Meet (or Become) a Sponsor!

We Love our 2022 Sponsors!

    • First Southern National Bank
    • David Brewer, in Memory of Mary Brewer
    • Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Lexington
    • Ann Bakhaus Family Foundation
    • Mel & Enid Zuckerman Foundation
    • Community Trust Bank
    • Kentucky Colonels
    • Kentucky Monthly (Media Sponsor)
    • Mike Kanotz (in memory of Peggy Kanotz)
    • Carolyn Sweazy
    • KY Humanities & National Institute for the Humanities
    • Anonymous
    • Centre College
    • WEKU (Media Sponsor)
    • National Endowment for the Arts
    • Kentucky Arts Council


Sponsor a Play!

SEE WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER…. Sponsorship sends a positive message that you care about Community. Your sponsorship will provide enrichment, education and economic growth—as well as keep Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre going and growing, for the community to enjoy. Current and Past sponsors include:  First Southern National Bank, Eastern Kentucky University, the State of Kentucky, Ephraim McDowell Health, the Kentucky Heritage Council, Gov. Brereton & Libby Jones, Kentucky Eagles Inc., The Martin Agency, LNB, Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Lexington, The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels—and many private individuals. Benefits: In addition to being a tax-write off, you and/or your organization will be prominently acknowledged in all written materials where sponsors are thanked: the playbill, website, and (new!) the Playhouse brochure.  The above printed materials will be seen by an estimated half-a-million viewers, over the course of the summer.  Also, during the two-week run of your sponsorship, you and/or your company will be acknowledged in our pre-show speech, from the stage. You and your guests will be invited to a complimentary opening night meet-n-greet the actors, on the opening night of the show you are sponsoring. Sponsorship deadlines are: May 25, each year The two sponsorship opportunities are:

  • Full Sponsorship – $5,000
  • Half Sponsorships – $2,500

The Pioneer School of Drama (d.b.a Pioneer Playhouse) is a 501-c-3 nonprofit, run by a Board of Directors.  Every year the Playhouse pays for an audit by the accounting firm of Robinson, Hughes and Christopher.  Copies of the yearly audit are available, upon request. Thank you for your consideration!  

Inquiries: contact Heather Henson at 859-236-2747