EIN 56-1910148

Burning Coal Theatre

IRS 501(c) type
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Burning Coal Theatre produces literate, visceral, and affecting theater works that favor neglected classic, modern classic, and new plays of serious themes. The organization creates new plays and innovative versions of classics. They present five mainstage performances annually and collaborate with emerging artists to produce their "second stage" series of challenging works.
Also known as...
Davner Theatricals
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Program areas at Burning Coal Theatre

The organization produces new plays and innovative versions of classics. During the year the organization produced five mainstage performances; produced our "second stage" series of challenging works presented in collaboration with emerging artists; produced our new works series of staged readings by north carolina writers; produced our history plays, drawn from raleigh's multifaceted past (including performances in oakwood cemetery, the mordecai house, and on historic fayetteville street); delivered our lobby lecture series, which presents experts speaking prior to mainstage shows on core topics or themes of the given play; and presented our educational programming such as classes for adults on acting, understanding shakespeare, and playwriting.

Who funds Burning Coal Theatre

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Shubert FoundationGeneral Operating Support for Theatrical Productions/activities$30,000
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake CountyYouth Arts Programmi$26,200
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$14,050
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at Burning Coal Theatre

Jerome DavisArtistic Director$45,000
Slee ArnoldVice President$0
David RaniiPresident$0
Paul LeoneSecretary$0
Deborah KeefeTreasurer$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Burning Coal Theatre

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$503,122
Program services$245,564
Investment income and dividends$370
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$26,500
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$775,556

Form 990s for Burning Coal Theatre

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062023-11-02990View PDF
2022-062022-11-01990View PDF
2021-062021-11-09990View PDF
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062020-09-09990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 20, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
December 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $26,200 from United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
June 29, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsTheatersCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
State / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
224 Polk St
Raleigh, NC 27604
Metro area
Raleigh-Cary, NC
Wake County, NC
Website URL
(919) 834-4001
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A65: Theater
NAICS code, primary
711110: Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
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