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Tacoma’s Historic Theater District Centennial Campaign


Continuing the Legacy


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  • Restore Integrity & Beauty
  • Improve Patron Experience
  • Increase Seismic Safety

Create a New Vision for Theater on the Square

  • Celebrate Generations of Civic Leadership
  • Improve Patron Experience
  • Enliven Venue

Deepen Community Engagement

  • Expand Programs
  • Provide Greater Access & Diversity
  • Grow Educational Service

The Community’s Financial Investment

$24.5 Million Public Private Partnership

$18 million in public funding identified and/or secured

  • City, State, Historic & New Markets Tax Credits

$6.5 million in private sector philanthropy to be raised

  • gifts and grants from individuals, foundations, corporations and other government sources.

For more details on our financial goals, please click here. 


Campaign Leadership

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma
  • Derek Kilmer, U.S. Representative
  • Norm Dicks, Former U.S. Representative
  • Steve O’Ban, Washington State Senator
  • Laurie Jinkins, Washington State Representative
  • Jake Fey, Washington State Representative
  • Connie Ladenburg, Pierce County Councilmember

Executive Committee


  • Sara Kendall, Chair, Community Leader
  • Monte Bersante, Davies Pearson
  • Dianne Conway, Gordon Thomas Honeywell
  • John Kent, Community Leader
  • Michael Lehrer, Morgan Financial
  • Bradley Lehrer, Community Leader                                                                 
  • Scott Marshall, Community Leader
  • Kurt Olson, Lighthouse Tool Company
  • Lyle Quasim, Community Leader
  • Kristen Sawin, Weyerhaeuser
  • Scott Shelton, Community Leader
  • David Fischer, Broadway Center Executive Director
  • Stacey Guadnola, Broadway Center Centennial Fund Director
  • Pamela Russell, Broadway Center Fund Consultant
  • Julia Garnett, Broadway Center Project Consultant
  • Bill Stauffacher, Lobbying Consultant


  • Mary and Steve Barger, Community Leaders
  • Buzz and John Folsom, Community Leaders
  • Holly Bamford Hunt, Bamford Foundation
  • Linda Ishem, University of Washington, Tacoma
  • Bruce Kendall, Economic Development Board
  • Bev Losey, Brown & Brown Insurance
  • Bill Robertson, Multicare
  • Carlyn Roy, TAPCO Credit Union

Broadway Center Board

To learn more contact Stacey Guadnola

Centennial Campaign Director

253.591.5524 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Broadway Center brings shared joy & prosperity to our region enlivening the largest performing arts center between Seattle and Portland. To learn more about how we deliver our mission, please click here.