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Theater Policies

New World Stages has recently updated their health & safety policies. As the theater updates its policies, we will update this page to reflect them.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

We’re all in this together.

Broadway is all about gathering together and sharing in the experience of live theatre. The Shubert Organization is committed to the health and safety of all members of the Broadway community—theatre employees, production staff, cast, and audience members.

To ensure the safety of everyone in the theatre, the following policies will be in place:

 

VACCINE, MASK and ID REQUIREMENTS THROUGH APRIL 30, 2022

 

MASKS REQUIRED

Everyone in the theatre must wear acceptable face coverings at all times, including during the show, except while eating or drinking in designated locations. All face coverings must cover the nose and mouth and comply with the CDC guidelines for acceptable face coverings.

 

VACCINATIONS REQUIRED FOR AGES 12+

Everyone ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine to attend a show. To confirm you are vaccinated, the following proof will be accepted at the theater:

  • Two doses of an FDA or WHO authorized two dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • One dose of an FDA or WHO authorized single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

  • If your performance is less than 14 days after your last vaccine dose (excluding boosters), you must also provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. See below for accepted tests.


    You may present proof of vaccination on paper or a smartphone. (For example, New York State residents, or anyone who received a COVID-19 vaccine in New York State, may present proof through the use of the Excelsior Pass.)

     

    APPROVED VACCINES: Pfizer/BioNTech (2 dose), Moderna (2 dose), Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Serum Institute of India-Covishield, Sinopharm (Beijing), Sinovac

     

    VACCINATIONS REQUIRED FOR AGES 5-11

    Children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by an adult and must be vaccinated with at least one dose of an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine. You may present proof of vaccination or a negative test on paper or a smartphone.


    If your performance is less than 14 days after your child's first vaccine dose, you must also provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. See details below for accepted tests.


    APPROVED VACCINES: Pfizer/BioNTech (2 dose), Moderna (2 dose), Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Serum Institute of India-Covishield, Sinopharm (Beijing), Sinovac


    STARTING JAN 29, 2022: Everyone ages 5 and older must be Fully Vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine.

     

    IF YOU CANNOT BE VACCINATED

    Children under the age of 5 and those who need reasonable accommodations due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. See details below for accepted tests.

     

    ACCEPTED COVID-19 TESTS

    The following tests will be accepted at the theatre:

  • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance
  • A negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance.

  • You may present proof of a negative test on paper or a smartphone. At-home rapid tests will not be accepted.

     

    PHOTO ID REQUIRED

    Along with proof of vaccination, all guests 18 years or older must also present a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport.


    Guests under 18 may also use a school ID, with or without a photo. Other forms of ID may also be accepted, such as a copy of a birth certificate or other government-issued ID.


    Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who meets the above requirements


    Guests who do not comply with these protocols will be denied entry or asked to leave the theatre.

     

    For performances starting May 1, 2022: Policies will be announced at a later date.

     

    TERMS & CONDITIONS

    These terms and conditions relate to an individual’s use of a ticket to gain admittance to any venue owned and operated by The Shubert Organization, Inc. and possible exposure to the novel coronavirus SARS- CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation, or variation thereof, “COVID-19”):

    COVID-19 WARNING AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS: WHILE THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION, INC., THE EVENT PRODUCER, EVENT PARTICIPANTS, PERFORMERS, AND TICKETING SERVICE PROVIDER ARE DOING OUR PART TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF EVERYONE IN THE THEATRE, AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PLACE WHERE PEOPLE GATHER, SO WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT ALL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 WILL BE ELIMINATED AS A RESULT OF THESE PROTOCOLS. COVID-19 IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH. BY VISITING OR ENTERING THE VENUE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INCIDENTAL TO THE EVENT FOR WHICH THE TICKET IS ISSUED. YOU VOLUNTARILY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND POTENTIAL CLAIMS AGAINST EACH OF THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION, INC., THE EVENT PRODUCER, EVENT PARTICIPANTS, AND PERFORMERS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, VENDORS AND CONTRACTORS, THAT ARISE FROM OR RELATE IN ANY WAY TO, HOWEVER CAUSED, THE RISK OF CONTRACTING OR THE ACTUAL OR ALLEGED CONTRACTING OF COVID-19, OR THAT ARISE FROM OR RELATE IN ANY WAY TO, HOWEVER CAUSED, THE RISK OF EXPOSURE OR ACTUAL OR ALLEGED EXPOSURE TO A BACTERIA, VIRUS OR OTHER PATHOGEN CAPABLE OF CAUSING COVID-19 OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OR ILLNESS, IN EACH CASE WHETHER THE ACTUAL OR ALLEGED CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO ANY CLAIM OCCUR BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THE EVENT.

     

    UPDATED: January 10, 2022. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

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