Tarrytown Music Hall: 1st show since pandemic will be to vaccinated-only, full-capacity audience

All of the summer shows at the Music Hall will be for vaccinated-only audiences.

News 12 Staff

May 26, 2021, 2:20 AM

Updated 1,117 days ago


Tarrytown Music Hall has announced its first show back since the pandemic - with a vaccinated-only, full-capacity audience.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a 100% vaccinated, mask-free audience at Radio City on June 19, and Tarrytown Music Hall hustled to follow suit - even beating Radio City’s show date.
“Normally, we need a lot more time to sell the tickets, but we figured with a star this big, this is basically a pop-up show," says Tarrytown Music Hall Director Bjorn Olsson.
Now booked is Grammy award-winning classical violinist Joshua Bell for the vaccinated-only, full-capacity, mask optional audience. Bell will be playing for one night only on Wednesday, June 9 at 7 p.m.
“I think once we get here, the day of the show, everybody’s gonna walk in and say, ‘Yeah! This is how we like it!" says Olsson.
All of the summer shows at the Music Hall will be for vaccinated-only audiences.
Not all fans are thrilled with the exclusivity.
Some say they believe unvaccinated attendees should still be allowed in - with masks and social distancing.
The ability to sell a full capacity audience is a big deal for this nonprofit theater that’s been deprived of income for the past year.
“This enables us to open—the alternative would be to remain closed," says Olsson.
Tickets are on sale now for members and on sale Friday for the general public.
The theater will check vaccine cards at the door to make sure everyone is two weeks out from their final shot.

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