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Playhouse Square

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Playhouse Square is a performing arts center based in Cleveland, OH that was founded in 1973. As of 2018 they had $94 million in revenue and $332 million in assets.

Playhouse Square is the nation's largest performing arts center outside of New York and home to over 1,000 annual performances consisting of Broadway, concerts, comedy, dance, plays, opera, family shows and more.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Playhouse Square Foundation.

(216) 771-4444
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Program areas at Playhouse Square

Entertainment expenses - these include marketing and presentation expenses for the various presentations offered during the year. There were 1,069 events and approximately 1.1 million guests to the theaters during the year. Over 20,000 students and teachers attended children's theater performances due to subsidized buses or tickets. Over 90,000 students and adults participated in various programs hosted by playhouse square foundation throughout the year.

Area development and real estate management services to retain and attract tenants to the district.

Theater occupancy costs - these overhead expenses were associated with maintaining and operating the facilities to allow for the variety of events presented by the foundation and services provided to the guests.

Form 990s for Playhouse Square

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 21, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Playhouse Square

Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,731,142
Program services$59,593,838
Investment income and dividends$348,957
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,326,962
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,571,650
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$94,572,549

Vendors for Playhouse Square

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
██████Content management system software2020-03-03
██████████Fundraising software2020-03-03
███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-07-05
███████ ████████ ███████General Contractor Services$1,771,0002018-06-01
██████ ████████████ ███████General Contractor Services$2,283,9222018-06-01
█████Contract Management Services$482,2832018-06-01
██████████████ ███████Hvac Services$849,0862018-06-01
...and six more vendors

Personnel at Playhouse Square

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Art J FalcoPresident and Chief Executive Officer$518,824June 30, 2018
Patricia GaulVice President Finance and General Administration$310,844July 5, 2019
███████ █████Vice President Sales and Technology$197,756June 30, 2018
████████ ████ ███████Vice President Development$238,842June 30, 2018
█████ █████Vice President Strategic Development$276,667June 30, 2018
██████ █████Vice President Ticket Sales and Marketing$191,193June 30, 2018
███ ██ █████Chair$0Sept. 30, 2020
████ ██ ████Secretary Treasurer$0Sept. 30, 2020
████ ██ ██████████Vice Chair, Real Estate Development$0Sept. 30, 2020
████ ██ ████Vice Chair, Strategic Planning$0Sept. 30, 2020
...and 10 more key personnel

Peer performing arts centers

1Denver Center for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$74 millionDenver, CO
2Kravis Center501(c)(3)$45 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
3The Smith Center for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$39 millionLas Vegas, NV
4Shea's Performing Arts Center501(c)(3)$28 millionBuffalo, NY
5Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)501(c)(3)$23 millionNashville, TN
6David A Straz JR Center501(c)(3)$40 millionTampa, FL
7Ruth Eckerd Hall501(c)(3)$31 millionClearwater, FL
8Kimmel Center501(c)(3)$51 millionPhiladelphia, PA
9New Jersey Performing Arts Center Corporation501(c)(3)$54 millionNewark, NJ
10Walton Arts Center Council501(c)(3)$29 millionFayetteville, AR
11Wang Theatre501(c)(3)$25 millionBoston, MA
12Center Theatre Group501(c)(3)$64 millionLos Angeles, CA
13Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$45 millionOrlando, FL
14Segerstrom Center for the Arts501(c)(3)$77 millionCosta Mesa, CA
15Flint Cultural Center Corporation501(c)(3)$40 millionFlint, MI
16Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$38 millionVienna, VA
17Omaha Performing Arts (OPAS)501(c)(3)$27 millionOmaha, NE
18Seattle Theatre Group501(c)(3)$91 millionSeattle, WA
19Pittsburgh Cultural Trust501(c)(3)$79 millionPittsburgh, PA
20Des Moines Performing Arts501(c)(3)$29 millionDes Moines, IA
21Adrienne Arts Center Trust501(c)(3)$42 millionMiami, FL
22The Music Center501(c)(3)$85 millionLos Angeles, CA
23AT&T Performing Arts Center501(c)(3)$34 millionDallas, TX
24National Arts Centre Corporation501(c)(3)$85 millionCanada,
25the Perelman Center (PACWTC)501(c)(3)$80 millionNew York, NY