About the Butler Little Theatre

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The Butler Little Theatre is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions under the IRS Code section 501Ic)(3), federal EIN 23-7064108.

The Butler Little Theater is one of the oldest continuously active theater groups in Pennsylvania and the United States and can trace its origins back to the 1920s.

The organization was founded for the community study of the dramatic arts and presents full-stage productions of Broadway shows using community volunteers for actors, directors, producers, designers, costuming, production crews, public relations, box office operations, and ushers.

The BLT also offers children’s theatre classes during the summer months, followed by full-stage performances presented by students (aged 6 to 21). These productions are staffed by student directors, designers, and other creative positions who are mentored by volunteers from the theatre.

The organization is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors who steer the BLT towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, legal governance, and financial management policies and ensuring the organization has adequate resources to advance its important community mission. The BLT is a member of the American Association of Community Theatres and is recognized as a Theatre USA/American Association of Community Theatres Millenium Theatre.

For more information, visit our Financial Responsibility page and our online Annual Report.