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You make it all happen

We are incredibly grateful to all of the supporters of Duluth Playhouse at the NorShor Theatre, whose support makes our work possible. To remain a vibrant center for theatre and performing arts, your support is vital to ensuring everyone can access and experience live theatre.

Friends of the Playhouse

Individual Playhouse Donors are critical to the continued growth and success of the Playhouse. In appreciation of these generous individuals, donors are recognized in each of our playbills for their cumulative giving. We are continually amazed by the generosity of these committed Friends of the Playhouse.

Enriching our Community with their Support

Exclusive Season Partner

Essentia Health

Main Stage Partner

North Shore Bank

Youth Theatre Partner

Kern and Kompany

Underground Partner

Audacity Human Resources

The Lab Partner

CN Railways

Minnesota Power Foundation

Accessiblity Partner

Enbridge Fueling Futures Grant

MSAB Creative Arts Grant

Ordean Foundation

Current Corporate Sponsors

Ascential Wealth Advisors

Audacity Human Resources

Centricity Credit Union

Duluth News Tribune

Fryberger Law Firm

Great Lakes Sober Living

Kolquist, Seitz & Goldman, LLC

Kraus Anderson


Marsh & McLennan Agency

Mary Anne Ebert and Paul Stembler

Minnesota Power, an Allete Company

National Bank of Commerce

RBC Wealth Management Bubalo Lawien and Meese Family Wealth Group

Salmela Talent

Super One Foods

Trillium Services

Wheeler Associates

Wheeler Retirement Plans

Foundations and Trusts

Bretmin Foundation

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation

Minnesota State Arts Board

National Endowment for the Arts

Pachel Foundation

The Christine & Dan Stocke Foundation for Excellence in the Arts & Assorted Shenanigans

The McKnight Foundation

In-Kind Sponsors

Arrowhead Printing

Bailey Builds

Belangers, Inc.

Black Water Lounge

Black Woods Group

Blue Rock Grill

Brown Knows Design

Duluth Event Lighting

Engwall Flowers

Happy Sleeper Mattress & Furniture



Lake Superior Art Glass

Mid Coast Catering

Mount Royal Bottle Shoppe

New Scenic Cafe

Northland Events

Pizza Luce

Sammy’s Pizza

Sek Design Studio


Sheraton Duluth

Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake



Zenith Research Group, Inc.

Thank you for prioritizing and supporting live theatre and education in our community. We are incredibly grateful for the continued generosity of our beloved patrons, sponsors and donors.