Starlight Donors

We appreciate our donors’ generosity and dedication to world-class performing arts at our iconic Kansas City venue!

This list below reflects donations to Starlight in the previous 12 months. See key for symbols denoting contribution designations.

For corrections or omissions, please contact Megan McCranie at (816) 997-1153 or megan.mccranie@kcstarlight.com.

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

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Legend ($25,000+)

The Deramus Foundation ^

Ewing Marion Kauffman FoundationEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Live NationLive Nation

Morgan Family Foundation

Kauffman Foundation, Muriel McBrien ^

Sprint ^

Wells Fargo FoundationWells Fargo Foundation *


Executive Producer ($10,000+)

June Beaver^

Benton HouseBenton House Senior Living^

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

Central States Beverage CompanyCentral States Beverage Company^

Cerner ^

City of Kansas City, Missouri - City Manager's Office ^

Elsberry Family Foundation ^+

Donald J. Hall ^

Jill & Don Hall, Jr.

HallmarkHallmark Corporate Foundation ^

Hunt MidwestHunt Family Foundation^

The Illig Family Foundation ^

J.C. Nichols Company Charitable Trust

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

Ketchmark & McCreight, P.C. ^

Legends Hospitality ^

LocktonLockton Companies ^+

Bill & Ann McCort

McCownGordon ConstructionMcCownGordon Construction^+

Jonalee & Paul McLaughlin ^

Meierotto JewelersMeierotto Jewelers ^

Edward P. Milbank ^

John & Bridget Murphy ^

PosinelliPosinelli^

Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals*

Daniel & Mary Schulte Charitable Fund ^

John & Marny Sherman ^

Shook, Hardy & BaconShook, Hardy & Bacon^

Don & Jean Wagner Charitable Foundation ^


 

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

A.L. Huber - General Contractor ^
The Accurso Law Firm ^
Americo Life, Inc. ^
Bank of Blue Valley ^+
Burns & McDonnell ^
Jeff & Deanna Burns ^
Commerce Bank ^
Deloitte ^
Delta Dental ^
Brian & Lesley Elwell *
Enterprise Bank & Trust ^
Donald & Diantha Hagan
Kenneth & Marilyn Hager
David & Laura Hall ^
IMA Financial Group
Ingram Family Foundation
JE Dunn Construction Company ^+
Kansas City Chiefs ^
Kansas City Parks & Recreation ^
Kearney Wornall Foundation *
KPMG ^+
Lyrasis
The McDonnell Foundation ^
Ogletree Deakins ^+
Olsson ^
Seigfreid Bingham, PC ^
DEG/Neal Sharma ^
Saint Luke's Health System ^
Strickland Construction ^
UMB Financial Services ^+
Union Pacific Foundation *


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

American Fire Sprinkler ^
ARJ Infusion Services ^
Arvest Bank ^+
Rich & Peggy Baker ^
Jon Ball
Bank Midwest ^
Robert Barnes ^
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner ^
Jeanette Prenger - ECCO Select
Elsberry Family Foundation ^+
Nikki & Brett Emison
Dick & Sandy Jones / Fidelity Security Life Insurance ^
FleishmanHillard ^
Sherry & Gary Forsee ^
Garmin ^
GastingerWalker& ^+
Henderson Engineers *
Trina & Tom Henke
HNTB Corporation ^
HOK, Inc. ^
Joan Horan ^
Howard & Ro Jacobson ^*
Mary & Mark Jorgenson ^
Kansas City Testing & Engineering ^
Langdon & Emison
Liberty Park LLC
The Mariner Foundation Fund ^
New Theatre Restaurant ^
Pepsi Beverages Company
Tammy Privitera
ReeceNichols Real Estate ^
Rick & Mary Schindler ^
Gary & Liz Simons ^
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc. ^+
Stinson Leonard Street LLP ^
The Trudy Foundation
Truman Medical Centers ^+
John Turner ^
Mark & Candice Uhlig
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC ^
Nancy Whitworth & Doug Ballou ^*
Amy & Robert Wolf ^+
Connie Wright


