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Broadway COVID Rules: Masks Encouraged, No Vaccination Checks

By: Raven Snook
Date: Nov 10, 2022


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The Broadway League has issued updated COVID-19 safety protocols for all 41 Broadway houses:

Proof of Vaccination Is Not Required for Broadway Shows. Masks Are Optional at Most Broadway Theatres.

Masks are optional but encouraged at most Broadway shows. The only exception is The Thanksgiving Play, which requires masks for Wednesday matinees and on Tuesdays, March 28 and April 4. For more information regarding health and safety protocols, please consult the show's official website or the website of the theatre you are planning to visit. See links below.

For A Beautiful NoiseBad Cinderella, Bob Fosse's Dancin', Chicago, Kimberly Akimbo, Leopoldstadt, Lie of Pi, Parade, The Phantom of the Opera and Some Like It Hot, please visit The Shubert Organization for more information.

For The Book of Mormon, Funny Girl, HadestownMoulin Rouge! The Musical and New York, New York: A New Musicalplease visit Jujamcyn Theaters for more information.

For Hamilton, The Lion King, MJ The Musical, Shucked, SIX, Sweeney Todd and Wicked, please visit Broadway Direct for more information.

For Aladdin, please visit Disney on Broadway for more information.

For & Juliet, Fat Ham and Pictures From Home, please visit Criterion Ticketing for more information.

For Camelot, please visit Lincoln Center Theater for more information.

For A Doll's House, please visit the Hudson Theatre for more information.

For Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, please visit The Lyric Theatre for more information.

For The Thanksgiving Play, please visit Second Stage Theater for more information.

Rules for Shows Beyond Broadway

Legally, theatres beyond Broadway no longer need to require proof of full vaccination or masks. However, some continue to mandate masks and a few require proof of vaccination. Before buying tickets to any event, it's imperative to read the specific rules of the venue or production so you are prepared.

Raven Snook

Raven Snook is the Editor of TDF Stages. Follow her at @RavenSnook. Follow TDF at @TDFNYC.