made between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. Every effort is made to ensure this list is complete and accurate. If you have questions, additions or changes, please contact Director of Development Christie Brown at (212) 757-6960 x.5468, or email her at ChristieBrown@newdramatists.org. Visit http://newdramatists.org/our-supporters to view a current donor list.

LEGACY GIVING TO NEW DRAMATISTS

JERRY A. TISHMAN PLAYWRIGHTS CREATIVITY FUND New Dramatists is honored to have received a Leadership Bequest gift from Jerry A. Tishman, which will underwrite the next 15 years’ worth of New Dramatists’ Creativity Fund work sessions. In honor of his extraordinary support of these deeply effective extended development opportunities, the initiative has been re-named the Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund.

Legacy Gifts received to date: Throughout our 67 years of service to playwrights, Legacy Gifts have proven to be a stabilizing and essential part of our institutional funding.
Robert Anderson
Arnold Auerbach
Charles Bowden & Paula Laurence
Sumner Locke Elliott
Shannon D. Fullam
Rhea Gaisner
John Golden
Albert Hackett & Frances Goodrich
Nancy Hamilton
Ronald S. Konecky
Edwin Kruse
Dorothy Lindsay
Zilla Lippmann
Tad Mosel
Michaela O'Harra
Kerttu Shubert & John Shubert
Jerry A. Tishman Living Trust
Lily Turner

BEQUEST PLEDGES: A number of long-time friends and supporters of New Dramatists have pledged bequest gifts to the organization. At this time, these donors prefer to remain anonymous.

