Governor Greg Abbott Announces Guidelines For The Reopening Of Performing Arts Venues

The Reopening Of Performance Halls Is Part Of Texas’ Phase III Guidelines

June 9, 2020

As many businesses slowly get back to normal operations, people continue to wait for the reopening of entertainment venues. Luckily for Texas, Governor Greg Abbott announced plans to allow performing arts halls to reopen in Texas starting Wednesday. While there will be limits to keep attendees safe, many of these venues have begun planning for the official reopen.

Some outside the home entertainment could be back sooner than expected in Texas thanks to performance halls being included in Governor Abbott’s Phase III reopening guidelines. According to the order, “fine arts performance halls may operate indoors up to 50% of the total listed occupancy. There is no occupancy limit on fine arts performance halls operating outdoors, however, six feet distancing between groups is needed and groups cannot exceed 10 persons.”

While many venues begin to plan for reopening, plenty are making sure they do so with customer safety in mind. While this most likely won’t have an effect on the theater companies, groups such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the AT&T Performing Arts Center are planning minor reopening’s, as performers get back from a large break. While plans for specific venues are not yet known, some entertainment is on the way.

Via Dallas News