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

Jeffrey Anthony
Bardavon Health Innovations ^
Art Lithocraft Company
Aspen Funds ^
Michael Bachmann
Rick & Cathy Baier Family Foundation ^
Chuck & Joan Battey ^
Ellen & Lee Baty
BKD, LLP ^
Black & Veatch ^
Paul & Julie Black ^
David & Vicki Block and Block & Company, Inc., Realtors
BOK Financial +
Dr. Robert & Pam Bruce ^
CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services of Kansas City ^+
Chicken & Pickle ^
Howard E. and Debra L. Cohen Family Donor Advised Fund
Colliers International ^
Terri Cooper
Country Club Bank ^
Country Club Plaza ^
Curry Real Estate Services ^
Marty Dahmer
Roshann Parris & Jeff Dobbs ^
Randal & Leslie Dobyns
Steve & Cathy Doyal ^
Peggy & Terry Dunn ^
Mark & Lisa Ebbitts
Mike Ellis
Ed Enyeart ^
Lindsey & Marc Erickson ^
Evergy ^
Joe & Sue Fahey ^
Katie & Matt Fitzgerald
Fontg & Hansen, LLC ^
Buddy & Charlene Foutts
David & Geri Frantze ^
Barbara Gadwood
Doug Gamble
Kyle Gardner
GBA Architects & Engineers ^
Gregg & Cheryl Givens
Travis & Maqual Graham
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce ^
Michael & Carolyn Haga
Gary Hamm
Haverty Family Foundation ^
Jack & Joyce Hayhow
The Hays Group of Kansas City ^
Kara & Robert Hendon ^
John & Connie Hoye
HUB International/Truss ^
Husch Blackwell ^
Beth Ingram ^
InQuest Marketing ^
Cindy Jeffries
Jett Medical
Austin Jones
Kansas City Transportation Group ^
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Kaufman
Tony & Teresa Kempf
Kenmark Inc. *
Carmen & Tara Kesner
Scott & Lisa Kolbeck
Jane Kolich
Marilyn Kulmus
Melinda Laxson
Littler +

Mark & Aimee Long ^
Larry Maler
Mark One Electric ^
McCown Family Foundation ^
William McDaniel
McQuaid Brothers Company ^
The Miller Group ^
Ann Miller
Mike Mitchelson ^
Jan & Lee Morevitska ^*
Paul & Rosemary Morris
Brenda & Kelly Mortensen
Mark & Amy Muller
Bill & Jeri Murphy ^
Charles & Kay Newell
NorthPoint Development ^+
Diane O'Byrne
T.J. & Kelly O'Connor ^
Tyler Oliver
Brian & Lisa Osgood
Kevin O'Toole
Pat & Lisa O'Toole ^
Terry & Barbie O'Toole ^
Bob Page ^
Park Place Partners ^
Ken & Tammy Peterman +
Becky Blades & Cary Phillips *
Eric Piper ^
Populous ^
PricewaterhouseCoopers +
Bob & Sylvia Pullman
Ora Reynolds ^
Jeffrey & Rebecca Roberts
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C. ^
RubinBrown ^
Mitzi & Lonny Ryburn
Shawn Sabin & Paul Barnds
Charles & Elizabeth Schellhorn ^
Barb & Mark Schulte
Megan & Sheldon Sebastian
Service Management Group +
Brenda & Charlie Shields
Shirley & Barnett Helzberg Jr. Donor Advisory Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City ^
Melvin Smith
Alan South
Dave & Sharon Stackelhouse
Scott & Tracy Strohm ^
Summit Custom Homes ^
Target Circle
Jim & Ann Tinsman ^
Debi & Greg Trempy
Trozzolo Communications Group ^
Deborah & Terry Tsue
Visit KC ^+
Walz Tetrick Advertising ^
Carolyn Watley ^
Rick Watson
Brian & Jennifer Weiford ^
Stephen & Marta Williamson
Chase Wilson
Lori Wolfe
Sheri & Walt Womack
Cheryl Wood
Cynthia Wymore
Bonnie & JW Youngblood
Zarate Law Firm


Thespian ($500 - $999)