  • $75,000+
  • Joanne Jacobson
  • Scherman Foundation/Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • Time Warner Foundation
  • Jerry A. Tishman Living Trust
  • $25,000 - $74,999
  • Charlotte & David Ackert
  • The Howard Gilman Foundation
  • The John Golden Fund
  • Jerome Foundation
  • Isobel Robins Konecky
  • Frederick Loewe Foundation
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Princess Grace Foundation-USA
  • The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
  • $10,000 - $24,999
  • Bob Boyett
  • Betsy and Alan D. Cohn Foundation
  • Distracted Globe Foundation
  • Milos & Martina Forman
  • The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
  • Frederic W. Cook & Co.
  • The Kleban Foundation
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP/Seth Gelblum
  • Marks Paneth LLP/Robert Kuchner, Mark D'Ambrosi
  • Stacey Mindich Productions
  • The New York Community Trust - Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • David & Susan Rahm
  • The Ted Snowdon Foundation
  • Barry & Fran Weissler
  • Barbara Whitman
  • $5,000 - $9,999
  • Jenny Ewing Allen
  • Susan Heller Anderson
  • Axe-Houghton Foundation
  • Dori Berinstein
  • Kirsten Berkman & Eric Winikoff
  • Janet Cohn Slosberg & Mike Slosberg
  • Jim Dale
  • DeWitt Stern Group, Inc./Jolyon F. Stern
  • Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Friendship Ambassadors Foundation in memory of Barbara Barondess MacLean
  • Seth Gelblum & Orren Alperstein
  • Jujamcyn Theaters
  • Howard & Janet Kagan
  • Susan & David Kraus
  • LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
  • Robin Lynn & Larry Blumberg
  • Josephine Merck
  • Daryl Roth
  • Samuel French, Inc.
  • Schreck Rose Dapello & Adams/Nancy A. Rose
  • The Shubert Organization
  • Silver Mountain Foundation for the Arts
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Kenneth Stefin
  • Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman
  • The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation
  • $2,500 - $4,999
  • Abrams Artists Agency
  • Alchemation/Theatrical Matters
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Hilaria & Alec Baldwin
  • Broadway Across America & Broadway.com/John Gore
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Mark D'Ambrosi
  • The Dramatists Guild Fund, Inc.
  • The Durst Organization
  • Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
  • Friars Foundation
  • The Producers of HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
  • Carole Shorenstein Hays
  • Willy Holtzman & Sylvia Shepard
  • Charles Hyman
  • Janover LLC/David Rosenzweig
  • Off-Broadway Angels/Charlotte & David Ackert, Janet Cohn Slosberg & Mike Slosberg, Chuck Spence, Jane Stanicki
  • Patricia Brown Specter
  • Tams-Witmark Music Library, inc.
  • Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.
  • Abbie Van Nostrand
  • John W. Weidman
  • William Morris Endeavor (WME)
  • $1,000 - $2,499
  • Alexander Achilleos
  • Catherine Adler Productions
  • Barbara Bell Cumming Foundation
  • Bespoke Theatricals
  • Stephanie Dalton
  • Disney Theatrical Productions
  • The Dodgers/Michael David
  • Karen Fisher
  • Barbara Freitag
  • Roy Furman
  • Galbraith & Company
  • Melissa James Gibson
  • Jerry Heymann
  • Wolf & Rita Jakubowski
  • Leanne Lachman
  • Angela Lansbury Shaw/The Corymore Foundation
  • The Lucille Lortel Foundation
  • Magid Family Fund/Lyndsay Magid
  • John L. McHugh Foundation
  • Francis Neuwirth
  • New York Marriott Marquis Hotel
  • Marsha Norman
  • Open Society Foundations Employee Matching Gift Program
  • Naomi & Stuart Paley
  • F. Richard Pappas
  • Paradigm Talent Agency
  • Playscripts, Inc.
  • Joan & Robert Rechnitz
  • Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal
  • Ann & Thomas Unterberg
  • Ronald Wallace & Judy Rasmuson
  • West 44th Street Better Block Association
  • $250 - $999
  • Judith Ann Abrams Productions
  • Actors' Fund of America
  • Patricia Addiss
  • Lynn Ahrens
  • Bob & Petra Allen
  • Jill Allgauer
  • Jorg Allgauer
  • James H. Anderson and Jeanne L. Camin
  • Christine Baranski
  • Robert J.K. Barnett
  • Rinne Groff and David Becker
  • Louisa Benton
  • Kirsten Berkman & Eric Winikoff
  • Anne L. Bernstein
  • Jed Bernstein
  • David Binder
  • Beth Blickers/APA Agency
  • Rena G. Bransten
  • Christie Brown & Gary Sloan
  • Elliot & Victoria Brown
  • Elissa Burke & Alec Stais
  • Javier Bustillos
  • Bridget Carpenter
  • Lori Tan Chinn
  • Mary Cossette
  • Allen P. Davis III
  • Paula Kaminsky Davis
  • Jamie deRoy
  • Erik Ehn
  • Bonnie Englebardt
  • Phyllis & Sam Feder
  • Wendy Federman
  • Cherry Lane Theater
  • Pam Fisher
  • Thomas M. Fontana
  • The Dan Goggin Nunsense Charitable Trust
  • Candy Gold
  • Joan Stacke Graham
  • Susan Gurman
  • Leah Hamos
  • Jane Harmon
  • Laura Harrington & David Rosen
  • Linda Healey/theaterhound.com
  • Stephen & Ruth Hendel
  • Arlene Hutton
  • Rolin Jones
  • Ellen and Lawrence Joseph
  • Barry Jay Kaplan
  • Heni Koenigsberg
  • Robert & Fran Kraus
  • Nancy Kuhn and Bernard W. Nussbaum, The Nussbaum/Kuhn Foundation
  • Carol Lamberg
  • Nina Lannan
  • Harding & Gloria Lemay
  • Quincy Long & Kathleen Dimmick
  • Donald Margulies & Lynn Street
  • Mark Family Foundation
  • George Mayer
  • Terrence McNally
  • Emily Morse
  • Eduardo Muchado
  • Music Theatre International
  • James Nicholson
  • Lynn Nottage
  • Joey Parnes Productions
  • Shirley E. Pinnow
  • Joyce Randolph
  • Ron Riley & Cheri Magid
