Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts

Supporting excellence and the spirit of innovation

90.02

91 University Place Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 258-6542   Web Site
EIN: 21-0724198

Board Leadership
W. Rochelle Calhoun
President

CEO
Michael S. Rosenberg
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.02
  Financial 86.22
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Princeton is one of the most active cultural centers in the nation, offering over 200 performances of theater, dance, music and special events each year. Built as a permanent home for the Princeton University Triangle Club, the theater opened its doors on February 21, 1930. McCarter's audience is truly a regional one. Over 200,000 people come to McCarter each season from all 21 counties in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, New York and 23 additional states. McCarter is recognized as one of this country's leading regional theaters, and is the only organization in this country that is both a professional producing theater and a major presenter of the performing arts.

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Princeton is one of the most active cultural centers in the nation, offering over 200 performances of theater, dance, music and special events each year. Built as a permanent home for the Princeton University Triangle Club, the theater opened its doors on February 21, 1930. McCarter's audience is truly a regional one. Over 200,000 people come to McCarter each season from all 21 counties in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, New York and 23 additional states. McCarter is recognized as one of this country's leading regional theaters, and is the only organization in this country that is both a professional producing theater and a major presenter of the performing arts.

Financial

86.22

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,357,830
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $646,820
Total Contributions $5,004,650
   Program Service Revenue $5,090,545
Total Primary Revenue $10,095,195
   Other Revenue $1,526,630
TOTAL REVENUE $11,621,825
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,542,347
   Administrative Expenses $1,681,381
   Fundraising Expenses $638,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,861,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-239,999
   
Net Assets $25,135,017

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$290,000 2.44% Michael Rosenberg Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$290,000 2.44% Emily Mann Artistic Director

Mission

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Princeton is one of the most active cultural centers in the nation, offering over 200 performances of theater, dance, music and special events each year. Built as a permanent home for the Princeton University Triangle Club, the theater opened its doors on February 21, 1930. McCarter's audience is truly a regional one. Over 200,000 people come to McCarter each season from all 21 counties in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, New York and 23 additional states. McCarter is recognized as one of this country's leading regional theaters, and is the only organization in this country that is both a professional producing theater and a major presenter of the performing arts.

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Kansas City Starlight Theatre (MO) 88.00

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Charity Contact Info

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts
91 University Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 258-6542
EIN: 21-0724198

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Board Leadership

W. Rochelle Calhoun
President

CEO

Michael S. Rosenberg
Managing Director