ST. LOUIS, Mo. – You will have to show proof of vaccination if you want to see a St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert. Starting today all audience members at Powell Hall will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before the performance. Guests will be required to wear masks while at Powell Hall following the City of St. Louis mandate.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra says all musicians, staff, volunteers, ushers, and bartenders, are also required to be fully vaccinated. They are implementing these policies in consultation with public health officials, and in collaboration with the region’s arts community, and in response to patron feedback.
These protocols are in effect through December 1, 2021, and will be reviewed regularly to follow the latest public health recommendations.
The Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, The Factory, the Pageant, Delmar Hall, and others have similar vaccine rules in place. The organizations joining the symphony with the vaccination requirement include:
- St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
- The Bach Society of Saint Louis
- The Black Rep
- Dance St. Louis
- Fox Theater (Oct. 1)
- Grand Center Inc.
- Jazz St. Louis
- Kranzberg Arts Foundation
- Metro Theater Company
- Modern American Dance Company (MADCO)
- National Blues Museum
- Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
- The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
- The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries
- St. Louis Shakespeare Festival
- St. Louis Speakers Series
- STAGES St. Louis (beginning 9/24)