AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN INC

Address
5950 GOLF COURSE ROAD
SPRING GREEN, WI 53588
Contact
Website: http://www.americanplayers.org
Phone: +1 (608) 588-7401
Nonprofit
NTEE: A65 - Theater
EIN: 39-1583361

Mission

AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC. (APT) SEEKS ABOVE ALL TO SHARE OUR SINCERE ENTHUSIASM FOR THE GREAT PLAYS, THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE IN PARTICULAR, AND MORE RECENTLY THE AMERICAN CLASSICS, WITH A GLORIOUSLY LARGE, DIVERSE & WIDESPREAD AUDIENCE - AN AUDIENCE REMARKABLE FOR ITS OPENNESS, CURIOSITY & PROFOUND APPETITE FOR STORYTELLING.APT IS DEVOTED TO THESE STORIES, WHICH DELVE INTO THE EXHILARATING QUESTION OF WHAT IT IS TO BE HUMAN, GIVING EXPRESSION TO THOSE MOMENTS THAT ARE INEXPRESSIBLE & SEARCHING FOR A COMMON TRUTH AMONG US ALL. OUR BEST ATTEMPT AT ANSWERING THESE QUESTIONS RELIES HEAVILY ON THE GIFTS & ABILITIES OF A PERMANENT COMPANY OF ACTORS, WORKING TO MAKE THE WORDS SEEM EFFORTLESS & PENETRATING, TRANSFORMATIVE & ELEVATING. TOGETHER WITH DIRECTORS, DESIGNERS, COACHES & OTHER ARTISTS, THIS COLLABORATION GUARANTEES THAT THESE PLAYS ARE NOT OLD, DUSTY OR IRRELEVANT, BUT ARE STORIES THAT CAN BALANCE OUR SOULS & CONNECT US.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1986
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$426,233.00$490,585.00$461,768.00$482,463.00$448,834.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$368,749.00$399,789.00$397,473.00$412,904.00$388,338.00
Number of employees234222207192192
Number of people compensated >$100k10011
Number of volunteers362376382445445
Number of highly compensated contractors43010
Personnel
516, Eugenia
Title    MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    EUGENIA CARTER THRU 516
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Birkhauser, Robert
TitlePRESIDENTVice-presidentVice-presidentVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personROBERT BIRKHAUSERRobert BirkhauserRobert BirkhauserROBERT BIRKHAUSERROBERT R BIRKHAUSER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Boldt, Renee
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personRENEE BOLDTRenee BoldtRenee BoldtRENEE BOLDTRENEE BOLDT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Broh, Michael
TitlePRODUCTION MANAGERProduction ManagerProduction ManagerPRODUCTION MANAGERPRODUCTION MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL BROHMichael BrohMichael BrohMICHAEL BROHMICHAEL BROH
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$82,276.00$81,036.00$79,504.00$78,024.00$76,572.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,961.00$2,926.00$1,699.00$2,865.00$2,633.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Brown, Stephen
TitleDIRECTORVice-presidentVice-presidentVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN BROWNStephen BrownStephen BrownSTEPHEN BROWNSTEPHEN D BROWN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Candell, Thomas
Title Controller (thru November)Controller (Beginning December)  
Name of key/compensated person Thomas CandellThomas Candell  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org $60,251.00$3,369.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $12,570.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Caves, Douglas
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDOUGLAS CAVESDouglas CavesDouglas Caves  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Connor, Anne
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personANNE CONNORAnne ConnorAnne ConnorANNE CONNORANNE CONNOR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Devita, Brenda
TitleARTISTIC DIRECTORArtistic DirectorArtistic DirectorARTISTIC DIRECTOR - DESIGNARTISTIC DIRECTOR - DESIGN
Name of key/compensated personBRENDA DEVITABrenda DevitaBrenda DevitaBRENDA DEVITABRENDA DEVITA
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$96,799.00$94,723.00$92,937.00$76,034.00$68,822.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$23,608.00$16,065.00$21,133.00$28,263.00$25,851.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Frank, T
Title    PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTO
Name of key/compensated person    T DAVID FRANK
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $115,749.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $12,752.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Frank, Timothy
Title   PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   TIMOTHY DAVID FRANK 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $125,957.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $5,222.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Frautschi, John
TitleDIRECTOR (THRU MARCH)Vice-presidentVice-presidentVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJOHN FRAUTSCHIJohn FrautschiJohn FrautschiJOHN FRAUTSCHIJOHN FRAUTSCHI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gaynor, Paul
TitleVICE-PRESIDENTDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personPAUL GAYNORPaul GaynorPaul GaynorPAUL GAYNORPAUL GAYNOR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Haller, Terry
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personTERRY HALLERTerry HallerTerry HallerTERRY HALLERTERRY HALLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kraemer, David
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDAVID KRAEMERDavid KraemerDavid KraemerDAVID KRAEMERDAVID KRAEMER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miller, Philip
Title TreasurerTreasurerTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person Philip MillerPhilip MillerPHILIP MILLERPHILIP MILLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Moore, Alfred
TitleDIRECTORVice-presidentVice-presidentVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personALFRED MOOREAlfred MooreAlfred MooreALFRED MOOREALFRED P MOORE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Novak, Jon
