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Donate | Red Tape Theatre


Jul 6th, 2011

Red Tape produces cutting-edge experimental theater that gets to the heart of modern-day issues, enlightening and enlivening our Chicago community with provocative theatrical experiences you can’t find anywhere else. We can’t save humanity without your help! Please consider making a donation
to Red Tape today.

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Or mail your check to Red Tape Theatre:

Attn: Development
4619 N. Lawndale Ave, Unit 1
Chicago, IL 60625

You know what to expect when you see a Red Tape show. You hang out in the lobby with other audience members. Maybe you have a drink with an ensemble member. A little music. A few snacks. Everything’s normal. Then the doors open…and anything is possible. Ticket sales account for only 50% of our operating budget; the rest comes from supporters like you. We hope that you will consider making a tax-deductible donation to support our work.

“Red Tape always impressively reconfigures its space. Theater artists of all stripes…need to see [them] if only to see the possibilities if you think big. Miniscule budgets are no excuse for shoddy production values, and Red Tape is keeping the bar high.”
-Chicago Tribune

“Taking place at the Red Tape Theatre, it should be no surprise that the structure is unique.”
– The DePaulia

“There were no boundaries as to what could done in the space. I felt something beyond performance.”
– Chicago Splash

“As usual at Red Tape, the designs were a marvel of detail and atmosphere.”
– Centerstage

“Red Tape has created a virtual reality. It’s intimate and interactive. The artistry is so absorbing that I’m inclined not to brand it with a definition.”
– The Fourth Walsh

By re-imagining the way stories are told onstage, we invite you to re-imagine your world. Only at Red Tape will you find powerful stories, presented by talented artists, in wildly imaginative stagings. New experiences and new stories; this is how innovation starts.

P.S. Want to double your gift at no extra cost? Many employers will match gifts to non-profits. Simply check with your personnel office to obtain the necessary form, complete it, and send in along to double or even triple your gift!


Amanda Drinkall in Pullman, WA by Young Jean Lee

We Couldn’t Do It Without You!

(The following represents donations made between July 1, 2014 to present)

The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Illinois Arts Council
The Pauls Foundation
John Sanders & Jason Held

BUREAUCRAT $500-$999
Dramatists Guild Fund
Eric Evenskaas
Tiffany Stedman

OFFICIAL $150-$499
Anonymous, Dave Drapac, David Grant, Sarah Grant, Lona Livingston,
Robert Oakes, Bridget Schultz, Zippy Shell

Anonymous, Colleen Flanigan, Philip Livingston, Jayme Matchinski,
Adam McDowell, Bonnie Metzgar, Paul Miller, James Reardon, Robyn Scott, Richard Valencia

Anonymous, Patrizia Acerra, Anonymous, Brittany Barnes, James Bernsen,
Neil Blackadder & Natania Rosenfeld, Bryan Bosque, Nick Combs, Joshua Davis, Stephanie Diaz, Mona Emond, Martin Hughes, Brenda Johnson, Josh Johnson, Mary Krupka, Becky Mock, Susan Myburgh, Brandon Ray, Kenneth Roht, Alma Caliz Roque, Brad Rothbart, Stephanie Shum, Dee Taylor, Jany Taylor,
Krista Taylor, Aeric & Natalie Wallace