Advertise with The Stage

Advertise with The Stage

Call us on 020 7939 8470

Since its launch in 1880, The Stage has been dedicated to supplying its readers with first-to-market news, reviews, listings and comment on the world of professional entertainment and performing arts. We have the ability to inform our readers across all aspects of the performing arts markets – as opposed to just a select few – which continues to distinguish The Stage from its competition.

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Recruitment and Auditions

To discuss your recruitment and auditions needs, contact Kavel on 020 7939 8462 or

We provide an unrivalled response from quality candidates at the most cost effective rates. From theatre related vacancies to auditions, teaching positions to technical and backstage posts, The Stage is the marketplace for the widest variety of jobs in the entertainment industry as well as other related organisations.

Print – For only £25.00 per single column centimetre or £28.20 in colour

With an impressive track record of success. Align yourself with the respected brand of The Stage with over 130 years’ experience of publishing jobs and auditions to the industry.

With annual subscribers accounting for 70% of The Stage’s readership base, you can take advantage of a highly targeted, committed and quality audience.

With over 30,000 weekly readers of The Stage you can be sure that your message gets out to the largest newspaper audience in the UK entertainment industry.

Online – for just 35% of the print advert, you can receive a 14 day online placement too

Instant, and with an extended audience reach, can provide you with a platform more effectively than ever before.

By either enhancing your print ad online, or advertising online only, your vacancy message will reach our digital audience of 400,000 plus monthly unique visitors.

Your advertisement is uploaded within minutes – there’s no need to wait for weekly publishing slots.

Our job alert service has thousands of subscribers and pushes the latest targeted opportunities out to the market.

You can be sure that a large, hungry audience for jobs is present with an average of more than 40,000 individuals registering for access to our jobs and auditions online section each year.

Advertise a Training Course

To discuss your training needs, contact Janice Rosslee on 020 7939 8490 or

Whatever entertainment trade or profession readers aspire to, they’ll turn to The Stage’s Training and Tuition section as the established marketplace offering the widest opportunities. The UK’s leading drama schools, universities, colleges and those offering private tuition regularly use The Stage to advertise and promote the widest range of courses available to The Stage’s interested and highly responsive audience.

Print – For only £16.10 per single column centimetre or £19.35 in colour

Your advertising spend will go further and work harder with our intensely targeted industry readership combined with the numbers to give you excellent value for money.

Online – £700 will allow you to promote your courses under 3 category headings for the year and £1130 makes your institution stand out further with a featured listing.

With over a million page impressions per month, you can be sure of an unparalleled reach – promote your business to a huge audience and generate more leads.

  • Competitive – attractively priced against traditional advertising
  • Flexible – update your ads throughout the year to promote your latest offers and promotions
  • Unique – there’s no comparable service available

Display Advertising

To discuss your display advertising needs, contact Janice Rosslee on 020 7939 8490 or

Your message will have the best possible route to market by taking advantage of The Stage’s various media platforms and advertising options.

Print – For only £16.10 per single column centimetre or £19.35 in colour

With over 10,000 weekly purchasers accessing this audience, covering a wide cross section within the industry, The Stage is a compelling medium for our commercial partners.

  • A renewal rate of over 90% with many readers subscribing for over 10 years
  • Distribution of the newspaper at all major performing arts events throughout the UK
  • For over 100 years the industry has turned to The Stage as the authoritative voice on what is really happening in the professional entertainment and performing arts market

Online – £10.00 per 1000 page impressions will ensure you can run a cost effective campaign

A combination of up to the minute breaking news together with critical analysis of the industry makes, the must-visit online portal for the entire industry. Following a major investment and re-launch of our online platform in 2015, The Stage website provides marketers and media buyers with the perfect digital platform to engage with thousands of people who visit our site on a daily basis.

Over 400,000 visits to the website per month. Making it the highest performing arts news portal in the UK


To discuss your classified needs, contact Patrick on 020 7939 8470 or

Read by the key decision makers in the UK, whether they work in theatre, backstage, a charity, local government or in venue management, The Stage Suppliers and Services Directory gives you the opportunity to reach an even larger and wider audience. Whether it is online or through the newspaper, our readers have access to an unrivalled number of services providers resulting in the advertising on these products reaching thousands of entertainment professionals.

Print – For a low weekly cost you can take advantage of this cost effective medium

Generate a strong impact by using our display box full colour adverts and by adding a logo you can make your presence even greater. We can make it easier for you by helping you design your advert.

Online – enhanced online listings at £160 per year

In June 2012 we relaunched the brand new services directory covering industry services such as agents, photographers, financials service and coaching/tuition to name a few. All designed to attract the largest relevant audience possible to the new website. The web traffic generated to the online services directory has increased by 70% in 2016 vs 2015, ensuring your message reaches its greatest audience yet.

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