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Program Advertisements


Receive Six Months of Exposure For One Low Price!

Charleston Stage, South Carolina's largest professional theatre company in residence at the Historic Dock Street Theatre, offers advertising vehicles to deliver your message to a prime demographic group of dynamic, Lowcountry arts patrons. Research shows during our 2016-17 season:

  • 80% (37,000+) of Charleston Stage patrons live in the Lowcountry
  • 20% (9,650) of Charleston Stage patrons are visiting tourists
  • 500+ Charleston Stage Season Members have an average income greater than $50,000
  • 250 Lowcountry residents are special opening night patrons with an average income greater than $200,000


Show Program Advertising
Receive six months of exposure for one low price. Ads appear in six distinct, high-quality MainStage show programs (25,000+ programs printed each season). This season (September 2017 through April 2018), reach over 35,000 Charleston Stage patrons traveling to the Historic Dock Street Theatre and downtown Charleston for our MainStage productions.

Program Ad Reservation Deadline: August 1, 2017            Program Ad Artwork Deadline: August 1, 2017


Ticket Stock Advertising
Capture the attention of every Charleston Stage patron by advertising on the back of all 2017-18 tickets (35,000+ tickets, 79 performances). Maximize the impact and include an offer or discount to drive Charleston Stage patrons to your business. Only one advertising space available. Plus receive a Full Page Ad (b/w) in all MainStage programs when you purchase the ticket back position.

Ticket Ad Reservation Deadline: June 1, 2017                  Ticket Ad Artwork Deadline: June 1, 2017


To place an ad, please contact Beth Curley at 843.647.7366 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



2017-18 MainStage Productions Featuring Your Advertisement:

LittleMermaid Web Mockingbird Web ChristmasCarol Web Helium Web AvenueQ Web ShakespeareInLove Web
September 2017
October 2017
December 2017
February 2018 March 2018 April 2018


How To Prepare Artwork:
Create outlines on all type. Premium Color program ads must be CMYK. Inside program ads and ticket stock ad must be submitted as Greyscale. File Format: PDF, JPEG (300 dpi or higher), Adobe Illustrator, or Adobe Photoshop


Payment Deadline:
Charleston Stage will invoice the advertiser for the balance upon request. Full payment for program ads is due August 1, 2017, and full payment for ticket stock ad is due by June 1, 2017.


Past Advertisers:
Charleston Magazine, Piggly Wiggly Carolina Company, Domicile Real Estate Brokerage Inc., Vannatta Group of Merrill Lynch, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, MBM Corporation, Summit Place of Daniel Island, McElveen Automotive, The Library at Vendue Inn, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd. P.A., South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, Blackbaud, Inc., Dunes West Golf and River Club, Dunes Properties, Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, Lynch Cracraft Wealth Management Group, Berchtold Corporation, Dixon Hughes, Franke at Seaside, Rosen, Rosen & Hagood, LLC, MUSC Health, Durlach Associates, Lane & Smythe Real Estate, LLC, Bocci's Italian Restaurant, Roper St. Francis, Nexsen/Pruet, LLC, Blue Water Benefits, Publix Super Markets Charities, Wells Fargo, Handsome Properties, Sandpiper Premier Senior Living, Taylor & Associates, P.A., First Citizens Bank, Tristan Restaurant, Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Bluefish Fitness Club, South Carolina Bank & Trust, Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Store, Cannon Park Dental, South Carolina BLUE, Tiger Lily Florist, Bosch and East Shore Athletic Club.


2017-18 Advertising Rates

Black & White Program Ad   
Full Page (Black and White) $2,500
Half Page (Black and White) $1,500
1/4 Page (Black and White) $1,000
1/8 Page (Black and White) $750     


Full Color Program Ad/Premium Positioning
Back Cover (Full Color)                         $4,500
Inside Front Cover (Full Color) $3,500
Inside Back Cover (Full Color) $3,500
Please Call Beth Curley at 843.647.7366 To Check
On Premium Position Availability.


Ticket Stock Ad
Ticket Back (Black and White), plus Full Page (Black and White)         $4,000
Please Call Beth Curley at 843.647.7366 To Check On Ticket Stock Ad Availability.                         



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