Karamu House has new COVID-19 guidelines for all visitors. Click here for full COVID-19 guidelines.

Health & Safety

Karamu House is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our patrons, performers, and staff.

Masks are to be worn at all times, regardless of vaccination status.

In addition, upon entry, ALL patrons must show:

  • an official vaccination card reflecting 14-days since the second/final dose (or)

  • evidence of a negative PCR molecular or antigen COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival.  


Patrons can show any of the following options as official proof of vaccination: 

  • Physical Vaccination Card
  • Photo of Vaccination Card
  • Digital Vaccination Card

Please note: Any personal information presented to Karamu staff is strictly confidential and is viewed one time only at the point of entry. 

Click here to find a COVID-19 vaccination site.


Patrons who cannot be vaccinated must provide proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours prior to entering the theatre for admittance to an indoor performance. Acceptable tests include:

  • PCR molecular (negative result)
  • Antigen COVID-19 (negative result)

 Click here to find a COVID-19 testing site.


Masks are required for everyone entering the facility and must be worn in all spaces at all times.
Masks must be properly worn over the nose and mouth and are only permitted to be removed while actively eating or drinking.


If you are ill or if you have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home and contact the box office to discuss ticket options.
Performance ticket holders who do not comply with these policies will not be admitted. 


Karamu is following enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols, focusing on high-touch surfaces.
Hand sanitizer is available throughout the building. 


Please consider digital ticket delivery for a simplified, touch-free experience.  


Check this page regularly for the most up-to-date information. 
Updated September 10, 2021.


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