The Oriental Theater, a historical venue, COVID-19 cases allegedly rise, is doing whatever it takes to ensure the show goes on in a Midwest city. In fact, the guests that do who plan to attend certain performances at the Oriental Theater will need more than a ticket to gain entrance in. Moreover, they will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours. That is to attend the performance. Thus, the leaders of the venue say they value safety over sales.
Oriental Theater and COVID-19 Protocols
“Therefore, are some regular audience members that did express concerns. Moreover, then he had interest in us making things a little stricter. It made sense to me, so I decided to give it a try,” said Scott Happel, co-owner of The Oriental Theater.
The owner, producer and emcee of the act performing on Sunday of Carnivale De Sensuale. In fact, he described it as a modern twist on carnivals of the 20s and 30s. They feature burlesque, magic, aerialists and singing.
A risque show, Carnivale De Sensuale, they are not taking any risks when it does come to COVID-19.
Theater Following Local Guidelines
Bic Carroll, is one of the performers traveling with the show is a legend of the burlesque world. Carroll is in his 80s. Moreover, his safety is a vital concern to the venue and other cast members,” said Happel.
There is a proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. Though it is not required for every show at the venue. In fact, the theater follows local guidelines, but anything more is up to the people on stage.
In September, we have a few more events that are coming up. They already have let us know they’re going to want some stricter things,” said Happel. The productions are letting themselves decide. Moreover, we can best do to enforce it for them.”