Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Huntington Theatre Company

Boston's largest and most popular theatre company

four stars

92.14

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 92.14 four stars
  Financial 98.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

98.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.33
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,878,660
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,226,409
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $108,000
Total Contributions $29,213,069
   Program Service Revenue $6,689,517
Total Primary Revenue $35,902,586
   Other Revenue $486,909
TOTAL REVENUE $36,389,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,606,919
   Administrative Expenses $2,042,044
   Fundraising Expenses $1,421,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,070,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,319,016
   
Net Assets $53,362,547

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$365,570 2.14% Michael Maso Managing Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Huntington Theatre Company (MA) 92.14 four stars
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People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars
The Irish Repertory Theatre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Florida Studio Theatre (FL) 88.01 three 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