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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 2019 they had $95 million in revenue and $313 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 1,082 events and approximately 1.2 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.$16,739,577
Program services$75,154,104
Investment income and dividends$487,265
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,576,280
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,464,045
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$95,421,271

Vendors for Playhouse Square

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-06-30
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
██████Content management system software2020-03-03
██████████Fundraising software2020-03-03
███████ ████████ ███████General Contractor Services$5,679,8992019-06-01
██████ ████████████ ███████General Contractor Services$956,4372019-06-01
█████Contract Management Services$2,207,0282019-06-01
██████████████ ███████Hvac Services$1,081,1292019-06-01
...and six more vendors

Personnel at Playhouse Square

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Art J FalcoChief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$531,272June 30, 2019
Gina M. VernaciPresident and Chief Operating Officer$335,989Sept. 30, 2020
████████ ████Vice President Finance and General Administration$323,043Oct. 21, 2020
███████ █████Vice President Sales and Technology$218,023June 30, 2019
████████ ████ ███████Vice President Development$251,569June 30, 2019
█████ █████Vice President Strategic Development$232,700June 30, 2019
██████ █████Vice President Ticket Sales and Marketing$194,842June 30, 2019
███████ ██████Vice Chair, Finance$0Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ██ ███████Secretary and Treasurer$0Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████ █████████Vice Chair, Sales and Marketing$0Sept. 30, 2020
...and 11 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
12Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$45 millionOrlando, FL
13Segerstrom Center for the Arts501(c)(3)$77 millionCosta Mesa, CA
14Flint Cultural Center Corporation501(c)(3)$40 millionFlint, MI
15Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$38 millionVienna, VA
16Omaha Performing Arts (OPAS)501(c)(3)$27 millionOmaha, NE
17Seattle Theatre Group501(c)(3)$91 millionSeattle, WA
18Pittsburgh Cultural Trust501(c)(3)$79 millionPittsburgh, PA
19Des Moines Performing Arts501(c)(3)$29 millionDes Moines, IA
20Adrienne Arts Center Trust501(c)(3)$42 millionMiami, FL
21AT&T Performing Arts Center501(c)(3)$34 millionDallas, TX
22The Music Center501(c)(3)$85 millionLos Angeles, CA
23Blumenthal Performing Arts501(c)(3)$43 millionCharlotte, NC
24Park Avenue Armory501(c)(3)$32 millionNew York, NY
25Peace Center501(c)(3)$27 millionGreenville, SC