More than 50 Million Monthly Viewers Will Be Able to Experience the World’s Most Beloved Operas, Ballets, and Classical Music Performances
NEW YORK (July 31, 2023) – Stage Access, streaming home of some of the world’s greatest classical music performances, will bring its vast library of programming to more than 50 million viewers a month in U.S. airports and hotels through an agreement announced today with ReachTV, the largest streaming television network serving travel audiences in North America.
The new partnership offers an exciting new category for ReachTV, which has been aggressively growing its content that reaches 2,500+ screens in 90 U.S. airports, as well as 500,000 hotel rooms across North America, all with an average 70-minute dwell time. The agreement between ReachTV and Stage Access will provide travelers with opportunities to enjoy, relax and unwind with a wide range of classical music, opera and ballet, as well as a growing number of Stage Access originals .
“Stage Access continues to seek out new ways to bring classical and performing arts to audiences in the digital age. We want to make it possible to experience the beauty and inspiration of classical music wherever audiences are, so we are incredibly excited about our partnership with ReachTV and its large and growing viewership,” said Bruce H. Lipnick, CEO and founder of Stage Access.
“Our partnership with Stage Access is an important part of ReachTV’s growth. As we continue to drive viewership with live sports from the NFL and LIV Golf, we have the opportunity to help our audiences discover something new. We’re excited to support classical arts by bringing opera, ballet, and a full slate of performance art programming to ReachTV, and helping grow the next generation of theater lovers,” said Lynnwood Bibbens, ReachTV Founder & CEO.
Stage Access is the only company to distribute, license and produce classical arts content, with the streaming service called Stage Access at its core. The company also has a theatrical relationship with IMAX, which is releasing the critically acclaimed Renée Fleming’s Cities That Sing: Paris in IMAX and standard cinemas in August, followed in September by Renée Fleming’s Cities That Sing: Venice.
With Emmy® and Tony award-winning performer Kelsey Grammer as its on screen host, Stage Access is available in the U.S and Canada across every major streaming platform: online, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Amazon Fire and Roku. With a seven-day trial for all new viewers, Stage Access offers monthly, unlimited streaming memberships as low as $7.99. Stage Access also produces acclaimed original programs, including Yo-Yo Ma: Six Solo Bach Cello Suites from the Odeon, Athens; and The 3 Tenors: From Caracalla to the World – The 30th Anniversary Documentary.
For more about Stage Access, visit www.StageAccess.com, or find Stage Access on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn at @stageaccess or on Twitter at @stageaccesstv.
ReachTV is a free ad-supported streaming television network with 50 million viewers per month. The network is distributed in 500K hotels and 2,500+ airport screens in 90 airports across North America, and powers 24-hour live sports in-flight. ReachTV brings together tech, data and storytelling to offer viewers a new connected media experience with shopability, and featuring a rich library of content with live sports, original series, and premium content from NBCU, AMC, Live Nation, Advertising Week, Fast Company and more. Learn more at https://reachtv.com/.