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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

TheatreWorks

The nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley

three stars

84.46

P.O. Box 50458 Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 463-1950   Web Site
EIN: 94-2831245

Board Leadership
Judy Heyboer
Chair of the Board

CEO
Phil Santora
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.46 three stars
  Financial 79.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With a reputation for artistic excellence, innovation, diversity, and integrity, TheatreWorks is Silicon Valley's leading professional nonprofit theatre company. TheatreWorks presents a year-round season of musicals, comedies, and dramas in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and at the graceful California Mission-style Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. Dedicated to the discovery and development of new voices in the American theatre, TheatreWorks regularly stages new works, many developed in the company's own New Works Initiative - frequent regional and West Coast premieres of important modern and contemporary works from Broadway, off-Broadway, and beyond - and distinctive re-imaginings of the classics. Founded by Artistic Director Robert Kelley in 1970, TheatreWorks celebrates its 40th anniversary with the 2009/10 season.

With a reputation for artistic excellence, innovation, diversity, and integrity, TheatreWorks is Silicon Valley's leading professional nonprofit theatre company. TheatreWorks presents a year-round season of musicals, comedies, and dramas in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and at the graceful California Mission-style Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. Dedicated to the discovery and development of new voices in the American theatre, TheatreWorks regularly stages new works, many developed in the company's own New Works Initiative - frequent regional and West Coast premieres of important modern and contemporary works from Broadway, off-Broadway, and beyond - and distinctive re-imaginings of the classics. Founded by Artistic Director Robert Kelley in 1970, TheatreWorks celebrates its 40th anniversary with the 2009/10 season.

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Financial

two stars

79.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 57.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TheatreWorks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TheatreWorks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TheatreWorks (CA) 84.46 three stars
Center for Puppetry Arts (GA) 89.55 three stars
Indiana Repertory Theatre (IN) 88.47 three stars
The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre (MI) 90.37 four stars
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 91.50 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,300,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $433,710
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $20,000
Total Contributions $3,754,445
   Program Service Revenue $5,770,326
Total Primary Revenue $9,524,771
   Other Revenue $250,660
TOTAL REVENUE $9,775,431
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,194,907
   Administrative Expenses $586,135
   Fundraising Expenses $687,119
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,468,161
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $307,270
   
Net Assets $2,229,528

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
Main Stage Productions $7,547,078 92.1%
Education Programs $458,125 5.6%
New Works Initiative $189,704 2.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.46 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 78.91 two stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 77.08 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 76.54 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 76.94 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 73.67 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 78.53 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.98 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.22 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.54 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 76.13 two stars
2009-06 02/01/2011 79.99 two stars
2008-05 12/01/2009 71.56 two stars
2007-05 09/01/2008 76.24 two stars
2006-05 08/01/2007 93.49 four stars
2005-05 06/01/2006 87.52 three stars
2004-05 02/01/2005 84.79 three stars
2003-05 11/01/2004 80.33 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 94-2831245
Name in IRS Master File THEATREWORKS SILICON VALLEY
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 (88) Community theatrical group
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 September, 1982
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
$175,112 1.84% Philip J. Santora Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TheatreWorks (CA) 84.46 three stars
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 90.42 four stars
MCC Theater (NY) 86.28 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 87.60 three stars
The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival (NY) 91.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

TheatreWorks
P.O. Box 50458
Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 463-1950
fax: (650) 463-1963
EIN: 94-2831245

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Board Leadership

Judy Heyboer
Chair of the Board

CEO

Phil Santora
Managing Director

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