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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Weston Playhouse Theatre

World-class theatre in the heart of Vermont

three stars

85.25

703 Main Street Weston, VT 05161
tel: (802) 824-8167   Web Site
EIN: 22-2970343

Board Leadership
Michael W.P. Neff
Chair

CEO
Susanna Gellert
Executive Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.25 three stars
  Financial 91.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Weston Playhouse Theater is Vermont's oldest professional theater company and, with its multi-stage summer festival and year-round educational and outreach programs, is dedicated to quality theater and broad community support. The Weston Playhouse Theater is a living testament to a community's belief in the arts.

The Weston Playhouse Theater is Vermont's oldest professional theater company and, with its multi-stage summer festival and year-round educational and outreach programs, is dedicated to quality theater and broad community support. The Weston Playhouse Theater is a living testament to a community's belief in the arts.

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Financial

four stars

91.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.24
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Weston Playhouse Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Weston Playhouse Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Weston Playhouse Theatre (VT) 85.25 three stars
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.61 four stars
Milwaukee Repertory Theater (WI) 97.36 four stars
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 92.14 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 87.09 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,050,758
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,200
Total Contributions $2,073,958
   Program Service Revenue $1,340,816
Total Primary Revenue $3,414,774
   Other Revenue $155,160
TOTAL REVENUE $3,569,934
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,385,551
   Administrative Expenses $674,672
   Fundraising Expenses $246,528
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,306,751
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $263,183
   
Net Assets $9,717,703

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
Professional Theater Company $2,385,551 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 85.25 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 82.62 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.85 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 80.85 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 80.96 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 75.21 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 83.27 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 22-2970343
Name in IRS Master File WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(88) Community theatrical group
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 June, 1989
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
$111,758 3.37% Steve Stettler Producing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Weston Playhouse Theatre (VT) 85.25 three stars
Bay Street Theatre (NY) 87.09 three stars
Manhattan Theatre Club (NY) 92.46 four stars
Creede Repertory Theatre (CO) 92.22 four stars
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Weston Playhouse Theatre
703 Main Street
Weston, VT 05161
tel: (802) 824-8167
fax: (802) 419-3151
EIN: 22-2970343

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Board Leadership

Michael W.P. Neff
Chair

CEO

Susanna Gellert
Executive Artistic Director

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