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A Message to Our Community, Patrons and Volunteers
Regarding Auburn State Theatre, COVID-19 and Postponed Events

See Postponed and Rescheduled Events below

Exciting news: Auburn State Theatre (AST) is welcoming patrons back to watch incredible films on our big screen - with all safety precautions in place, of course - and we can’t wait to see you in person!
Not ready to venture out quite yet? You can still enjoy streaming concerts and films in the comfort of your home. Watch for AST emails, or check out upcoming events on our website Our next livestream concert is legendary bluesman Taj Mahal on Tuesday, November 19, 2020. Get tickets at

  • Masks Required - All employees must wear a face covering or mask. Patrons must wear a face covering at all times, except as noted by the CDC and herein. Those who are unwilling to wear a face covering will be denied entry.
  • Social Distancing - Appropriate physical distancing must be maintained at all times between patrons, except members of the same household or those that attend together.
  • Reduced Capacity – AST has created a socially-distanced seating chart for the Auditorium, and the number of people allowed in the Concessions area at one time will be limited. Appropriate physical distancing must be maintained at all times between patrons, except members of the same household or those that attend together.
  • Air Filtration – AST’s HVAC systems have been upgraded with advanced in-duct air purifiers for increased ventilation and cleaner air.
  • Frequent Hand-washing - Employees have been trained on hand-hygiene practices, and are required to wash hands frequently at easily-accessible hand-washing facilities.
  • Hand Sanitizer - Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol (EPA approved ethanol or isopropyl) will be liberally placed in easily accessible public areas and patrons will be encouraged by staff and appropriately placed signage to practice hand hygiene.
  • Enhanced Cleaning - Auditoriums will be carefully disinfected between movie screenings. High-touch surfaces will be wiped down periodically with EPA-registered disinfectant.
  • Employee Health Training - All employees will be trained on the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 as well as local theatre policies and procedures.
  • Modified Concessions – AST will minimize cash transactions and encourage credit cards or contactless payments whenever possible. The number of people in the Concessions area at one time will be limited.
  • Online Ticketing - Tickets are available online or via phone to reduce the need to stand in line for tickets. As always, there are no additional fees for AST online purchases.
  • Not Feeling Well? Please Stay Home. - If you are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, or other symptoms that could be related to COVID-19, please stay home and we welcome you to join us again in the future.

Postponed and Rescheduled Events


Original Date

New Date

The Human Element



Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Jazz Quintet



ZZ Tush



The Drowsy Chaperone

3/21 - 4/5/2020

3/13 - 3/28/2021

Konstantin Soukhovetski



Ann Hampton Calloway



An Evening with Paul Thorn Band



The Folk Legacy Trio



Celebrate the Magic

8/22 – 8/23/2020


San Francisco String Trio with Mimi Fox



The Brubeck Brothers Quartet



Patrons who purchased tickets to events that have been postponed or cancelled may:
- Transfer their tickets to the same event when it is rescheduled
- Transfer their tickets to another Auburn State Theatre-presented event of equal or lesser value during the next 12 months
- Donate their ticket purchase to Auburn State Theatre, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization EIN # 68-0477472.

Auburn State Theatre is an essential community resource because of you. Buy your tickets now for upcoming shows!
Phone lines are staffed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Tuesday - Friday. Please leave a message any time and we will return your call at earliest opportunity. (530) 885-0156.

Thank you, keep well, and we hope to see you soon!