Sponsor a First Stage production

Align your company with a production at First Stage! Tie in to its theme or choose one of your favorites! Sponsorships promote your company’s brand, provide marketing visibility, and offer unique experiences to your company and your guests.

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If you would like more information on any of the shows below, contact Development Director, Nancy Clarkin at nclarkin@firststage.org or (414) 267-2938.

First Stage 2019/20 Production Sponsorship Opportunities



Performance Sponsor


Spotlight Sponsor


Presenting Sponsor

Number of tickets to your sponsored performance




(whole house)

Complimentary refreshment vouchers to be used at the theater




Verbal recognition prior to every performance

(sponsored performance only)

Ad in production playbill

1 half page ad

2 half page ads

1 full page ad

Your company name displayed in the Todd Wehr Theater lobby

Your company name listed in production playbill donor listing

Exclusive ticket discount provided to your employees

Opportunity to bring a First Stage performance or interactive workshop into your workplace

Opportunity to bring a group of volunteers to usher at the theater

Invitation to the Season Announcement Event

Invitation to the cast and design team Meet & Greet

Your company logo on First Stage’s website


Recognition on production-specific social media channels


Recognition on production-specific email correspondence


Recognition in press releases, brochure and postcard mailing, and other marketing materials


Your company name and logo on production poster and title page of production playbill



Live Curtain Speech at designated performance by CEO or other company representative



Your company name or logo printed on all tickets to sponsored production



Your company name or logo printed on production’s enrichment guide



Framed poster autographed by the cast