Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Kansas City Starlight Theatre

There's something about a Starlight night

four stars

90.58

4600 Starlight Road Kansas City, MO 64132
tel: (800) 776-1730   Web Site
EIN: 44-0552079

Board Leadership
Ora Reynolds
Chair

CEO
Richard Baker
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Kansas City Starlight Theatre is to present first quality professional entertainment and arts education to diverse audiences, while building an appreciation for the performing arts and preserving and enhancing the Starlight venue for future generations. As it carries out this mission, Starlight will remain committed to family-oriented entertainment at affordable prices, with a focus on musical theatre. Starlight Theatre's vision is to be the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Presenting Broadway entertainment since 1951, Starlight is Kansas City's oldest and largest performing arts organization.

The mission of Kansas City Starlight Theatre is to present first quality professional entertainment and arts education to diverse audiences, while building an appreciation for the performing arts and preserving and enhancing the Starlight venue for future generations. As it carries out this mission, Starlight will remain committed to family-oriented entertainment at affordable prices, with a focus on musical theatre. Starlight Theatre's vision is to be the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Presenting Broadway entertainment since 1951, Starlight is Kansas City's oldest and largest performing arts organization.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Total number of free admissions
12,710
Total number of performances
100
Total number of audience members
245,478
Total number of off-site performances held
32
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
16,000
Number of competition entrants
48
Number of entities served by expertise
28,594
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kansas City Starlight Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kansas City Starlight Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $390,644
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $591,136
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $287,015
Total Contributions $1,268,795
   Program Service Revenue $19,382,816
Total Primary Revenue $20,651,611
   Other Revenue $532,656
TOTAL REVENUE $21,184,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,328,904
   Administrative Expenses $1,433,138
   Fundraising Expenses $500,044
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,262,086
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,077,819
   
Net Assets $24,363,624

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$290,917 1.30% Richard Baker President & CEO $13,160

Mission

The mission of Kansas City Starlight Theatre is to present first quality professional entertainment and arts education to diverse audiences, while building an appreciation for the performing arts and preserving and enhancing the Starlight venue for future generations. As it carries out this mission, Starlight will remain committed to family-oriented entertainment at affordable prices, with a focus on musical theatre. Starlight Theatre's vision is to be the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Presenting Broadway entertainment since 1951, Starlight is Kansas City's oldest and largest performing arts organization.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kansas City Starlight Theatre (MO) 90.58 four stars
Lensic Performing Arts Center (NM) 92.71 four stars
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars
Pittsburgh Public Theater (PA) 87.37 three stars
Artis—Naples (FL) 95.65 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kansas City Starlight Theatre
4600 Starlight Road
Kansas City, MO 64132
tel: (800) 776-1730
fax: (816) 361-6398
EIN: 44-0552079

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Board Leadership

Ora Reynolds
Chair

CEO

Richard Baker
President, CEO