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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Producing bold professional theater

four stars

92.60

812 East Rollins Street Orlando, FL 32803
tel: (407) 447-1700   Web Site
EIN: 59-2931698

Board Leadership
Rita Lowndes
Chair

CEO
Douglas Love-Ramos
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.60 four stars
  Financial 91.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With Shakespeare as our standard and inspiration, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, produces bold professional theater, develops new plays, and provides innovative educational experiences that enrich our community. Our vision is to create theater of extraordinary quality that encourages the actor/audience relationship, embraces the passionate use of language, and ignites the imagination. Our goal is to be a nationally recognized destination theater offering productions and education year round for all audiences. We value professionalism, creativity, fiscal responsibility, positive audience experience, accessibility, and community enrichment.

With Shakespeare as our standard and inspiration, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, produces bold professional theater, develops new plays, and provides innovative educational experiences that enrich our community. Our vision is to create theater of extraordinary quality that encourages the actor/audience relationship, embraces the passionate use of language, and ignites the imagination. Our goal is to be a nationally recognized destination theater offering productions and education year round for all audiences. We value professionalism, creativity, fiscal responsibility, positive audience experience, accessibility, and community enrichment.

Financial

four stars

91.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orlando Shakespeare Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orlando Shakespeare Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 92.60 four stars
A Noise Within (CA) 96.66 four stars
Victory Garden Theater (IL) 91.33 four stars
Hartford Stage (CT) 91.13 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 86.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $808,366
   Federated Campaigns $559,318
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,337
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $180,717
Total Contributions $1,561,738
   Program Service Revenue $1,804,339
Total Primary Revenue $3,366,077
   Other Revenue $376,837
TOTAL REVENUE $3,742,914
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,352,034
   Administrative Expenses $429,398
   Fundraising Expenses $156,978
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,938,410
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-195,496
   
Net Assets $4,809,401

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
Stage Performance $2,959,170 88.3%
Theater for Children Series $305,059 9.1%
Educational Programs $87,805 2.6%

Ratings History
Orlando Shakespeare Theater has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 03/01/2021 92.60 four stars
2018-05 07/01/2019 90.77 four stars
2017-05 08/01/2018 91.91 four stars
2016-05 12/01/2017 95.05 four stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 92.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 91.98 four stars
2013-05 08/01/2014 92.16 four stars
2012-05 08/01/2013 90.34 four stars
2011-05 03/01/2013 89.73 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 59-2931698
Name in IRS Master File ORLANDO SHAKESPEARE THEATER 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 (64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
(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 November, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,896 2.05% P.J. Albert Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 92.60 four stars
Lincoln Center Theater (NY) 94.07 four stars
Ensemble Theatre Company (CA) 92.12 four stars
Manhattan Theatre Club (NY) 90.62 four stars
Hartford Stage (CT) 91.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orlando Shakespeare Theater
812 East Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
tel: (407) 447-1700
fax: (407) 447-1701
EIN: 59-2931698

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Board Leadership

Rita Lowndes
Chair

CEO

Douglas Love-Ramos
Managing Director

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