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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Bay Street Theatre

Serving as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.

three stars

87.09

P.O. Box 810 Sag Harbor, NY 11963
tel: (631) 725-0818   Web Site
EIN: 13-3628854

Board Leadership
Steven Todrys
Chair

CEO
Tracy Mitchell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.09 three stars
  Financial 83.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bay Street Theater is a not-for-profit 299-seat professional regional theater situated on the Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, NY, and was founded in 1991. Founded by Sybil Christopher, Emma Walton Hamilton and Stephen Hamilton. Bay Street Theater & the Sag Harbor Center For The Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.

Bay Street Theater is a not-for-profit 299-seat professional regional theater situated on the Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, NY, and was founded in 1991. Founded by Sybil Christopher, Emma Walton Hamilton and Stephen Hamilton. Bay Street Theater & the Sag Harbor Center For The Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of free participants on field trips
2,483
Total number of paid admissions
22,811
Total number of free admissions
6,391
Total number of off-site performances held
2
Total number of free performances given
17
Total number of screenings held
7
Total number of works developed
9
Hours arts space has been rented
250
Total number of fields trips
11
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bay Street Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bay Street Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Bay Street Theatre (NY) 87.09 three stars
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Old Globe Theatre (CA) 90.41 four stars
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (MD) 86.87 three stars
Manhattan Theatre Club (NY) 92.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,507,724
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $538,690
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $44,000
Total Contributions $2,090,414
   Program Service Revenue $2,316,333
Total Primary Revenue $4,406,747
   Other Revenue $-169,708
TOTAL REVENUE $4,244,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,454,160
   Administrative Expenses $219,349
   Fundraising Expenses $272,664
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,946,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $297,877
   
Net Assets $512,954

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Play Productions $3,245,104 93.9%
Educational Programs $209,056 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 87.09 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 86.03 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3628854
Name in IRS Master File BAY STREET THEATRE FESTIVAL INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,693 2.52% Tracy Mitchell Treasurer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bay Street Theatre (NY) 87.09 three stars
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Writers Theatre (IL) 92.12 four stars
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A Noise Within (CA) 91.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bay Street Theatre
P.O. Box 810
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
tel: (631) 725-0818
EIN: 13-3628854

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Board Leadership

Steven Todrys
Chair

CEO

Tracy Mitchell
Executive Director

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