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George Street Playhouse

Enriching people's lives by producing world-class theatre in the central New Jersey area.

four stars

93.32

103 College Farm Road New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (732) 846-2895   Web Site
EIN: 23-7361588

Board Leadership
James Heston
Chairman

CEO
Kelly Ryman
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of George Street Playhouse is to enrich people's lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish our mission, we seek:

* to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, reimagined classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society;

* to serve as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally;

* to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of our community; and

* to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professional in the arts.

The mission of George Street Playhouse is to enrich people's lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish our mission, we seek:

* to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, reimagined classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society;

* to serve as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally;

* to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of our community; and

* to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professional in the arts.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Street Playhouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Street Playhouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Street Playhouse (NJ) 93.32 four stars
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 88.91 three stars
Hartford Stage (CT) 89.00 three stars
Great Lakes Theater (OH) 87.70 three stars
Manatee Performing Arts Center (FL) 90.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,443,315
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $627,187
Total Contributions $7,070,502
   Program Service Revenue $1,677,134
Total Primary Revenue $8,747,636
   Other Revenue $273,572
TOTAL REVENUE $9,021,208
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,756,592
   Administrative Expenses $302,699
   Fundraising Expenses $340,752
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,400,043
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,621,165
   
Net Assets $4,231,441

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
Theater Programming $4,756,592 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.32 four stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 88.81 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.11 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 80.87 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 79.04 two stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 76.00 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 77.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.08 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 79.06 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 81.61 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 80.82 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 23-7361588
Name in IRS Master File GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,909 1.75% Kelly Ryman Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Street Playhouse (NJ) 93.32 four stars
Playwrights Horizons (NY) 88.18 three stars
Ensemble Theater Company (CA) 91.11 four stars
Near West Theatre (OH) 89.24 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

George Street Playhouse
103 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (732) 846-2895
fax: (732) 247-9151
EIN: 23-7361588

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 194
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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Board Leadership

James Heston
Chairman

CEO

Kelly Ryman
Managing Director

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