Applause Magazine

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Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Applause Magazine

Every patron is hand-delivered Applause Magazine. Each season, three-quarters of a million readers enjoy information about special features and upcoming shows.

Potential Audience
103,000 average issue

Frequency
8 issues per season

DENVER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts encompasses an exhilarating combination of Broadway shows, professional theatre and dazzling venues. The Broadway Division has hosted national touring premieres such as Pippin and The Book of Mormon. The Denver Center Theatre Company received the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre in 1998. 

DENVER PERFORMING ARTS COMPLEX

The Denver Performing Arts Complex features 10 venues united under an 80-foot-tall glass roof. The 2,830-seat Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre hosts grand-scale Broadway performances. The Ellie Caulkins Opera House is among the world’s top opera venues. The Helen G. Bonfils Theatre Complex houses four intimate theatres: The Stage, The Space, The Jones and The Ricketson.





Demographics




 Source: Target Resource Group and DCPA Top Mosaics Overview

Source: Target Resource Group and DCPA Top Mosaics Overview





Schedule




 

JUly-august 2018 Issue 

July 25 - August 19
Ad Deadline: June 22

LES MISÉRABLES
July 25 - August 5
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and resilience.

ON YOUR FEET! 
August 8-19
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world.
 

August-October 2018 Issue 

August 24 - October 21
Ad Deadline: July 27

VIETGONE
August 24 - September 30
Forced to leave their country during the Vietnam War, two refugees find themselves falling in love at the same relocation camp. This comedy is an ode to the courtship of playwright Qui Nguyen’s parents.

OKLAHOMA! 
September 7 - October 14
With a spring in their step and a song in their hearts, cowboys and farmers have chased their destinies to a land that promises love and a brighter future. This production is set in an all-African- American town in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
September 4-9
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

THE CONSTANT WIFE
September 21 - October 21
This cheeky satire pokes holes in the expectations of relationships, fidelity and social roles that were just as relevant in the 1920s as they are today.

Septmeber-November 2018 Issue 

September 25 - November 25 Marquee Issue
Ad Deadline: August 24

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
September 25 - October 13
North American tour launch of the Tony and Grammy-winning Best Musical. 
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

COME FROM AWAY
November 13-25
The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

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LOVE NEVER DIES
October 23-28
The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. Love Never Dies is a dazzling new production, filled with intrigue, obsession and romance.


November-December 2018 Issue

November 21 - December 24 Marquee Issue
Ad Deadline: October 19

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 21 - December 24
Essential to the holiday season, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge.

CIRQUE ELOIZE - HOTEL
December 19-23
Hotel is the story of a place and the travelers who come passing through it. A stopover where lives intersect, collide and juxtapose for a brief time to generate tales and memories.

IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS
December 5-15
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.


January-February 2019 Issue 

January 8 - February 24
Ad Deadline: December 7

A BRONX TALE
January 8-20
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.

ROCK OF AGES
January 25-27
It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker. As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, rock out once again to their favorite 1980’s hits.
LAST NIGHT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE
January 18 - February 24
WORLD PREMIERE
When Monique and her 10-year-old daughter show up unexpectedly on her sister’s Brooklyn doorstep, it shakes up Rachel and her partner Nadima’s orderly New York lifestyle.
ANNA KARENINA
January 25 - February 24
This lush, modern adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece brings the romantic backdrop of Tsarist Russia to life in a heart-wrenching tale of passion and betrayal, dreams chased and lost, and a love that’s worth risking everything.
 

February-March 2019 Issue 

February 6 - March 17
Ad Deadline: January 4

BAT OUT OF HELL
February 6-17
The romance of rock ‘n’ roll comes alive on stage in Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell The Musical. The streets are heating up as Start, the forever young leader of rebellious gang The Lost, falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of post-apocalyptic Obsidian.

THE WHISTLEBLOWER
February 8 - March 10
WORLD PREMIERE
For screenwriter Eli, an offer to create his own show shocks him into wondering why he had those dreams in the first place. He sets out on a quest to serve up some hard truths to his coworkers, family, exes and friends.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
March 5-17 
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy.

 

 


March-may 2019 Issue 

March 27 - May 26
Ad Deadline: February 22

HELLO, DOLLY! 
March 27 - April 7
Breaking box office records week after week and receiving thunderous raves on Broadway, this Hello, Dolly! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/ choreographer Gower Champion – hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.

CATS
April 24-28
Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences is now on tour across North America. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball.

SWEAT
April 26 - May 26
For the people of Reading, Pennsylvania, work is the glue that holds the town together. But as layoffs become the new norm and a cheaper workforce threatens their union, the threads that once kept the community together begin to fray.

 

 

May-June 2019 Issue 

May 8 - June 16 Marquee Issue
Ad Deadline: April 5

 
WICKED
May 8 - June 9
Wicked looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
June 11-16
Audiences are toasting a new production of Fiddler on the Roof. Rich with hits including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.
 




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Ad Space Sizes & Dimensions

Full Page Trim - - - 8.25”w x 10.75”h
Full Page Live - - - 7.25w x 9.75h
Full Page Bleed - - - 8.5w x 11h
1/2 Vertical - - - 3.5w x 9.75h
1/2 Horizontal - - - 7.25w x 4.75h
1/4 Vertical - - - 3.5w x 4.75h
1/8 Horizontal - - - 3.5w x 2.25h

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