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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Long Wharf Theatre

A leader in American professional theater

78.68

222 Sargent Drive New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 787-4284   Web Site
EIN: 06-6073063

Board Leadership
Nancy Alexander
Chair

CEO
Kit Ingui
Managing Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.68
  Financial 71.94
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Long Wharf Theatre (LWT), founded in 1965, is recognized as a leader in American theater, producing fresh and imaginative revivals of classics and modern plays, rediscoveries of neglected works and a variety of world and American premieres. More than 30 Long Wharf productions have transferred virtually intact to Broadway or off-Broadway. Long Wharf Theatre is dedicated to cultivating audiences that reflect the state of Connecticut and the diversity of its cities as well as its rural and suburban areas, and serving as a forum for the examination of historical and current issues through humanities programming. LWT serves an audience of over 60,000 annually, including over 5,000 students through its education programs.

Long Wharf Theatre (LWT), founded in 1965, is recognized as a leader in American theater, producing fresh and imaginative revivals of classics and modern plays, rediscoveries of neglected works and a variety of world and American premieres. More than 30 Long Wharf productions have transferred virtually intact to Broadway or off-Broadway. Long Wharf Theatre is dedicated to cultivating audiences that reflect the state of Connecticut and the diversity of its cities as well as its rural and suburban areas, and serving as a forum for the examination of historical and current issues through humanities programming. LWT serves an audience of over 60,000 annually, including over 5,000 students through its education programs.

Financial

71.94

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth -7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Long Wharf Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Long Wharf Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Long Wharf Theatre (CT) 78.68
Playwrights Horizons (NY) 90.07
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 91.45
Unicorn Theatre (MO) 87.28
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 87.93

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,341,266
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $174,584
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $100,376
Total Contributions $4,616,226
   Program Service Revenue $823,967
Total Primary Revenue $5,440,193
   Other Revenue $442,916
TOTAL REVENUE $5,883,109
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,701,659
   Administrative Expenses $1,087,814
   Fundraising Expenses $741,663
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,531,136
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-648,027
   
Net Assets $10,799,469

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
Performances, Education, & Community Engagement $4,701,659 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 78.68
2019-06 09/01/2020 81.72
2018-06 06/01/2019 81.40
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.98
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.46
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.87
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.83
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 77.36
2013-06 07/01/2014 83.16
2012-06 05/01/2013 88.72
2011-06 05/01/2012 75.91
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.86
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 80.01
2009-06 11/24/2010 88.08
2008-06 05/01/2009 73.13
2007-06 03/01/2008 67.36
2006-06 02/01/2007 64.17
2005-06 04/01/2006 80.48
2004-06 04/01/2005 64.08

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 06-6073063
Name in IRS Master File CONNECTICUT PLAYERS FOUNDATION 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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 March, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,628 1.87% Christine Ingui Manag Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$198,647 3.04% Joshua Borenstein Former Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Long Wharf Theatre (CT) 78.68
South Coast Repertory (CA) 86.45
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 90.64
Florida Studio Theatre (FL) 85.82
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 91.45

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Charity Contact Info

Long Wharf Theatre
222 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 787-4284
fax: (203) 776-2287
EIN: 06-6073063

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Board Leadership

Nancy Alexander
Chair

CEO

Kit Ingui
Managing Director

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