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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Cleveland Play House

Bringing stories to life

three stars

89.44

1901 E. 13th Street Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44114
tel: (216) 795-7000   Web Site
EIN: 34-6515260

Board Leadership
Anne Marie Warren
Chair

CEO
Kevin Moore
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.44 three stars
  Financial 87.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1915, The Cleveland Play House is America's first permanently established professional theatre company. We are an artist-inspired theatre that serves our community by bringing to life stories that are entertaining, relevant, and thought-provoking. The mission of The Cleveland Play House is to produce plays of the highest professional standards that inspire, stimulate, and entertain our diverse audiences and to conduct training and educational programs that enhance the quality of life for those we serve and help to insure the future of theatre.

Founded in 1915, The Cleveland Play House is America's first permanently established professional theatre company. We are an artist-inspired theatre that serves our community by bringing to life stories that are entertaining, relevant, and thought-provoking. The mission of The Cleveland Play House is to produce plays of the highest professional standards that inspire, stimulate, and entertain our diverse audiences and to conduct training and educational programs that enhance the quality of life for those we serve and help to insure the future of theatre.

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Financial

three stars

87.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cleveland Play House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cleveland Play House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cleveland Play House (OH) 89.44 three stars
South Coast Repertory (CA) 86.72 three stars
Westport Country Playhouse (CT) 90.88 four stars
Playwrights Horizons (NY) 88.18 three stars
York Theatre Company (NY) 85.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,276,945
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $592,412
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,050,359
Total Contributions $4,919,716
   Program Service Revenue $3,050,237
Total Primary Revenue $7,969,953
   Other Revenue $313,820
TOTAL REVENUE $8,283,773
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,465,900
   Administrative Expenses $590,887
   Fundraising Expenses $362,049
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,418,836
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,135,063
   
Net Assets $7,292,807

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
Present Plays $8,465,900 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 89.44 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 88.36 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.32 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.31 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 84.21 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.24 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.17 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.14 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 80.74 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 83.91 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 82.90 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 75.78 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 81.46 three stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 71.32 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 74.18 two stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 82.13 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 79.63 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 34-6515260
Name in IRS Master File CLEVELAND PLAY HOUSE
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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(399) Other housing 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 June, 1940
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
$168,554 1.78% Kevin Moore Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cleveland Play House (OH) 89.44 three stars
Kansas City Repertory Theatre (MO) 85.12 three stars
Old Globe Theatre (CA) 91.86 four stars
Theatre Under The Stars (TX) 87.85 three stars
The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre (MI) 90.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Cleveland Play House
1901 E. 13th Street
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44114
tel: (216) 795-7000
EIN: 34-6515260

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Board Leadership

Anne Marie Warren
Chair

CEO

Kevin Moore
Managing Director

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