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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

BLUEBARN Theatre

BLUEBARN is dedicated to theatre's most important tradition: to provoke thought, emotion, action, and change.

82.78

1106 South 10th Street Omaha, NE 68108
tel: (402) 345-1576   Web Site
EIN: 47-0742394

Board Leadership
Devin J. Fox
President

CEO
Susan Clement-Toberer
Artistic Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.78
  Financial 92.02
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The BLUEBARN Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Omaha, Nebraska by producing professionally executed, boundary breaking plays that ignite a passion for the art form. BLUEBARN is dedicated to theatre's most important tradition: to provoke thought, emotion, action, and change. The BLUEBARN Theatre has long established itself as Omaha's premier professional theatre. After producing over 100 plays since 1989, the BLUEBARN's reputation for high-quality entertainment and pursuit of stories that challenge both the theatre artists and patrons is solid. The BLUEBARN's primary goals are to bring in more professional actors and designers from around the country and to increase awareness of the BLUEBARN in Omaha and surrounding communities.

The BLUEBARN Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Omaha, Nebraska by producing professionally executed, boundary breaking plays that ignite a passion for the art form. BLUEBARN is dedicated to theatre's most important tradition: to provoke thought, emotion, action, and change. The BLUEBARN Theatre has long established itself as Omaha's premier professional theatre. After producing over 100 plays since 1989, the BLUEBARN's reputation for high-quality entertainment and pursuit of stories that challenge both the theatre artists and patrons is solid. The BLUEBARN's primary goals are to bring in more professional actors and designers from around the country and to increase awareness of the BLUEBARN in Omaha and surrounding communities.

Financial

92.02

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.78
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BLUEBARN Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BLUEBARN Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BLUEBARN Theatre (NE) 82.78
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (MD) 86.87
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 90.50
La Jolla Playhouse (CA) 93.67
Westport Country Playhouse (CT) 89.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $690,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $72,751
Total Contributions $763,481
   Program Service Revenue $151,536
Total Primary Revenue $915,017
   Other Revenue $18,472
TOTAL REVENUE $933,489
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $660,121
   Administrative Expenses $87,508
   Fundraising Expenses $100,449
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $848,078
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $85,411
   
Net Assets $6,272,878

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
Performances $660,121 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 82.78
2019-06 11/01/2020 81.71
2018-06 07/01/2019 82.68
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.20
2016-06 11/01/2017 82.54
2015-06 04/01/2017 82.37

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

EIN 47-0742394
Name in IRS Master File BLUE BARN 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 (88) Community theatrical group
(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 July, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,567 9.14% Susan Clement Toberer Producing Artistic Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BLUEBARN Theatre (NE) 82.78
A Noise Within (CA) 96.66
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 88.61
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 87.30
MCC Theater (NY) 88.62

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Charity Contact Info

BLUEBARN Theatre
1106 South 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
tel: (402) 345-1576
EIN: 47-0742394

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Board Leadership

Devin J. Fox
President

CEO

Susan Clement-Toberer
Artistic Director

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