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Mint Theater Company

Lost Plays Found Here

three stars

87.83

330 West 42nd Street Suite 1210
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 315-9434   Web Site
EIN: 13-3687725

CEO
Jonathan Bank
Producing Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.83 three stars
  Financial 86.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In the words of New York Times' critic Ben Brantley, Mint Theater is the “resurrectionist extraordinaire of forgotten plays.” We scour the dramaturgical dustbin for worthwhile plays from the past that have been lost or neglected—and we create new life for them through production, publication, and educational initiatives. The Mint was founded in 1992. Jonathan Bank became artistic director in 1995 and began to shape the company's mission, focusing on lost plays. Our first major success came in 1999 with the American premiere of THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE, written by Harley Granville-Barker in 1905. “A playwright, and a company, couldn't do much better,” wrote the New York Times. Our work has been recognized with an Obie Grant (2001), a special Drama Desk Award (2002), and the Theater History Museum's Theatre Preservation Award (2010) along with a host of Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations. In fulfilling our mission, we've created some the most compelling theater in New York. As Gwen Orel wrote in the Irish Examiner “We are lucky in New York to have the Mint here. If all they did was find and stage these plays, it would be enough, but what they do is reincarnate them into striking works of art.”

In the words of New York Times' critic Ben Brantley, Mint Theater is the “resurrectionist extraordinaire of forgotten plays.” We scour the dramaturgical dustbin for worthwhile plays from the past that have been lost or neglected—and we create new life for them through production, publication, and educational initiatives. The Mint was founded in 1992. Jonathan Bank became artistic director in 1995 and began to shape the company's mission, focusing on lost plays. Our first major success came in 1999 with the American premiere of THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE, written by Harley Granville-Barker in 1905. “A playwright, and a company, couldn't do much better,” wrote the New York Times. Our work has been recognized with an Obie Grant (2001), a special Drama Desk Award (2002), and the Theater History Museum's Theatre Preservation Award (2010) along with a host of Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations. In fulfilling our mission, we've created some the most compelling theater in New York. As Gwen Orel wrote in the Irish Examiner “We are lucky in New York to have the Mint here. If all they did was find and stage these plays, it would be enough, but what they do is reincarnate them into striking works of art.”

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Financial

three stars

86.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mint Theater Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mint Theater Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mint Theater Company (NY) 87.83 three stars
Ensemble Theater Company (CA) 91.11 four stars
New York Theatre Workshop (NY) 93.46 four stars
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (OH) 89.12 three stars
The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre (MI) 90.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $953,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $56,900
Total Contributions $1,010,271
   Program Service Revenue $488,099
Total Primary Revenue $1,498,370
   Other Revenue $41,178
TOTAL REVENUE $1,539,548
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,211,716
   Administrative Expenses $113,802
   Fundraising Expenses $78,881
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,404,399
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $135,149
   
Net Assets $1,337,513

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 87.83 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.96 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 87.36 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 88.45 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 87.47 three stars

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EIN 13-3687725
Name in IRS Master File MINT THEATER COMPANY INC
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 (90) Cultural performances
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 November, 1993
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,792 4.82% Jonathan Bank Producing Artistic Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mint Theater Company (NY) 87.83 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.61 four stars
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Actors Theatre of Louisville (KY) 93.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mint Theater Company
330 West 42nd Street
Suite 1210
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 315-9434
EIN: 13-3687725

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CEO

Jonathan Bank
Producing Artistic Director

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