Want to attend Hamilton in Milwaukee? Get vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 | Arts and theater

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King George in the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton”.


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MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee’s largest performing arts organizations will need proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours to attend their indoor performances, including the musical “Hamilton and the popular holiday shows “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.”

More than a dozen artistic groups have signed the agreement.

“Our industry has faced enormous challenges and financial devastation over the past 18 months, and this precautionary measure will give us the ability to stay in business and ensure that live shows can continue safely. across town, ”said Kendra Whitlock Ingram, president of the Marcus Performing Arts Center. and CEO.

The signatories note that their policy matches similar protocols at Broadway theaters in New York City and members of the Chicago Theater League, the Sentinel Journal reported.

The Madison Overture Center last month announced a mask and vaccine requirement for its next season.

Mask policies will be defined by each organization. Groups will offer refunds for tickets already purchased.

“I am grateful that our partners have made the tough decisions to protect our residents so that we can all enjoy the performing arts in Milwaukee,” said Kirsten Johnson, Milwaukee Health Commissioner.


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