Atterbury Family Foundation
Doug & Tamara Bates ^
Joanie & Bart Bergman
David & Suzanne Bradley ^
Mary Ann & Arden Carr
Consolidated Communications +
Pat & Don Dagenais
Alan & Ann DeFever ^
Dana Dunaway
Doug Duty & Kelly Carnago ^
Amy & Shannon Eckhoff
Wendy & Larry Engeman
The Bob & Susie Fagan Family Charitable Giving Fund ^
Dr. Gregory Fox ^
Jill Gernon
Mike Haines ^
Allen & April Halling
Victoria Hazel
Rebecca Hierholzer
Shannon Hoffman ^
Sam & Melissa Huenergardt ^
Kenton & Holly Kaufman
Joanna & Tim Keeble
Whitey & Fran Kuhn ^
Cindy Kupka
Michael & Kristy Lorenz

John & Daisy MacDonald ^
Erica Massman
Robert & Gena Milligan
nbkc bank ^
Frank Newcomer
Courtenay Nilges
Eric & Jane Piper ^
Cindi Reding
Matt Rohrer
Lindsey Rood-Clifford & Chris Clifford
Security Bank of Kansas City ^
Jason & Karen Sowers
Stiner & Company Realtors
Dr. John & Barb Scowley
R. Gordon Tompkins
VMLY&R Foundation +
US Asset Services +
Terracon +
Gary & Lynette Wages
Tom & Peggy Waggoner
Bill Waugh
Shelly & Chris Whigham
Kimberly Wilkerson ^
Hunter Wolbach ^
Stuart Woody & Brian Partlow


Understudy ($250 - $499)

Kent Andel
Bernard Bahner
Bob Baker ^
Bradley Baker
Marcia Ball
Zachary Beyer
Rachel Bliss
Julie Bramble
Michelle Briggs +
Adra Burks
Amy Carter
Cindy Circo ^
Aaron & Carla Clark
Mary Lynn Clark
Cognios Capital
Angie Duker
William Duncan & Marita Wesely
Marc & Jana Elkins ^
Barbara Feyerabend
Robert Frank
Lucy Garcia ^
Paul & Barbara Gorman
Vanessa Green
Teresa Greene
Blake Hedges
Owain Howell
Angela Hurt ^
Mark & Angela Januszewski ^

Steven Johnson
Carol Jones
David Kaufman
Katherine & Andrew Lang
Thomas & Sandy Long
Maria Maffry ^
Ken & Elizabeth McClain
Linda McPherson
Janda Nielsen
Valinda Novak
Sherri Oaks
Kimberly Robinett ^
Rafael Rodriguez
Kelly Seymour
John Sheets and Joy Stevenson
Debbie Sherrer
Gale Spear
MaryMichael Sterchi
Matt & Kristen Stuppy
Toni Talley
Mary Ann Van Petten
Steven & Kathy Waldman
Don & Shea Walsworth ^
Kodi & Adam Watson
Cathleen Wendte
Mandi & Kevin Wright
Cheryl Wunder


Extra ($100 - $249)

