Our art thrives on the support of donors like you.
Leader of the Pack, 2012

We hope you will consider becoming a donor. All amounts are appreciated and will be recognized here and in our programs (you're more than welcome to remain anonymous if you wish). Big Noise Theatre is a 501(c)3 organization, so all contributions are tax deductible.


  • Complimentary refreshments at all mainstage performances.
  • Invitations to occasional insider events.

How to Donate

There are a variety of ways to make a contribution.

Donate online via OvationTix or mail a check (payable to Big Noise Theatre) along with your name as you wish it to appear here and in our programs to Big Noise Theatre, P.O. Box 1652, Des Plaines, IL 60017.

Our Donors

We're happy to share the names of this season's current, very generous donors. Thank you!


  • EcoLab
  • The Saints

Platinum ($400 and above)

  • Michael P. Greenlief Jr.
  • Marian and Stan Kaderbek
  • Christopher Nolden
  • Marsha and Bill Rutenberg
  • Martha and Frank Shuford
  • Brent Walker

Gold ($150 up to $400)

  • Anonymous
  • The Barden Familyin memory of Don and Leslie DeCarl
  • Donna and Stan Catlettin honor of the work of the Des Plaines Arts Council
  • Jamie Potash Curry
  • Lori Jo A. Fergle Charitable Fund
  • Mike Greenlief
  • Julianna Kaderbekin honor of Marian Kaderbek
  • Theresa Kerrigan
  • Jean A. Klingenstein
  • Arthur and Jacob Kuchta
  • John P. Marquardt
  • Michael and Christopher McGuire
  • Roberto Puig
  • Grant Schwab
  • Ann Stuart
  • Curt and Linda Walkerin honor of Brent Walker
  • Alan Weusthoff

Silver ($50 up to $150)

  • Anonymous (4)
  • Pamela Anderson
  • Heather Benveniste
  • Denise Chipman
  • Matt Dominguez
  • Chad Drouin
  • Edward Dunk
  • Exelon Corporation
  • Ann Fink
  • Paul Foster
  • Madeline and Rusty Franklin
  • J.A. and J.J. Gill
  • Dan Heagney
  • Cindy Hegarty
  • Debbie and Bill Houghton
  • Bill Hunt
  • Brad Kisner and Arne Klein
  • Lorenstone, Inc.
  • Ellen McCarthy
  • Katy Mitchell
  • Wayne and Kathleen Messmer
  • Nina Monroe and Christina Kendrick
  • James and Karen Moore
  • Nancy and Jim Moran
  • Julie Hartman Orbacah
  • Liz Pierson
  • Jessi Rodriguez
  • Julia Rodriguez
  • Colleen Cusack-Roman
  • Nicholas Roman
  • Mildred Schmalz
  • William and Loretta Schneider
  • Mary Boyle Smith
  • Myron Sonkin
  • Patrick Steadman
  • Julie Stevens
  • Barney and Janet Sutherland
  • Jim and Debbie Szczesniak
  • VisionCare Specialists

Bronze (up to $50)

  • Anonymous
  • Joel and Carrie Brondyke
  • Jill and Chad Carlson
  • Angella Charnot-Katsikas
  • Samantha Cheek
  • Janet Cheek
  • Mary Ciapponi
  • Elaine Cowenin honor of Michael P. Greenlief Jr.
  • Patricia Damisch
  • Cheri Dautel
  • Charki Dunn
  • Julia Eichenbaum
  • Karen Eickenmeyer
  • Robert Feragen
  • The Ferguson Family
  • Pam and Jim Gassel
  • Sammi Gassel
  • Carolyn Goldstein
  • The Goodwin Familyin honor of Michael P. Greenlief Jr.
  • Sandra Greenberg
  • Erin Greenliefin honor of Michael P. Greenlief Jr.
  • Billy Hartzel
  • Mary Hanson
  • Linda Hempfling
  • Alex Iacobucci
  • Summar Jonas
  • Margaret Juravic
  • Judy Klarfeld
  • Joe Keefe
  • Bill Keller
  • Cheryl Kite
  • Aimee Kleiman
  • Mary Jane Koltse
  • Annalise Kristine
  • Nate Landis
  • Becky Leifman
  • Andrea' Lenberg
  • The McCambridge Family
  • Alexius P. McCauley
  • Donna Mulderink
  • Travis Monroe Neese
  • Tom Ochocinski
  • Larry Olson
  • Daiva Paulis
  • Peter Rasey
  • Al Rendak
  • Timothy Walter Rodriguez
  • Clara Sanks
  • Samantha Sieghart-Hollywood
  • Tyler Sonkin
  • Michael Spano
  • Scott Spector
  • Jasmine Stanley
  • Lorraine Tancredi
  • Corry Tucker
  • Christine Vacek
  • Darrell Vance
  • Celia Villacres
  • Family of Mrs. Dorothy Vitello
  • Matthew Walsh
  • Holly Weis
  • Sean Michael Williams
  • Glenn Wiorek

The charitable contributions of our donors and sponsors allow us to produce excellent shows at affordable prices. These gifts make it possible for us to provide our audiences with unique theatre experiences and to give our artists the resources they need to create their best work.