March 14, 2019 - April 7, 2019


Ways to Give

There are many ways to donate to the festival:

Contact Cheryl at Moisture Central (206) 297-1405 or email development <at> moisturefestival <dot> org

Donations are tax deductible

“A day without laughter is a wasted day ” – Charlie Chaplin

Thank you to the generous donors who make the Moisture Festival possible

Each year, the festival attracts over 250 performers from all over the globe who entertain over 10,000 local patrons at fifty shows, each accompanied by a live show band. The festival operates as a primarily volunteer-run organization with over 250 volunteers helping produce our shows presenting unique performers dedicated to promoting this art form.

Give TODAY to help us provide a diverse performing arts experience to help individuals of all ages broaden their perspectives, nurture creativity, and serves to build the precious core of live comedy/varieté American theater aficionados.

Join the SuperStar Circle

NEW! Join the Moisture Festivals SuperStar circle with a gift of $1,000 or more.  This high-level giving circle is designed to provide sustainable benefits to the festival to Moisture Festival, and most importantly, SuperStars know that they are helping the world’s biggest Comedy/Varieté event of its kind that resurges each spring in Seattle. It’s easy to join, click here for more information on how YOU can become a Moisture Festival’s SuperStar.

Individual Donors


Leslie and Mike Foley

Vanguard Charitable


Bob Greco

Dan Shih and Ted MacGovern                         The Grant Family

Jeff Wilson


Karen Bowman

Jeff Hermanson

Mike and Michele Sharp

Matthew Morris and Sara Goering

Randy Rohwer

$1,000 SuperStars

Aidan and Abi Rogers

George and Emily

Vivian Schroedl

David Bradlee and Kathryn Gardow

Lisa Schaures

Steven Smith

Daniel Top

Elizabeth Wooten

$999 & under

A. Jean Johnson
Aaron Wooster
Aki Namioka
Alan and Barbara Davidoff
Alexandra Gordevitch
Alexandria Potter
Alice and Mark Snyder
Alison Fitch
Alison and Tom Hauck
Allister O’Brien
Allyn Stern
Amanda Lee
Amanda Sanders
Amber Ching
Amina Kapusuzoglu
Amy Ellingson
Amy Kuhn
Andrea Huysing
Angela Kugler
Angela Bartels and Tony Lee
Ann Shoemaker
Anna Bell
Anna Ormsby
Anna Mayer
April and Johnny Lesho
Barbara Ross
Barbara Lau
Barbara Bradbuy
Becky and Paul Hornberger
Ben Curran
Ben Rothwell
Bernice Maslan
Bill Shaw
Bill Stretch
Bill Preib
Bill Matthews and Julie
BJ Last
Bob and Myrna Sherman
Bob Coyne
Bonnie Westlake
Brad Erickson
Brianna Constable
Bruce Weertman
Bryan Kelley
C. Anderson Skogland
Carl Davis
Carol Bailey
Carol Bergdahl
Carrie and Jeremy MacDonough
Carrie Ferrence
Catherine Brand
Catherine and Ned Gerhart
Cathy Anderson
Chadd Bennett
Charles Kronbach
Charles Davis
Charley and Stephanie Attebery
Chris Stremlau
Chris Wong
Chris Daly
Chris P
Chris Banta
Christian Jacobsen
Christian Swenson and Abigal Halperin
Christina Upjohn
Christine Yerke
Christine Jiz
Christopher Dowsing
Christopher and Mary Troth
Claudia Drucker-Berg
Collen Newberry
Corinna and Andrew Troth
Cory Gooch
Craig Stevens
Cristina Gildee
Dan Shih and Ted MacGovern
Dan Cordell
Danica Wright
Daniel Gamelin and Sara Early
Daniel and Erin Lantz
Daniel and Tony
Darren Miller
Dave Kirdahy
Dave and Lynn Treadwell
David Bradlee and Kathryn Gordon
David and Karen Furst
David Bourree
David Edelstein
David Ornstein
Dayna Ducey
Deana Gilchrist
Debbie Vanselow
Debbie Daniels and David Matteson
Debbie Kloppenburg
Deborah Schorzman
DeEatta Bender
Diana Adamson
Chinook Chinook
Dianne Bennett and Steve Mrowiec
Dick and Carrie Stein
Arthur and Dina Davis
Don Hodgeland
Donna Kellom
Donna Bolima
Doug Grady and Maria Hess
Eben Sprinsock
Edythe Lurie
Eleanor Letterman
Elizabeth Hastorf
Elizabeth Woltz
Elizabeth Wright
Emily Transue
Emma Nadolny
Emma Payne
Eric Tuttle
Eric Strand
Erin Yoshida
Erin Ellis
Erling Mork
Erv Desmet
Flash Marohn
