PLEASE NOTE: Evening performances now start at 7:30 PM

An oil lamp

Sponsorship / Advertising


REACH: Your business will reach more than 10,000 over a full season, with nearly 1,500 audience members per production. Patrons typically arrive 30 minutes or more prior to each performance, order a beverage and take a complementary cookie, and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our lobby.
AUDIENCE: Oil Lamp audiences are sophisticated patrons with a wide range of interests, including cultural events, the arts, athletics, and community building. Our audiences are parents and professionals, such as lawyers, physicians, and educators, not mention theater enthusiasts of all ages.
BRAND STRENGTH: A treasured gem in Glenview since opening in 2012, Oil Lamp has been voted “Best Live Theater in the North Shore” four years in a row (2017-2020).
COMMUNITY: When you support Oil Lamp Theater, you’re establishing a local, lasting relationship with our patrons.


ALL BUSINESS SPONSORSHIPS FEATURE THE FOLLOWING: Acknowledgment on all Oil Lamp publicity materials, live recognition at all performances, print recognition in our playbills, company logo/image on Oil Lamp website, and business cards available at our box office. All sponsorships are tax deductible. Different sponsorship and advertising options can packaged depending on your business needs.

SEASON SPONSOR (five productions): $10,000
Year-round publicity and perks for your business!

  • 12 complimentary tickets total to any performance of any production throughout the season
  • 25% discount on tickets for your employees and customers
  • Free advertising all season on new in-lobby monitors
  • Free full-page ad in playbill of all productions

SINGLE PRODUCTION (one production) $2,500
The best value for a boost to your business!

  • Six complimentary tickets to any performance
  • 10% discount on tickets for your employees and customers
  • Free advertising on new in-lobby monitors
  • Free half-page ad in production playbill

STAGE SPONSOR (one production) $1,000
Stage sponsors can choose to sponsor one of three vital production areas – wardrobe, props, or set construction!

  • Four complimentary tickets to any performance
  • Free quarter-page ad in production playbill

COOKIE SPONSOR (one production) $1,000
Oil Lamp Theater has a unique tradition of offering complimentary cookies with each performance. Sponsor the cookie jar and your business will be featured in the highest traffic area of our lobby!

  • Four complimentary tickets to any performance
  • Company info/logo featured on digital monitor with the cookies

Maybe you just want a well-placed advertisement in one of our playbills. Not a bad choice, as patrons often retain our playbills as souvenirs!

  • FULL PAGE (4.5″x7.5″): $250
  • HALF-PAGE (horizontal 4.5″x3.75″): $125
  • QUARTER-PAGE (vertical 2.25″x3.75″): $75

Your business logo can be featured on our in-lobby monitors for as low as $250 per production!

Interested? Contact Oil Lamp Theater today by email at or by calling the box office at 847.834.0738.