SUPPORT: Funders & Insiders

We are deeply grateful to all of the following, who support the work of our artists. We would not be HERE without them.

HERE’S programming is made possible with Public Funds from: National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Office of the Mayor of New York, and Speaker Corey Johnson; The Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; and New York State Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick. We are extremely grateful for the support and advocacy of all of our dedicated elected officials: Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten R. Gillibrand, Representative Jerrold L. Nadler, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and the Cultural Affairs Committee of the City Council, and State Senator Brad M. Hoylman. Subsidized studio space provided by the A.R.T./New York Creative Space Grant, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.HERE, in partnership with Resident Playwright Taylor Mac, is a participant in The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program administered in partnership with HowlRound. 

Season In-Kind Sponsors

We are deeply grateful to all of the following, who support the work of our artists. We would not be HERE without them.

Funders

  • Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York
  • Axe-Houghton Foundation
  • Booth Ferris Foundation
  • Edison Properties
  • Fund for the City of New York
  • Howard Gilman Foundation
  • Jerome Foundation, Inc.
  • Jim Henson Foundation
  • Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts
  • Leon Levy Foundation
  • mediaThe Foundation
  • Mental Insight Foundation
  • Mertz Gilmore Foundation
  • New York Foundation for the Arts
  • Select Equity Group, Inc.
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • The Barbara Bell Cumming Charitable Trust
  • The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
  • The Scherman Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation
  • Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation

Partners

  • Lower Manhattan Arts League
  • ART/NY (Alliance of Resident Theaters)
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • The Association of Performing Arts Presenters
  • The Hudson Square Connection

PROTOTYPE

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now receives leadership funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with other generous support from the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Amphion Foundation, The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Cultural Exchange Program, BMI Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Fresh Sound Foundation, Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, OPERA America: Innovation Grants, OPERA America: New Works Exploration Grants, The Reed Foundation, and The Ted Snowdon Foundation. Additional support is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. PROTOTYPE receives generous corporate support from Meyer Sound.

Members

Angel ($25,000+)

  • Jennifer Suh Whitfield & Benjamin Whitfield

Champion ($10,000+)

  • Svante Bergstrom Theater Foundation
  • Eve Ensler
  • Cheryl Henson
  • Andrew Martin-Weber
  • John Morning

HERE-Os ($5,000+)

  • Jamie Bennett
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Agnes Gund
  • Leeda Marting
  • Diane & Adam E. Max
  • Anna & Martin Rabinowitz
  • Erica Schlaug & Mike Hansen
  • Sloss Eckhouse LawCo

Toast of Soho ($1000+)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Andreas Antoniou & William Castiglione
  • Susanna Bergtold
  • Disha Theatre, Inc.
  • Karen Eckhoff
  • Jennifer Egan & David Herskovits
  • Barbara Farah
  • FJC
  • Heather B. Henson
  • Nina & Robert Kaufelt
  • Tjeert Keijzer
  • Gyongy Laky & Tom Layton
  • Matthew Landy
  • Dorothy Lichtenstein
  • Carol & Mike Pratt
  • Royal Little Family Foundation
  • Brian Selznick & David Serlin
  • David Silverman
  • Claudia & Michael Spies
  • Paula Tarzian Ciferni
  • Theatermania
  • Elise Weingarten
  • Tommy Young

Downtown Darling ($500+)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Casey Atre
  • David Baile
  • Lynn & Steve Blackledge
  • Steven Borecki
  • Jeanne Fleming
  • C.J. Follini
  • Joi & Lyell Haynes
  • David Hume
  • Lacey Johnson
  • Andrea Kihlstedt
  • Elysabeth Kleinhans
  • Lab Of Misfits
  • Paula Lawrence
  • Kate Lear
  • David Levine
  • Taylor Mac
  • Holly & John Madigan
  • Anne Maltz
  • Liz Neumark, Great Performances
  • Randy Rollison
  • Carol & Robert Walport
  • Elettra Wiedemann

Up-And-Comer ($250+)

  • Anonymous (3)
  • Ellen Baer & David Lebenstein
  • Andrew Brown
  • Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer & Chan Casey
  • Suzanne G. Cusick
  • Darlene Darrow
  • Jennifer Friedland
  • John Gillespie
  • Adam Greenfield & Jordan Harrison
  • Brian Hargrove
  • Emily Haynes
  • Patricia & Stephen Haynes
  • Jaime Herman
  • Fred Kolo
  • Sarah & Victor Kovner
  • Scott Lehrer
  • Mia Leo & Dick Kuczkowski
  • Katrina E. McCann
  • Kelly Mullaney & Gordon Hui
  • Hemmendy Nelson & Oliver Karlin
  • Catherine Porter & Barry Rowell
  • Tim Schroepfer
  • Alli & Gary Schwartz
  • Sherry Schwartz
  • Mikki Shepard
  • Tim Schroepfer
  • Nina Sporn
  • Greg Stuhr
  • Suzi Takahashi
  • Vince Wadhwani
  • Jane Wilbourn
  • Paul David Young

Hundredaire ($100+)

