Milwaukee's performing arts organizations update Covid-19 policies
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Many of Milwaukee's performing arts organizations will no longer require Covid-19 vaccinations or proof of a negative test within the upcoming days.
Citing guidance from the Milwaukee Health Department and the CDC, the requirements will be dropped at several venues on March 14, according to a news release.
Most performing arts organizations will also shift to a mask-optional policy on March 28.
Organizations ending requirements on these dates include:
- Bel Canto
- Black Arts MKE
- Florentine Opera
- Marcus Performing Arts Center
- Milwaukee Ballet
- Present Music
- Skylight Music Theatre
Additional performing arts organizations have updated their Covid-19 policies with the following timelines:
- First Stage: 3/14 end vaccination requirement; 4/3 end mask requirement
- Milwaukee Chamber Theatre: mask policies and vaccination requirements remain through April 3 or longer
- Milwaukee Film: 3/1 end mask requirement; 3/14 end vaccination requirement
- Milwaukee Repertory Theater: 4/4 end mask requirement; 4/4 end vaccination requirement
- Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: 3/11 end mask requirement; 3/11 end vaccination requirement
- Next Act Theatre: April 14 end vaccination requirement; 5/9 end mask requirement
- Pabst Theater Group: 3/1 end mask requirement; 3/14 end vaccination requirement
- Renaissance Theaterworks: mask policies and vaccination requirements remain through April 3 or longer
- Danceworks: no change to current policies
Other Covid-19 mitigation efforts such as air filtration systems, paperless ticketing and hand sanitizer stations will continue to be used throughout Milwaukee's performing arts venues.