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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Goodman Theatre

Producing classic and contemporary works

three stars

87.27

170 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 443-3811   Web Site
EIN: 36-2896025

Board Leadership
David W. Fox Jr.
Chair

CEO
Roche Schulfer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.27 three stars
  Financial 90.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1925, The Goodman Theatre has been a part of life in Chicago. Chicago's oldest and largest not-for-profit theater, The Goodman is committed to producing both classic and contemporary works, giving full voice to a wide range of artists and visions. Central to that mission is the Goodman Artistic Collective, a diverse group of outstanding theater artists whose distinctive visions have given the Goodman an artistic identity of uncommon richness and variety. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles - quality, diversity, and community - Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

Since 1925, The Goodman Theatre has been a part of life in Chicago. Chicago's oldest and largest not-for-profit theater, The Goodman is committed to producing both classic and contemporary works, giving full voice to a wide range of artists and visions. Central to that mission is the Goodman Artistic Collective, a diverse group of outstanding theater artists whose distinctive visions have given the Goodman an artistic identity of uncommon richness and variety. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles - quality, diversity, and community - Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

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Financial

four stars

90.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Goodman Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Goodman Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Goodman Theatre (IL) 87.27 three stars
Ford's Theatre Society (DC) 88.72 three stars
Actors' Shakespeare Project (MA) 85.03 three stars
Manhattan Theatre Club (NY) 92.50 four stars
MCC Theater (NY) 85.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,764,981
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,678,820
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $13,518,801
   Program Service Revenue $15,730,785
Total Primary Revenue $29,249,586
   Other Revenue $567,574
TOTAL REVENUE $29,817,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,058,559
   Administrative Expenses $3,842,062
   Fundraising Expenses $2,294,026
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,194,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $622,513
   
Net Assets $43,826,520

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
Productions $23,058,559 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 12/01/2017 87.27 three stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 84.21 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 83.63 three stars
2013-08 09/01/2014 93.35 four stars
2012-08 08/01/2013 90.28 four stars
2011-08 06/01/2012 84.19 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 80.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 71.05 two stars
2009-08 02/01/2011 90.77 four stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 78.68 two stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 82.90 three stars
2006-08 05/01/2007 78.48 two stars
2005-08 05/01/2006 79.21 two stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 79.85 two stars
2003-08 06/01/2004 70.58 two stars
2002-08 08/01/2003 71.30 two stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 68.89 one star

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

EIN 36-2896025
Name in IRS Master File CHICAGO THEATRE GROUP INC
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 (88) Community theatrical group
(90) Cultural performances
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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, 1977
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, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$481,269 1.64% Roche E. Schulfer Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$508,539 1.74% Robert Falls Artistic Director

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The Goodman Theatre (IL) 87.27 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Goodman Theatre
170 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 443-3811
EIN: 36-2896025

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Board Leadership

David W. Fox Jr.
Chair

CEO

Roche Schulfer
Executive Director

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