Donors

Ticket sales cover only a portion of what it takes to create the magic of Starlight. Charitable contributions are essential to fulfilling our mission to deliver accessible live entertainment for all audiences, superior theatre arts education, impactful outreach programs and to maintain and preserve our iconic city-owned venue.

This list reflects donations to Starlight Theatre after October 1,2018. See key for symbols denoting contribution designations.

KEY
^ = Gala
* = Education & Outreach
+ = After Hours at the Towers

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or call Andrew Lang, Development Coordinator at 
816.997.1129 or andrew.lang@kcstarlight.com


Legend ($25,000+)

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas CityBlue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City ^*+

Ewing Marion Kauffman FoundationEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation

In Memory of Richard J. Van Winkle, Jr. *

Wells Fargo FoundationWells Fargo Foundation *


Executive Producer ($10,000+)

ArtsKC - Regional Arts CouncilArtsKC^*+

June Beaver^

Benton HouseBenton House^

Central States Beverage CompanyCentral States Beverage Company^

Donald J. Hall ^

HallmarkHalls Kansas City^

Hunt MidwestHunt Family Foundation^

J.C. Nichols Company Charitable Trust

Jeanette and Jerome Cohen Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Kansas City *

Legends Hospitality ^

Live NationLive Nation ^

McCownGordon ConstructionMcCownGordon Construction^+

Meierotto Jewelers

John & Bridget Murphy ^

Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals*

PosinelliPosinelli^

Daniel & Mary Schulte Charitable Fund ^

Shook, Hardy & BaconShook, Hardy & Bacon^

Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines*


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

A.L. Huber - General Contractor ^
Americo Life, Inc. ^
Bank of Blue Valley ^+
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner/Robert Barnes ^
Burns & McDonnell
Commerce Bank ^
Brian & Lesley Elwell *
Kenneth and Marilyn Hager
Jill & Don Hall, Jr.
JE Dunn Construction Company ^+
Kansas City Parks & Recreation ^
KPMG ^+
Saint Luke's Health System ^
Seigfreid Bingham, PC ^
Strickland Construction ^
UMB Financial Corporation ^+


Director ($2,500 - $4,999)

Arvest Bank ^+
Peggy & Rich Baker
Jon Ball
Chuck Burton
Nikki & Brett Emison
Donald & Diantha Hagan 
Henderson Engineers *
Trina & Tom Henke
Kansas City Transportation Group ^
Langdon & Emison
Massman Construction
The Mariner Foundation Fund ^
Tammy Privitera 
ReeceNichols Real Estate ^
Rick & Mary Schindler ^
Alan South
Sprint
The Trudy Foundation
Truman Medical Centers ^+
Mark & Candice Uhlig


Star ($1,000 - $2,499)

Jeffrey Anthony
Art Lithocraft Company
Michael Bachmann
Peggy & Rich Baker
Nancy Whitworth & Doug Ballou ^
Chuck & Joan Battey ^
Ellen & Lee Baty
Becky Blades & Cary Phillips *
BOK Financial +
Jeff & Deanna Burns
CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services of Kansas City ^+
Terri Cooper
Country Club Bank ^
Curry Real Estate Services ^
David Dahmer
Marty Dahmer
Randal & Leslie Dobyns
Peggy & Terry Dunn ^
ECCO Select
Mark One Electric  ^
Mike Ellis
Elsberry Family Foundation +
Marc Enyart
Barbara Gadwood
Doug Gamble
Kyle Gardner
Garmin ^+
GastingerWalker& +
GBA Architects ^
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce ^
Michael & Carolyn Haga
Gary Hamm
Jack & Joyce Hayhow
Howard & Ro Jacobson *
Cindy Jeffries
Jett Medical
Mary & Mark Jorgenson
KCP&L ^
Kenmark, Inc. *
Allison Kennedy
Tara and Carmen Kesner
Larry Kucinick & Terri McFarland
Melinda Laxson
Liberty Park LLC
Littler +
Donald Lockton
Lockton Companies +
Mark Long ^
Priscilla & Bruce Long
Jeff Lynch & Megan Rupp
William McDaniel
Jonalee & Paul McLaughlin

