Safety Protocols at San Francisco Playhouse

Safety Protocols at San Francisco Playhouse 

Updated: November 10, 2022 

The health and safety of our patrons, performers, crew, and staff is our top priority. 


San Francisco Playhouse continues to follow the advice and guidelines of The City and County of San Francisco, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Our COVID and General Infection Control Policies are subject to change based on this advice and guidelines. We recommend checking the latest entry requirements for our theatre one week prior to your scheduled performance. 

Vaccination. All San Francisco Playhouse staff and artists are fully vaccinated. Performers will be unmasked during the performance. While we strongly encourage all those who enter the building to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible, we no longer require patrons to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to attend our performances.  

Masks. Patrons are required to wear masks in our auditorium; however, masks are optional in the lobby areas. Beginning January 1, 2023, masks will be encouraged, but not required in all of our spaces, provided that Government guidelines continue to support optional masking. 

Ticket Sales. Advance ticket purchases are recommended and available here. Print at home or download your e-ticket to your phone. 

Concessions. Concessions are available for purchase and may be consumed in the Lobby. For your safety and the safety of others, food and drink are not allowed in the auditorium while masking is required. 

Download the Playbill. A digital playbill will be available for each production by the first performance at Additionally, printed playbills will be available at the theatre for each performance. 

Please self-assess your health before leaving home. By entering the building, you acknowledge that you have reviewed and answered “no” to all these questions. 

  • Within the past 10 days, have you been diagnosed with, or tested positive for, COVID-19? 
  • In the past 10-14 days, have you had close contact with anyone who has COVID-19, during their contagious period? 
  • In the last 24 hours, including today, have you had any of the symptoms below, that is new or not explained by another condition? 
  • A cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing? 
  • A fever of 100.4°F/38°C or higher? 
  • Chills, fatigue, or muscle and body aches? 
  • Headache or a sore throat? 
  • A persistent runny nose?
  • Diarrhea? 
  • A sudden loss of taste or smell? 

If so, please DO NOT ATTEND and call us for exchange/refund options. 

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