Mary Admire
Marty Adrian
Richard Alexander
Barry Allen
James Anderson
John Andrews
Becky Arthur
Carol Baker
Capt. Robert Baldocchi
Jeanne Barnes
Hollie Begotner
Wallace & Jackie Biellier
Edward Blasco
Scott & Betty Blazey
Christopher Blom
Ben & Elaine Bluml
Lisa Bone
Barb Bonnet
William Bordegon
Samuel Bowden
Barry Brann
Charles Brim
David Brown
Leah Brown
Scott Brown
Anthony Bruno
Phil Bryan
Matt & Nancy Buchmann
Gary Burgess
Jane Bush
Robert Butcher
Jamie Byrom
Vanessa Callaghan
Sandy Calvert
David Cambier
Amy Sue Camnitz
Michael Caraway
Kay Carder
Jerry Carpenter
Maureen Carroll
Rick Carter
Stephanie Caruso
Dr. Michael Casner
Mary Cavenee
Michelle Cebe
ChuJen Chen
Diane Chenoweth
Debra Churchill
Charles Cikovic
Angela Clancy
Cindy Clark
Scott Clark
William Colby
Dr. James Collins
Darren Cook
Gretchen Copeland
Landry Cordes
Dorothy Cosgrove
Margene Crane
Suzanne Crews
Aaron Crossley
Cruise Holidays ^
Leecil Culbertson
Tom Dahl
David Davis
Johnie Davis
Camille Deer
Carina Desmarais
Bethany Dhondt
Dennis & Sandra Donnelly
Elizabeth Dunsing
Debra Edwards
Jennifer Ellis
Jessica Ellis
Alan Elton ^
Melissa Epp
Suzanne Erdbacher
Mike Esau
Saralu & Douglas Evans
Donna Faucheux
Erin Fauss
Pamela Feingold Brooks
Roger & Sylvia Fenn
John Ferguson
Eric & Theresa Fetterolf
Cynthia Finter
Stephani Franklin
Larry & Carol Frevert
Mark Fronce
Denny Fugate
Brenda Fulbright
Kristin Gaddy
Hugh Gelch
Gerry Gerry
Caroline & Danny Gibel
Steven Gillette
Debra Glagola
Jerry Glynn
Don Golden
Kenneth Goldsmith
Paula Gonzales
Sara Goodburn
Anita Gorman ^
Caroline Grabenbauer
Kurt Gregson
Darryl Griffin
Tom Griswold
Kelly Grogan
Adam Gross
Louise Gruenebaum
Michael Gunter
Eric Hallowell
Tiffany Hamilton
Nancy Hammel
Anne Hancock
Mike Harmes
Janis Harness
Melinda Harrington
John Harris
Mary & Todd Harrison
Brian Hatcliff
Sheryl Hays
Steven & Leigh Ann Hechler
Tim & Jan Helfer
Candace Henderson-Smith
Luke Hesler
Howard & Patricia Hildenbrand
Richard Hill
Donna Hinderaker
Timothy Hipsher
Lindsey Hlad
Tyler Hlavacek
Christopher Hock
Phillip Hodes
Tari Hodges
Diana Hoemann
Holmes Drywall Supply
John Hopkins
Tracy Humphreys
Daniela Iordache
Darrin Irving
Anna Jackson
Brenda Kay Jarvis
Natalie Jayaram
Ann & Bradford Johnson
Gregory Johnson
Lindy Johnson
Shawn Johnson
Sheree Johnson
Dale Johnston
Vince & Cindy Johnston ^
Bryce & Lauren Jones
Denise Jones
Jo Jones
Ryan Jordan
Chris Joyce
Peggy & Bud Kasper
Stephanie & Dr. Kurt Kavanaugh
Charles Keena
Bryon Keller
Dianne Kelly
Thelda Kestenbaum

Paula Kim
Rebecca Kiser
John Klag
Jason Kleppinger
Frank Joseph Kostall III
Victor Krainbill
Brooke Kuehl
Maureen Kuti
Laurie Lang
Janie Lankford
Julie LaRose
Aimee & Mark Larrabee
John Lathrop
Danielle Leivian
Peter Levi
Cathryn Linney
Tom & Joyce Lohmeyer
Lon Lowenstein
David Lukens
Chuck Mabie
Lynn Mackle
Nancy Mahan
Patty & John Mahan
Sandy and Gary Manderfeld
John Marasco
Jeremy Marks
John Marten
William Mattingly
John & Doris McBride
Kathleen McBride
Sara McCambridge
Cathy McConahay
Beckie McGovern
Katie McKernan
Kristen & Jeff Miller
Wesley Miller
Zona Mitchell
Milton Moore
Sherry Moore
Dr. Lora Mora
Gary Morrow
Cody Mortensen
Joanne Mossie
Ann Muehlebach
Elin Murphy
Jacob Nash
NFI Management Co.
Donna S. Nill
Phillip Norris
Patricia O'Connor
Bob Orr
James Palecek
Lori Patterson
Sherry Patton
Rose Peirce
Jeff Pfeifer
Timothy Phillips
Andy Pierce
John Pisciotti
Alysann Plunkett
Michael Plunkett
Timothy Pratt
Leslee Price
Karen Prior
Jerry Proctor
Thomas Pruett
David Raffel
Kathleen Rainen
Nikki Ramer
Roger Ratzlaff, Jr
Tom Redel
Michael Reed
William Reed
Shawn Revelle
Robert Reynolds
Michele Richards
Jason Riddle
Tanner Riscoe
Mitchell Ritter
Michael Roberts
Lynn Robinson
Brooke Rodina
Alan Rosine
Ramona Rosson
Carra Roth
Tracy Sampat
Megan Sanders
Richard & Deborah Scarborough ^
Connie Schlageck
Paul Schmidt
Corey Schooler
Jon & Karla Schulte ^
Matthew Schulte
Tina Scibona
Lauren Scimeca
Angela Scopelianos
Ronald Scrinopskie
Searles Family Gift Fund ^
Charles Secker
Mike Selman
Julia Sevett
Jacqueline Sexton
Nikki Sims
Natalie Skinner
Leonidas Skizas
Scott Slabotsky
Cynthia Smith
Glenn Smith
Hannah Smith
Kreig Smith
Taylor Smith
Eric & Ellen Snell
Jim Snyder
Sandra Snyder
Gentra Sorem
Galen Soule
David Spellerberg
Adam & Sharon Stiles
Jim & Pamela Stout
Mike & Rita Strickland
Nancy Strong
Lisa Suriano
Alvin Sutton
Steve Sweet
Zodi Tagedini
Hoda Tahani
Aaron Thoele
Bo Thomas
Carolyn Thomas
Andrea Thompson
Saundra Tippins
Catie Tomlin
Dan & Karen Toughey
Louise Tritt
Melinda Troeger
Katherine Ungerer
Joy Vail
Stuart Van Gorp
Kirk Vaughan
Francisco Vila
Tammy Vincent
Ryan Wade
Sherry Wallis
Angela Warren
Laura Watts
Linda Weber
Joy & Rick Weekly
Russell Weltner
The Wenkel Family
Sara Werner
Sabine Werning
Ted & Molly Wiedeman ^
Jeffery Withee
Tyece Wofford
Glenda Wolfe
Amber Wood
Charles Woodard
Sally Wright
Susan Yager
Kerry Zavagnin