Ann Miller
Jan & Lee Morevitska *
Paul & Rosemary Morris
Brenda Mortensen
Brenda & Kelly Mortensen ^
New Theatre Restaurant ^
Charles & Kay Newell
Ogletree Deakins +
Tyler Oliver
Brian & Lisa Osgood
Terry & Barbie O'Toole ^
Bob Page ^
Mr. & Mrs. Keith Pence
Pepsi Beverages Company
Ken & Tammy Peterman +
Lance Peterson
PricewaterhouseCoopers+
Bob & Sylvia Pullman
Ora Reynolds
Jeffrey & Rebecca Roberts
Mitzi & Lonny Ryburn
Dr. Shawn Sabin & Mr. Paul Barnds
Subbu Sarma
Charles & Elizabeth Schellhorn ^
Megan & Sheldon Sebastian
Service Management Group + 
Brenda & Charlie Shields
Shirley & Barnett Helzberg Jr. Donor Advisory Fund ^
Melvin Smith
Dave & Sharon Stackelhouse
Summit Custom Homes ^
Toshiba
Deborah & Terry Tsue
Kathy & Bob Waller
Rick Watson
Debbie & Russell Welsh ^
Stephen & Marta Williamson
Chase Wilson
Amy & Robert Wolf +
Lori Wolfe
Sheri & Walt Womack
Cheryl Wood
Connie Wright
Cynthia Wymore
Bonnie & JW Youngblood
Zarate Law Firm


Playwright ($500 - $999)

Arvest Bank +
Joanie & Bart Bergman
Howard E. and Debra L. Cohen Family Donor Advised Fund
Consolidated Communications +
Pat & Don Dagenais
Deloitte LLP +
Amy & Shannon Eckhoff
Mr. & Mrs. Buddy Foutts, Jr.
Jill Gernon
Gregg & Cheryl Givens
Travis & Maqual Graham
Allen & April Halling
Scott & Lisa Kolbeck
Jane Kolich
Alexandra Lanning +
Michael & Kristy Lorenz
Jeffrey McAnarney
Katie McKernan
Robert Milligan

Frank Newcomer
Don Nielson
NorthPoint Development +
Cindi Reding
Lindsey Rood-Clifford & Chris Clifford
Barb Schulte
Security Bank of Kansas City ^
Jason & Karen Sowers
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc. +
Terracon +
Dr. John & Barb Scowley
R. Gordon Tompkins
Visit KC +
VMLY&R Foundation +
Bill Waugh
Shelly & Chris Whigham
Stuart Woody & Brian Partlow


Understudy ($250 - $499)

Kent Andel
Bernard Bahner
Bradley Baker
Marcia Ball
Rachel Bliss
Michelle Briggs +
Mary Ann & Arden Carr
Carla & Aaron Clark
Mary Lynn Clark
Angie Duker
Sherry & Gary Forsee
Dennis & Terry Garberg *
Paul & Barbara Gorman
Vicki & Michael Graft
Teresa Greene
Blake Hedges
Owain Howell

John & Connie Hoye
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Kaufman
Robert & Heidi Kopp
Marilyn Kulmus
Katherine & Andrew Lang
Ken McClain
Cody Mortensen
Jerry Proctor
Nick Riojas
Matt Rohrer
Toni Talley
Maria Timberlake
Kodi & Adam Watson
Cathleen Wendte
Mandi Wright


Actor ($100 - $249)

Mary Admire
Marty Adrian
Richard Alexander
James Anderson
John Andrews
Becky Arthur
Denise Ayers
Jeanne Barnes
Hollie Begotner
Angela Betts
Wallace & Jackie Biellier
Ben & Elaine Bluml
Barb Bonnet
Samuel Bowden
David Brown
Anthony Bruno
Matt & Nancy Buchmann
Shelly Bundschuh
George Burgard
Gary Burgess
Jamie Byrom
Vanessa Callaghan
David Cambier
Amy Camnitz
Kay Carder
Jerry Carpenter
Michael Casner
Michelle Cebe
Diane Chenoweth
Angela Clancy
Cindy Clark
Scott Clark
Cruise Holidays ^
Robert Cutler +
Tom Dahl
Johnie Davis
David Davis
Dennis & Sandra Donnelly
Debra Edwards
Jennifer Ellis
Melissa Epp
Mike Esau
Erin Fauss
Pamela Feingold Brooks
Roger & Sylvia Fenn
John Ferguson
Eric & Theresa Fetterolf
Barbara Feyerabend
Cynthia Finter
Stephani Franklin
Madi Fritts
Daniel & Susan Froelich
Mark Fronce
Denny Fugate
Kristin Gaddy
Hugh Gelch
Caroline Gibel
Steven GIllette
Don Golden
Kenneth Goldsmith
Anita Gorman ^
Caroline Grabenbauer
Vanessa Green
Kurt Gregson
Darryl Griffin
Kelly Grogan
Louise Gruenebaum
Amy Guerich +
Anne Hancock
Melinda Harrington
Mary & Todd Harrison
Brian Hatcliff
Tim and Jan Helfer
Richard Hellman
Candace Henderson-Smith
Luke Hesler
Howard and Patricia Hildenbrand
Richard Hill
Timothy Hipsher
Lindsey Hlad
Diana Hoemann
Amy Hooker
John Hopkins
Tracy Humphreys
Darrin Irving
Brenda Jarvis
Natalie Jayaram

