Shakespeare Festival St Louis - Playbill Advertising

Advertise with us

Over 60,000 people from across the region and around the country come to see our free productions of Shakespeare’s work in Forest Park every summer. Advertising in our Festival Program is a great way to be seen by everyone from art lovers to families to shoppers, and, as a bonus, you will be supporting our work in the community! Online Payments - Shakespeare Weekends

Rates & Specs: Mainstage Playbill

Specs

AD TYPE

AD SIZE

EARLY RATE*

REGULAR RATE

Back Cover (Color) Full SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Inside Covers (Color) Full SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Centerfold Full SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Full Page Full $1,125 $1,150
Half Page 1/2 Page $600 $675
Quarter Page 1/4 Vert. $325 $375
Quarter Page 1/4 Horiz. $325 $375
*Early rates apply to ads purchased by January 6, 2014.

Playbill Advertising Guidelines

Please give these guidelines to your designer/printer with information on the size advertisement you have purchased and its horizontal or vertical orientation.

• Ad should be a PDF or JPEG with minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
• If your ad is not a PDF or JPEG, contact us directly before sending it.
• Ads will run in black and white (except for covers).
• We extend ad design services for no extra charge. If you would like to buy the rights to a Festival-designed ad for commercial purposes, the cost of the finalized ad is $100.

PAYMENT DEADLINE FOR PLAYBILL ADVERTISEMENTS IS Friday, March 21, 2014.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IN REPRODUCIBLE FORMAT IS Friday, April 4, 2014.


Rates & Specs: Playbill Insert

Maximum size 5.5in x 8.5in.

TIME FRAME

DATE

# DISTRIBUTED

RATE

Henry IV – Preview Nights May 15 & 16 1,000 $100
Henry IV – Opening Weekend May 17 & 18 4,000 $400
Henry V – Preview Nights May 22 & 23 1,000 $100
Henry V – Opening Weekend May 24 – 26 4,000 $400
Week 3 May 28 – June 2 6,500 $650
Week 4 June 4 – 9 6,500 $650
Closing Weekdays* June 11 – 13 4,000 $400
Closing Weekend June 14 & 15 6,500 $650
*No performances on Tuesdays

Playbill Insert Guidelines

Please give these guidelines to your designer/printer for printing of your program insert.

• The maximum size of the insert is 5.5in W x 8.5in H.
• The responsibility of finding a printer, choosing paper and color options, etc. is left to the advertiser.
• We extend insert design services for a nominal fee. If you would like to buy the rights to a Festival-designed insert for commercial purposes, please contact Audra Fuhr at 314-531-9800 ext.110.
• It is the responsibility of the advertiser to deliver the appropriate number of printed inserts no later than the first day of the purchased time slot. (Drop off arrangements are made on an individual basis, either at the SFSTL offices or in Forest Park.)

PAYMENT DEADLINE FOR PLAYBILL INSERTS IS Friday, May 2, 2014.


Contact

To advertise with Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, please contact Marketing Assistant Audra Fuhr at afuhr@sfstl.com or 314.531.9800 ext. 110.