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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Barrington Stage Company

To produce top-notch compelling work

90.60

122 North Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 499-5446   Web Site
EIN: 04-3263298

Board Leadership
Mary Ann Quinson
Board Chair

CEO
Maggie LaMee
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.60
  Financial 92.56
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires (MA), with a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to find fresh, bold ways of bringing new audiences into the theatre, especially young people. Barrington Stage Company has become the fastest growing arts venue in Berkshire County, attracting more than 51,000 patrons each year, and gaining national recognition for its superior quality productions and comprehensive educational programming.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires (MA), with a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to find fresh, bold ways of bringing new audiences into the theatre, especially young people. Barrington Stage Company has become the fastest growing arts venue in Berkshire County, attracting more than 51,000 patrons each year, and gaining national recognition for its superior quality productions and comprehensive educational programming.

Financial

92.56

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Barrington Stage Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Barrington Stage Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.60
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MA) 85.81
Market House Theatre of Paducah Kentucky Inc. (KY) 85.20
Westport Country Playhouse (CT) 89.39
MCC Theater (NY) 87.24

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,091,104
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $227,736
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $47,340
Total Contributions $3,366,180
   Program Service Revenue $1,895,717
Total Primary Revenue $5,261,897
   Other Revenue $435,486
TOTAL REVENUE $5,697,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,213,923
   Administrative Expenses $786,229
   Fundraising Expenses $322,966
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,323,118
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $374,265
   
Net Assets $8,193,260

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
Community Theatrical Productions $3,955,780 93.9%
Educational Programs $258,143 6.1%

Ratings History
Barrington Stage Company has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 90.60
2018-12 08/01/2019 90.61
2017-12 11/01/2018 90.28
2016-12 12/01/2017 85.42
2015-12 12/01/2016 84.81
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 85.51
2013-12 05/01/2015 82.86
2012-12 12/20/2013 80.17
2011-12 05/01/2013 77.47

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

EIN 04-3263298
Name in IRS Master File BARRINGTON STAGE CO INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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, 1995
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,500 3.05% Julianne Boyd Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.60
Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre (NY) 85.52
Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL) 92.20
Creede Repertory Theatre (CO) 92.21
Near West Theatre (OH) 87.53

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Charity Contact Info

Barrington Stage Company
122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 499-5446
fax: (413) 499-5447
EIN: 04-3263298

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Board Leadership

Mary Ann Quinson
Board Chair

CEO

Maggie LaMee
General Manager

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