Dear Advertising Friends,
On the heels of another record-breaking season, Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes rolls out a provocative 36th Season filled with ambition, love, intrigue, beauty, and power! Please join us as an Advertising Sponsor in our Season Playbill to promote your business as you support one of the most exciting arts organizations in the Berkshires.
ADVERTISING OPTIONS: With so many options be sure to check out our corporate packages as well. Offerings include Playbill, Brochure(s), Website, Flat-screen TV’s, Playbill Inserts, Billboards or Tickets and Envelopes. See following page to find a package that suits you!
This season we join forces with a bevy of artists from the stage and screen, including the return of Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis and OBIE Award-winning actors Rocco Sisto and John Douglas Thompson, and Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer, and Artistic Director Tony Simotes, along with a host of other familiar artists all of whom have helped cultivate, expand, and enrich our mission over the past three decades.
Performances run YEAR-ROUND: The Season Playbill continues to be distributed throughout the entire Winter and Spring Season, from May 2013 through March 2014.
A Fantastic Marketing Tool: The Season Playbill will be seen by 55,000-plus patrons expected to visit Shakespeare & Company in our 2013-14 Season.
Incredible Value: The Season Playbill, with its competitive rates, is also a gorgeous full-color magazine-style book that truly sets the industry standard. Ad spaces are filling up, so reserve your ad today!
Long Shelf Life: The Season Playbill is a keepsake that patrons take home, browse through at leisure, and use as a reference guide when planning their visits throughout the year. Statistics show that the average patron keeps their programs and playbills for 3 years.
Wide Reaching: Our audiences travel from across Berkshire County, plus Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and around the world to visit Shakespeare & Company!
Perks: Season Playbill advertisers receive complimentary tickets! Use the tickets yourself, give them to clients, friends, and employees. We also recommend your business to our patrons with every ticket order, and most importantly, mention our advertisers during our pre-show speeches, every day!
PLUS, you and your guests are invited to enjoy our ever-popular Business Friends Wine and Cheese Party. An unparalleled networking opportunity with great food, great fun and a free, private performance of one of our shows—on us!
Thank you for supporting another banner year at Shakespeare & Company. With all this exciting momentum, we look forward to having you back on board, or joining us for the first time as a 36th Season Playbill advertiser.
Director of Sales
(413) 637-1199 ext. 132
(413) 637-1199 ext. 144