Christa Jessup +
Sheree Johnson
Denise Jones
Lauren & Bryce Jones
Jo Jones
Ryan Jordan
Peggy & Bud Kasper
Charles Keena
Bryon Keller
Paula Kim
John Klag
Cindy Kupka
Laurie Lang
Jane Lankford
John Lathrop
Danielle Leivian
Nancy Mahan
Dixie Martin
John & Doris McBride
Sara McCambridge
Linda McPherson
Jeff Miller
Ann Muehlebach
Dan & Lisa O'Connell
James Palecek
Sherry Patton
Rose Peirce
Jeff Pfeifer
Alysann Plunkett
Karen & John Pointer
Karen Prior
Jayne & Keith Pronske
Nikki Ramer
Roger Ratzlaff
Tom Redel
Jason Riddle
Michael Roberts
Lynn Robinson
Brooke Rodina
Ramona Rosson
Tracy Sampat
Paul Schmidt
Matthew Schulte
Tyler Schyvinck
Tina Scibona
Lauren Scimeca
Julia Sevett
Jacqueline Sexton
Kelly Seymour
Cynthia Smith
Taylor Smith
Gentra Sorem
Karlie Speicher & Charles Clay
David Spellerberg
MaryMichael Sterchi
Mike and Rita Strickland
Mark Stuecheli
Stuppy, Inc.
Lisa Suriano
Alvin Sutton
Hoda Tahani
Aaron Thoele
Bo Thomas
Carolyn Thomas
Andrea Thompson
Catie Tomlin
Dan & Karen Toughey
Neil Tracy
Louise Tritt
Melinda Troeger
Katherine Ungerer
Joy Vail
Stuart Van Gorp
Kirk Vaughan
Sherry Wallis
Angela Warren
Linda Weber
David Wenkel
Sara Werner
Sabine Werning
Tyece Wofford
Charles Woodard
Sally Wright
Cheryl Wunder
Jeffrey Zumsteg


Friend ($50 - $99)

Josh Allen
Barry Allen
David Baker
Carol Baker
Michael & Carol Birkel
Phillip Blender
John Boak
Paul Bradley
Barry Brann
John Brewer
Lee Brumitt
LauriBeth Buck
corey buhrman
James Thomas & Kathy Burke-Thomas
Robert Butcher
Brian Callahan
Robert Causey
mary chaney
Darrel & Beth Cook
Angela Cook
Susan Cooper
Landry Cordes
Anna Custer-Singh
Matthew & Cynthia DeWolfe
Thomas Duffy
Jan Eames
Stephanie Edwards
Gretchen Eikermann
F & C Bank
Sharon Frankel
Linden & Enid Fraser
Dave Frazier
Judy Frewin
Dennis & Kim Gage
Gerry Gerry
Cassie Giambrone
Patricia Gibson
Sara Gillespie
Gladstone Parks & Rec
Brandon Goodrick
Thomas Gray
Gerry Grothues
Darci Guerrein
Genie Haggard
Joseph Hannel & Roxanne Jensen
Melissa Hawley
Patrick & Elizabeth Hyatt
Mischele Irvin
Kimberly Johnston
Michael Kaufman
Roxann Kerr
Kelly Kieser

David Kleinbeck
David & Sonya Kramer
Bonnie Large
Ryan Lewis
Sean Lindsey
Aimee Long
Edilberto Lorenzo
James Lunsford
Sharon Marble
Amy Maudlin
Jonathan McCulloch
Barbara McGuire
Kristyn Menendez
Monica Miller
Mark Miller
James Moore
Megan Morris
Courtenay Nilges
Candace Passen
Angela Pennock
Phillip & Carol Petrus
Andy Pierce
Terri Popelka
Paul Prevo
Richard & Linda Price
Roger Ptomey
Matthew Ralston
Phil & Nancy Reicher
John Reilly
Kristie Self
Kimberly & Lynn Sheek
Vicki Siebs
Janice Silvey
Scot Sodano
John Sheets and Joy Stevenson
Michael & Carla Teague
Mary Theel
Ann Thomas
Katherine Tolbert
Katie Tolbert
Gary Wanamaker
Tina Webel
Jason Weger
Julie Weiss
Gerald Whitson
Virginia Whittemore
Mary & Edward Wills
Diana Wisner
Dane Workman
Richard Young


Tribute Gifts

In Honor of Peggy & Terry Dunn


Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas City, Inc. is a registered charity with an up-to-date online profile at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Click here Starlight's donor policies and information. 

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