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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

AD Players

A professional theater ministry communicating through various mediums under the creative signature of God

one star

63.24

5420 Westheimer Road Houston, TX 77056
tel: (713) 526-2721   Web Site
EIN: 74-1669271

Board Leadership
Susan Santangelo
Chairman

CEO
Jake Speck
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 63.24 one star
  Financial 64.53 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1967 by Jeannette Clift George, AD Players pioneered a unique style of theater committed to producing plays and programs that uphold human value, offer creativity, and promote literacy and education. The company is one of Houston's largest resident theater companies, impacting more than nine million people over its lifetime. Annually, the company produces six Mainstage shows and four Children's Theater performances, fields a National Touring Unit, and maintains a year-round Theater Arts Academy.

Founded in 1967 by Jeannette Clift George, AD Players pioneered a unique style of theater committed to producing plays and programs that uphold human value, offer creativity, and promote literacy and education. The company is one of Houston's largest resident theater companies, impacting more than nine million people over its lifetime. Annually, the company produces six Mainstage shows and four Children's Theater performances, fields a National Touring Unit, and maintains a year-round Theater Arts Academy.

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Financial

one star

64.53

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
45.5%
  Administrative Expenses 39.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.61
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AD Players on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AD Players on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AD Players (TX) 63.24 one star
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 85.42 three stars
Ford's Theatre Society (DC) 89.08 three stars
Victory Garden Theater (IL) 89.53 three stars
The Irish Repertory Theatre (NY) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,429,441
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,429,441
   Program Service Revenue $654,367
Total Primary Revenue $2,083,808
   Other Revenue $48,701
TOTAL REVENUE $2,132,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,172,083
   Administrative Expenses $624,542
   Fundraising Expenses $467,544
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,264,169
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-131,660
   
Net Assets $11,299,252

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 03/01/2018 63.24 one star
2015-08 09/01/2017 76.36 two 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 74-1669271
Name in IRS Master File A D PLAYERS
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 January, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Jeannette Clift George Founder & Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AD Players (TX) 63.24 one star
The Cleveland Play House (OH) 88.36 three stars
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 91.77 four stars
A Noise Within (CA) 93.99 four stars
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

AD Players
5420 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
tel: (713) 526-2721
EIN: 74-1669271

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Board Leadership

Susan Santangelo
Chairman

CEO

Jake Speck
Executive Director

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