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Health and Safety

At The Sofia Home of B Street

The Sofia, Home of B Street is closely monitoring the public health guidance and best practices related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Local rates of Covid-19 cases and vaccination for Covid-19 significantly impact our practices, therefore are subject to modification as indicated. By purchasing a ticket you expressly agree to comply with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances, and the rules of The Sofia. The following policies are subject to change – all attendees will receive updated information in an email communication in advance of your event.


Will I have to be vaccinated to attend events at The Sofia?

Yes, we are currently requiring all attendees to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test within the past 72 hours in order to enter. Either your vaccination card, a photo of your card, or a digital vaccine record (e.g., myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov) are acceptable forms of proof of vaccination. A digital record or hard copy of negative test results is also acceptable.

Will I have to wear a mask to attend events at The Sofia?

You may be required to wear a mask in order to attend an event, regardless of your vaccination status. Details on mask requirements will be communicated in the event reminder emails, so please be on the lookout for those emails. All attendees, staff and volunteers may choose to wear a mask. The Sofia will have a limited number of masks available upon request.

Will there be food available at events?

We will be selling beverages and limited snacks during events. Eating and drinking will be permitted in the lobby, courtyard and inside the theatre. Outside food and beverages are not permitted.

If I am feeling sick on the day of the concert, can I get a refund?

Yes, The Sofia will offer refunds to ensure compliance with all health and safety policies. You can also opt for a voucher for a future play or concert. These vouchers will not expire.

Will events be sold at 100% capacity?

All events at The Sofia will be sold at 100% capacity. In the Sutter Theatre which is 357 seats, and in the Thrust which is 250 seats. Capacity for events taking place in Upstairs at the B will be determined on a per show basis.

What additional safety protocols has The Sofia put in place?

-State-of-the-art HVAC system to bring in 100% outside air seven times per hour and ensure the cleanest air possible. -Contactless ticket scanning and purchasing wherever possible. -Hand sanitizer stations throughout the venue. -Fully vaccinated staff and volunteers, including instructors in our education programs. -Performers are required to show proof of full vaccination or negative rapid antigen test (administered upon arrival). -Extra ushers available to assist with traffic flow in the lobby, concessions area, bathrooms, and elevator. -Instituted CDC-recommended cleaning practices before, during, and after shows, particularly cleaning of “high touch” surfaces.

An inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any place where people gather. Covid-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By purchasing a ticket, you assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting Covid-19.