Our Donors and Sponsors

Thank you to our donors and the Hamilton Community’s continued support.

We are proud that our donors came from all across Hamilton and the region. Donor Boards located in the theatre showcase the names of the individuals and organizations, including the City of Hamilton, who made significant contributions to the restoration of the theatre. Those names are also listed here.

Capital Campaign


We thank the following for providing the mortgage to purchase the theatre. 

Hamilton Community Foundation
Jessett Investments
Carl Turkstra

Robert Crockford
Ron Richter
Jeff Paikin


Through the generous financial support of the following people, The Westdale Theatre was restored.

PREMIERE – $250,000+

PJ McNally Charitable Foundation
City of Hamilton
Hamilton Future Fund

DIRECTOR – $100,000 – $249,000
Carl & Kate Turkstra
Princess Gates Entertainment

CENTRE STAGE – $50,000 – $99,000

June & Doug Barber
Mona & Harvey Levenstein
Gerald Stanley
Mark Tamminga & Joany Verschuuren

RED CARPET – $25,000 – $49,000

Alan & Marlies Clark
Don & Sheila Pether
Alfred & Joan Robertshaw Fund

MARQUEE – $10,000 – 24,000

Maggie & Bob Carr
Lou Celli & Sabrina Leoni-Celli
Graham Crawford
Victor Fuchs
Heritage Mill
Jessett Investments
Tom & Sasha Weisz

SPOTLIGHT – $5,000 – 9,000

Robert Crockford
Henry White Kinnear Foundation
Langton ClimateCare
Martin Foundation
Milne McGrath Fund
Paitec Investment Corporation
Ron Richter
Frances Whittaker

Thank you also to the many residents from across our community who donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the restoration of The Westdale.

 We are grateful to all our suppliers, tradespeople, and volunteers who worked together to ensure the successful restoration of The Westdale.


Thank you to our Hamilton Originals and Jazz Originals series sponsor, Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities

Grants & Funding

With generous support from: