Health & Safety

Keeping Everyone Safe at Portland Ovations Events

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES

For everyone’s safety, Portland Ovations requires that all patrons wear masks unless actively eating or drinking for all indoor events. We still strongly recommend that all audience members are fully vaccinated by CDC standards, and symptom-free on the day of performance.

All protocols subject to change prior to the event.

Last updated 6/15/2022

VACCINATIONS & TESTING

At this time we are not requiring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to attend performances at our venues.

MASKING

 
MASKS REQUIRED FOR ALL GUESTS OVER 2 YEARS OF AGE
  • Masks are required unless actively eating or drinking. 
  • US CDC recommends wearing properly fitted surgical, KN95, N95 or K94 mask at all times while inside. A compliant surgical mask will be made available on request. A cloth mask may be worn over the surgical mask if desired. 
  • Recommended masks by US CDC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

  • Masks are required unless actively eating or drinking. 
  • Concessions will be served in the lobby at Merrill Auditorium.
  • If you’re feeling sick, please stay home. 

ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS AT MERRILL AUDITORIUM

  • Concessions will be served at Portland Ovations performances. Outside food and drink are prohibited in Merrill Auditorium. 
  • Merrill Auditorium cleaning and sanitation protocols follow all Federal CDC Guidelines. 
  • Enhanced daily cleaning procedures include frequent wipe-down of common areas and high-touch surfaces such as railings, door handles, countertops, restroom fixtures and the elevator. 
  • All lobbies, restrooms, seating areas, and backstage rooms are cleaned prior to and following each performance or event. 
  • Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the theater.