Shows and Tickets

Health & Safety Protocols

2021-2022 Season

What We Need From You:

For the health and safety of our Students, Faculty & Staff, and you, our Patrons, the following protocols* will be strictly enforced:

  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (defined as two weeks after your final dose), along with a photo ID, will be required for entry into the Leary Theatre. Please bring one of the following as proof:

  1. Physical vaccination card (a photocopy will not be accepted)
  2. New York State Excelsior Pass
  3. Government digital vaccine proof from outside New York state
  • CDC approved masks will also be required at all times while in the theatre building including, but not limited to, the theatre, lobby, lounge and restrooms.

  • Children under the age of 12 may attend performances provided they are accompanies by a vaccinated adult. Children under twelve also must wear masks at all times.

  • At this time, for the safety of patrons occupying the lobby and lounge areas, Concessions will NOT be sold. Masks must remain on at all times everywhere in the theatre complex.

  • NO food or beverages will be allowed inside the theatre. NO exceptions.

  • Large bags, purses and/or backpacks will NOT be allowed in the theatre.

The inability to comply with these protocols will result in being asked to leave the theatre. Any pre-purchased tickets will be refunded and released to the public.

What We Are Doing For You:

  • 100% Vaccination of NU Theatre Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • All Front of House and Backstage Crew will remain masked, and will maintain social distance when able.

  • Regular sanitization of all public spaces.

  • Mobile Ticket Purchasing available, to cut down your time in line.

  • Digitally accessible Playbill.

  • No-Touch Ticket Scanning for a faster entrance into the Theatre.

  • If you forgot your mask, you can purchase a Niagara University Theatre cloth mask at the door for $3 (cash only).

We will continue to update our policy to reflect current local, state, and federal guidelines.

Should a change in policy or public health conditions make you uncomfortable with your ticket purchase for any reason, we will be happy to issue a refund upon request.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Director of Theatre Steve Braddock

* In response to CDC and New York State Health and Safety guidelines, and in compliance with Niagara University health mandate