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We made it! Thank You For Supporting Entertaining the Future

The South Orange Performing Arts Center is proud to announce that it has reached its campaign goal of $1,200,000!

The Entertaining the Future campaign was established in 2016 with the aim of ensuring SOPAC’s long-term financial stability and continued programmatic success. 

We thank all those who gave their time and resources to making this campaign a success, particularly leading funders Anthony & Jennifer Leitner, Patti Donovan, and Larry & Carol Brodey. 

$100,000 +
Anthony & Jennifer Leitner
Patti Donovan

$50,000 – $99,999 
Carol & Larry Brodey
JACLO
Peter Shapiro & Bryna Linett

25,000 – 49,999 
W. Dan Arrighi & Sam Joseph
Donald Brief & Dorothy Litwin Brief
Chubb & Son 
Frederick & Maureen Gammon
Mitchell & Susan Lieberman
Stuart & Laura Litwin
NJ Cultural Trust
Carol Richards
Spartan Capital 
Karlyn Volk
John & Roseanna Zoubek

$10,000-$24,999 
Edward Ayuso II
Donna Coallier
Paul & Catherine Desjardins
Matthew & Jennifer Glass
Randall Haase & Judith Rosenberg
Hirzel Canning Company
David & Marci Kessler
Patrick Morrissy & Jean Campbell
Mark & Laura Packer
Carl & Marion Wolf

$2,500 – $9,999 
Carole Anzalone-Newman & Douglas Newman
Paul Bartick & Shelley Weinstock
Tommy Bass
Conte’s Pasta Company
Samuel Convissor
Judith & Robert Epstein
The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation
Eleanor Lazarus & Barry Evenchick
Dean Landis
D. Michael Och 
Edward Reagoso
Barbara & Leo Sender
Fannie & Morris Sklaw Foundation 
Arthur & Christine Taylor
Janet & Udi Toledano

$1,000 – $2,499 
Seymour Beneroff
Blue Mountain
Carol & Jeffrey Desind
Suzette Baez & Mark Garner 
Diana Hart
Kim & Milwood Hobbs
Arthur & Melanie Hoffmann
Infinite Foods
Howard & Margaret Jacobs
Kernick Advisory Group LLC
Andrew & Cynthia Lewis
Mark & Melissa Litwin
The McGowan Family
Owen & Patricia McNany
Mooney General Paper
Grant Neumann & Bob Zuckerman
Linda Onorevole
On Target Staffing LLC
Marc & Rayna Pomper
Steve Realbuto
Alyson & Richard Slutzky
David & Nancy Stone
Lynne Whitman & Dan Solender
Peter Thom
Johanna Wright

$100 – $999 
M. Adams & Associates
Claire & Elliot Asarnow
David & Joani Ascher
The Baird 
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
John & Kathleen Beard
Maura Borsecnik
Etta Rudolph Denk
Matthew Borowick
Myrna & Lenny Comerchero
Elizabeth & Jeremy Dobrish
Document Concepts
Sanford & Zella Felzenberg
Food Marketing Inc.
Catherine Fetner
Susan Fryberger
Beth & Ralph Fylstra
Robert & Mattye Gandel
Bonnie & Lewis Garely
Dave Gentry
Harriet Grossman
Dr. Joan Guetti
John Claude Hallak
Susan Head
David Horowitz
Jacqueline Hoyte
Mary Hurd
Integrated Data Technology
John & Linda James
Susan & Frank Johnson
Genesia & Steven Kamen
Dean & Emily Kameros
Richard Lavin
Hal Levenstein
Leslie & Neil Lilien
Adam & Erica Lipkin
Heidi & Randall MacBlane
MEAG New York Corporation
Ken & Lauren Meyers
Selma T. & Jacques H. Mitrani Foundation
Jerry Nedelman
Janet & William Perlman
Lisa & Stephen Plavin
Jim Podhoretz
Richard & Alicefay Prine
Proscenium Events LLC
Robin & Bob Rabinowitz
Sarah Ralston
Madelane Shane
Robin Sherer
Peter Shoemaker
Joel & Betsy Sobo
Elliot B. Sommer
Richard Spector & Carol Williams
Harry Stadler
Blanche Taliaferro
Tryangle Foods
Craig & Caron Van Dyck
Helaine & Jerry Warshaw
Rhonda Weinberger
Deirdre Yates
Michael Zaret
Robert Zeckhauser
Richard & Jill Zimmer
Roberta & Walter Zweifler