  • Sung and Helen Rno
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein: An Imagem Company
  • David Rosenzweig
  • Joel Ruark & Cheryl Pinnow
  • Sarah Ruhl
  • Morley and Jane Safer
  • Jay O. Sanders & Maryann Plunkett
  • Jocelyn Sawyer
  • Mark Scharfman
  • Lisa Schultz and Ezriel Kornel
  • SDC/Laura Penn
  • Jack Shannon & Jean Passanante
  • Robert A. Siegel
  • Signature Bank/Barbara Von Borstel
  • Paul Slee
  • Betty Ann Besch Solinger
  • Diana Son & Michael Cosaboom
  • Jon & Sydney Stern
  • Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation
  • Megan Terry and JoAnn Schmielman
  • Theatre Development Fund
  • J. Michael Thomas
  • John and Kathy von Hartz
  • Disney Employee Matching Gifts
  • Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema
  • Claudia Weill
  • Nancy Bendiner & Jim Weiss
  • Mac Wellman
  • Peregrine Whittlesey
  • Kathryn Williams and Alan Davis
  • Francis H. Williams
  • UP TO $249
  • David Adjmi
  • Morgan & Heather Allen
  • Mr. & Ms. O. Kelley Anderson
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • AO International
  • Herbert Appleman
  • Lynn Bailey & Zach Grenier
  • John Baran and Tiffany Kleeman Baran
  • Suzanne Pred Bass
  • Jessica Bauman
  • Stephen and Bobbi Berkman
  • Zeke & Sara Berlin
  • Susan Bernfield
  • Lee Blessing & Melanie Marnich
  • Jami Brandli
  • Deborah Brevoort
  • Jim & Rhea Brown
  • Monica Byrne
  • Rosalie Calabrese
  • Lewis John Carlino
  • Eugenie A. Chan
  • Helen & Murray Charash
  • Nancy Cooperstein Charney
  • Mary Clohan
  • Darrah Cloud & Dave Owens
  • Martin Cohen
  • Ronald & Lynn Cohen
  • Charlotte Colavin
  • Lois & Joel Coleman
  • Sarah Corey
  • Bob & Dorothy Courtney
  • Migdalia Cruz
  • Lisa J. D'Amour
  • Blythe Danner
  • Richard Dresser
  • Elaine Edelman
  • Elizabeth Egloff
  • Elmwood Country Club
  • Jahna Ferron-Smith
  • Catherine Filloux & John Daggett
  • Stephanie Fleischmann
  • Naomi Freistadt
  • Mary Gallagher
  • Eduardo Garcia
  • Madeleine George
  • Nelsa Gidney & Jordan Ringel
  • Ilsa Gilbert
  • Samantha Godfrey
  • June & Ted Goldberg
  • Arlene Goldman
  • Zabryna Guevara
  • Deborah Gutoff Gault and Jack Gault
  • Susan Haig
  • Bernard & Shirley Handel
  • Sheldon & Margery Harnick
  • R. Bruce Harper
  • Andrew Harris
  • Ed Harris & Amy Madigan
  • James Heilman
  • Annie Henk
  • Mercedes Herrero
  • Hannah Hessel
  • George Holets
  • Gillian Holmes
  • Dr. Robert F. Horowitz
  • Quiara Alegria Hudes
  • Sooyoung Hwang
  • Judith Ivey and Tim Braine
  • Mark Jacoby
  • Jana Jevnikar
  • Jane Jones
  • Amanda Kate Joshi
  • Erich Jungwirth
  • Lee Kalcheim
  • Phyllis Kasparian
  • Wendy Kesselman
  • Sherry Kramer
  • Lisa Kron
  • Fran Kumin
  • Mildred Kuner
  • Rose Lansbury
  • Naomi Lazarus
  • Richard LeComte and Jennifer Greer
  • Michael Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza
  • Peter and Anne Lloyd
  • Lonnie Carter
  • Carol & Peter Mack
  • Wendy MacLeod
  • Ellen Maddow & Paul Zimet
  • Janet & Dennis Magid
  • Dorothy Marcic
  • Mark Margolis
  • Leigh Marshall
  • Tony Marzani
  • Michael Masterson
  • Ellen McLaughlin
  • Michael Mendelsohn
  • Marlane Meyer
  • Shaun Mitchell
  • Debra Monk
  • Jennifer Morris
  • Christianna Nelson
  • Ann Nicholas
  • Victoria Nolan
  • Matthew Paul Olmos
  • Shelly Oria
  • OyamO
  • James Perakis
  • Ben Pesner
  • Jacquelyn Reingold
  • Meredith Robbins
  • J.T. Rogers
  • Beverly Rubin Morris
  • Charles & Ruth Russell
  • Francesca Russo Architects
  • Julie Semel
  • John Patrick Shanley
  • Mike Shapiro & Peggy Stafford
  • Ted and Mary Jo Shen
  • Jane Shepard
  • Jerry & Beverly Siegel
  • Janice Simpson
  • Ray Sipherd
  • Donald H. Siskind
  • Steven Somkin & Naomi Spatz
  • Michael Sommers
  • Maggi & Mark St. Germain
  • Deborah Stein & Andy Horwitz
  • Maria Striar
  • Gary Sunshine
  • Eugene Tawiah
  • Daniel Therriault
  • Ms. Cori Thomas
  • Michele Travis
  • John Walch
  • Sturgis Warner
  • Anne Washburn
  • Tara Welty
  • Donald & Martha Wollner
  • Joel & Doris Wyman
  • Susan Yankowitz
  • Marilyn Zesch
  • IN-KIND
  • Alexander Achilleos/The Place Restaurant
  • Charlotte & David Ackert
  • Susan Heller Anderson
  • DeWitt Stern Group/Jolyon F. Stern
  • Dramatists Play Service
  • Google, Inc.
  • Joanne Jacobson
  • Janover LLC/David Rosenzweig
  • Isobel Robins Konecky
  • Susan & David Kraus
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP/Seth Gelblum
  • Microsoft, Inc.
  • New Dramatists Resident Playwrights
  • Proskauer Rose/Peter Sherwin
  • Samuel French, Inc.
  • Janet Cohn Slosberg
  • West 44th Street Block Association

    New Dramatists’ programs are made possible, in part, by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature. The Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund is sustained by the Jerry A. Tishman Living Trust. The Fund was founded in 2008 by a lead grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and currently receives major support from the Time Warner Foundation and the Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund. Extended musical workshops supported in part by the Frederick Loewe Foundation. Special thanks to The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust for supporting New Dramatists. New Dramatists receives support from the Dramatists Guild Fund. Special thanks to Google for its Ad Grant, which provides in-kind AdWords advertising to promote New Dramatists’ mission, writers and events on Google search result pages.