Proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, masks now required at PPAC, eight other organizations

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Starting Wednesday all visitors at the Providence Performing Arts Center must either show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of performance time.

Patrons can also show proof of a negative COVID-19 antigen test (aka rapid test) within 6 hours of performance time.

Visitors and staff, regardless of vaccination status, must always wear a mask over their nose and mouth while inside the venue. Masks can be adjusted while eating or drinking.

The event center says all of their event staff are fully vaccinated.

PPAC is one of nine venues and performing arts organizations who have formed a partnership to require COVID-19 safety measures.

The eight other organizations are Festival Ballet Providence, Gamm Theatre, Island Moving Company, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School, Trinity Repertory Company, United Theatre, Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, and Wilbury Theatre Group.

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