We Miss You
Visit this page for updates on your subscription and what B Street is doing during this shut down.
When will you re-open?
As a medium-size performing arts venue with capacities over 250, we are part of Stage 4 of the California Governor’s reopening plan. We will abide by the guidelines and suggestions set by experts at the state and county levels. Although, even when we reach Stage 4, we will further assess the safety of you, the subscriber. We want to reopen once and do it with your utmost safety in mind.
What is the status on my subscription?
Your subscription is simply on hold. Consider this a long pause. You are not missing or losing any shows. For example: If you have 3 shows left in your season, you will still see 3 shows when we re-open.
I miss seeing the actors! How can I still stay entertained?
Tune in to our free virtual entertainment Tuesdays – Sundays on Zoom and Facebook Live. More info at bstreettheatre.org
How can I help?
Keep your subscription active! In order for us to transition smoothly into a grand re-opening, we need to have our subscribers ready and sat. Also, if you were up for renewal when we closed, please consider renewing today.
And as always, tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated by our non-profit arts organization.
I have more questions.
Our staff is small at the moment, but our Box Office is active and working remotely from home. They are best reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can expect an answer within 48 hours.
July 21st Update From Producing Artistic Director, Buck Busfield.
Hello Dear Subscriber,
Someday I’ll be able to open a letter with something other than, ‘I hope you and yours are healthy.’ But that will be a while. So, until then, I hope you and yours are healthy! All at B Street remain well; most working from home.
As we are often asked about reopening I’d like to let you know our thinking. We would like to reopen only once and do it right. Therefore, we are waiting on two things: official sanction by government and healthcare authorities, and your comfort in attending. As there will certainly be a lag in time between the former and the latter, we will await your word that driving to the beautiful Sofia, having a drink in the lobby with hundreds of people, then going into one our theaters to watch great plays or listen to transformative music is something you’re comfortable doing. We will learn your level of comfort by sending surveys. But that’s a while off.
In the meantime, we need your help. Something that, as a subscriber, you are uniquely positioned to do. Since our current season is simply postponed rather than canceled, we ask that you not seek a refund for your subscription and, instead, wait until we reopen to resume your attendance. This would make a very big difference in our cash flow as well the workload for our very limited staff. If you believe you will not be resuming your attendance at B Street upon reopening, we ask that you consider making a donation of your season subscription.
We do understand, however, that everyone is feeling a financial pinch at this unique time, and should you need a refund, we will happily arrange for that.
We understand it will be several months from the time you purchased your subscription until you experience it again, but we assure you we will be the same theater upon reopening that we were upon closing. The same friendly staff, the same hilarious actors and the same top-notch plays. Hanging on to your subscription until reopening, or converting it to a donation if unable to resume attendance, will carry us a long way toward realizing that happy, much anticipated day.
Would you please consider that? And should you be able to help in this way we will honor your kindness, listed below, in the only way we can.
Much love and many thanks.
-Recognizing you on a beautiful, permanent collage in our lobby.
-Enrolling you in the Sofia Savings Account at the $100 level allowing you attend any performance of anything at the Sofia.
-Love you unconditionally and forever and ever