COVID-19 Information

For all audience members ages twelve (12) and older, printed or digital proof must be presented showing full vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time. No home test results will be accepted.

Face masks are required on campus, even if vaccinated. Ticket holders agree to comply with these COVID-19 safety procedures and guidelines. Patrons who do not abide by stated procedures and guidelines may be asked to leave the premises.

Refunds will not be provided to those who do not comply with the Center's COVID-19 Policy.


Hand sanitizer will be made readily available throughout the venue and patrons are strongly encourage to make use of them.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms of COVID-19, stay home and do not attend an event:
• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea

MASKS

Masks are required per Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order #88 while visiting Governors State University’s indoor campus spaces, including restrooms, lobby areas and inside the auditorium while walking to their seats and throughout the performance.

Masks must cover mouth and nose at all times. 

Scarves, bandanas, and gaiters are not an acceptable substitute for a face mask. 

Children under the age of 2 are not required to wear a mask.

Masks are required even if vaccinated against COVID-19.

Vaccinated individuals are encouraged, but not required, to wear masks while in outdoor spaces on campus for the protection of their health, especially whenever they are unable to maintain social distancing. 

PROOF OF VACCINATION

Proof of vaccination can include either an electronic copy, photo copy, or photo of an official CDC vaccination card along with photo ID at the time of entry into the venue with a valid ticket.

Fully Vaccinated is defined as:
At least 14 days after the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or at least 14 days after a single-dose vaccine.

Children 12 and under may attend performances without showing Proof of Negative Test, but must be fully masked at all times if age 2 or older.

Patrons who have lost their vaccination card should contact their point of immunization.

A Center for Performing Arts staff member will be at the entrance of the lobby to check vaccination cards and proof of negative test.

PROOF OF NEGATIVE TEST

Those who are not fully vaccinated on the performance date may provide proof of negative COVID-19 test. The negative result of a PCR COVID-19 test is acceptable only if the test was taken within 72 hours of the performance start time. No results from home test will be accepted.

PATRONS REPORTING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

Patrons are encouraged to call the box office if they are displaying COVID-19 symptoms in advance of the performance date to exchange tickets for a future date when possible or request a refund.

COVID-19 Symptoms according to the CDC include:
• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea

To view campus-wide COVID-19 policies mandated by Governors State University, please visit https://www.govst.edu/coronavirus/

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information regarding ticketing information, please visit our dedicated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

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