Jimi Stanton in Nine Circles (2012). Photo credit: Gary Ng.

2016 Play Sponsorship Levels

Currently only 40% of our ticket revenue covers the cost of operating Gloucester Stage Company and our goal is to increase it to 70%. Professional non-profit theaters rely on corporate sponsors to develop and sustain quality.

Enjoy wonderful benefits by becoming a GSC corporate sponsor at these levels:

Season Sponsor: $25,000
  • Brochure: Direct mail and targeted distribution of 22,000 pieces
  • Media Relations: Selected radio, television (if applicable)
  • News releases regarding the professional summer theatre season and its four productions will include sponsorship recognition as Season Sponsor
  • Acknowledgement in media interviews as Season Sponsor
  • 100 Complimentary Tickets to all sponsored productions
  • 50 Complimentary Tickets for use in the rest of the season
  • Back Cover Ad in the Program; distribution of 8,000 pieces
  • Distribution of Promotional Materials in the GSC rack and theater lobby
  • Listing on GSC Website with logo and link (if applicable)
  • Listed on Corporate Sponsor Poster on Lobby Easel
  • Listed on Plays Poster
  • Listed on Plays Postcard; if applicable, distribution of 5000 pieces
  • Listed on Red Wall Plays Poster in Lobby
  • Listed in newspaper ads (where applicable)
  • Acknowledgment on the Title Page of the Program Insert
  • Acknowledgment and Thank You during the Curtain Speech
  • Opportunity To Host A Pre/Post Performance Reception
  • 10% Employee Discount on Tickets, if applicable
  • Name/Logo Recognition in the GSC e-Newsletter as Season Sponsor
  • Other benefits to be negotiated
Show Sponsor: $5,000
  • 10 Complimentary Tickets to a sponsored production
  • 6 Complimentary Tickets to the rest of the season
  • Full Page Ad in the Program; distribution of 8,000 pieces
  • Distribution of Promotional Materials in the GSC rack and theater lobby
  • Listing on GSC Website with logo and link (if applicable)
  • Listed on Corporate Sponsor Poster on Lobby Easel
  • Listed on Play Poster
  • Listed on Play Postcard; if applicable, distribution of 5000 pieces
  • Listed on Red Wall Play Poster in Lobby
  • Listed in newspaper ads (where applicable)
  • Acknowledgment on the Title Page of the Program Insert
  • Acknowledgment and Thank You during the Curtain Speech
  • Other benefits to be negotiated
Season Brochure Design Sponsor: $3,500
  • 12 Complimentary Tickets
  • Listing in the Program; distribution of 8,000 pieces
  • Half Page Ad in the Program
  • Distribution of Promotional Materials in the GSC rack and theater lobby
  • Listing on GSC Website with logo and link (if applicable)
  • Listed on Corporate Sponsor Poster on Lobby Easel
  • Acknowledgment in the Brochure and/or Program Insert
  • Other benefits to be negotiated
One Performance Sponsor: $2,000
  • 8 Complimentary Tickets to the sponsored performance
  • 4 Complimentary Tickets to the rest of the season
  • Listing in the Program; distribution of 8,000 pieces
  • 1/8 Page Ad in the Program Insert
  • Distribution of Promotional Materials in the GSC rack and theater lobby at the sponsored performance only
  • Acknowledgment and Thank You during the Curtain Speech before the sponsored performance
  • Other benefits to be negotiated

Service Exchange Partner
Gloucester Stage Company welcomes companies to explore the Service Exchange program. Services and products can be exchanged for tickets to our performances and for advertising with the Gloucester Stage Company.

To learn more about our corporate sponsorship program and the benefits for each level, please contact the GSC office at 978-281-4099.