  • Anonymous (7)
  • Adams Adam
  • Vignesh Aier
  • Marvin Albert
  • Ravindra Amin
  • Dana Arvig
  • Susan Atkins
  • Alexa Aviles
  • Ash Bangia
  • George Bajuscik
  • Martha D. Ballenger
  • Jason & Maree Baruch
  • Ray Batiwala
  • Margaret Beach
  • Susan Bernfield & Claude Millman
  • David Binder
  • Laszlo Birinyi
  • Roslyn Biskin
  • Cece Blasé
  • Benajmin Borton
  • Antonia Bowring
  • Alison Brown
  • Vince Bruns
  • Terrence Burnett
  • Barbara Busackino
  • John Canning
  • George Cardona
  • Jeremy Chambers
  • Nancy & Joseph Champness
  • Nishka Chandrasoma
  • Ling Chang
  • Hilary Chaplain
  • Rachel Chavkin
  • Daniel Chess
  • Brad Clair
  • Stephanie & Daniel Cobleigh
  • Jennifer Wright Cook
  • Felice Mendell & Marc Cooper
  • David Cote
  • Tom Cunningham
  • Dinh Do
  • Glenn D’mello
  • Robert M. Donaldson
  • Louis Egger
  • Heather Eisenlord
  • Nora Falk
  • Amy Farley
  • Sara & Reid Farrington
  • Sharon Fay
  • Susan Feder & Todd Gordon
  • Caroline Escobar & Ciaran Friel
  • Olga Garay-English & Kerry English
  • Robin Gillespie
  • Mary Giudici & Nello McDaniel
  • Steven Glass
  • Margaret Goni
  • Muriel Grabe
  • Cynthia Greenawalt
  • Francis Greenburger Charitable Fund
  • Ron Grimshaw & Julie Shelton-Grimshaw
  • Irma Grossman
  • Jane Gullong
  • Abbie Hadassah
  • Jonathan Harrison
  • Adrian Hartley
  • Robert Hepworth
  • Melissa Hirsch
  • Sommer Hixson
  • Katharine Daugherty & Michael Hoch
  • Dorothy Holland
  • Sarah Hong
  • Leslie Hough
  • Mary Ann Howkins
  • Kim Ima
  • Jill & Tomer Inbar
  • Vida Jong
  • Loli Kantor
  • Anne Kauffman
  • Jess Kaufman
  • Colleen Keegan
  • Patricia Kirby
  • Marian & Bob Klein
  • MahaYana Landowne
  • Robert Lazo
  • Paul Leibowitz
  • Joseph Levine
  • Blair Lorenzo
  • Richard & Beverly Lorenzo
  • Michael Maddox
  • James Martin
  • Michael Massimilla
  • Susan Mattmann
  • Taryn Matusik
  • Crystal McCrary
  • Garrett Mitchell
  • Tony Montenieri
  • Beth Morrison
  • Ellen Moskowitz
  • Maria Mottola
  • Brian Mountford
  • Anne G. Myers
  • Jon Nakagawa & Richard Willard
  • Harvey Neville
  • Jennifer & Jason New
  • Utafumi Takemura
  • Wade Newman
  • Carole Pesner
  • Steven Phillips
  • Am Plubell
  • Jessie Price
  • Leonora P. Prowell
  • Paula Rackoff
  • Kyle Ranson-Walsh
  • Daniel Ray
  • Harsha Reddy
  • Karen Regan
  • Thomas Riddleberger
  • Amanda K. Ringger
  • Jessica Rocks
  • Jeffrey Rosen
  • Claire & George Schade
  • Gavin Scotti
  • Joan Schmike
  • Tanya Selvaratnam
  • Steven Shattuck
  • Constance M. Slaughter
  • Niegel Smith
  • Brian Smooke
  • Sharon Spiegel
  • Gautam Srikanth
  • Laura Starr
  • Sylvia Stein & Mark Philips
  • Noah Stein
  • Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman
  • Maria Striar
  • Danielle Strle
  • Don Summa & Billy Finnegan
  • Darren Sussman
  • Cyn Grace Sylvie
  • Frances Tang
  • Jackie Tannennbaum
  • Charles Tannenbaum
  • Hanne Tierney
  • The Deeply Felt Puppet Theater
  • Torkamani Sarah
  • Mihaela Maria Tufa
  • Steven Usdan
  • Sonali Vaidya
  • Robin Van Fossen
  • Cheryl Van Hooven
  • Maia Wechsler
  • Carl Weisbrod
  • Stefan Weisman
  • Michael Weller
  • Tim Whiteside
  • Regina Wickham & Grahame Shane
  • Penny Willgerodt
  • Erling Wold
  • Michael Woodsworth
  • Cassie York
  • Sara Zatz
  • Francine Zerfas

Pay-What-You-Can ($1-99)

