COVID-19 information update

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU COME TO THE THEATRE ROYAL

Last Updated: 1 January 2022
 

FULL VACCINATION REQUIRED
With the reopening of our borders to interstate travel and the evolving COVID-19 situation in Tasmania, the Theatre Royal has implemented a number of changes to ensure the safety of our audiences, performers and staff. 

As of 01 January 2022, all eligible patrons must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine to attend Theatre Royal premises and events. 

This new policy is in addition to a range of other measures and precautions currently in place, including: 

  • QR code check-in via the Check In Tas app 

  • Wearing face masks 

  • Providing hand sanitising stations 

  • Preference for digital tickets displayed on mobile devices 

  • Preference for cashless payments 

  • Cleaning between all performances and events 

  • Our staff are fully vaccinated 
    For further information on our vaccination policy please press here for an explanation on our policy

FACE MASKS
From Tuesday 21 December 2021, face masks are mandatory for all patrons attending a show or event at the Theatre Royal. Face masks must be worn for the entire duration of your visit unless eating, drinking, or if you have a medical exemption. Masks will be available upon entering the venue for all patrons who require one. 

Please read the below information regarding what to expect and how we will ensure a safe, enjoyable experience for you on your next visit to the Theatre Royal.
 

SUMMARY
All upcoming performances at the Theatre Royal are held in accordance with the directions of Public Health Services Tasmania, and if there are changes to these directions we will provide updates with our ticket holders. All performances will include precautions such as collection of contact tracing details for every ticket holder, hand sanitisation stations at entrances, increased cleaning of public spaces and staff training in COVID safe procedures.

The Theatre Royal's current capacity is 100%

 

BOX OFFICE AND BOOKING TICKETS
Our Box Office is open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm for in-person bookings and 9am to 5pm for telephone and email.

We would appreciate payments by card wherever possible to avoid handling of cash.
Physical distancing markers at queuing areas, such as bars and Box Office, are in place.

Print at home (PDF emailed) tickets are the preferred delivery method of your tickets. Please show your tickets on your phone if you are able to.

Online bookings will remain 24/7.

IF YOU OR A GUEST FEELS UNWELL
If you or a guest feel unwell or display any COVID 19 symptoms prior to a performance, you must not come to the theatre. In this event you would be offered the option to exchange for another performance, exchange for a voucher to be a spent at another time or a full refund. Please note that we require this request prior to the performance that you are unable to attend, not after.

Hand sanitisers are located at entrances around the venue as well as at Box Office, bars and the toilets. 
 

CONTACT TRACING
Each visitor to the Theatre Royal will also be required to register your contact details for all guests in your party for contract tracing. You can register digitally by using our secure QR codes at convenient locations around the entrances.

Staff members will be on hand to assist if needed.
 

FOYERS AND BARS
There are bars located on every level of the Theatre Royal. Please proceed to your level as per your ticket to purchase a beverage and enjoy your night.
 

SEATING
To assist in managing congestion and social distancing in our foyers, we suggest that patrons return to their seats with food and beverage purchases.

Ushers will direct you to your assigned seat and we will ensure that your safety is of the utmost importance.
 

CLEANING
Cleaning has been increased, depending on the activity within the theatre. Automatic and manual hand sanitisers are available in many locations in the foyers, bathrooms and surrounding areas as well as signage to remind patrons to stay safe and hygienic.
Cleaning has been increased across all area including back of house for artists. 

 

BOX OFFICE HOURS

Telephone and Email:
9am – 5pm weekdays
6146 3300 and boxoffice@theatreroyal.com.au 

Online Booking:
24/7
theatreroyal.com.au

In Person:
Monday - Friday
10am – 2pm, plus one hour prior to any performances
27-29 Campbell Street, Hobart


Before or during your visit if you have any questions or concerns please speak to a friendly member of staff.

We look forward to seeing you at the Theatre Royal very soon

The Theatre Royal Team