Corporate and Foundation Partners

A global theater reflective of the world-class city of Chicago, CST attracts and entertains audiences from all walks of life and across the globe. Each season, the Theater reaches nearly 250,000 audience members through a year-round producing season that includes as many as 18 productions and 650 performances. From discerning local subscribers to young families to school groups from across the Midwest, CST is a crossroads for diverse audiences. Similarly, our Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities provide your company with a wide variety of unique privileges designed to increase your company recognition, provide special client entertaining, enhance your employee benefits, and heighten community relations.

Production and Programmatic Sponsorships range from $25,000 to $350,000, with benefits customized to meet the needs of your corporate giving philosophy and business goals. Joining the CST Family will place your company alongside the following leaders of Chicago’s business and philanthropic communities:


ARC Worldwide a Leo Burnett Company BMO Harris Boeing ComEd Dover Foundation Land O Frost McCormick Foundation

Allstate Insurance Company
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Chicago Community Trust
Food For Thought Catering
Julius Frankel Foundation
The John D. and Catherin T. MacArthur Foundation
Madison Dearborn Partners
Motorola Mobility Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Northern Trust
Polk Bros. Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
Strategic Hotels Capital, Inc.


Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Helen Brach Foundation
The Brinson Foundation
Bulley & Andrews
The Chicago Shakespeare Theater Fund at The Chicago Community Trust
The Crown Family
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
GCM Grosvenor
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
K&L Gates LLP
Met Life Foundation
Nuveen Investments
The Pauls Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Shure Incorporated
The Sun-Times Foundation/The Chicago Community Trust
Theatre Communications Group
Anonymous (2)


Baxter International Inc.
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Chicago Title and Trust Company Foundation
The Field Foundation of Illinois
The Grover Hermann Foundation
Mazza Foundation
American Express
Cole Taylor Bank
Goldman, Sachs & Company
John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
McDonald’s Corporation
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award
The REAM Foundation
Reed Smith LLP
The Rhoades Foundation
S&C Electric Company
Phil Stefani’s Children’s Foundation
Titan Media

Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company
Butler Family Foundation, Hugh and Karen Butler Connell
CME Group
Dr. Scholl Foundation
The JCCC Foundation
NIB Foundation
PNC Bank
Charles and M. R. Shapiro Foundation, Inc.
The Siragusa Foundation
William Blair & Company

BBJ Linen
Blum-Kovler Foundation
Broco Partnership
The James Huntington Foundation
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s
National Fund for New Musicals
Peoples Gas
Turner + Cuniff


Reflects contributions received between July 1, 2013–April 1, 2015.

Ways to Give

 Phone: 312.667.4952

 Chicago Shakespeare Theater
     800 East Grand on Navy Pier
     Chicago, IL 60611

 Gifts of Stock

 Planned Gifts

 Charitable IRA Rollover




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