VTG COVID Precautions

Audience Members

  • By entering the Parkside Playhouse, you are verifying that you have no fever or other symptom of COVID-19.
  • Face coverings, covering nose and mouth, are required at all times while in the Parkside Playhouse. If you do not have a face covering, one will be provided.
    No mask, no shirt, no shoes: no service.
  • You will be asked to give contact information in case you need to be notified by the Health Department.
  • You will be given assigned seats to maintain social distancing.
  • An usher will seat you in the auditorium.
  • Complimentary water will be provided during intermission and after the play. There will be no concessions, and the water fountain has been disabled.

Staff & Cast

  • Theaters shall conduct a daily screening of all employees at the beginning of their shift. Such daily screening shall include the following questions, and any employee answering any question in the affirmative shall be sent home:
  • Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
  • Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
  • Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
  • Have you had new loss of taste or smell?
  • Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?
  • All employees shall be required to report any symptoms of COVID-19 to their supervisor, and any employee who exhibits any of the symptoms of COVID-19 during their shift shall be sent home immediately and advised to consult with their physician.


  • There will be no contact between the front and back of the house. All communications will be done by walkie-talkie
  • Temperature checks will be done
  • Masks will be required
  • Hand sanitizer will be used between every interaction with each patron
  • The bathrooms will be sprayed down with Lysol after intermission and each show.
  • Rosters will be kept of all staff. This includes Box Office, Lighting and Sound, and House Managers.


  • Masks are required backstage
  • Temperature checks will be done
  • Cast should confine their activities to the back of the house
  • No visitors in the green room
  • Maintain social distancing in the green room and backstage
  • The water fountain will be discontinued until further notice
  • Cast rosters will be kept of each performance