Thank you to each and every supporting person and company that are making this season possible.

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival gratefully acknowledges the following generous donors to the 2021 Season (gifts from  June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2021). If you would like to join our growing family of supporters, please contact Semra Ercin, Director of Development, at 845-809-5750 or

Heroes Circle ($50,000+)

The Scott B. and Annie P. Appleby Charitable Trust

Boscobel House and Gardens

The Louise Este Bruce Foundation 

SHS Foundation

Artistic Director’s Circle ($25,000–$49,999)

Robin Shelby Arditi and Ralph Arditi

Arts Midwest/NEA Shakespeare in American Communities

Steven L. Holley

Alastair and Wing Keith

Chip Loewenson and Susan Brune

Ann McDonald

Friedrike Merck

Dan Kramer and Judy Mogul

The New York State Council on the Arts

Frederic C. Rich

Shubert Foundation

Ned Whitney and Martha Howell

Laura Jean Wilson and Mark Jay Menting

Byron and Siew Thye Stinson

Drs. Elliott and Anne Sumers

Producers Circle  ($15,000–$24,999)

Jan and Suzanne Baker

Mary Elizabeth and Jeffrey Bunzel

Heidi Ettinger and Jonathan Reynolds

Carson and Joseph Gleberman

Sarena Straus and James Gary

Patricia King

William H. Donner Foundation


Insiders Circle ($10,000–$14,999)

The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation

Pepper Evans and Bob Lieber

Natalie Fishman

Mr. Chris Hughes

Anita and Robert Jacobson

Alan Jones and Ashley Garrett

Jim and Theresa Kilman

Martin and Sheila Major

Robert McCaffrey

Kathleen & Michael Schoen

Opening Night Circle ($5,000–$9,999)

Anonymous (1)

Meg Armstrong and Greg Lozier

Gavin Baker

The Bogosian Quigley Foundation

Kim Conner and Nick Groombridge

Crosswicks Foundation

Steve Dunn

Derrick and Heather Hopkins

Humanities New York

Lauren and Peter Lese

Roberta Levine

M&T Charitable Foundation

Lauri Washington Sawyer

Ken Vittor and Judith Aisen

Actors Circle ($2,500 – $4,999)

Anonymous (1)

Ellen Blackler

Sara J. Cook

Entergy Charitable Foundation

Matt and Kelly Fairweather

Lou Feeney

Lars and Marit Kulleseid 

Joseph C. Mahon and Elizabeth Anderson

Carol Marquand & Stan Freilich

Kris McCormack & Mitch Newman

Belle and Blake Newton

Christine and Rodman Patton

The Peckham Family Foundation

Rudolph and Sheila Rauch

Corinne Steensma and Richard Prins

Theatre Development Fund

Martha Upton and Peter Davis

Tent Raisers Circle ($1,500 – $2,499)

Rachel Bernstein and Alan Milton

John Beurket

Thomas G. Byrne

Anne Champion

Dr. and Mrs. Howard and Sharon Charles

  1. Jefferson Cunningham III

Natalie Diggins and Oren Michels

Dr. Patrick Driscoll and Mrs. Marie Samples

EASTER Foundation/Anne and Fred Osborn III

Shari & Ken Eberts

Pamela and Ray Endreny 

Elizabeth and Irv Flinn

Jay Francis and Elizabeth Bradford

Bruce and Diana Geller

Eva Marie Graham

John T Graham

Brian Keating and Stacy Styles

Mr. and Mrs. Al Lemke

Roger and Susan Lipsey

James Menick and Liz Pereira

Greg and Paula Powell

Christopher and Mary Ann Robinson

Ellen and Merrill Roth

Tatiana Serafin and Mick Kalishman

Martha and Philip Scott

Scott and Tinka Shaw

The Stebbins Fund, Inc

Angela & Tyson Thompson-Tinsley

Pat Truscelli and Bud Ellis

Eric Tucker & Susannah Millonzi

John and Anne Uglum

Alan Winters

Wong Family Foundation

Saints & Poets Society ($500 – $1,499)

Anonymous (1)

Sarah Banker

Elizabeth Barrett and Lee Kyriacou

Kerrin and Stephne Behrend

Dr. and Mrs. Francis Belloni

Carol and Roger Berlind

Ethan Berman and Fiona Hollands

Tom and Nancy Berner

Ms. Fritz Beshar and Mr. Peter Lehner

Monica Bernheim

Ms. Kimberly Blanchard

Ms. Chris Bockelmann and Mr. Floyd Norris

Richard J. Bowler & Jeanne E. Zunich 

Bradley Family Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Braunstein

Mrs. Kathy Brown-Prohaska and Mr. Vincent Prohaska

Elizabeth Bryson

Steven & Betsy Bush

Bill and Nancy Byrne

Luis Castro

John and Maureen Clancy

Eric & Stacy Cochran

Shelly and Chuck Cohen

Community Foundations of The Hudson Valley

Joseph T. Conklin & Rita Kilduff

Kenny and Laura Eade

Franklin Cole Foundation

Joel Gantcher

Ms. Phoebe Geer and Dr. Matt Speiser

Libbie F. Gerry

Linda Gerstel & Ed Joyce

Mr. Gilbert Giannini and Ms. Lily Paris

Sandra Goldmark

Kate Goodland and Don Kleszy

Kristin Griffith


Raj and Urmil Gupta

John Ham

Andrew D Hamingson and Sarah McLellan

Meg Helmreich

Mr. Jeremy Henderson

Larry Hirschhorn & Melissa Posen

Natasha Ippolito

Mr. Kurt Knight

Candace Latham

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lebowich

Clara and Bevis Longstreth

Arthur Lowenstein and Ann Patton

Mr. and Mrs. John Magerlein

Christopher Mann and Claire Svetlik Mann

Mr. and Mrs. William McCabe

Paul Michael

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Muldoon

Lynn and William T. Nolan

Kevin and Hedi O’Connor

Lyn and Tom Olson

Doug Land and Lynn Peebles

Pershing (A BNY Mellon Company)

Kathy and Joe Plummer

Nat and Anita Prentice 

Putnam Arts Council  

Hon. Jed S. and Dr. Ann R. Rakoff 

River Architects, PLLC

Drs. Cynthia and William Roberts

Barry and Mary Jean Ross

Raymond and Kimber Sanseverino

Mary Sasala

Edward Scolnick

Mark and Roberta Shapiro

Dr. Nina Shoulberg

Maria and Brian Shydlo

Betsy and John Simons Jodie Staton

James Stanford and Kate Farrell Stanford

Dr. Susan Stewart

Michael and Kathleen Stringer

Ryan Swift & Alletta Cooper

Tim and Carolyn Tenney

Gayle Watkins & Andy Chmar

Mr. Stanley J. and Mrs. Laura G. Wiegand

Catherine Williams

Danielle & Michael Williams

Mark Wilson and Denise Rempe

Vernon Wilson

Andrea P. Wood

Roxanne Woodruff

Rafael and Dale Zaklad

Saints & Poets Society ($100 – $499)

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare receives many donations under $500 which we gratefully acknowledge. All gifts to HVSF are valued and appreciated. Thank you for your support.