Friend ($50 - $99)

Barry Allen
Josh Allen
Daniel Anderson
Carol Baker
David Baker
Margaret Barnett
Brenden Beattie
Brianna Bell
Michael & Carol Birkel
Phillip Blender
John Boak
Joni Bocelewatz
Paul Bradley
Barry Brann
John Brewer
Lee Brumitt
LauriBeth Buck
Corey Buhrman
Brian Callahan
Robert Causey
Mary Chaney
Emanuel & Dianne Cleaver
Angela Cook
Darrel & Beth Cook
Susan Cooper
Anna Custer-Singh
Angela & Jeff DeMarco
Marylou Dewald
Matthew & Cynthia DeWolfe
Marlys Dick
William Drake
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
Chris Goode
Brandon Goodrick
Thomas Gray
Gerry Grothues
Darci Guerrein
Genie Haggard
Joseph Hannel & Roxanne Jensen
Melissa Hawley
Tyler Hlavacek
Patrick & Elizabeth Hyatt
Mischele Irvin
Brian Johnston
Kimberly Johnston
Michael Kaufman
Roxann Kerr
Kelly Kieser
Joseph King
Chris Kirk

David Kleinbeck
David & Sonya Kramer
Bonnie Large
Ryan Lewis
Sean Lindsey
Aimee Long
Edilberto Lorenzo
James Lunsford
Sharon Marble
Kevin Martinez
Amy Maudlin
Jonathan McCulloch
Barbara A. McGuire
Dr. Kristyn P. Menendez
Mark Miller
Monica Miller
James Patrick Moore
Stephen Moran
Eric Morgan
Megan Morris
Kay & Darold Niemeier
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
Rivard Power Lift
Kent & Nedra Salisbury
Kristie Self
Kimberly & Lynn Sheek
Vicki Siebs
Janice Silvey
Brian Sims
Alissa Smith-Wilks
Scot Sodano
Michael & Carla Teague
Mary Theel
Ann Thomas
James Thomas & Kathy Burke-Thomas
Katherine Tolbert
Jill & Brian Volkens
Gary Wanamaker
Tina Webel
Jason Weger
Julie Weiss
Gerald Whitson
Virginia Whittemore
Mary & Edward Wills
Hilary Winn
Diana Wisner
Glenda Wolfe
Dane Workman
Richard Young


Tribute Gifts

In Honor of Peggy & Terry Dunn
In Memory of Charles H. Clay


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 for Starlight's donor policies and information. 

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