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

Kauffman Foundation, Muriel McBrien ^

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 Senior Living^

Central States Beverage CompanyCentral States Beverage Company^

Donald J. Hall ^

Jill & Don Hall, Jr. ^

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 JewelersMeierotto Jewelers ^

John & Bridget Murphy ^

PosinelliPosinelli^

Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals*

Daniel & Mary Schulte Charitable Fund ^

Shook, Hardy & BaconShook, Hardy & Bacon^

Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines ^*

Southwest AirlinesSprint ^*


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

A.L. Huber General Contractors ^
Americo Life, Inc. ^
Bank of Blue Valley ^+
Burns & McDonnell ^
Commerce Bank ^
Brian & Lesley Elwell *
Kenneth & Marilyn Hager
David & Laura Hall ^
IMA Financial Group
JE Dunn Construction Company ^+
Kansas City Parks & Recreation ^
KCP&L ^
KPMG ^*
Lyrasis
Saint Luke's Health System ^
Seigfreid Bingham, PC ^
DEG/Neal Sharma
Strickland Construction ^
UMB Financial Services ^+


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

American Fire Sprinkler ^
Arvest Bank ^+
Peggy & Rich Baker
Jon Ball
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner/Robert Barnes ^
Chuck Burton
Howard E. and Debra L. Cohen Family Donor Advised Fund
Deloitte ^+
Nikki & Brett Emison
Donald & Diantha Hagan
Shirley & Barnett Helzberg Jr. Donor Advisory Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Kansas City ^
Henderson Engineers *
Trina & Tom Henke
Kansas City Transportation Group ^
Langdon & Emison
Liberty Park LLC
The Mariner Foundation Fund ^
Massman Construction
Terry & Barbie O'Toole ^
Tammy Privitera
ReeceNichols Real Estate ^
Rick & Mary Schindler ^
Gary & Liz Simons ^
Alan South
The Trudy Foundation
Truman Medical Centers ^+
Mark & Candice Uhlig
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC ^
Nancy Whitworth & Doug Ballou ^*


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

Jeffrey Anthony
Art Lithocraft Company
Michael Bachmann
Chuck & Joan Battey ^
Ellen & Lee Baty
Paul & Julie Black ^
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
Jeanette Prenger - ECCO Select
Mark One Electric ^
Mike Ellis
Elsberry Family Foundation +
Marc Enyart
Lindsey & Marc Erickson ^
Barbara Gadwood
Doug Gamble
Kyle Gardner
Garmin ^+
GastingerWalker& +
GBA Architects ^
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce ^
Michael & Carolyn Haga
Gary Hamm
Jack & Joyce Hayhow
Husch Blackwell ^
InQuest Marketing ^
Howard & Ro Jacobson *
Cindy Jeffries
Jett Medical
Mary & Mark Jorgenson
Kenmark Inc. *
Allison Kennedy
Carmen & Tara Kesner
Larry Kucinick & Terri McFarland
Melinda Laxson
Littler +
Lockton Companies +
Donald Lockton
Priscilla & Bruce Long
Mark & Aimee Long ^
Megan Rupp & Jeff Lynch
William McDaniel

Jonalee & Paul McLaughlin
The Miller Group ^
Ann Miller
Mike Mitchelson ^
Jan & Lee Morevitska *
Paul & Rosemary Morris
Brenda & Kelly Mortensen
New Theatre Restaurant ^
Charles & Kay Newell
Ogletree Deakins +
Tyler Oliver
Brian & Lisa Osgood
Bob Page ^
Mr. & Mrs. Keith Pence
Pepsi Beverages Company ^
Ken & Tammy Peterman +
Lance Peterson
Becky Blades & Cary Phillips *
PricewaterhouseCoopers +
Bob & Sylvia Pullman
Jeffrey & Rebecca Roberts
Mitzi & Lonny Ryburn
Dr. Shawn Sabin & Mr. Paul Barnds
Subbu Sarma
Charles & Elizabeth Schellhorn ^
Megan & Sheldon Sebastian
Security Bank of Kansas City ^
Service Management Group +
Brenda & Charlie Shields
Melvin Smith
Dave & Sharon Stackelhouse
Summit Custom Homes ^
Toshiba
Deborah & Terry Tsue
Don & Jean Wagner Charitable Foundation ^
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


