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lawrence brewley
amanda foreman
sara gallagher
carl girard
marcy j. savastano
marisa teeter
j.r. teeter


The Bread Winners are a special group of donors who know how to raise the dough.  Without their help our theatre will not be successful in mounting this capital campaign.  In so doing this special group of people take on the privaledge and responsibility of making theatre affordable and accessible to as many people as possible.

Donating has its privileges.  Peruse the information below to find the benefit level that meets your needs.  All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  Bread & Water Theatre is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit institution.  Use our pledge form to the left or contact Bread & Water Theatre at or 585.271.5523 to set up your donation.

THE KIMMELWICKS: $1,000-$2,499
  • All the benefits of friends of the theatre.
  • Advanced invitations to "Page to Stage" events with playwrights, actors, directors and/or designers.
  • Named for the specialty sandwich roll popular in Western New York.  Of German origin, it is a roll coated in kosher salt and caraway seeds.
THE FLOUR MILLERS: $2,500-$4,999
  • All of the above, plus
  • Invitation to "Inside the Company" events, featuring cocktails and insider interviews with Bread & Water Theatre artists.
  • Free concessions at the theatre (for remainder of current season).
  • Free preferred parking permit (donors receive one parking voucher for each production remaining in the season).
  • Named for the flour mills that once dotted the Erie Canal and the people who worked them.
  • All of the above, plus
  • Opportunity to receive permanent recognition in the form of a plaque on a seat with your name or the name of a loved one.
  • Poster or script from the current season autographed by members of the cast.
  • Named after the Revolutionary War soldier and land speculator who founded Rochesterville later known as Rochester, New York.
  • All of the above, plus
  • Experience Bread & Water Theatre up close on your own personalized day in the theatre: a private backstage tour, lunch for you and three guests with artistic director J.R. Teeter, followed by a rehearsal.
  • Receive priority VIP seating for you and three guests for the opening night performance and invitations to the post-show cast party for the production of your choice.
  • Named for the legendary western figure William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody who lived for a time in the Rochester area.  Three of his children are buried in the historic Mt. Hope Cemetery.
$25,000 AND UP
  • All of the above, plus
  • Take credit for making the show possible.  As an Angel, you have the opportunity to be recognized as a supporting producer for one production.  This includes not only your supporting producer billing on the first page of the program, but also puts your bio alongside the show's director, actors and designers.
  • You and a guest are invited to the exclusive Angels Dinner hosted by artistic director J.R. Teeter.
  • Named after Rochester's two most famous citizens.