Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

New Jersey's only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks

three stars

87.14

3 Vreeland Road Florham Park, NJ 07932
tel: (973) 845-6723   Web Site
EIN: 22-1962163

Board Leadership
Rick Sordelet
President

CEO
Bonnie J. Monte
Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.14 three stars
  Financial 89.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1963, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is the state's largest professional theatre company dedicated to the presentation of Shakespeare's canon and other classic dramatic entertainments for the cultural enrichment of the community. The artists and trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey bring dramatic masterpieces of the past to dynamic new life in order to inspire present lives as well as future visions for the world. We are a teaching theatre, fervently dedicated to providing transformative experiences through our live performance of the classics. We integrate education and learning into all our endeavors, while promoting literacy, a culture of enlightenment, a dedication to excellence, and a keen awareness of how the arts are a necessity to the health of the collective mind and soul of any great civilization.

Founded in 1963, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is the state's largest professional theatre company dedicated to the presentation of Shakespeare's canon and other classic dramatic entertainments for the cultural enrichment of the community. The artists and trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey bring dramatic masterpieces of the past to dynamic new life in order to inspire present lives as well as future visions for the world. We are a teaching theatre, fervently dedicated to providing transformative experiences through our live performance of the classics. We integrate education and learning into all our endeavors, while promoting literacy, a culture of enlightenment, a dedication to excellence, and a keen awareness of how the arts are a necessity to the health of the collective mind and soul of any great civilization.

Financial

three stars

89.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,395,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $179,742
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $182,717
Total Contributions $1,758,038
   Program Service Revenue $2,151,015
Total Primary Revenue $3,909,053
   Other Revenue $7,445
TOTAL REVENUE $3,916,498
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,507,237
   Administrative Expenses $466,138
   Fundraising Expenses $110,339
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,083,714
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-167,216
   
Net Assets $5,808,270

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,720 3.73% Bonnie J Monte Artistic Director

Mission

Founded in 1963, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is the state's largest professional theatre company dedicated to the presentation of Shakespeare's canon and other classic dramatic entertainments for the cultural enrichment of the community. The artists and trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey bring dramatic masterpieces of the past to dynamic new life in order to inspire present lives as well as future visions for the world. We are a teaching theatre, fervently dedicated to providing transformative experiences through our live performance of the classics. We integrate education and learning into all our endeavors, while promoting literacy, a culture of enlightenment, a dedication to excellence, and a keen awareness of how the arts are a necessity to the health of the collective mind and soul of any great civilization.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (NJ) 87.14 three stars
The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre (MI) 90.37 four stars
The Cleveland Play House (OH) 88.22 three stars
Asolo Repertory Theatre (FL) 92.16 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 87.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
3 Vreeland Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932
tel: (973) 845-6723
EIN: 22-1962163

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Board Leadership

Rick Sordelet
President

CEO

Bonnie J. Monte
Artistic Director