  • Anonymous (7)
  • Albert Aeed
  • Michael Anderson
  • Leslie Assor
  • Kate August
  • Phoebe Barnard
  • James Barrett
  • Erin Bartley
  • Willow Baum
  • Melissa Bell & Leo Schmidt
  • James Bell
  • Ivan Bennett
  • Jocelyn Black
  • Andrea Bouzewah
  • Marc Bovino
  • Brandt Clemens
  • Alizah Brozgold
  • Tyler Bunch
  • Rob Byrnes
  • Diana Cabezas
  • Kiera Canciani
  • Dorothy Carlton
  • Karen Carter
  • Mary Ann Casati
  • Linda Casbon
  • Winn Castro
  • Jose Centeno
  • Elizabeth Chandler
  • Janet Charles
  • Daniel Childers
  • John Chong
  • Patricia Clair
  • Margaret Clarson
  • Alex Clayton
  • Cass Collins
  • Felice Mendell & Marc Cooper
  • Kendall Cornell
  • Neil Coughlan
  • Susan Culhane
  • Charlotte Cunningham-rundles
  • Lisa D’Amour
  • Lawrence Dail
  • Hope Davis
  • Christian De Gre
  • Dirk de Pagter-Allison
  • Davy Diongson
  • Robert Doernberg
  • Toni Dove
  • Amy Dunkelberg
  • Sophia Dwosh
  • Mary Ekwall
  • Yossi Elaz
  • Liz English
  • Alicia Erlich
  • Emily Erstling
  • Bertie Ferdman
  • Emma Margaret Fitzgerald
  • Stephanie Fleischmann
  • Gia Forakis
  • Louis Franzetti
  • Aaron Frederick
  • Bette Fried
  • Carole Fuller
  • Paula Gabbard
  • Natasha Gajewski
  • Sarah Weber Gallo & Joseph Gallo
  • Jeffrey Gershel
  • Steven Getchell
  • Ittamar Givton
  • Beth Gordon
  • Priscilla Green
  • Ursula Hahn
  • Linda Hall
  • Catherine Hancock
  • Sheryl Hart
  • Deanna Henson
  • Thomas Hughes
  • Matt Isaac
  • Sarah Jacobs
  • Nicholas Jaeger
  • Lawrence Jansen
  • Amanda Johnson
  • Margaret Mary Jones
  • Marie Christine Katz
  • Mary & Gregory Kezele
  • Soomi Kim
  • Taylor Kirk
  • Bridget Klapinski
  • Robert Kozma
  • Runjhun Kudaisya
  • Therese Kurtze
  • Robert Lenartz
  • Paul Lerman
  • Dalia Levine
  • Philip Levy
  • Kate Loewald
  • John P. Loonam
  • Dayna Lucas
  • Nehemiah Luckett
  • Ce Lynch
  • Robert Lyons
  • Nyla M
  • Noel Macduffie
  • Katie Manglis
  • Nate Mantell
  • Dean Markham
  • Sandra Masur
  • Wickstrom Maurya
  • Sari Max
  • Kathrg Mccormick
  • Patrick McEvoy
  • Marie Michal
  • Isabelle Mills-Tannenbaum
  • Lauren Mitchell
  • Danielle Mitchell
  • Vivian Mitropoulou
  • Juliet Moser
  • Ellen Moskowitz
  • Mary Louise Myers
  • Monika Napoleon
  • Jim Navarre
  • Christina Newhard
  • Lisa Nichols
  • Adele Niederman
  • Barbara Nienaltowski
  • Stacy ONeill
  • Bernadette Ott
  • James Carlisle Overstreet
  • Rebekah Paine
  • Erasmo Paolo
  • Josh Patten
  • Rob Pedini
  • Paul Peers
  • Steven Perez
  • Renee Philippi
  • Adrianne Picciano
  • Steven Porcelli
  • Gail Pritchard
  • Iwona Rhoads
  • Lucas Rivera
  • James T. Robinson
  • Walter Rodriguez
  • Amy Roslyn
  • JoAnne Russakoff
  • Clay Russell
  • Kathryn Sartori
  • Mary Schleissmann
  • Alene Schneierson
  • Frie Schulz
  • Ms. Baraka Sele
  • Carlos Sevilla
  • Peggy Stafford & Mike Shapiro
  • Martha Sherman
  • Laura Sifuentez
  • Meredith Simmons
  • Mark Simon
  • Paula Speer
  • Sasha Spielvogel
  • Deborah Stein & Andy Horwitz
  • Bruce Steinberg
  • James Sterling
  • Keith Strand
  • Robert M Sweet
  • Sigal Talmor
  • Jean Tatge
  • Joseph Thome
  • Jansen Thurmer
  • Timur
  • John Todaro
  • Hadley Todoran
  • Karl Treacy
  • Jack Trinco
  • Alexis Tucker
  • Mihaela Tufa
  • Lauren Turner
  • Robin Van Fossen
  • Jessie Walker
  • Anne Washburn
  • Jennifer Allen & Deke Weaver
  • Noah Weber
  • Lily Whitsitt
  • Justin Wong
  • Charles Woodman
  • Christina Woolard
  • Anne-Marie Fink & Brian Wu
  • Susan Yankowitz
  • Terrance Young
  • Ellen Maddow & Paul Zimet