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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

New York City Center

Manhattan's first performing arts center

three stars

88.24

130 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 763-1206   Web Site
EIN: 13-2867442

Board Leadership
Stacey Mindich & Richard E. Witten
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Arlene Shuler
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.24 three stars
  Financial 92.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Opened in 1943, New York City Center's (NYCC) mission is to make the finest in the performing arts accessible to the broadest possible audience, while insuring that its landmark facility remains an active and welcoming venue to both audiences and artists throughout the year. NYCC accomplishes this mission by celebrating and preserving the American musical theater heritage through performances, score restorations and other archival activities; presenting and producing new and innovative programming resonant of NYCC's artistic history, with a specific emphasis on dance; supporting resident and visiting companies and artists; providing educational opportunities to NYC students and their teachers; and maintaining and enhancing the physical facilities that comprise the performing arts center.

Opened in 1943, New York City Center's (NYCC) mission is to make the finest in the performing arts accessible to the broadest possible audience, while insuring that its landmark facility remains an active and welcoming venue to both audiences and artists throughout the year. NYCC accomplishes this mission by celebrating and preserving the American musical theater heritage through performances, score restorations and other archival activities; presenting and producing new and innovative programming resonant of NYCC's artistic history, with a specific emphasis on dance; supporting resident and visiting companies and artists; providing educational opportunities to NYC students and their teachers; and maintaining and enhancing the physical facilities that comprise the performing arts center.

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Financial

four stars

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Center (NY) 88.24 three stars
Children's Theatre Company (MN) 88.78 three stars
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (CA) 85.02 three stars
Lensic Performing Arts Center (NM) 92.39 four stars
Rockport Music (MA) 89.00 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,340,788
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,768,963
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,753,735
Total Contributions $14,863,486
   Program Service Revenue $12,527,242
Total Primary Revenue $27,390,728
   Other Revenue $1,099,976
TOTAL REVENUE $28,490,704
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,448,132
   Administrative Expenses $2,745,888
   Fundraising Expenses $2,046,136
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,240,156
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,250,548
   
Net Assets $51,780,523

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
Mainstage Productions $17,642,885 86.3%
Education $724,108 3.5%
Stage I & Stage II Manhattan Theatre Club Productions $633,837 3.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 88.24 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 88.31 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 87.66 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.08 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.28 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.34 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.25 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 80.84 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.21 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 93.22 four stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 95.46 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 90.01 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 84.21 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 87.80 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 78.91 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 82.25 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 79.25 two stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 87.72 three 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 13-2867442
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK CITY CENTER INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 December, 1976
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
$413,348 1.63% Arlene Shuler President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Center (NY) 88.24 three stars
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (OH) 89.31 three stars
John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 88.41 three stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 87.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York City Center
130 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 763-1206
EIN: 13-2867442

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Board Leadership

Stacey Mindich & Richard E. Witten
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Arlene Shuler
President & CEO

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