Thespian ($500 - $999)

Joanie & Bart Bergman
Consolidated Communications +
Pat & Don Dagenais
Amy & Shannon Eckhoff
Buddy & Charlene Foutts
Jill Gernon
Gregg & Cheryl Givens
Travis & Maqual Graham
Allen & April Halling
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Kaufman
Joanna & Tim Keeble
Scott & Lisa Kolbeck
Jane Kolich
US Asset Services +
Michael & Kristy Lorenz
Jeffrey McAnarney
Robert & Gena Milligan

Frank Newcomer
Don Nielson
NorthPoint Development +
Cindi Reding
Ora Reynolds
Lindsey Rood-Clifford & Chris Clifford
Barb & Mark Schulte
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 +
Adra Burks
Mary Ann & Arden Carr
Carla & Aaron Clark
Mary Lynn Clark
Angie Duker
Sherry & Gary Forsee
Dennis & Terry Garberg *
Paul & Barbara Gorman
Vicki & Michael Graft
Vanessa Green
Teresa Greene
Blake Hedges
Owain Howell
John & Connie Hoye
David Kaufman

Robert & Heidi Kopp
Marilyn Kulmus
Katherine & Andrew Lang
Elizabeth & Ken McClain
Linda McPherson
Cody Mortensen
Sherri Oaks
Jerry Proctor
Nick Riojas
Matt Rohrer
Kelly Seymour
Gale Spear
MaryMichael Sterchi
Stiner & Company Realtors
Toni Talley
Maria Timberlake
Mary Ann Van Petten
Kodi & Adam Watson
Linda Weber
Cathleen Wendte
Mandi & Kevin Wright


Extra ($100 - $249)

Mary Admire
Marty Adrian
Richard Alexander
James Anderson
John Andrews
Becky Arthur
Denise Ayers
Capt. Robert Baldocchi
Jeanne Barnes
Hollie Begotner
Angela Betts
Wallace & Jackie Biellier
Ben & Elaine Bluml
Barb Bonnet
William Bordegon
Samuel Bowden
Broadway Visiting Companies
David Brown
Leah Brown
Scott Brown
Anthony Bruno
Matt & Nancy Buchmann
Shelly Bundschuh
George Burgard
Gary Burgess
Jane Bush
Robert Butcher
Jamie Byrom
Vanessa Callaghan
Sandy Calvert
David Cambier
Amy Sue Camnitz
Michael Caraway
Kay Carder
Jerry Carpenter
Rick Carter
Dr. Michael Casner
Mary Cavenee
Michelle Cebe
Diane Chenoweth
Angela Clancy
Cindy Clark
Scott Clark
Dr. James Collins
Margene Crane
Suzanne Crews
Cruise Holidays ^
Robert Cutler +
Tom Dahl
David Davis
Johnie Davis
Carina Desmarais
Bethany Dhondt
Dennis & Sandra Donnelly
Elizabeth Dunsing
Debra Edwards
Jennifer Ellis
Jessica Ellis
Melissa Epp
Mike Esau
Donna Faucheux
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
Brenda Fulbright
Kristin Gaddy
Hugh Gelch
Caroline & Danny Gibel
Steven Gillette
Debra Glagola
Don Golden
Kenneth Goldsmith
Paula Gonzales
Sara Goodburn
Anita Gorman ^
Caroline Grabenbauer
Kurt Gregson
Darryl Griffin
Kelly Grogan
Adam Gross
Louise Gruenebaum
Amy Guerich +
Tiffany Hamilton
Nancy Hammel
Anne Hancock
Mike Harmes
Janis Harness
Melinda Harrington
Mary & Todd Harrison
Brian Hatcliff
Sheryl Hays
Tim & Jan Helfer
Richard Hellman
Candace Henderson-Smith
Luke Hesler
Rebecca Hierholzer
Howard & Patricia Hildenbrand
Richard Hill
Donna Hinderaker
Timothy Hipsher
Lindsey Hlad
Phillip Hodes
Tari Hodges
Diana Hoemann
Holmes Drywall Supply
Amy Hooker
John Hopkins
Tracy Humphreys
Darrin Irving
Anna Jackson
Brenda Kay Jarvis
Natalie Jayaram
Christa Jessup +
Ann & Bradford Johnson
Shawn Johnson
Sheree Johnson
Dale Johnston
Lauren & Bryce Jones
Denise Jones
Jo Jones

