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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Theatre Memphis

Providing outstanding theatrical experiences to enrich the live of our audiences, participants and community

two stars

77.98

630 Perkins Extd. Memphis, TN 38117
tel: (901) 682-8601   Web Site
EIN: 62-0418732

Board Leadership
Dabney Coors
President

CEO
Debbie Litch
Executive Producer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.98 two stars
  Financial 72.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Theatre Memphis is a community theatre whose mission is "to provide outstanding theatrical experiences to enrich the live of our audiences, participants and community". A not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization, the idea and organization of a theater in Memphis was originated in 1920 with the first production in 1921. As a community theater, all of our casts and crews are volunteers as are many of the "front of house" and "back of house" workers who do everything from ushering to construction of our sets and costumes. With an open door policy, we hold open auditions that are publicly advertised and our Outreach and Education Department will from time to time, conduct classes for the public

Theatre Memphis is a community theatre whose mission is "to provide outstanding theatrical experiences to enrich the live of our audiences, participants and community". A not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization, the idea and organization of a theater in Memphis was originated in 1920 with the first production in 1921. As a community theater, all of our casts and crews are volunteers as are many of the "front of house" and "back of house" workers who do everything from ushering to construction of our sets and costumes. With an open door policy, we hold open auditions that are publicly advertised and our Outreach and Education Department will from time to time, conduct classes for the public

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Financial

two stars

72.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
58.7%
  Administrative Expenses 39.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre Memphis (TN) 77.98 two stars
Great Lakes Theater (OH) 87.70 three stars
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (OH) 89.12 three stars
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 91.45 four stars
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $668,974
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $76,200
Total Contributions $762,549
   Program Service Revenue $659,228
Total Primary Revenue $1,421,777
   Other Revenue $50,693
TOTAL REVENUE $1,472,470
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $843,694
   Administrative Expenses $604,394
   Fundraising Expenses $21,037
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,469,125
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,345
   
Net Assets $1,991,794

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 07/01/2020 77.98 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 62-0418732
Name in IRS Master File THEATRE MEMPHIS
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
(59) Other school related activities
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 March, 1972
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,203 6.61% Debbie Litch Executive Producer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre Memphis (TN) 77.98 two stars
Phoenix Theatre (AZ) 86.12 three stars
Guthrie Theater (MN) 85.31 three stars
Asheville Community Theatre (NC) 85.95 three stars
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 92.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN 38117
tel: (901) 682-8601
EIN: 62-0418732

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Board Leadership

Dabney Coors
President

CEO

Debbie Litch
Executive Producer

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