Cases & Deals

Two Columbus theatre companies merge in an attempt to better serve the community

Clients Contemporary American Theatre Company and The Phoenix Theatre for Children

The Columbus philanthropic community challenged nonprofit organizations to create new business models in response to difficult economic times. Jones Day assisted the Contemporary American Theatre Company and The Phoenix Theatre for Children in a merger transaction which combined these two Columbus non-profit companies. The merged company will provide the opportunity to combine artistic strengths, share financial and human resources, and better serve central Ohio theatre-goers of all ages.