TitleCONTROLLER    
Name of key/compensated personJON NOVAK    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org20.00    
Reportable compensation from org$15,481.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Patel, Hamang
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personHAMANG PATEL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ring, Nancy
Title  Controller (Thru December)CONTROLLERCONTROLLER
Name of key/compensated person  Nancy RingNANCY RINGNANCY RING
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  36.0036.0032.00
Reportable compensation from org  $62,720.00$68,158.00$63,305.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $3,928.00$5,200.00$4,891.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Romoser, W
Title   SECRETARY (THRU MAY)SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person   W DAVID ROMOSERW DAVID ROMOSER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Shane-Dubow, Sandra
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personSANDRA SHANE-DUBOWSandra Shane-DuBoWSandra Shane-DuBoWSANDRA SHANE-DUBOWSANDRA SHANE-DUBOW
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Swan, Barbara
TitleDIRECTORPresidentChairPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA SWANBarbara SwanBarbara SwanBARBARA SWANBARBARA SWAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Timmerman, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMARK TIMMERMANMark TimmermanMark TimmermanMARK TIMMERMANMARK TIMMERMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Watson, Scott
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT WATSONScott WatsonScott Watson  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Wynn, Robert
TitleSECRETARYSecretarySecretarySECRETARYMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personROBERT WYNNRobert WynnRobert WynnROBERT WYNNROBERT WYNN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Young, Sara
TitleDIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONSDirector of CommunicationsDirector of CommunicationsDIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONSDIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Name of key/compensated personSARA YOUNGSara YoungSara YoungSARA YOUNGSARA YOUNG
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$71,835.00$70,117.00$68,059.00$64,731.00$63,890.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$22,228.00$15,497.00$20,571.00$28,008.00$25,740.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Zellers, Robert
TitleTREASURERDirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personROBERT ZELLERSRobert ZellersRobert ZellersROBERT ZELLERS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
van Hallgren, Carrie
TitleMANAGING DIRECTORManaging DirectorManaging Director  
Name of key/compensated personCARRIE VAN HALLGRENCarrie Van HallgrenCarrie Van Hallgren  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$102,358.00$93,662.00$90,884.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$22,173.00$15,996.00$16,964.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesA PROFESSIONAL, CLASSICAL THEATER LOCATED IN SPRING GREEN, WISCONSIN.A PROFESSIONAL, CLASSICAL THEATER LOCATED IN SPRING GREEN, WIsconsin.A PROFESSIONAL, CLASSICAL THEATER LOCATED IN SPRING GREEN, WIsconsin.A PROFESSIONAL, CLASSICAL THEATER LOCATED IN SPRING GREEN WISCONSIN.A PROFESSIONAL, CLASSICAL THEATER LOCATED IN SPRING GREEN WI.
Program service expenses, total$5,575,360.00$4,374,883.00$4,337,998.00$4,040,271.00$3,965,505.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'S (APT) REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BRENDA DEVITA AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'S (APT) WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 200 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES MORE THAN 110,000 PATRONS INCLUDING 15,000 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.
Program expenses$5,575,360.00$4,374,883.00$4,337,998.00$4,040,271.00$3,965,505.00
Grants and allocations made$974,241.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program revenue$4,414,386.00$4,019,005.00$4,278,274.00$3,741,015.00$3,449,203.00
Program descriptionTHEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'S (APT) REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BRENDA DEVITA AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'S (APT) WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 200 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES MORE THAN 110,000 PATRONS INCLUDING 15,000 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'s (APT) REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BRENDA DEVITA AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. APT'S WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 200 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES MORE THAN 110,000 PATRONS INCLUDING 15,000 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'s (APT) REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BRENDA DEVITA AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. APT'S WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 200 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES MORE THAN 110,000 PATRONS INCLUDING 15,000 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE OF WISCONSIN, INC.'S (APT) REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DAVID FRANK, AS WELL AS THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BRENDA DEVITA, AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. APT'S WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 190 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES MORE THAN 110,000 PATRONS INCLUDING 15,000 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ACTOR RELATING TO CLASSICAL THEATRE.THE 1148-SEAT OUTDOOR THEATER SITS IN A NATURAL AMPHITHEATER ON 