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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Lincoln Center Theater

The arts not for the privileged few, but for the many

four stars

91.88

150 West 65th Street New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 239-6277   Web Site
EIN: 13-3004747

Board Leadership
Eric M. Mindich
Chairman

CEO
Adam Siegel Adam Siegel
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.88 four stars
  Financial 91.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lincoln Center Theater was re-established in 1985 under the leadership of Chairman John V. Lindsay, Director Gregory Mosher and Executive Producer Bernard Gersten. Since that time, the organization has produced dozens of plays and musicals, seen by millions of audience members at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, and other venues. The organization observes Lincoln Center founder John D. Rockefeller III's mandate: "the arts not for the privileged few, but for the many." Lincoln Center Theater also distributes thousands of free tickets each year to culturally under-served populations throughout the five boroughs and regularly offers special performances for the hearing impaired.

Lincoln Center Theater was re-established in 1985 under the leadership of Chairman John V. Lindsay, Director Gregory Mosher and Executive Producer Bernard Gersten. Since that time, the organization has produced dozens of plays and musicals, seen by millions of audience members at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, and other venues. The organization observes Lincoln Center founder John D. Rockefeller III's mandate: "the arts not for the privileged few, but for the many." Lincoln Center Theater also distributes thousands of free tickets each year to culturally under-served populations throughout the five boroughs and regularly offers special performances for the hearing impaired.

Financial

four stars

91.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.27
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lincoln Center Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lincoln Center Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lincoln Center Theater (NY) 91.88 four stars
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 86.60 three stars
Mint Theater Company (NY) 90.96 four stars
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 92.22 four stars
MCC Theater (NY) 86.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,491,220
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,246,327
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $305,266
Total Contributions $16,042,813
   Program Service Revenue $21,090,683
Total Primary Revenue $37,133,496
   Other Revenue $7,733,190
TOTAL REVENUE $44,866,686
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,440,990
   Administrative Expenses $4,450,358
   Fundraising Expenses $2,488,696
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $44,380,044
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $486,642
   
Net Assets $161,996,021

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
Theatrical Production & Operations $35,176,953 94.0%
Marketing, Membership, and Outreach $1,646,117 4.4%
Special Artistic Projects $617,920 1.7%

Ratings History
Lincoln Center Theater has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.88 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.07 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.27 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.09 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 89.41 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.24 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 94.28 four stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 94.30 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2011 88.44 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 96.69 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 77.19 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 89.75 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 95.37 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 84.63 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.97 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 84.64 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 99.18 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 98.98 four 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 13-3004747
Name in IRS Master File VIVIAN BEAUMONT THEATER 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 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 December, 1979
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
$333,880 0.75% Adam Siegel Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$747,494 1.68% Andre Bishop Producing Artistic Director
$380,755 0.85% Hattie Jutagir Executive Director of Development and Planning

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lincoln Center Theater (NY) 91.88 four stars
Old Globe Theatre (CA) 91.86 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 87.67 three stars
The Irish Repertory Theatre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Childsplay (AZ) 88.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lincoln Center Theater
150 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 239-6277
EIN: 13-3004747

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Board Leadership

Eric M. Mindich
Chairman

CEO

Adam Siegel Adam Siegel
Managing Director

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