Gabriel Magic
Gabriella Stern
Gary Watts
Gemma and Russ Daggatt
Glen Mitchell
Glenn Dubin and Barbara Fordyce Dubin
Greg and Shirley Ramsey
Gwyn Staton
Harry Levine
Harvey Niebulski
Heather Weihl
Heidi Houghton
Helen Gamble
Henry Burton
Henry Mustin
Houston Gray
Howard and Ruth Tharp
Ine Lievens
Isaac Ruiz
J. Gilman Low
Jackie Deguchi and Tim Acker
James and Karen Irish
James Mathieu
James Kincaid
James Reber
James Stubner
Jan Chrisbi
Jan Tillotson
Janet Egger
Janette Cunningham
Jay Wardle
Jeff Zanatta
Jeff and Liz Kirkman
Jeffrey Hall
Jenifer Rees
Jennie Novellino
Jennifer Wensrich
Jennifer Hing
Jenny and John Tynes
Jessica Gonser
Jiawen Shi
Jill Kurfirst
Jim and Linda McDonnel
Jim Douglas and Sasha Harmon
Jina Bonina
Jo Montgomery and Chuck Johnson
Jo Ann Douglas
Joan and John Benner
Joanna Davies
John Weeks and Jeana Kimball
John Peterson
John Smith
John and Diane Logan
John and Leslie Alexander
Jon and Nina Else
Jordan McQueen
Jorie Wackerman
Julia Buck
Julie and George Wukelic
Julie Mayer
Justin Resnick
Kara Sweidel
Karen Marck
Karen Karaica
Karen Sloane
Karen Ross
Kari Boeskov
Kate Anthony
Katherine Knowlton
Katherine Boullin
Katherine Weybright
Kathleen Benardout-Bartholomew
Kelsey Corran
Ken Whelan
Kenneth Telesco
Kerry Hillier
Kevin and Chelsey
Kevin and Lea L
Kevin and Caun Knapp
Kevin Vaughan
Kim Thomson
Kimberly and William Hayes
Kimberly Eiring
Kris Durgin
Kristin Sugamele
Kristina Wicke
Kristina Veirs
Ken Shah
Kurt and Jacalyn Swanson
Kurt Kapusuzoglu
Kyle Serikawa
Laura Rishel
Laura Argilla
Laura Baumwall
Laura Gene Middaugh
Lauren Beliveau
Laurie Radheshwar
Lesley Zavar
Leslie Taylor
Leslie Moe
Linda Wensrich
Linda and Chuck Campbell
Lindsay and Fiona N/A
Lisa Schaures
Lisa Williams
Lisa Sieberson
Lisa Fravel
Lon Elmer
Lyle George
Lynn Thrower
Maggie Mallon
Maggie Snyder
Marc and Sienna Regier
Margaret Esola
Marguerite and Michael King
Maria Magpayo
Marilyn Harris
Marilyn Perry
Mark Dalton
Mark Chweh
Marlow Harris
Marni Rachmiel
Mary and Andy Kennedy
Mary Kay Voytilla and Nicholas Gillen
Mary Margaret Thomas
Mathew Kelley
Matthew Steinbrueck
Matthew Wells
Melanie Majerech and Ryan Bierman
Dr. Melissa Weakland
Melissa McCord
Michael and Angela Queen
Michael Vincent
Michael Greer
Michael and Christine Sannella
Michael and Leslie Bourgoin
Michael and Edith Ruby
Michael Niland
Michael Filipovic and Jennifer Davis
Michelle Bates
Michelle Atkins
Mick Woynarowski
Mike and Mary Bailey
Mike Preiner
Mike and Rach (Duo Trapeze)
Michele Sharp
Misia Evans
Monika Fischer
Murray Wynne
Myron Medearis
Nancy Goodno
Naomi Seeger
Nataliya Olson
Nick Lee
Nicole Riddell
Nicole Koleshis
Niels Duinker
Olivia Davis
Oscar Velasco-Schmitz
Oscar Halpert
Patrick Barker
Paul Loeb
Paula Strom
Paula Togawa and Bob Turner
Paula Foster
Peg Cheng
Peggy O’Brien
Perry and Christine Atkins
Perry Jones
Peter Glick
Peter and Lani Pitofsky
Peter Castle
Phil and Heidi Peerman
Philip Wood
Terry Podoll
Rachel Weakland
Rainey Hoffman
Rhona Jack
Rita Boyland-White
Rob Falk
Robert Newman
Roberta Fogard
Robin Thomas
Ron Relle
Rose Feliciano
Ross and Tammy Ehrmantraut
Ruthann Howell
Ryan and Amalia Voiss
Sandra Widlan
Sarah Garcia
Sari Breznau
Sasha Pollack
Scarlett Kendrick
Scott West
Scott and Susanne Guthrie
Scott and Liesa Griffin
Scott Edwards
Scott Mackay Lilja
Sean Stitham
Sharon Kingsford
Sheree Brayton
Sherrie Crow
Shirley Thom
Signa Moe
Sirma Tzoutzova and Wendy Hales
Sophia Bixler
Stephanie Hillier
Steve Plant
Stephen and Julie Bishop
Steve Wacker and Elizabeth Wright
Steven Smith
Storey Squires
Suni Hatcher
Susan Lapidus
Susan Willis
Susan Veals
Susan Payne
Susanna Pugh
Suzanne Ropeta
Suzanne Walsh
Taylor Dykes
Teresa St. Onge
Thomas Starr
Thomas Sackett
Thomas Arroll
Thomas Skerrit
Tom and Kate Klein
Toru Takayanagi and Brandi Monts
Tracy Rios
Trevor Lind
Vicki Perry
Whitney Niest and Quinn Bartlett
William Bruns
Wilma Shaw and Mike Tidwell
Yolanda Morris

Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving

Make a Significant Impact as Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving Club Donor

Joining the Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving Club puts more of your dollars toward the festival you love!

Friends of the Festival Club Benefits:

  • Ensure that MOISTURE FESTIVAL is able to dependably and annually bring you the comedy/variete festival that you love.
  • Guarantee uninterrupted MOISTURE FESTIVAL donor status with no interruption except when you choose.

It’s easy to join the Friends of the Festival Club:

  1. Choose the amount that you want to contribute every month.
  2. Click here and fill out the donation form.
  3. Make sure to check the box “Make this a monthly donation”

You can choose to increase, decrease, or suspend your monthly gift at any time. All you have to do is call us at 206.297-1405 or email: developmentmoisturefestivalorg.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Will I have to renew my gift every year?
    No. We’ll automatically renew your gift, and continue your monthly donation without interruption. Just contact us at developmentmoisturefestivalorg or 206.297-1405 when you know your card is about to expire, so we can update it and continue your payments without interruption . 
  2. Can I make extra donations?
    Of course! MOISTURE FESTIVAL always welcomes as much support as you are able to contribute, and we greatly value any extra donation you are inspired to make.
  3. What if I need to change the amount I’m donating?
    No problem. You are in complete control of your giving, and you are welcome to increase, decrease, or stop your monthly donations at any time. Contact us at 206.297-1405 or email us to make any changes to your plan. 
  4. How do I update my credit card number?
    Just give us a call at 206.297-1405. Feel free to leave a voicemail on our secure system with your name, phone number, new credit card number, expiration date, and security code. Please don’t email your new number to us, though – we can’t guarantee the security of your information that way.
  5. What if I need to suspend or cancel payments for a little while?
    Also no problem. Email us or give us a call at 206.297-1405 to let us know what you’d like to do. 

Is my credit card information secure with you?
Your information is completely safe and secure with MOISTURE FESTIVAL’s PayPal financial vendor


Legacy Society members  translate values into action.

Wills Create a legacy, with a bequest in your will. Your gift ensures the comedy/varieté at Moisture Festival continues for many years to come.

Moisture estival thanks Kevin Beder for establishing a legacy gift.  Read more about it here.

How to Establish a Bequest

Making a gift to Moisture Festival through your will or living trust offers great flexibility. You can give a variety of assets such as:

  • A specific piece of property,
  • A specific sum of money, or
  • A percentage or residue of your estate.

This is a way to make a lasting contribution to support Moisture Festival’s work without affecting your current financial security and freedom. A simple directive in your will or living trust, called a charitable bequest, can bring enduring support to Moisture Festival. Charitable bequests are straightforward to arrange, reduce your assets subject to taxation, and do not affect your current assets. There is no immediate out-of-pocket cost to you or disruption of your lifestyle. Legal advice is essential in drafting or changing your will. Since a will reflects your deepest wishes, it should be carefully constructed to accomplish exactly what you desire. This information is intended only to serve as a guideline for you and not as a substitute for professional legal counsel. You can take this information about Moisture Festival to your attorney:

  • Legal Name: Moisture Festival
  • Headquarters: PO Box 17484, Seattle, WA 98127
  • Tax Identification Number: 20-3366934
  • IRS Tax Exempt Status: Nonprofit 501(c)(3)
  • Suggested Bequest Language

Join the Moisture Festival Legacy Society

If you choose to remember the Moisture Festival in your plans, we encourage you to let us know so we may say “thank you” and welcome you as a member of the Legacy Society. We recognize Legacy Society members on our web page and in our annual reports to the community. If you prefer, we will keep the fact of your bequest intention confidential. We understand fully if you prefer not to share specific amounts or it you have no way of knowing what might be left over for your charitable gifts. There are many ways to plan special gifts for Moisture Festival and your other charitable interests; a bequest through your will is just one. Whatever your plans may be, we encourage you to contact us, without obligation. If you have questions, contact: Phone: 206-297-1405 Email:

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