CentreStage, the Norton Center’s award‐winning performance program, is a visually exciting and conversationally driven publication provided to all patrons who attend Norton Center performances each season.

CentreStage highlights the artists, provides background on the performances, stimulates conversation, and connects readers to the arts and the world around them in a meaningful way. Targeted to a well‐educated, affluent reader, CentreStage affords advertisers a doorway through which to deliver their message to the exact population with the discretionary funds to buy!

Have questions or need more information? Ready to reserve your ad space? Contact Jennifer Broadwater, Director of Marketing & Development at 859-238-6688 or email us!



Your ad appears CENTER STAGE at a minimum of 20 performances this season (there may be more!). Programs are magazine‐style and distributed free of charge before every Norton Center performance. FIVE programs will be printed in 2019/2020.


More than 20,000 patrons are expected during our 2019/2020 season! The Norton Center’s Newlin Hall seats 1,470; the Weisiger Theatre seats 370.


Trim size is 6.5″ x 9.375″. For full page with bleed please create ads to be 6.75″ x 9.625″. When possible, please design your ads so they can be positioned on odd or even pages. An extremely limited number of half page ads are available.


Need assistance creating an ad that works for you and your business? For a small additional charge, our in‐house graphic designer (who has won numerous awards through the American Advertising Federation!) can provide their design skills for all your creative needs*.  Please keep in mind that stock photo purchases are not included in the creative design cost and may be extra.


CentreStage advertisers have the opportunity to select, in advance, a number of FREE tickets to Norton Center performances, PLUS they are among the first to receive notice when there are extra seats available to concerts and shows.