About Us



Contributions from our community have a BIG impact! 
Support from our audience and donors:
  • Employed over 125 artists in our 2016-2017 season.
  • Distributed over 5,700 discount and complimentary tickets to artists, local students, senior community centers, and veterans.
  • Presented over a dozen FREE events.
  • Staged over 125 public performances of 25 scripts.
  • Offered 9 CHERRY LANE SCHOOL Master Classes featuring 13 experienced teachers interacting with over 400 students.
  • Shared 3 inspiring new MENTOR PROJECT plays with a record-breaking 2,044 theatergoers.
We wish to acknowledge all the amazing community members who have supported our mission and programs this year.

Robert Dohmen, Williams Family Foundation

COMMERCE STREET CLUB ($20,000-$49,999)
Angelina Fiordellisi, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

Margarida De Brito, The Howard Gilman Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Jane Dorothy Perlmutter Foundation, Kit Seidel, David Youse

7TH AVENUE ADVOCATES ($5,000-$9,999)
New York State Council on the Arts, Piacentile Family Foundation, Linda and Elliot Shoenman, Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

HUDSON HELPERS ($1,000-$4,999)
Anonymous, Axe-Houghton Foundation, American Chai Trust, Deanfox Foundation, Kathryn Donaldson, Dramatists Guild Fund, The John Golden Fund, Roberta Golubock, Bob Guere, Lucille Lortel Foundation, Susan Manchester, Elizabeth and David McFadzean, Caterina and Victor Nelli, Savitsky, Satin & Bacon, Elizabeth Frias, Juan Frias, and Arturo Soria, Spektor Family Foundation, Michael Tuch Foundation

Anonymous, Dan Goggin, Hildy Gottlieb, Cris and Bruce Jaffe, Merle Kailas, Jean Lichty, Rotem & Shai Reshef, Maria Di Dia Salmon, Joanne Schmidt, Marley Sims, Viniar Family Foundation

Thomas Campbell, Cory and Bob Donnalley Charitable Foundation, Lyn and Bruce Ferber, Caryl and Ken Field, Tom Fontana, Sarah Green, Ellen Grimes, Judy and Roy Snyder, Martha Luttrell, Gayle Maffeo, Jen and James Marden

DOWNTOWN DONORS ($100-$249) 
Anonymous, Diane Alianiello, Thomas Chavez, Erica & Ira Cohen, Jacques & Emy Cohenca Foundation, Gretchen Cryer, Judith Eschweiler, Ronnie Ginnever, Kenneth V. Handal, Mary Francina Golden, Carla Hall - in honor of Angelina Fiordellisi, Jane Harmon Associates, Joyce Hays, Gregory Jackson, John Lynch, Ferrell Marshall, Sally Martell, Tracy A. McVeigh, George Morfogen, Pamela Perrell, Douglas Peterson, Judith Polson, Rockethouse Productions Scotland, Wendy Sax, Bettina Schein, Pamela Senatore, Carly Simon, Andrea Smith, Neil & Laura Tabachnik, Nick Tsacrios, Leigh Walters, Burt and Sue Zwick

Anonymous (4), Alexander Louis, Chris Allieri, Dan'l Almy, Bonnie Kane, Georgia Beach, Dennis Bielat, Arlo Blocher, Danny Borbon, Laura Caparrotti, David Ceci, Ritu Chattree, Steve Coats, Liza Colón-Zayas, Candice Conseur, Adriana Dilancea, Elizabeth Donnelly, Clare Donovan, Camille Ellsworth, Khama Ennis, Gail Fieldston - in honor of Carol Lippert Gray, Leigh Flayton, Sara Flokos, Kelly Frazier, Alexander Haas, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Annie Henk, Maxine Isaacs, Judith Ivey, Morgan Jenness, Sandra Jones, Katharine Kjerland, Paul Leibowitz, Rebecca Lew, Marie LoGiudice, Arthur Lundquist, N Joshua Madan, Tony Marzani, Ruth Metz, Anne Miller, Ted Mineau, Evangeline Morphos, ParkWhiz, Toni Pentecouteau, Adam Peterson, Susan Progoff, Sally Rhoades, Shirley Richardson, Elizabeth Rose, Arlene Rosenberg, Dina Rothstein, Robin Rothstein, Andrea Rubin, Susan Sanders, Angela Schnatter, Jane Smith, Susan Soler, Holly Stearns, Dianne Stillman, James Sweitzer, Westley Thomas, Lois Vaisman - in memory of Lenore Lippert, Frank Yee


Contributions received December 1, 2016 to December 1, 2017,
exclusive of special events. 

For any errors/omissions, further assistance with patron benefits, or to make a gift please contact Hillary Cohen at hcohen@cherrylanetheatre.org