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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

City Theatre

"Pittsburgh's most innovative theatre."- The New York Times

three stars

85.74

1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 431-4400   Web Site
EIN: 25-1554580

Board Leadership
Beth W. Newbold
President

CEO
James McNeel
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.74 three stars
  Financial 86.53 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

City Theatre's mission is to provide an artistic home for the development and production of contemporary plays of substance and ideas that engage and challenge diverse audiences.

City Theatre's mission is to provide an artistic home for the development and production of contemporary plays of substance and ideas that engage and challenge diverse audiences.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of free seats filled for performances
5,439
Total number of paid seats filled for performances
29,492
Average dollar price for performance tickets
38
Total number of performances
203
Number of students enrolled
2,476
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

86.53

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Theatre (PA) 85.74 three stars
Bay Street Theatre (NY) 87.09 three stars
Unicorn Theatre (MO) 87.68 three stars
Mint Theater Company (NY) 87.83 three stars
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,243,521
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $156,036
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $207,704
Total Contributions $1,607,261
   Program Service Revenue $947,741
Total Primary Revenue $2,555,002
   Other Revenue $45,066
TOTAL REVENUE $2,600,068
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,133,712
   Administrative Expenses $527,221
   Fundraising Expenses $123,345
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,784,278
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-184,210
   
Net Assets $5,439,646

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 85.74 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 86.90 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.46 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.15 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.35 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.43 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 81.34 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 79.39 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 73.12 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 65.08 one star
2009-06 12/01/2010 62.37 one star
2008-06 02/01/2010 76.97 two stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 86.02 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 86.02 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2008 70.63 two stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 77.67 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 25-1554580
Name in IRS Master File CITY THEATRE COMPANY INC
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 which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 April, 1988
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Theatre (PA) 85.74 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 87.60 three stars
Seattle Children's Theatre (WA) 85.77 three stars
New York Theatre Workshop (NY) 94.32 four stars
Great Lakes Theater (OH) 87.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Theatre
1300 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 431-4400
fax: (412) 431-5535
EIN: 25-1554580

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Board Leadership

Beth W. Newbold
President

CEO

James McNeel
Managing Director

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