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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Huntington Theatre Company

Boston's largest and most popular theatre company

three stars

86.60

264 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
tel: (617) 266-7900   Web Site
EIN: 22-2659560

Board Leadership
David R. Epstein
Chairman

CEO
Michael Maso
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.60 three stars
  Financial 84.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982 by Boston University, The Huntington Theatre Company is Boston's largest and most popular theatre company and one of the nation's most respected. The company stages its productions in two world-class venues: the historic, Broadway-style, 890-seat Boston University Theatre on Huntington Avenue, and the state-of-the-art Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, built and operated by the Huntington since 2004, houses the 370-seat Virginia Wimberly Theatre and the 200-seat Nancy and Edward Roberts Studio. Over the past two decades, the Huntington's nationally recognized education programs have served more than 200,000 middle school and high school students, and its community outreach programs bring theatre each year to the deaf and blind communities, the elderly, and other underserved populations in the Greater Boston area.

Founded in 1982 by Boston University, The Huntington Theatre Company is Boston's largest and most popular theatre company and one of the nation's most respected. The company stages its productions in two world-class venues: the historic, Broadway-style, 890-seat Boston University Theatre on Huntington Avenue, and the state-of-the-art Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, built and operated by the Huntington since 2004, houses the 370-seat Virginia Wimberly Theatre and the 200-seat Nancy and Edward Roberts Studio. Over the past two decades, the Huntington's nationally recognized education programs have served more than 200,000 middle school and high school students, and its community outreach programs bring theatre each year to the deaf and blind communities, the elderly, and other underserved populations in the Greater Boston area.

Financial

three stars

84.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Huntington Theatre Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Huntington Theatre Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 86.60 three stars
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 94.74 four stars
The Irish Repertory Theatre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 88.27 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,009,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,007,439
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $121,500
Total Contributions $5,138,400
   Program Service Revenue $6,532,808
Total Primary Revenue $11,671,208
   Other Revenue $200,042
TOTAL REVENUE $11,871,250
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,476,686
   Administrative Expenses $1,722,830
   Fundraising Expenses $975,885
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,175,401
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,304,151
   
Net Assets $32,413,953

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
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.60 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 88.19 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 89.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.84 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 90.88 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.06 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 84.71 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.28 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 78.58 two stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 79.18 two stars
2007-06 07/01/2009 82.17 three stars
2006-06 12/01/2007 85.14 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 95.22 four stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 86.37 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 22-2659560
Name in IRS Master File HUNTINGTON 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 (90) Cultural performances
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 February, 1986
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
$338,500 2.38% Michael Maso Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 86.60 three stars
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 88.27 three stars
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 91.82 four stars
Great Lakes Theater (OH) 88.50 three stars
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 96.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Huntington Theatre Company
264 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (617) 266-7900
fax: (617) 353-8300
EIN: 22-2659560

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Board Leadership

David R. Epstein
Chairman

CEO

Michael Maso
Managing Director

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