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Updated August 30, 2021

As a matter of public health, Washington Performing Arts has implemented the institutional policy that all of its staff, as well as its contractors and vendors who interact in person with the public, must be vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, a.k.a. “COVID-19” or “the coronavirus.”

As Washington Performing Arts does not own or operate its own venue, Washington Performing Arts audiences will be subject to the current vaccination policy of each event’s venue on the date of the event. We are pleased to note that, as of this date, nearly all of our partner venues have announced a COVID-safety policy in line with our own policy of 100% vaccination (see list and links below)—with proof of a recent, negative COVID test as an acceptable alternative in some cases. All partner venues also require that audiences be masked at all times within indoor facilities. We applaud our partner venues for these policies and for their general, ongoing efforts to provide a safe environment for public gathering and performance.

Although we at Washington Performing Arts cannot mandate a universal audience-vaccination policy on the premises of our partner venues, we nevertheless request that all patrons of our performances abide by our institutional policy of vaccination as a prerequisite for participation in Washington Performing Arts events.

Please note: Our institutional COVID Safety Policy noted above also applies to all 2021/22 Friends events and other invitation-only events.

Thank you for your understanding. We wish you good health, and we look forward to seeing you at our performances this season!

Partner venues with audience-vaccination requirement
GALA Hispanic Theatre
I.M.P. Concerts (The Anthem, Lincoln Theatre)
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (for indoor performances)
Sixth & I
The Music Center at Strathmore

Partner venues with no stated vaccination policy
Center for Performing Arts at Prince George’s Community College
Library of Congress

Get Vaccinated!
See below for information on how and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in your area. For general information on vaccines, or to find a vaccination site outside the D.M.V., visit the CDC link below.

D.C. Residents
Maryland Residents
Virginia Residents
Info from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: vaccines.gov

Have COVID symptoms before an event you have tickets to attend? Please stay home (and get well soon!) and see our COVID Safety Exchange Policy.