Ryan Jordan
Chris Joyce
Peggy & Bud Kasper
Charles Keena
Bryon Keller
Dianne Kelly
Thelda Kestenbaum
Paula Kim
Rebecca Kiser
John Klag
Jason Kleppinger
Frank Joseph Kostall III
Victor Krainbill
Cindy Kupka
Maureen Kuti
Laurie Lang
Jane Lankford
John Lathrop
Danielle Leivian
Peter Levi
Lon Lowenstein
David Lukens
Lynn Mackle
Nancy Mahan
Dixie Martin
William Mattingly
John & Doris McBride
Kathleen McBride
Sara McCambridge
Beckie McGovern
Katie McKernan
Kristen & Jeff Miller
Wesley Miller
Zona Mitchell
Sherry Moore
Dr. Lora Mora
Ann Muehlebach
Elin Murphy
Donna S. Nill
Phillip Norris
Dan & Lisa O'Connell
Bob Orr
James Palecek
Sherry Patton
Rose Peirce
Jeff Pfeifer
Timothy Phillips
John Pisciotti
Alysann Plunkett
Karen & John Pointer
Timothy Pratt
Karen Prior
Jayne & Keith Pronske
Thomas Pruett
Kathleen Rainen
Nikki Ramer
Roger Ratzlaff, Jr
Tom Redel
William Reed
Shawn Revelle
Robert Reynolds
Michele Richards
Jason Riddle
Tanner Riscoe
Michael Roberts
Lynn Robinson
Brooke Rodina
Ramona Rosson
Tracy Sampat
Megan Sanders
Paul Schmidt
Matthew Schulte
Tyler Schyvinck
Tina Scibona
Lauren Scimeca
Angela Scopelianos
Ronald Scrinopskie
Charles Secker
Julia Sevett
Jacqueline Sexton
Scott Slabotsky
Cynthia Smith
Glenn Smith
Hannah Smith
Taylor Smith
Jim Snyder
Sandra Snyder
Gentra Sorem
Karlie Speicher & Charles Clay
David Spellerberg
Mike & 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
Francisco Vila
Tammy Vincent
Ryan Wade
Sherry Wallis
Angela Warren
Joy & Rick Weekly
David Wenkel
Sara Werner
Sabine Werning
Jeffery Withee
Tyece Wofford
Glenda Wolfe
Amber Wood
Charles Woodard
Sally Wright
Cheryl Wunder
Susan Yager
Kerry Zavagnin
Jeffrey Zumsteg


Friend ($50 - $99)

Barry Allen
Josh Allen
Carol Baker
David Baker
Michael & Carol Birkel
Phillip Blender
John Boak
Paul Bradley
Barry Brann
John Brewer
Lee Brumitt
LauriBeth Buck
Corey Buhrman
Brian Callahan
Robert Causey
Mary Chaney
Cognios Capital
Angela Cook
Darrel & Beth Cook
Susan Cooper
Landry Cordes
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
Patrick & Elizabeth Hyatt
Mischele Irvin
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
Amy Maudlin
Jonathan McCulloch
Barbara A. McGuire
Dr. Kristyn P. Menendez
Mark Miller
Monica Miller
James Patrick Moore
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
John Sheets & Joy Stevenson
Vicki Siebs
Janice Silvey
Brian Sims
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
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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