Aggregate Financial Measures of Nonprofit Theater, Dance, and Classical Music Organizations in 1982

Using data from the 1982 Census of Service Industries, this Note reviews aggregate financial conditions of nonprofit theater, dance, and classical music organizations. Revenue/expense ratios, detailed sources of revenues, and other information are presented for the three broad groups and for the following selected fields: resident theaters (LORT), stock theaters, Off-Broadway theaters, Off-Off-Broadway theaters, children's theaters, community theaters, ballet companies, modern dance companies, symphony orchestras, opera companies, and chamber music groups.