110 WOODED ACRES NEAR THE WISCONSIN RIVER, AS DOES THE 200-SEAT TOUCHSTONE THEATRE INDOOR SPACE.SHAKESPEARE IS THE FOUNDATION OF APT'S REPERTOIRE, ALTHOUGH OTHER MASTERS (SHAW, CHEKOV, AND OTHERS) ARE HEARD FROM AS WELL. PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DAVID FRANK AND THE COMPANY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTORS FOCUS ON MAKING THE LANGUAGE OF THESE WORKS UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE. APT'S WORK IS INTENSELY POETIC, GREAT STORIES OF LOVE, LIFE AND HUMANITY.THE THEATER ANNUALLY PRODUCES NINE PLAYS IN ROTATING REPERTORY. THE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 190 AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON, INCLUDING AN ACTING COMPANY OF 38. EACH SEASON, APT WELCOMES 107,092 PATRONS INCLUDING 11,010 SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AMONG THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CLASSICAL THEATERS IN THE COUNTRY.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$8,440,697.00$7,122,376.00$10,029,110.00$7,250,513.00$5,508,048.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,617,778.00$2,739,808.00$5,379,768.00$3,126,636.00$1,680,056.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$329,469.00  $17,661.00 
Investment income, current yr$1,289.00-$20,216.00$1,418.00$796.00$1,342.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,617,778.00$2,739,808.00$5,379,768.00$3,126,636.00$1,680,056.00
Total unrelated business revenue$82,917.00$81,843.00$76,199.00$38,848.00$17,593.00
Other revenue, current yr$324,327.00$301,936.00$293,451.00$305,213.00$377,447.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$578.00$0.00-$368.00-$24,782.00-$50,086.00
Program service revenue (total)$4,497,303.00$4,100,848.00$4,354,473.00$3,817,868.00$3,449,203.00
Gross receipts$8,735,336.00$7,409,150.00$10,319,743.00$7,505,421.00$5,738,908.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$40,225.00$92,350.00$74,615.00$91,200.00$48,490.00
Revenue from all other contributions$3,577,553.00$2,647,458.00$5,305,153.00$3,035,436.00$1,631,566.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$6,303.00$8,337.00$8,324.00$29,356.00$83,845.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,289.00$2,518.00$1,418.00$796.00$1,342.00
Net rental income-$80,668.00-$74,771.00-$91,476.00-$72,108.00-$38,174.00
Net inventory sales (total)$398,692.00$368,370.00$376,603.00$347,965.00$331,776.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$7,353,762.00$6,028,128.00$6,153,883.00$5,733,220.00$5,546,852.00
Total functional expenses: program service $5,575,360.00$4,374,883.00$4,337,998.00$4,040,271.00$3,965,505.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$1,407,115.00$1,294,397.00$1,415,961.00$1,265,045.00$1,182,990.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$371,287.00$358,848.00$399,924.00$427,904.00$398,357.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)    $2,603.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$18,817,472.00$17,120,844.00$13,558,200.00$10,070,712.00$8,668,064.00
Total assets, beginning of year$17,120,844.00$13,558,200.00$10,070,712.00$8,668,064.00$8,107,388.00
Total liabilities$3,193,367.00$2,625,716.00$173,706.00$555,917.00$675,905.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,625,716.00$173,706.00$555,917.00$675,905.00$114,031.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$2,554,308.00$2,679,208.00$3,583,416.00$1,063,225.00$6,950.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$12,582,014.00$10,585,274.00$7,723,080.00$7,580,125.00$7,638,934.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$2,942,091.00$3,809,854.00$5,561,414.00$1,834,670.00$253,225.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$100,000.00$100,000.00$100,000.00$100,000.00$100,000.00
Net assets$15,624,105.00$14,495,128.00$13,384,494.00$9,514,795.00$7,992,159.00
Net assets, beginning of year$14,495,128.00$13,384,494.00$9,514,795.00$7,992,159.00$7,993,357.00
Other liabilities$846,741.00    
Other assets$61,200.00    
Investments: other securities$251,055.00$209,013.00$192,627.00$198,155.00$192,812.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$170,457.00$1,133,477.00$707,409.00$515,377.00$3,257.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,133,477.00$707,409.00$515,377.00$3,257.00$1,816.00
Inventories for sale or use$20,899.00$36,916.00$39,009.00$43,758.00$33,033.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,086,935.00$1,094,248.00$3,875,227.00$1,517,293.00-$38,804.00
Advertising (total)$248,206.00$176,980.00$174,656.00$217,889.00$233,737.00
Savings & temp cash investment$1,271,250.00$2,439,728.00$1,185,986.00$300,085.00$562,598.00
Accounts receivable, net$67,983.00$76,225.00$73,007.00$49,676.00$26,332.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$225,247.00$223,948.00$200,849.00$214,994.00$155,529.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$108,670.00$2,564,242.00$114,889.00$117,103.00$87,544.00
Deferred revenue$74,069.00$61,474.00$58,817.00$38,814.00$36,572.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$2,163,887.00 $0.00$400,000.00$551,789.00
Total net assets or fund balances$15,624,105.00$14,495,128.00$13,384,494.00$9,514,795.00$7,992,159.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$364,536.00$318,404.00$333,267.00$309,291.00$329,350.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1617171515
Number of independent voting members1617171515
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue    
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Org transacted with controlled entityTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-132017-09-142016-10-132015-07-092014-08-26
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201841629349300514201731579349300023201621749349300127201501669349301005201421359349304037
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