The J begins new COVID policy


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The White Theatre at The J Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For the 2021-22 Season

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Overland Park, Kan. – The White Theatre at The J has joined the majority of theatre venues in the region in announcing a COVID vaccination policy for all upcoming public performances. All guests attending any performance must be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test to be admitted. The policy will be in effect throughout the 2021-22 season.

“This policy aligns with what other theatres are doing nationwide, and ensures that we are doing everything possible to protect the health of our audiences, staff, and our volunteer performers” said Keith Wiedenkeller, Direct or Arts + Culture for The J, and Managing Artistic Director of The White Theatre.

The policy will apply to all regular season, public ticketed events at the White Theatre. Additionally, guests will continue to be required to wear masks unless actively eating or drinking.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

  • All guests, regardless of age, must either be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine OR provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test
  • “Fully vaccinated” means on the date of the performance a guest is at least 14 days after their second dose of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine OR at least 14 days after their single dose of an approved single dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 Test can be:
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test performed by a medical provider within 72 hours of the performance start time. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test; OR
    • A negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test.

The White Theatre is scheduled to host an exciting lineup of musical performances, concerts and more in the 2021-2022 season. Guests can enjoy popular musicals and plays such as Something Rotten!, The Odd Couple, Memphis, and Matilda, concert performances from Kinnor Philharmonic, Kimberly Greenberg in Fabulous Fanny, and more. Season tickets and tickets to individual performances are on sale now at

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