The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will require all patrons to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test or in order to attend performances, according to a Tuesday email from The Clarice.
The requirement will go into effect Jan. 24.
The announcement comes after the University of Maryland announced all students, staff and faculty will be required to receive booster shots prior to the spring 2022 semester. The Maryland athletics department also announced they will require attendees to show proof of vaccination or a negative covid test before attending games.
Anyone over 12 years of age and older who wishes to attend a performance must show proof of vaccination, a negative PCR or rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of the performance to be allowed into the venue, the email read.
[Maryland athletics to require vaccines for indoor events, effective Jan. 9]
The Clarice will not accept home covid tests, according to the email.
In addition to a photo ID, patrons must show either a COVID-19 vaccination card, a picture of a COVID-19 vaccination card, a screenshot of a verified COVID-19 immunization record or a screenshot of negative test results to be allowed into the venue, the email read.
The indoor mask requirement for all attendees will also remain in effect, according to the email.