An urgent message regarding First Stage performance schedule due to COVID-19
Dear First Stage Family,
The safety of our patrons, students, families, artists, volunteers and staff is of the highest priority. With the public health emergency declared by Wisconsin Gov. Evers due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our facilities continue to be in close contact with local, state and federal agencies and are observing their recommendations.
In accordance with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) guidelines of the cancellation of all public gatherings of 250 or more people, First Stage is instituting the following changes to our regularly scheduled performances:
Performances of GRETEL! at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center:
All remaining evening and weekend performances of GRETEL! will continue as scheduled. This performance venue has a capacity limited to 125 audience members, and no additional tickets to remaining performances will be issued. If a ticket holder is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, or if a ticket holder feels uncomfortable attending in light of the public event restrictions, please notify the First Stage box office at (414) 267-2961 or email@example.com. Opportunities to exchange tickets to a different First Stage production will be announced as soon we know precisely when other performances will resume.
All remaining school matinees of GRETEL! are cancelled. It has not been recommended by the DHS to cancel K-12 schools at this time. However, First Stage is proceeding with caution for the safety of our school groups, cast, and crew.
Performances of THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater:
At this time, all remaining evening, weekend, and school group matinee performances are suspended through March 29, 2020. Opportunities to exchange tickets to a different performance will be announced as soon as we know precisely when performances may safely resume.
First Stage Theater Academy’s school year intensive and spring performance classes will continue as scheduled. Families with students enrolled in those classes will also be contacted directly with further details.
This is a fast-moving situation that poses more questions than answers. We greatly appreciate your patience as we work diligently to implement adjustments to our production schedules and offer additional performance viewing opportunities.
Please stay tuned to www.firststage.org and First Stage’s Facebook and Twitter feeds for further updates, or contact us at (414) 267-2929.
More about the Coronavirus Pandemic
- Milwaukee Health Department Announces Upcoming Changes to COVID-19 Services - City of Milwaukee Health Department - Mar 17th, 2023
- Fitzgerald Applauds Passage of COVID-19 Origin Act - U.S. Rep Scott Fitzgerald - Mar 10th, 2023
- DHS Expands Free COVID-19 Testing Program - Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Feb 10th, 2023
- MKE County: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rising - Graham Kilmer - Jan 16th, 2023
- Not Enough Getting Bivalent Booster Shots, State Health Officials Warn - Gaby Vinick - Dec 26th, 2022
- Nearly All Wisconsinites Age 6 Months and Older Now Eligible for Updated COVID-19 Vaccine - Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Dec 15th, 2022
- City of Milwaukee Bi-Weekly COVID-19 Update - City of Milwaukee Health Department - Dec 9th, 2022
- MKE County: COVID-19 Disease Burden Remains Stable - Graham Kilmer - Nov 25th, 2022
- MKE County: Wastewater Data Shows COVID-19 Uptick - Graham Kilmer - Nov 18th, 2022
- City of Milwaukee Bi-Weekly COVID-19 Update - City of Milwaukee Health Department - Nov 11th, 2022
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